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Network design software modules developed by supply chain professionals

We offer everything your team need to design and optimizes your supply chain network for greater agility. From visualization, to analysis and optimization for supply chain network:

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Instant supply chain network transparency

Early-stage transparency improves planning quality and contributes to better decision-making. 4flow modeling software improves visibility in the as-is network in minutes.

4flow VIA® module network visualization and analysis

Enhance communication and decision-making

Visualizing the supply chain network structure, key performance indicators and changes over time using different visualizations, including Sankey diagrams, different maps and network graphs, to enrich your team’s understanding of network structure.

4flow VIA® module network visualization and analysis




Network analysis for improvement tips

Evaluate your transportation network’s performance over time. From there, pinpoint bottlenecks and potential for optimization in your supply chain network. Get improvement tips for your network design through a variety of analysis methods specifically designed for logistics and supply chain networks.

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Boost sustainability with a carbon emissions dashboard

Track, analyze, and reduce greenhouse gases, carbon emission intensities, exhaust emission and air pollutants with 4flow VIA®. Monitor and report progress towards sustainability goals and identify potential areas for reducing carbon emissions, contributing to a greener future.

4flow VIA® module network visualization and analysis

Sustainable cost reduction

The bulk of global supply chain costs lies in transportation, inventory, and warehousing. 4flow software supports continuous cost optimization of transportation concepts, as well as inventory allocation while improving service levels.

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Network optimization and strategic transportation planning

It’s crucial to determine the optimal structure of supply, production, and distribution networks based on past and future requirements. 4flow software generates and compares possible scenarios to create a baseline for important decisions about optimal network structure, total cost reduction and long-term planning.

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All-in-one transportation planning

Implement continuous cost optimization of transportation concepts. Every step is done in one tool – from defining transportation structures to optimizing transportation rates and modes to planning efficient routes.

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Trustworthy product allocation decisions

Supply chain experts, planners and consultants can make quick and data-driven product allocation decisions to ensure stock availability and fulfill service level promises while reducing total cost with smart analysis and optimization algorithms.

4flow VIA® module inventory allocation optimization


Your action plan for supply chain network optimization

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“At Yusen Logistics we are committed to continuously improving the services we offer our customers. To achieve this, we have teams all around the world that are connected and support each other. For over 3 years we have been using 4flow vista® to help us to optimize our network, including greenfield and brownfield analysis. We use 4flow vista® both for internal analysis as well as for customer tenders. The software provides us with a visual representation of our projects which allows us to pinpoint any potential bottlenecks in the solution.“

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Features of 4flow network design software

Easy-to-use workflow

Quick, reliable, and actionable insights

Sustainable optimization algorithms developed in-house for faster run times

Modeling and optimization of multi-leg and intermodal transportation

Total cost analysis and calculation

Suitable for all industries and all modes of transportation


4flow software is trusted by businesses across industries

2024 Gartner® Market Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Tools

4flow was listed as a Representative Vendor in the 2024 Gartner® Market Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Tools* for the software product 4flow vista®.

*Vicky Forman, Pia Orup Lund, February 15, 2024

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1. How can network design software solutions from 4flow support me with supply chain planning?

4flow software offers a wide range of products to visualize, analyze, design and optimize supply chain networks from the strategic to the tactical level. Supported functions in strategic planning include determining the supply network structure and number of network levels, locating inventory, and allocating assortment. On the tactical level, functions include defining a transportation structure, efficient route planning and optimizing transportation modes and costs.

2. How do 4flow software solutions help me optimize my supply chain network? ​

Network design solutions from 4flow software are developed to help you throughout the supply chain optimization process: from collecting relevant data and analyzing the as-is network to creating network scenarios and designing the target network.

3. What kind of businesses benefit the most from 4flow network design software?

4flow network design solutions are used by businesses from a wide variety of industries, including automotive, industrial goods, retail and consumer goods. Find a selection of 4flow software customers here.​
You can learn more in these case studies featuring 4flow customers from various industries.​

4. What kind of pricing is available for 4flow network design software? ​

4flow offers modular software pricing per license. That way, you only pay for what you need, guaranteeing the greatest ROI. Contact our software experts to discuss your use case and get details about pricing.

5. Can I test 4flow software solutions to model and analyze my network?

You can try 4flow NEVA® for free for 15 days to visualize and analyze your network and calculate carbon emissions from shipments. ​
To take a closer look at network design and optimization with 4flow vista®, request a free demo.

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*Gartner, Market Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Tools, Vicky Forman, Pia Orup Lund, February 15, 2024.
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