Think | Simulate | SucceedSimulation in Logistics        2011          2011                                         1/24
Outline   Company overview   Expertise   Products and services   Modeling and simulation   Simulation in Logistics   ...
Company Overview   Our mission:   SIMANDO delivers outstanding simulation, analysis and optimization                  soft...
ExpertiseModeling and Simulation                                         Continuous Improvement   Systems modeling, simul...
Expertise                Our certifications                                       Our clients’ benefits                   ...
Products and Services   Products       Modeling and simulation component libraries          MANSIM™ - general manufactu...
Why Simulation ?               What?      Where?           Who?                                The future is of greater in...
Simulation Study Types                                                 Simulation                                         ...
Simulation Benefits                                                                                                       ...
Applicability AreasManufacturing                    Lean Six Sigma                      Logistics and Supply Chain   Key ...
How we do it ? Continuous improvement is better than delayed perfection.                     ~ Mark Twain                 ...
ModelingReusable models and components encourage continuous improvement!Specializedcomponentlibraries                     ...
Simulation models input/output data CAD                                              Run-time Charts Text                 ...
Simulation in Logistics Creativity is thinking up new things. Innovation is doing new things.                         ~ Te...
Simulation in Logistics                                                   Pickers & zones   Pickers & weigh               ...
Simulation in Logistics• Highly detailed behavior of pickers (states: IDLE, PICKING,          • Detailed modeling of equip...
Simulation in Logistics   IT’S MORE THAN A SIMULATION MODEL, IT’S AN APPLICATION!                                        ...
Simulation in Logistics   Simulation model/application benefits (order fulfillment systems specific)        Great suppor...
Simulation in Logistics                                                                                       Multi-depth/...
Simulation in Logistics  Innovative and revealing customized  animation based on large data             Extensive and easi...
Simulation in Logistics   Simulation models/applications utility       Long term planning           Dimensioning of sto...
Simulation in Logistics   SIMANDO simulation models/applications benefits       All aspects of warehousing operations (r...
Simulation in Logistics  Cost vs. Impact                                                        Cost                      ...
Thank you for your attention!                                     SIMANDO Team           SIMANDO           9 Republicii Bl...
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  1. 1. Think | Simulate | SucceedSimulation in Logistics 2011 2011 1/24
  2. 2. Outline Company overview Expertise Products and services Modeling and simulation Simulation in Logistics  Order Fulfillment Systems  Warehouse Operations 2011 2/24
  3. 3. Company Overview Our mission: SIMANDO delivers outstanding simulation, analysis and optimization software applications and services that enable its clients to better understand, design and run their processes and systems. Our vision: At SIMANDO, simulation is viewed as an important, multi-purpose component of the value chain. By this approach, we offer to our clients the most effective simulation-based tools and services that will enable them to maximize the results of their enterprises.  Founded 2009  Limited Liability Company  Headquarters: Timisoara, ROMANIA 2011 3/24
  4. 4. ExpertiseModeling and Simulation Continuous Improvement Systems modeling, simulation and optimization  Lean principles implementation All simulation paradigms - discrete events, agent-  Six Sigma/Design For Six Sigma based and system dynamicsSoftware Applications Development Industrial Advanced algorithms and design patterns  Project and product development management Software architecture  Computer Integrated Manufacturing Software development lifecycle methodologies  Industrial engineering and factory planning Functional and object oriented programming  Manufacturing, logistics, supply chain design  Transport and distribution networks 2011 4/24
  5. 5. Expertise Our certifications Our clients’ benefits  Rapid understanding of their environment andCertified Six Sigma Black Belt problems to solve American Society for Quality  Solutions based on proven methods and technologyProject Management Professional Project Management Institute  Efficient communication and professional project managementCertificate in Finance  Consideration for a mix of aspects that impact New York Institute of Finance the proposed solutions  Flexible, timely and cost efficient solutionsOracle Certified Professional Java Programmer Oracle Corporation 2011 5/24
