Accession Number:

ADA277647

Title:

A Model for Evaluating Vendor Proposals for Price and Lead Time

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis

Corporate Author:

NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1993-12-16

Pagination or Media Count:

127.0

Abstract:

This thesis presents a personal-computer model which can be used for comparison of vendor proposals for hardware items. It calculates the expected or average total annual costs associated with ordering, holding, backordering as well as the procurement costs to meet the expected annual demand for the hardware itself. It was developed for the Navys Rapid Acquisition of Manufactured Parts RAMP Program Office to demonstrate the cost savings associated with shorter production leadtimes. This thesis provides the mathematical development of the model, based on the Navys wholesale level consumable item model, and a users guide. The software is designed to run on LOTUS 123 or equivalent applications.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Economics and Cost Analysis
  • Computer Programming and Software
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE