SIMLOX Basic Course

This course enables you to understand basic logistics modeling and how it fits within the Monte Carlo simulation framework used by SIMLOX.

The course covers the following topics:

  • Understanding the concept of simulation
  • Understand when it an OPUS calculation should be complemented with a SIMLOX simulation
  • Import of data to SIMLOX from OPUS10
  • Understand the different types of Measures of Effectiveness (MoE) used by SIMLOX, for example: mission completion rate, risk of shortage (with time tolerance), resource waiting, backorders etc.
  • Analyze simulation results based upon statistical measures (percentiles)
  • Run SIMLOX and select results for customized reports
  • Build advanced Operational Profiles
  • Using time distributions for turnaround times and transportations
  • Modeling time limited access to maintenance resources
  • Deployed operations
  • Random missions
  • Mission formations

Course Structure

The course is a workshop for a maximum of 8 participants that will include calculations and hands-on use of SIMLOX. The exercises are intended to challenge the participants’ ability to analyze the information provided and apply it to the modeling.


Companies with OPUS10, SIMLOX or CATLOC support agreements are eligible for a 15 % discount on the course price.

The course price depends on region or country, please contact us for further information. 


Courses are held regularly at Systecon's offices around the world, and other locations as well. Most courses are listed on our course schedule, but you can always also contact your nearest Systecon Office or Opus Suite representative to get information on upcoming courses in your region.

Registration deadline

We need your registration at least two weeks in advance.


  • Cancellations 4 weeks or more in advance - full refund.
  • Cancellations 2-4 weeks in advance - 50% refund.
  • Cancellations less than 2 weeks in advance, or failure to attend - no refund
  • If you are unable to attend, you are welcome to send a replacement attendee in your place. Please contact Systecon to arrange if needed.


Please contact us with any questions about our courses, to get recommendations for nearby accommodation or to discuss a tailored training course solution.