Leading companies across numerous industries use Gurobi’s mathematical optimization solver – in a wide variety of applications – to optimize their supply chain planning, decision making, and operations and keep supply and demand in balance.

With mathematical optimization, you can:

  • Attain visibility and control over your end-to-end supply chain network.
  • React and respond rapidly and effectively to changing conditions and disruptions across your supply chain.
  • Make dynamic, data-driven decisions that optimize your company’s efficiency and profitability.
  • Achieve your business goals by balancing cost and service-level tradeoffs – simultaneously satisfying customer demand and spurring bottom-line growth.
  • Transform your supply chain from a source of costs into a source of competitive advantage.


Opportunities for Optimization

Mathematical optimization is used by companies today to optimize many different strategic, tactical, and operational planning and decision-making processes across their end-to-end supply chain operations including:

  • Strategic: Supply Chain Network Design, Transportation Mode Selection, Supplier Selection, Labor Strategy Optimization, Yield and Revenue Management, Capacity Planning
  • Tactical: Inventory Optimization, Maintenance Planning/Predictive Maintenance, Production Planning, Supply Planning, Demand Sensing/Forecasting/Planning, Project-Based Planning, Order Fulfillment Planning, Spare Parts Inventory Planning, Sales & Operations Planning, Workforce/Shift Planning, Replenishment Planning
  • Operational: Vehicle Routing, Workforce Scheduling/Rostering, Resource Allocation/Utilization, Project and Machine Scheduling, Logistics/Shipment Planning and Routing, Real-Time Dispatching


Business Benefits

Companies utilizing mathematical optimization technologies to manage their supply chains are able to realize numerous business benefits including:

  • Better resource utilization
  • Reduced costs
  • Improved profitability
  • Optimized operational efficiency
  • Better OTIF delivery performance
  • Higher customer satisfaction and revenue growth
  • Shorter planning cycle times
  • Risk reduction
  • Improved inventory turnover and fewer stock-outs
  • Greater supply chain agility
  • Better cross-functional and end-to-end supply chain alignment


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How Supply Chain Companies Can Achieve Decision-Centric Optimization

An ever-increasing number of companies are investing in supply chain optimization software solutions, powered by mathematical programming solvers like Gurobi.

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