The application domain for the supply chain optimization project will include the logic and rules that performs the functions needed to meet the CSFs. These include logic and rules for our example that do the following:
- Detect production uptime and rates of products being produced as well as pending parts shortages that will impact the ability to run the factory at capacity
- Track parts in inventory and parts delivery schedules and then determine if rush orders are needed or second suppliers need to be engaged
- Track product demand and adjust production rates and inventories as demand for the product changes
- Match product market promotions to the availability of finished products by location ...