Center of Gravity¶
Center of Gravity is part of SC Navigator. Its purpose to determine optimal locations for Distribution Centers in your network design.
The app finds the so-called Center of Gravity with respect to the customer and supplier locations, based on the amount of demand/supply that these locations have. Each customer/supplier that is considered in the calculations has its own demand/supply load. All these location loads pull on the Center of Gravity, until the model finds optimal location(s) to put a distribution center.
You can use Center of Gravity results as input for Network Design.
Center of Gravity is configured in Data Navigator and then proceeding to the app, it has three stages: Setup, Run Scenario and Compare Scenarios.
- Start Application
- First Phase - Setup
- Second Phase - Run Scenario
- Third Phase - Compare Scenarios
- Attribute Name Change