Simulator: AnyLogic (www.xjtek.com) is a general- purpose simulator for discrete but also for continuous and hybrid applications. The modelling technology of AnyLogic is based on Java so that building simulation models using AnyLogic should be easy for experienced programmers.
Model: According to the task of the comparison there are three Active Object Classes. The customer class corresponds to the wholesaler; the wholesaler class corresponds to the distributor class and to the factory class. In addition there is built a Message class that represents the movable goods as well as the orderings in the supply chain.