Hari S. Abhyankar

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M any firms face environments with long manufacturing leadtimes, great product variety, and uncertain, nonstationary demand. A challenge is how to plan production and inventories to provide the best customer service at the least cost. In this paper, we first describe an application at Teradyne in which we implemented an inventory hedge to protect against(More)
Many firms within the high technology capital equipment sector are faced with a situation where effective inventory management is a rather complex and possibly most critical factor to their long-term profitability. Within this thesis we discuss the development of two decision support tools that address some of the unique aspects of the situation faced by(More)
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