Heuristic Model for Logistics Allocation using Network Analyst
Track: Logistics & Supply Chain
Authors: Ronildo Silva, Adriano Martins Junqueira, Rafael Sbampato
The Esri technology support the improvement of distribution capillarity allied regional characteristics. The use of Python language promote the possibility to adjust the tools to the company´s business process.
Using Esri Network Analyst Extension, Python and street network dataset we implemented a modeling tool that uses GDP, demographic data and historical network traffic to create a heuristic model tool to maximum efficiency in terms of logistic issues, quantity and size of point of sales.