LLamasoft introduces Supply Chain Guru X


LLamasoft, the supply chain optimisation software and solutions provider, has released Supply Chain Guru X, a completely new supply chain design software application. The product of three years of development, Supply Chain Guru X is the new generation of LLamasoft's flagship product Supply Chain Guru, and also gives new life to the highly used features unique to the LogicNet Plus and CAST design applications acquired by LLamasoft in 2015.

Building on the capabilities of Supply Chain Guru, Supply Chain Guru X enables companies to build living models of the end-to-end supply chain to visualise inefficiencies, optimise for significant improvements in cost, service and risk; and test hundreds of potential scenarios for continuous supply chain improvement and innovation.

LLamasoft comments that the new Supply Chain Guru X is:

  • Intuitive and Fun to Use: Visual tools for rapid configuration and automatic model building powered by the data blending and analysis technology, Data Guru, to speed the modeling process; scenario comparison features make it easy to compare scenarios side-by-side and focus the analysis on what's important. Maps and graphs visually explain the results of analyses, and dashboards bring all the visualizations together in one place enabling focused analysis that can easily be presented.
  • Powerful: Supply Chain Guru X includes four integrated solvers for network, transportation and inventory optimisation as well as simulation, enabling detailed end-to-end financial, cost, and process modeling. Supply Chain Guru X solves more problems.
  • Fast: Powerful and scalable cloud-based model and scenario running. Users can choose their solver with multi-solver support, shortening the time-to-answer for complex supply chain questions.

"We partner with LLamasoft because Supply Chain Guru offers some of the most innovative supply chain design tools to drive efficiency and effectiveness across our distribution network strategy," said John Phillips, PepsiCo Senior Vice President Customer Supply Chain & Go-To-Market. "With Supply Chain Guru X, LLamasoft is making the supply chain design process faster and easier for end users and increasing the confidence and speed with which leaders make critical supply chain decisions."

"With today's volatile and uncertain market conditions, intelligent supply chain design is essential. LLamasoft is a strong partner in Belron's drive to create a highly effective global supply chain," said Belron's Head of Supply Chain, Eric Duarte. "Supply Chain Guru X's modeling and visualisation enhancements make optimising our current supply chain strategy faster and more accurate and provides the capabilities to support our future business goals as we grow."

"More companies are making supply chain design a competitive weapon for their business. LLamasoft is continuously working to eliminate barriers and advance the art and science of supply chain design," said LLamasoft President and CEO Don Hicks. "Supply Chain Guru X is the culmination of best-in-class design applications, pairing Supply Chain Guru with the former LogicTools LogicNet Plus application and the former Barloworld SCS tool CAST. This powerhouse technology, combined with the absolute brightest minds in supply chain optimisation from around the world, make Supply Chain Guru X incredibly powerful, fast and fun to use. The capabilities in Supply Chain Guru X have never before been available to businesses, making LLamasoft the unparalleled provider of the most comprehensive supply chain design application on the market."

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