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Principles of Inventory and Materials Management

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ISBN-10: 0134578880

ISBN-13: 9780134578880

Edition: 4th 1994

Authors: Richard J. Tersine

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This text/reference addresses the unprecedented changes occurring in manufacturing that are being brought about by quality management philosophy — lower inventory, reduced lead-time, preventive maintenance, and increased emphasis on customer satisfaction. Combining theory and practice, it presents alternative systems (models) for managing materials (inventory) — their use, transformation, distribution, and sale — and their flow to, within, and from the organization. Covers forecasting and marketing analysis; independent demand systems (deterministic models/probabilistic models); discrete demand systems (deterministic models/materials requirements planning - MRP); inventory system changes…    
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Book details

List price: $97.00
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 1994
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 8/11/1993
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 612
Size: 9.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.848

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Introduction
Forecasting and Market Analysis
Independent Demand Systems: Deterministic Models
Discrete Demand Systems: Deterministic Models
Independent Demand Systems: Probabilistic Models
Inventory System Changes and Limitations
Single Order Quantities
Dependent Demand Systems: Material Requirements Planning (MRP)
In-Process Inventory, Just-in-Time, and Theory of Constraints
Distribution Inventory Systems
Inventory Valuation and Measurement
Simulation
Aggregate Inventory Control
Bibliography
Index