Supply Chain Simulation to Test Theory of Constraints Implementation for Macmillan Publishing

Development of continent-wide books supply chain simulation model for MacMillan Publishing House. The objective of the project was to investigate the extent, consequences and causes of surpluses and shortages of their titles within retailers and their own DCs. The model was also used to quantify the potential impact of moving to a Theory of Constraints (TOC) best practice for managing inventory and determining print quantities.
Period: June 2018 – November 2018
Industry sector: Wholesale and Retail
Client / Partner: MacMillan Publishing / Goldratt Research Labs

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