Supply Chain Network Design – Part 1
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In this course, you will learn what is the optimum distribution network to minimize transportation, sourcing, warehousing, and inventory costs.

The SCMDOJO Academy course Supply Chain Network Design – Part 1 teach you in detail how you should balance supply chain costs vs. lead time and customer service considerations. How do you align my distribution network to serve a new customer and meet service time? What service areas provide the most efficient distribution from my distribution facilities, given capacity constraints?

What You Will Learn

  • What is Supply Chain Network Design (SCND)?
  • Importance of Supply Chian Network Design
  • Supply Chain Network as Strategic Planning Tool
  • Strategic, tactical vs. Operational planning
  • Types of Supply Chain Network Design Analysis
  • Costs Associated with Designing a Supply Chain Network
  • Mathematical Formulation of an SCND problem
  • Case Study to demonstrate Supply Chain Network Design (SCND). Working Widget model explanation in Excel and R script for validation

Documents to Download in this Course- Lesson 5

  • Berries Detox Brand’s Network Design Case Study
  • Berries_Detox_Data
  • Berries_detox Case Study Answers

Why Learn with Shimon Gowda

Based in the USA, Shimon is an experienced Supply Chain Professional with core expertise as a consultant is Supply Chian Next Work Design.

Shimon is an experienced Supply Chain Engineer with a Master’s Degree focused in Industrial Engineering (SCM) from Rutgers University-New Brunswick, with a demonstrated history of working cross-functionally across several supply chain domains.

  • Warehousing Process Improvement
  • Lean Continuous Process Improvement
  • Process Optimization
  • Materials Management
  • Inventory and Logistics Optimization
  • Statistical Data Analytics
  • ERP, MRP, S&OP
  • Transport Route Optimization

Who Is This Course For?

This course is for anyone who wants to learn the details of Supply Chain Network Design (SCND) and its role in business. Furthermore, it will give knowledge to people interested in a supply chain and logistics career, people working in supply chain & who would like to enhance their skills, and people who want to understand SCND. The course instructor has kept this course practical (with case study), along with textbook definitions, and relevant theory.


  • Access to Internet
  • Computer / Laptop / Mobile Device

What Is Included?

  • Immediate unlimited access to course materials
  • 30-day money-back guarantee
  • Quiz to help you put theory into practice
  • English Closed Captions
  • Suitable for mobile or desktop
  • SCMDOJO Certification when you pass the course quiz (accessible from Learning Center post sign in)

You can access this course and all the other courses of SCMDOJO Academy by signing up for Pro Membership for only $99/month and also access to the library's best practices, tools and eBooks.

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