Rightsizing Inventory

Rightsizing Inventory

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Understanding inventorya€”its costs, its place in the supply chain, and what is considered its optimal levela€”is important to an organizationa€™s profitability. Demonstrating how each link in the supply chain plays an integral role in the success of the whole, Rightsizing Inventory examines inventory throughout the entire internal and external supply chain. The book covers every aspect of inventory. Each chapter defines roles and responsibilities, identifies methods to improve collaboration, and presents the tools, techniques, and methodologies for each link.The book includes150 TIPS on qHow to Rightsize Inventory, a€ and examines the areas of finance, accounting, sales, marketing, planning, purchasing, manufacturing, warehousing, transportation, distribution, facilities management, human resources, information technology, product engineering, process engineering, field service, quality, and the external customer. Providing a complete overview on inventory and its place in the supply chain, Rightsizing Inventory is an important resource for those involved in making that supply chain run smoothly and profitably.... 68, 82 inactive, 104 informal vs. formal system, 411a€“413 lean manufacturing, 271a€“278 life cycle stages, 64a€“67, 65 lot size, ... Jack (Supply-Chain Manager), xxiii, xxxi, 3a€“4, 11, 397a€“398 James (Field Service Manager), xxiii, xxx, 367a€“368 JIT, anbsp;...

Title:Rightsizing Inventory
Author:Joseph L. Aiello
Publisher:CRC Press - 2007-08-03


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