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Supply chain GIS model

Complexity: grade grade grade grade grade

Modeling approach: agent-based

Features: GIS agent population agent type single agent agent movement statechart event

This tutorial shows how to model a simple supply chain. The supply chain consists of one distribution center and several retailers spread across the country. The retailers order product delivery and the distributor sends trucks with the product to them.

We will position the agents on the GIS map. When a retailer requests product, the distribution center starts processing it, and sends a truck to deliver products. Then this truck should return to its base location. Trucks move along the roads on the map.

You can find a reference model for each phase of the model development. Follow the link below to proceed to the first phase.

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