Inventory Decisions in Dell's Supply Chain

  title={Inventory Decisions in Dell's Supply Chain},
  author={Roman Kapuscinski and Rachel Q. Zhang and Paul Carbonneau and Robert Moore and Bill Reeves},
The Tauber Manufacturing Institute (TMI) is a partnership between the engineering and business schools at the University of Michigan. In the summer of 1999, a TMI team spent 14 weeks at Dell Inc. in Austin, Texas, and developed an inventory model to identify inventory drivers and quantify target levels for inventory in the final stage of Dell’s supply chain, the revolvers or supplier logistics centers (SLC). With the information and analysis provided by this model, Dell’s regional materials… CONTINUE READING