  6. 6. Products and Services Products  Modeling and simulation component libraries  MANSIM™ - general manufacturing  SOLSIM™ - photovoltaics manufacturing  LOGSIM™ - warehousing and logistics  Specialized components for Lean Six Sigma applications Services  Production, logistics, supply chain, healthcare, financial modeling and simulation  Training and assistance in simulation platforms and paradigms  Lean Six Sigma/Design For Six Sigma training and implementation  Product development and project management  Computer Integrated Manufacturing  Facilities planning 2011 6/24
  7. 7. Why Simulation ? What? Where? Who? The future is of greater interest to me than the past, since that ! is where I intend to spend the rest of my life. When? Why? ~ Albert Einstein How?SIMULATION GIVES YOU ANSWERS! 2011 7/24
  8. 8. Simulation Study Types Simulation StudiesSystem Design Problem Solving Continuous Improvement  New processes  Diagnosis  Opportunity definition New facilities  Problem definition  Performance measurement New concepts  Solution finding  Performance improvement Structural Design Diagnosis Opportunity Definition  Elements  Problem definition  Benchmarking  Layout  Logic Logical Design Testing Schemes Test Plans  Flow logic  What-if scenarios analysis  Feasibility check  Operations sequences  Priority rules Parametric Design Solution Validation Plan Validation  Cycle times  Sensitivity analysis  Sensitivity analysis  Reliability requirements  Velocities, rates 2011 8/24
  9. 9. Simulation Benefits Analyze the behavior of Experiment and get complex systemsMake prompt and fast feedback correct decisions Convince clients of your operational capabilities Communicate ideas efficiently and credibly Teach new Test fast, fail fast, adjust fast. concepts easily ~ Tom Peters Discover alternatives to unexpected roadblocks Save money in short and medium term Safely analyze dangerous scenarios Implement your decisions with confidence 2011 9/24
  10. 10. Applicability AreasManufacturing Lean Six Sigma Logistics and Supply Chain Key Performance Indicators  Stochastic process simulation FMEA  Statistical analysis  Transport networks design Production flow design  Variability elimination  Fleet planning & maintenance Planning and scheduling  Pull mechanism design  Warehouse design Resource estimation  QOS metrics  Operations optimization Capacity planning  Dynamic VSM  Supply chain planning Total cost of ownership  BenchmarkingHealthcare IT & Telecom Urban Development Resource estimation  Wireless networks topology  Public utilities planning QOS  Protocols design  Evacuation plans creation Epidemics dynamics  Agent-based emergent  Disaster recovery Operations optimization behaviour analysis  Anti-terrorist measures  QOS 2011 10/24
  11. 11. How we do it ? Continuous improvement is better than delayed perfection. ~ Mark Twain Problem formulation Objectives and plan definition Control Model conceptualization Data collection Your trajectory to success Implementation with simulation Reporting Model development Experiments run and analysis Code verification Design of experiments Model validation 2011 11/24
  12. 12. ModelingReusable models and components encourage continuous improvement!Specializedcomponentlibraries 2D/3D customizable animationDomain specificlibrary components Fast and easy drag-and-drop layout modeling 2011 12/24
  13. 13. Simulation models input/output data CAD Run-time Charts Text Text Excel Excel XML Simulation Model XML Input Output Database Database Data Data Webservice Webservice 2011 13/24
  14. 14. Simulation in Logistics Creativity is thinking up new things. Innovation is doing new things. ~ Ted Levitt E.g. Order Fulfillment & Packaging System (simulation application developed by SIMANDO) 2011 14/24
  15. 15. Simulation in Logistics Pickers & zones Pickers & weigh runtime statistics stations Equipment Storage zones runtime statisticsfilled with goodsOperators loadingfrom pallets intothe storage zone Pallets withdifferent types of goods Packaging End of line & equipment delivery pallet 2011 15/24
  16. 16. Simulation in Logistics• Highly detailed behavior of pickers (states: IDLE, PICKING, • Detailed modeling of equipments (e.g. conveyors, offloaders, MOVING_BUSY, MOVING_FREE, WAITING, and any other strapping, plastic foil application, foil heating, weight checker, custom state according to needs) storage zones, carousels, mini-loads, stacker cranes, labeling)• Support for complex interactions among personnel (pickers, • Probabilistic/deterministic events for breakdowns, operators), equipment and items maintenance, change of consumables, setup, assistance etc.• Picking time based on item weight, dimension, appedices, • Tracking/evaluation of energy use, consumables, spare parts wrapping, picker dexterity, tiredness etc. according to operation scenarios• Personnel have dexterity levels, moving speeds, max load • Support for any type of items, picking strategies used (single, capacity etc. batch, baskets, tote boxes, sorting etc.)• Dynamically configurable layout, number of resources, • Customizable animation, behavior and parameter set for any animation, animation/speed ratio component• Any type of KPI can be tracked, reported and analyzed 2011 16/24
