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This chapter examines proven methods to analyze your inventory in preparation for optimization. As a bonus, you also get a chapter on the factors influencing inventory.

Inventory optimization with SAP
Marc Hoppe
Featured – December 2006

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Chapter 3: Inventory analysis

Before you can optimize your inventories, you must accurately analyze them to know what you're dealing with. This chapter examines proven methods to segment your inventories, weighing ABC vs. XYZ analysis, calculating the data basis and much more. As a bonus, you also get a chapter on the factors influencing inventory with a complete rundown of the main five instruments at your disposal.

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(Reproduced from the book "Inventory optimization with SAP," ISBN 1-59229-097-3, Copyright 2006. Written permission from SAP PRESS is required for all other uses. Copyright © 2006 SAP PRESS America. All rights reserved. E-mail: SAP PRESS America, 11300 Rockville Pike, Suite 1100, Rockville, MD 20852-3030, USA.)

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