On Replenishing Items with Seasonal Intermittent Demand

  title={On Replenishing Items with Seasonal Intermittent Demand},
  author={G. Mitchell and Meike Niederhausen},
Problem statement: There are numerous difficulties associated with replenishing intermittent demand items and these are compounded when the demand distribution(s) vary seasonally. Excess inventories during an “off” season are typical, while shortages frequently occur during the “in” season, especially at the transition points between “seasons”. Approach: Evaluate the extent to which items characterized by non-stationary (seasonal) intermittent demand can be managed with commonly used… CONTINUE READING


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