Analyzing Price Cycles in Commodity Chemicals

Client: a large global chemical company (Dow Chemical)

Authors/Consultants: Homer J

An SD model was developed to explain strong repeated price cycles in the chlor-alkali chemical market. A first version of the model was developed focusing on Europe alone. A second, expanded, version considered the entire global market. The model led to an improved understanding […]

Supply Chain Options in Pharmaceuticals

Client: Anonymous pharmaceutical company

Authors/Consultants: Jones L (Ventana Systems UK)

A global pharmaceuticals company wanted to evaluate future supply-chain options for a group of drug products.

In a series of workshops held with knowledgeable personnel over a six week period, the team (comprising the modeller and all workshop attendees) developed a simple simulation to help […]