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Inventory Models and Systems
Inventory Management at Work
A Chief Logistics Specialist assigned to the Southeast Regional Maintenance Center detachment of the Fleet and Industrial Supply Center Jacksonville, inventories supplies on the flight line at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Guantanamo Bay served as a logistics hub for supplies and personnel transiting to Haiti to support Operation Unified Response in January, 2010. (U.S. Navy photo/Released)
Inventory Systems Books
Demand-Driven Inventory Optimization and Replenishment: Creating a More Efficient Supply Chain by
Publication Date: 2013-09-23
Straightforward and clearly written, this book allows readers to come away with a good understanding of why optimized inventory and replenishment helps overcome in-system weaknesses and deliver results. The text provides case studies throughout and reveals how optimized inventory and replenishment delivers results across industry verticals. With a historical view of the three major supply chain efforts of the last thirty years, this book discusses mathematical shortcuts set up in the transitional and supply chain management systems that make it very difficult for companies to attain supply chain excellence.
Developing a Warehouse and Inventory Level Optimization system by
Publication Date: May 31, 2012
How much warehouse space will your company need throughout the year? That’s a brutally complex question--and companies that get it wrong can waste huge amounts of money. In this book, the authors introduce a complete model for answering this question more accurately and minimizing warehousing costs without introducing excessive costs elsewhere. Their model can help companies prioritize products and allocate resources to maximize profit and customer satisfaction within existing demand and capacity constraints and makes possible detailed scheduling of products through the system.
Essentials of Inventory Management by
Publication Date: 2011-04-25
Essentials of Inventory Management gives inventory professionals the information they need to maximize productivity in key areas, from physical stock issues to problem identification and resolution to technologies like RFID and other automated inventory mechanisms. Complete with detailed examples, handy tools, and a revised and expanded chapter analyzing "Why Inventory Systems Fail and How to Fix Them," this nontechnical yet thorough guide is perfect for both instructional and on-the-job use.
Inventory Best Practices by
Publication Date: 2011-04-05
This book offers the latest and most important information on advanced techniques and strategies to improve on the accuracy of all ongoing inventories, configure a warehouse for optimum counting efficiencies, and more. It explains the difference between different types of distressed merchandise for disposal purposes, shows how to maximize the efficiency of inventory tracking systems by shifting selected inventory items into floor stock and examines inventory picking, storage, transactions as well as warehouse layouts, and inventory measurement. This book will not only show professionals how to cut their business costs but will demonstrate how to optimize their company's effectiveness as well.
Inventory Systems: Modeling and Research Methods by
Publication Date: 2011-07-01
Most organisations use, transform, distribute or sell materials of one or several kinds. The management of materials has serious implication on the financial, production, and marketing functions of an organisation. As the level of complexity of a product increases, so does the importance of managing materials.
Lean Six SIGMA Logistics by
Publication Date: 2005-07-01
Speed to market, reducing costs, and accelerating lead times are vital for survival in today's competitive environment. Inventory is no longer considered an asset, and strategies are needed to operate with minimal inventories. Lean Six Sigma Logistics provides the vehicle to solidify strategic position, win over customers, and achieve profitable margins. It will help you eliminate unnecessary inventories through disciplined efforts to understand and reduce variation, while increasing speed and flow in the supply chain.
The Logic of Logistics by
Publication Date: 2010-11-30
Fierce competition in today's global market provides a powerful motivation for developing ever more sophisticated logistics systems. This book, written for the logistics manager and researcher, presents a survey of the modern theory and application of logistics. The goal of the book is to present the state-of-the-art in the science of logistics management. As a result, the authors have written a timely and authoritative survey of this field that many practitioners and researchers will find makes an invaluable companion to their work.
Logistics and Supply Chain Management by
Publication Date: 2010-12-27
Effective development and management of a supply chain network is an invaluable source of sustainable advantage in today's turbulent global marketplace, where demand is difficult to predict and supply chains need to be more flexible as a result. This updated 4th edition of the bestselling Logistics and Supply Chain Management is a clear-headed guide to all the key topics in an integrated approach to supply chains.
The Logistics and Supply Chain Toolkit by
Publication Date: 2013-10-28
The Logistics and Supply Chain Toolkit provides logistics managers in the areas of transport, warehousing and inventory with a comprehensive set of tools to tackle many of the day to day issues in order to drive efficiency and business success. In a busy, rapidly moving environment it offers quick, reliable advice and combines crucial logistics tools with key business techniques including SWOT analysis, Gantt Charts, Cause and Effect Analysis and Maister's rule. Each tool is explained and put into context and examples are given of how it can be used within logistics.
Logistics Operations and Management by
Publication Date: 2011-05-25
This book provides a comprehensive overview of how to strategically manage the movement and storage of products or materials from any point in the manufacturing process to customer fulfillment. Topics covered include important tools for strategic decision making, transport, packaging, warehousing, retailing, customer services and future trends.
Logistics Systems by
Publication Date: 2005-05-12
In a context of global competition, the optimization of logistics systems is inescapable. This book falls within this perspective and presents twelve chapters that well illustrate the variety and the complexity of logistics activities. Each chapter is written by recognized researchers who have been commissioned to survey a specific topic or emerging area of logistics. Each of the chapters focus on quantitative methods for the design and optimization of logistics systems.
Logistics Systems Analysis by
Publication Date: 2005-04-19
"… a well structured and documented book that certainly reflects the new era of logistics." This expanded edition includes new research results and numerous modifications to enhance comprehensiveness and clarity. Two new sections, a new appendix, and more than half a dozen new figures.Provides new concept for an integrated examination of logistics systems. Features "reasonable" solutions requiring as little information as possible.
Operations Management by
Publication Date: 2010-09-22
This book is designed to teach students how to analyze processes, ensure quality, create value, and manage the flow of information and products, while creating value along the supply chain. The authors explain and clearly demonstrate the skills needed to be a successful operations manager and makes the quantitative topics easy for students to understand and the mathematical applications less intimidating. Readers will have a foundational understanding of both qualitative and quantitative operations management processes.
Optimal Inventory Modeling of Systems by
Publication Date: 2004-04-30
Most books on inventory theory use the item approach to determine stock levels, ignoring the impact of unit cost, echelon location, and hardware indenture. Optimal Inventory Modeling of Systems is the first book to take the system approach to inventory modeling. The result has been dramatic reductions in the resources to operate many systems - fleets of aircraft, ships, telecommunications networks, electric utilities, and the space station.
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