Inventory Management: Controlling in a Fluctuating Demand Environment

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Global India Publications, 2009 - Business & Economics - 310 pages
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This book is for the inventory control practitioner.WIth the techniques described many people have been able to manage their stock of inventory so that their customers are happier and so are the accountants. The reduction of inventory value, the avoidance of unnecessary work and the improvement of customer service can be accomplished at the sam time through simple application of the techniques discussed. Inventory practitioners should be able to use this book to understand the best approaches and then to apply them to their own circumstances. Simple application of the methods is most succesful, while modifications usually result in less effective outcomes.
 

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Contents

An Introduction
1
Managing the Inventory
49
Organisation and Management
89
Safety Stocks
133
The Changing Role of Purchasing
151
Forecasting Demand
173
Inventory and Logistics
209
Warehouse Safety
229
Receiving
259
Cycle Counting and Replenishment
277
Bibliography
305
Index
309
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