Supply Chain Network Design Changes Required To Support Demand Shifts Towards eCommerce

  Ecommerce Continues to Grow  eCommerce amounted $3.82 billion USD in sales in December 2020 (According to Statistics Canada). Increasing demand demand for supply chain networks increases pressure where all companies are trying to deliver on time, and at a reasonable cost. It is estimated that retail eCommerce will total US$40.3 billion in 2025.   […]

Inflation’s Impact on the Supply Chain

Unfortunately, in the present state of the world, inflation seems to seep into every nook and cranny of our lives, negatively affecting both individuals and businesses alike. From an individual level, we see that it is now costing much more to fill up our vehicles for our daily commutes or road trips, our grocery carts […]

Autonomous AI for Production Strategy Selection

As the director of a manufacturing facility, you feel the weight of responsibility and have many things vying for your attention. Despite this, you love the impact you can have by pointing your teams in the right direction. The manufacturing facility comes across two scenarios: longer periods of normal levels of demand and shorter periods […]

anyLogistix 101 An Introduction to ALX by SimWell

  anyLogistix (ALX) is an end-to-end supply chain planning tool that can be used across an organization. ALX can be used for greenfield analysis, network optimization, inventory optimization, risks analysis, master planning and more. Supply chain leaders, analysts, and engineers optimize and simulate their supply chain with anyLogisitix. Watch this video for an introduction to […]

Digital Twins: Improving Quality and Reducing Risk in Manufacturing.

“What are the benefits of using Digital Twin technology for a manufacturing company?” What is a “Digital Twin”? The 4.0 revolution is advancing the digital transformation of companies in all fields using new technological advances such as the Internet of Things (IoT), Big Data, Cloud Computing and Artificial Intelligence (AI). These technologies enable better control […]

Supply Chain Simulation Helps Trailblazing Leaders Respond to Change

Since 2020 change has been normalized around the world.  Headlines on any given day read, Port of X is backed up days/weeks Import tariffs will be implemented on country Y COVID variant is causing new or extended shutdowns There’s a shortage of… Transportation costs are increasing Labor shortages are causing issues for… Natural disaster leads […]

Students from ÉTS win the 2017 IISE Arena Student Simulation Competition for the 3rd Straight Year

A team from ÉTS (École de Technologie Supérieure) has won the IISE/Arena Student Simulation Competition. SimWell would like to congratulate the members of the team for their splendid effort : Mathieu Dion Xavier Rousseau-Laliberté Marc Roy Mr. Dion, Rousseau-Laliberté and Roy made their university proud, while also representing the city of Montreal and Canada. It was the […]

How simulation guided a major transit agency to electrify its bus centers with confidence

A major transit agency wanted to electrify its bus fleet over a few year period, and they needed to find the best way to design and operate their future transports centers.  With an experienced team like theirs it’s common to have the knowledge and intuition to make critical changes and transformations like electrifying their fleet.  […]

Arena 16 – New Features

We’ve anticipated the release of Arena 16, and it’s here. The new features improve model build time, take advantage of multi-computing for faster run times and decision making, and provide more control through updated modules and variables. We’ll be applying these new features to projects right away. What’s New in Arena 16? Arena Multi-Computing Utility […]

Tableau Software – Data Visualization and Analytics

Tableau is a top-of-the-line software for easily analyzing data. Sorting, filtering, statistics and, most importantly, visualizing data in all sorts of graphs and charts. Spreadsheets just don’t cut it anymore Tableau gives the ability to quickly create beautiful and easy to read dashboards combining, charts, maps, graphs and tables. The colors and formatting of the visualizations make them meaningful […]

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