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Definitive Guide to Inventory Management, The: Principles and Strategies for the Efficient Flow of Inventory across the Supply Chain, 1st edition

Published by Pearson FT Press (April 15th 2014) - Copyright © 2014

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Definitive Guide to Inventory Management, The: Principles and Strategies for the Efficient Flow of Inventory across the Supply Chain

ISBN-13: 9780133448825

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Overview

Master the Essentials of World-Class Inventory Planning, Implementation, Measurement, and Optimization

  • Covers concepts, principles, terminology, elements, processes, strategies, technologies, linkages to other business functions, metrics, and more
  • From the field’s leading practitioners and researchers: the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP)
  • Supports all learning objectives of the Inventory Management module (Learning Block 1) of the CSCMP SCPro Level One certification

The Definitive Guide to Inventory Management is the most authoritative, complete introduction to planning, running, measuring, and improving inventory management operations.

Writing for both practitioners and students, the authors help you understand all facets of inventory management: definitions, concepts, structures, processes, trade-offs, strategies, and more.

You’ll find detailed coverage of new approaches such as postponement, vendor-managed inventory, cross-docking, and quick response systems. The authors illuminate contemporary global and local inventory challenges, review new technology options, guide you in implementing metrics, and show how to use them to manage trade-offs and optimize performance.

Table of contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to Inventory     1
Chapter 2: Inventory Management Fundamentals     9
Chapter 3: Inventory Control     31
Chapter 4: The Link Between Inventory Management and Forecasting     69
Chapter 5: Discrete Event Simulation of Inventory Processes     111
Chapter 6: Additional Inventory Management Processes and Concepts     129
Chapter 7: Managing Supply Chain Inventory Flows     155
Chapter 8: Inventory Performance Measurement     175
Index     189

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