Analysis of Items in Long Supply
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY ALEXANDRIA VA OPERATIONS RESEARCH AND ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OFFICE
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The purpose of this study was to update and enhance an earlier DLA long supply study completed in May 1985. The current study determined the number of items, quantity, cubic feet, and dollar value of long supply as of September 1991 for the Construction, Electronics, General, industrial, Medical and Textile Commodities. This study also tracked the stability of long supply over a 7 year period that was characterized by declining demands, identified characteristics which may influence long supply, determined long supply migration probabilities, calculated probabilities of buys, and determined methods to predict future long supply for the Electronics and General Commodities of DLA.... Long supply, Demand patterns, Purchasing patterns, Forecasting, Economic retention.
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