Requisitioning Objective and Order Ship Time Study.
SRI INTERNATIONAL MENLO PARK CA DISTRIBUTION MFG AND MATERIALS MANAGEMENT DEPT
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This is the final report of a one-year project Contract No. DAAG39-77-C-0095 Department of the Army, Harry Diamond Laboratories, undertaken in June 1977, to develop improved forecasting procedures for Order Ship Times OSTs and updating procedures for inventory control requisitioning objectives ROs for direct support units DSUs of the Armys Direct Support Unit Standard Supply System DS4. The study has consisted of a review of the current status and practices relating to these two aspects of inventory control, the development of alternative candidate procedures for OST forecasting and RO updating, the evaluation of these alternatives utilizing actual OST and demand data from sample DSUs, and the development of recommendations for OST forecasting and RO updating. The report presents the summary and conclusions in Chapter 2, a detailed discussion of the methodology used in the study in Chapter 3, the detailed results for sample DSUs in Chapters 4 and 5, the analysis of results in Chapter 6, implementation considerations in Chapter 7, and the detailed analysis of RO-updating procedures in Chapter 8. Appendices giving technical results and detailed data are also included. Author
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