Level 3 Purchasing - Inventory Process - Institute of Supply Chain Management
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Level 3 Purchasing – Inventory Process

10 Unit Credit Values

  • Inventory: raw materials; work-in-progress; maintenance, repair and operational; anticipation inventory; investment inventory; manufacturing organisations; service industries; military
  • Purpose of Inventory: variation in production demand; unexpected customer demand; seasonal demand; price discounts; avoiding price increase
  • Inventory Control Process: goods receipts; put-away; audit trails; inventory accuracy; training; monitoring for compliance; accuracy tracking; lead time, inventory identification and tracking; inventory location and storage; inventory numbering; safety inventory
  • Alternatives to Holding Inventory: Just-in-Time; material requirements planning; Master Production Schedule (MPS); bills of materials; inventory status

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