Improve end-to-end supply chain performance with data analytics

In this blog, created by a senior supply chain engineer, you can find case studies of data analytics used for Supply Chain continuous improvement, cost reductions and sustainability. With 50+ articles, videos and Github repositories you will find the insights you're looking for.

Improve end-to-end supply chain performance with data analytics
AGV Solutions for E-Commerce Picking (Design by Samir Saci using SketchUp)

👋 Hi!


1. 📅 Born in Paris

2. 👨‍🎓 Studied Mechanical and Automotive Engineering in Lille and Beijing.

3. ‍💼 2016: started as a Supply Chain Solution Designer in Shanghai in a 3PL

4. 📦2016-2020: designed logistics solutions for customers in Retail, Cosmetics, E-Commerce and Luxury Operations in the Asia Pacific

5. 🖊️2020: I moved to the customer side in the continuous improvement team of the global logistic department of an FMCG group.

In this blog, I am sharing part of this knowledge and experience with real-world operational examples and the source code of my solutions.

📰 Technical Blog


In the blog section, you can access 50+ free articles with:

  • A statement of the problem to solve based on an actual project
  • Introduction of the mathematical concept used to solve the problem
  • Implementation using a programming language like Python, VBA or javascript
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For each article, you will find a link to a GitHub repository with dummy data to implement the solution with a step-by-step tutorial.

Warehousing Operations

Example: Scheduling of Value Added Services (VAS) tasks using linear programming

Improve warehousing operations from pallet unloading, value-added services process design, storage area layout design, packing and shipping.

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Warehousing Operations - Samir Saci
Warehousing Operations Continuous Improvement

Transportation Management

Example: Routing Optimization for retail store deliveries in Shanghai

Improve the routing for road transportation, optimize the loading of containers or create your own shipment tracking bot using telegram.

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Transportation Operations - Samir Saci
Road transportation solution design and optimization of the routing.

Supply Chain Optimization

Example: Scheduling of Value Added Services (VAS) tasks using linear programming

Implement inventory management policies, build sales forecasting models or design supply chain networks to reduce the lead time and costs from production to customer delivery.

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Supply Chain Optimization - Samir Saci
Optimize the flow of goods with inventory management, demand forecasting and network design

Reporting and Automation

Example: CO2 Emissions report using Python & PowerBI

Automate data extraction and processing, and implement reporting capabilities to bring visibility on key operational indicators.

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Automation & Reporting - Samir Saci
Solution for Reporting and Tasks Automation

Lean Six Sigma

Example of residuals analysis to validate a hypothesis

Implement statistical tools using Python to validate hypotheses following the Lean Six Sigma methodology.

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Lean Six Sigma - Samir Saci
Replace Minitab with Python to implement statistical tools used for the Lean Six Sigma approach of continuous improvement.

🚀 Projects


In this section, you can find POC(s) of web applications deployed on the cloud used to support Supply Chain continuous improvement and bring visibility using Data Analytics.

Example: Application for Wave Picking Simulation

Example: Web applications to simulate several waves picking strategies
  1. Load the picking order lines
  2. Add the picking locations coordinates
  3. Select the parameters (Number of orders, range of orders/wave, ...)
  4. Simulate the total walking distance

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🚀 Projects
In this section, you can find several projects of visualization tools, and web applications for supply chain optimization or logistics process improvement. 📈 ABC Analysis & Product Segmentation 💡A statistical methodology to segment your products based on turnover and demand variability using a…

🎥 Youtube Channel


On my Youtube Channel named Supply Science,  you can find short explainer videos about

  1. 📦  Basic Concepts of Warehouse Management
  2. 🚚  Transportation Routing Costing and Optimization
  3. 🌲   Supply Chain Sustainability Reporting
  4. 🏭  Lean Six Sigma Concepts and Tools
Youtube Channel: Supply Science

💻 Github Repository

You can find the source code of all the solutions presented in my articles with basic explanations on my Github

Example: Readme of the Github repository for stochastic demand
  1. Clone the repository
  2. Create a python local environment
  3. Download the libraries
  4. Launch the script

🧑‍💼 About Me

Learn more about the author of this blog➔

👋 Hi there
I am a senior supply chain engineer with 6+ years of global experience working in China and France. In this blog, I am sharing part of this knowledge and experience with real-world operational examples and the source code of my solutions. 🧑‍💼 About Me 1. 📚 2012: I started a Mechanical Engin…

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