A Concept of Simulation-based SC Performance Analysis Using SCOR Metrics

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Abstract

The paper discusses a common approach to describing and analysing supply chains between simulation specialists and supply chain managers, which is based on Supply Chain Operations Reference (SCOR) model indicators and metrics. SCOR is a reference model of supply chain business processes. It is based on best practices and used in various business areas of supply chains. Supply chain performance indicators are defined by numerous measurable SCOR metrics. Some metrics can be estimated with simulation models. For an efficient supply chain analysis, one should evaluate the conformity of SCOR metrics with simulation-based assessment of performance indicators. Analysing projects in Supply Chain (SC) modelling area as well as analysing types of simulation results enables one to assess the conformity of the simulation-based performance indicators with SCOR model metrics of different levels. Supply chain simulation modelling coordinated with the SCOR model expands the scope of simulation model applications for analysing supply chain performance indicators. It helps one estimate specific metrics with simulation results.

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