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Language: English

SÜDZUCKER: Swift prediction of best production and distribution plans leads to reduction in supply chain network costs




Tag:  Operatons & Production
 Distribution Plan
 Cost Reduction

Based in Mannheim, Germany, Suedzucker AG is a producer of sugar and agriculture-based products such as functional food, starch and bakery additives as well as fruit products and bioethanol.

Business need:
The company needed a technology solution that could provide detailed analysis of all trade-offs and options to create a cost-efficient, flexible supply chain network across Europe.

The solution helps the company analyze trade-offs between production, warehousing, transportation costs and service requirements, and identify optimal network configuration for different cost and service objectives within just a few hours, not weeks.

Expected to reduce supply chain network costs by 10 percent


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