Inventory management involves a lot more than just counting what you've got. Now in a thoroughly updated and expanded second edition, Essentials of Inventory Managementcovers topics such as: Forecasting and replenishment strategies - Differences between retail and manufacturing inventories - Materials requirements planning and just-in-time inventory systems - Simple formulas for calculating quantities and schedules - Management of inventory as a physical reality and a database object - Supply chain risk management. Perfect for novice and veteran managers alike, this ultra-practical book provides you with the up-to-date and ready-to-use information you need to maximize productivity in key areas from physical control and layout to problem identification and resolution. Complete with detailed examples, handy tools, and a revised and expanded chapter analyzing ""Why Inventory Systems Fail and How to Fix Them,"" the book familiarizes you with hard-core, timeless stock-keeping fundamentals that will allow you to keep your operation running smoothly and efficiently.
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April 25, 2011
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