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Import Scenario and Observe Results

In this phase we will obtain the input data, run the experiment and observe the results. You may use your own input data as the basis for our experiment, or you may fetch and import our scenario.

Either way, you should have a supply chain model containing the following parameters:

  • Customers with demand
  • Distribution centers with limited inventory policies
  • At least one factory producing the required product(s)

The numbered lists in tutorials are actually checklists. Click the numbers to save your progress!

Download and import the scenario

  1. Fetch the scenario. No internet connection is required, since the scenario is supplied with anyLogistix.
  2. Import the downloaded scenario. The GIS map will appear showing the content of the imported scenario.
  3. Explore the connections by clicking the Show filters button to open the filter options, and then clicking the Show connections button.

The imported scenario contains a supply chain with 97 customers in the largest cities of the United States, 6 distribution centers, and the headphone factory.

Let us run the Simulation experiment and observe the gathered statistics.

Run the Simulation experiment and examine the result

  1. Click the Simulation experiment item in the Experiments section.

    You will be taken to the Simulation experiment view with the current experiment's settings. You will see that the experiment is already configured (the statistics are defined and located in the dashboard).

  2. Click the Run in virtual time mode without animation toolbar button to run the experiment at maximum speed without displaying the GIS map. The experiment will be completed within a few seconds.
  3. Click the Stop toolbar button to stop the experiment. A dialog box will pop up asking if you would like to save the results. Click Yes.
  4. Examine the gathered statistics. By default the Service Level page is open.
    As you can see, the service level is perfect.

  5. Now check the P&L tab for details on the expenses within the supply chain and the received profit.
    We can see that the profit constitutes $264,184,844.519.

We have completed the first phase of this tutorial. We have obtained the scenario and observed the results of the simulation experiment. Click the link below to proceed to Phase 2 of this tutorial, in which we will create a new factory extension with the help of the AnyLogic - anyLogistix Extensions Editor.

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