Masterfoods UK
Location : United Kingdom
Industry : Food and Beverage

Description

Find the UK centre of gravity, based on inbound and outbound pallet miles for 3 business segments within Masterfoods, for various numbers of DCs.

Main components

Data prep
Road network
Map visualisation
Network Model

 

Main inputs

Customer locations
12 months customer orders
Import volumes and ports used
Factory volumes

 

Network Model

Pre-define a spread of test points through the UK and generation of UK road distances.
Generate of combinations of DC, based on all test points (millions of combinations) for 1 DC, 2 DCs, 3 DCs etc.
For each combination assign the optimal pallet split between the DCs - for separate business segments
Join business segments and repeat al combinations.

 

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