Mitigating risk with data analytics


“Just in Time Production Plant” impacted by infrastructure works

Customer challenges:

  • Roadworks in Belgium leading to more congestion with transport price increases
  • Decreased customer service levels
  • Just In Time production dependency on timely arrival inbound & outbound
  • Operations capacity to cope with late arrivals (overtime)

Our solution:

  • Preparing data and testing of various potential solutions
  • Building a digital copy of the plant simulating the exact material flow
  • Proposal of 4 scenarios to anticipate and predict the outcome of potential risk factors
  • Smart dashboards proposing actionable insights


  • Risk Mitigation
  • Better Insights into various inputs and outputs based on accurate data
  • Better evidence-based decisions due to data-driven simulation models
  • Improved customer service levels
  • Increased operations efficiency: less rescheduling of orders and overtime.

Network event simulation with recurring key performance indicators


“With pending road works, now is the time to act. The Ahlers network simulation model is helping us to guide our ideas and make the right data-driven decisions.”

- Véronique Tuteleers, Operations Manager, Arteco