This paper
claims for the valuation of warehouse network robustness as a necessary
condition to ensure sustainable value creation. Several definitions of
robustness, approachability and resilience are reviewed. The first section of the paper
provides introduction to ASML, the second section provides problem description,
the third section provides an overview of ASML’s service supply chain, the
fourth section describes spare part distribution network of ASML, the fifth section
provides description on pilot project which has been taken into consideration
to implement network design principles in China, the sixth section provides
brief description how ASML will use center of gravity method to identify two
new locations in China, the seventh section briefly describes framework for
network design decisions,  the eighth section
provides trade off principles and concepts and finally section nine provides
conclusion of this paper.