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Demand-Driven Inventory Optimization and Replenishment: Creating a More Efficient Supply Chain

Demand-Driven Inventory Optimization and Replenishment: Creating a More Efficient Supply Chain

by Robert A. Davis
     
 

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What will it take to transform your complex supply chain into a more demand-driven supply chain network, especially in the current turbulent economy? How can your business leverage inventory optimization to reduce not just inventory carrying costs but also waste and working capital?

Demand-Driven Inventory Optimization and Replenishment presents the

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What will it take to transform your complex supply chain into a more demand-driven supply chain network, especially in the current turbulent economy? How can your business leverage inventory optimization to reduce not just inventory carrying costs but also waste and working capital?

Demand-Driven Inventory Optimization and Replenishment presents the fundamentals of inventory optimization to help you as a prac-titioner attain a demand-driven supply chain, revealing why today's inventory systems don't make the most of their supply chain and how faulty replenishment processes can lead to wasted time and effort.

Drawing on his many years of experience and well-recognized expertise in the supply chain field, author Robert Davis offers the definitive look at demand-driven inventory optimization and replenishment, from a review of the most basic inventory management concepts to the more advanced, such as multi-echelon inventory management.

Demand-Driven Inventory Optimization and Replenishment includes insightful guidance, helpful suggestions, and practical examples, exploring:

  • How optimized inventory and replenishment can help overcome in-system weaknesses and deliver results
  • A historical view of the three major supply chain efforts of the last thirty years
  • The path to demand-driven supply
  • Making the shift from supply-driven to demand-driven methodologies
  • Creating islands of efficiency
  • Achieving timely and accurate responses to customer demand
  • Moving the focus away from "fast" replenishment to having the right inventory
  • How inventory optimization improves the ERP systems
  • The good, the bad, and the best of "proof of value" engagements
  • How inventory optimization works in the real world
  • Changing the playing field

Read Demand-Driven Inventory Optimization and Replenishment to prepare your business to become even more demand-driven.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118584569
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
09/23/2013
Series:
Wiley and SAS Business Series
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

ROBERT A. DAVIS is a Principal Product Manager in the Supply Chain Management Solutions group at SAS Institute. Prior to joining SAS, Davis worked for over twenty years with Nestlé and ConAgra in their Grocery Products Divisions. During that time, he helped develop best practices in account management, trade spending analysis, and replenishment planning. He has been recognized with national awards for excellence in sales and business management. At SAS, he has helped develop expertise in supply chain cost analysis in the fast-moving consumer products industry, inventory optimization, service parts optimization, and sales and operations planning. He is a recognized global expert in multi-echelon inventory and replenishment optimization.

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