Thursday, January 28, 2016

How to calculate Lead time within Supply Chain Mapping

Here is an example for a lead time calculation of an Office Chair.

This is how the bill of materials looks like:

First step:  Import the Excel sheet. The following views are generated automatically based on the data in the Excel sheet: 

Product flow (structural network)

Map view (Detail)

Second step: Run a lead time calculation

Within our Supply Chain Mapping software AMERIGO you can run a lead time calculation based on the following parameters (simplified):
•    Total order quantity of the scenario. This is the demand from the customer
•    Maximum capacity per supplier and product
•    Duration of the delivery

Third step: View the result:
For the given example the Leadtime report looks like this:

Test it yourself. Contact us for a trial account: