MONTREAL, Que.–KOM International Inc. has released its newest opinion paper entitled What to Expect from an Effective Distribution Network Design, Optimization and Logistics Strategy Modeling Process. KOM’s newest white paper highlights the important considerations and questions to be addressed when choosing to implement a distribution network modelling process for design, optimization, and strategy formulation, the company said.
When asked about identifying the ideal network modeling process for any given operation, Vince Canonico, a KOM Senior Partner and logistics network specialist, said “A comprehensive modelling process developed and proven in real world network applications is the key to producing excellent and actionable results in this arena; with a modeling process that simultaneously addresses network design, DC design, and storage & materials handling system design.”
“The process must also provide clear and quantified management decision metrics to ensure a timely implementation approval that maximizes benefits,” he said.
As a KOM Senior Partner, Canonico is a subject matter expert managing network evaluation, optimization and implementation projects for the firm. With more than 20 years of experience in supply chain, logistics, warehousing and distribution Canonico has worked on logistics mandates in fifteen countries for clients in grocery, consumer goods manufacturing, building supplies, agricultural, apparel, pharmaceutical, small appliances, and packaging.
Prior to becoming Senior Partner with KOM, he developed a network modeling solution geared specifically for the high-assortment nature of retail and wholesale distribution.
Julia Kuzeljevich is Editor of Canadian Shipper. She has been writing about transportation and logistics issues since 1999. All posts by Julia Kuzeljevich