This book contains a logistics approach to inventory management—from the warehouse through the distribution system, from the supplier to the customer. Written for managers, it outlines objectives and performance measures pertaining to customer service, inventory investment, and operational efficiency. Factors affecting inventory are fully discussed and warehouse environments are fully explored, including types and objectives, packaging, material handling, and costs involved.
To discuss inventory management policies and objectives
To provide inventory management tools and techniques
To review financial analysis of inventory management