Free Research Papers On Inventory Management
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Cutting Inventory Costs
This 10 page paper considers the way in which inventory levels and inventory costs may be cut. The paper looks at tools such as just in time inventory management, forecasting, pull systems and the use of consignment stock. The bibliography cites 8 sources.
Inventory Management Problems at Hewlett Packard
Hewlett Packard is a successful company, but as sales of printers increased they faced problems managing their inventory. Using a student supplied case study the problems are assessed and writer identities suitable forecasting approaches that could be used as well as looking at the links between forecasting and the management of production schedules. The writer ends by considering the direct and indirect costs associated with inventory management. Three sources are cited in the bibliography of this four page paper.
Ideal Inventory Control for a Manufacturing Business; Economic Order Quantity
This 20 page paper is an examination of the Economic Order Quantity (EOQ) system of inventory control. This system seeks to optimize the use of resources by deterring the most appropriate levels of stock ordering to minimise holding and order costs. The paper considers why this is a good system of stock control, how it works, whether it works with or contradicts just in time (JIT) inventory management and gives an example of its use. The bibliography cites 8 sources.