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Best practice in inventory management

Author: Antony Wild
Publisher: London New York Routledge Ann Arbor, Michigan ProQuest [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
Preface -- Introduction -- The basis of inventory control -- Customer service -- Shaping inventory -- Practical methods for reducing stockholding -- Management and control -- Lean supply -- Safety stocks -- Setting the right stock levels -- Procurement -- Delivery Quantities -- Forecasting demand -- Historical forecasting techniques -- Improved forecasting methods -- Dependent demand -- Supply chain inventory  Read more...

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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Antony Wild
ISBN: 9781315231532 1315231530 9781138294424 113829442X
OCLC Number: 1021179756
Notes: Literaturangaben
Description: 1 Online-Ressource (xvi, 278 Seiten) Illustrationen
Contents: Table of ContentsPREFACEINTRODUCTION1 THE BASIS OF INVENTORY CONTROL1.A The role of inventory management1.B Objectives for inventory control 1.C Profit through inventory management1.D Reasons for the current stock2 CUSTOMER SERVICE2.A Customer Relations2.B Measuring availability2.C Demand management2.D Consuming forecast demand and supply lead time3 SHAPING INVENTORY 3.A Using Pareto Analysis for control3.B ABC Analysis3.C Stock cover3.D Pareto stock balance 4 PRACTICAL METHODS FOR REDUCING STOCKHOLDING4.A Approach to Inventory Reduction4.B The Reduction Project4 C Obsolete and Excess Stock5 MANAGEMENT AND CONTROL 5.A Where stock control fits into the organisation5.B Responsibilities and targets5.C Skills and Systems5.D Inventory valuation6 LEAN SUPPLY6.A Lean Supply Philosophy6.B Lean Principles6.C Implementing lean6.D Operational benefits of Lean Supply6.E Developing Lean Operations7 SAFETY STOCKS7.A Learning from History7.B Normal demand patterns7.C Evaluating safety stocks8 SETTING THE RIGHT STOCK LEVELS8.A Simple Assessment of Review Levels8.B Managing Lead Times8.C Supplier Delivery frequency effects 8.D Target stock levels9 PROCUREMENT 9.A The Role of Supply Chain Procurement 9.B Supply partnerships9.C Single Sourcing9.D Supply Partnerships9.E Vendor Appraisal9.F Pricing Methods10 DELIVERY QUANTITIES10.A Supply and Suppliers10.B Organising Repetitive Supply 10.C Order types10.D Order quantities10.E Delivery Quantities10.F Scheduling supply10.G Supply Co-ordination10.H Purchasing Processes11 FORECASTING DEMAND11.A Options for assessing demand 11.B Causes of forecasting inaccuracy11.C Methods of improving forecasting12 HISTORICAL FORECASTING TECHNIQUES12.A Basic Forecasting Techniques12.B Moving Average12.C Exponentially Weighted Averages12.D Improved Values for Mean Absolute Deviation12.E Choosing the Best Forecast - Focus Forecasting13 IMPROVED FORECASTING METHODS13.A More Forecasting Tools13.B Forecasting for seasonal sales14 DEPENDENT DEMAND14.A Avoiding uncertainty14.B Material requirements planning14.C Master planning15 SUPPLY CHAIN INVENTORY MANAGEMENT15.A The basis of the lean supply chain15.B Coordination15.C Supply Chain Operations 15.D Replenishment Techniques16 MEETING THE CHALLENGES 16.A Review16.B Recipe for successQUESTIONS & ANSWERS
Responsibility: Tony Wild


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