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Insight Enhances Supply-Chain Design Module

Insight Inc., a vendor of software for supply-chain design, has added a data-analysis and visualization module to its SAILS software.

Insight Enhances Supply-Chain Design Module

The module distills the essence of large, complex supply chains into a handful of tables that makes it easy to display maps, graphical results or hierarchical relationships. The data-export facility allows users to draw on such third-party tools as Tableau software and Microsoft Excel 2013. Insight provides access to such data as total system metrics; commodity metrics; procurement analysis at the supplier and raw-material level; manufacturing analysis at the facility, line and product level; distribution analysis at the facility and product level; transportation analysis at the lane and product level, and product and customer segment flow path analysis. The SAILS Data Visualization Module provides the ability to examine in detail both model inputs and outputs.

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The module distills the essence of large, complex supply chains into a handful of tables that makes it easy to display maps, graphical results or hierarchical relationships. The data-export facility allows users to draw on such third-party tools as Tableau software and Microsoft Excel 2013. Insight provides access to such data as total system metrics; commodity metrics; procurement analysis at the supplier and raw-material level; manufacturing analysis at the facility, line and product level; distribution analysis at the facility and product level; transportation analysis at the lane and product level, and product and customer segment flow path analysis. The SAILS Data Visualization Module provides the ability to examine in detail both model inputs and outputs.

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Insight Enhances Supply-Chain Design Module