  17. 17. Simulation in Logistics IT’S MORE THAN A SIMULATION MODEL, IT’S AN APPLICATION! FeedbackProduction plan(ERP/WMS/WCS) The simulation model resulted is a Java stand-alone application that is utilized by the end-user daily after the system is installed, to simulate production scenarios and make fine-tunings Extremely fast - 1 week production scenario for an average order fulfillment and packaging system simulated on a regular laptop in less than 3 minutes! 2011 17/24
  18. 18. Simulation in Logistics Simulation model/application benefits (order fulfillment systems specific)  Great support for system design activities: system layout, equipment selection, value engineering, FMEA, KPIs  Work dispatching and scheduling alternatives efficiency  Order batching and picking strategies  Zoning and slotting of products  Zone balancing and labor required to meet schedule  Zone reconfiguration recommendations  System bottlenecks detection and management  Sales tool to convince your clients of your capabilities and abilitiy to deliver in time  Cost effective optimizations Features  Labor, zones, and system productivity KPIs  Runtime charts  Reports and statistics available in PDF format following a simulation run  Integration with ERP, WMS, WCS or other software applications  Great visualization tool  Extremely fast simulation  Platform independent application (Windows, Linux, Mac OS) 2011 18/24
  19. 19. Simulation in Logistics Multi-depth/level Forklifts storage racksTrucks arrival accordingto deterministic orprobabilistic schedule Conveyor systemReceiving docks S/R machine E.g. Warehouse Operations (simulation application developed by SIMANDO) 2011 19/24
  20. 20. Simulation in Logistics Innovative and revealing customized animation based on large data Extensive and easily configurable visualization techniques simulation parameter set Runtime and post-simulation statistics and charts for inflows, outflows, stocks, equipment S/R machine with acceleration utilization, energy consumption, and deceleration for all types of spare parts etc. movements; single/multi cycle 2011 20/24
  21. 21. Simulation in Logistics Simulation models/applications utility  Long term planning  Dimensioning of storage areas and warehouse technology/MH equipment selection  Preparation of the warehouse layout (storage & access pathways)  Development of fundamental operating strategies and proof of functionality  Input for the implementation of WMS/WCS functions  Staging protocols  Medium term planning  Planning the asortment and range of items to be kept in stock to react to seasonal/market influences  Manpower requirement planning, preparation of shift models and work schedules  Reorganization of stocks  Planning of transport routes within the warehouse 2011 21/24
  22. 22. Simulation in Logistics SIMANDO simulation models/applications benefits  All aspects of warehousing operations (receiving, cross-docking, storing, picking, packing, shipping) are covered, thus local optimizations to the detriment of the whole system are avoided  Calculation of a realistic Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) based on stochastic models  The built-in flexibility enables you to run any type of scenario imaginable  The end-result is a stand-alone Java application that can be used for planning and optimizing operations daily  Great tool to make decisions in reverse-logistics (which have a high degree of variability/uncertainty) Features  Simulation/application developed with AnyLogic platform  2D/3D customizable animation  Runtime charts  Reports and statistics available in PDF format following a simulation run  Integration with ERP, WMS, WCS or other software applications  Extremely fast simulation models/applications compared to other fixed-library simulation platforms  Platform independent application (Windows, Linux, Mac OS) 2011 22/24
  23. 23. Simulation in Logistics Cost vs. Impact Cost Potential is negative (Impact < Cost) Potential is positive (Impact > Cost) Impact Time Design Produce/Build Deliver Support Impact of design stages on life cycle 2011 23/24
  24. 24. Thank you for your attention! SIMANDO Team SIMANDO 9 Republicii Blvd Timisoara, TM 300159 ROMANIA Tel: + 40 356 172 021 Fax: + 40 356 172 017 engineering@simando.com www.simando.com 2011 24/24

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