Accession Number:

ADA094313

Title:

On the Ample Service Assumption of Palm's Theorem in Inventory Modeling.

Descriptive Note:

Scientific rept.,

Corporate Author:

GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIV WASHINGTON D C PROGRAM IN LOGISTICS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1980-10-03

Pagination or Media Count:

44.0

Abstract:

A key assumption of much of the continuous review inventory modeling work is that orders placed do not queue up, so that there is complete order crossing and hence order lead times are strictly independent random variables. This paper investigates the effects of this assumption which is almost never true. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Statistics and Probability

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE