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Members-only APICS Extra Live: Reducing Safety Stock with Risk Pooling

APICS Extra Live: Reducing Safety Stock with Risk Pooling

Presented by:
Chris Harris, DBA
Associate professor of supply chain management
School of Business, University of Indianapolis


Thomas Parker, PhD
Assistant professor of supply chain and operations management
School of Business, University of Indianapolis


Date: October 2, 2014
Time: 1:00 p.m. Central

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Attend this APICS Extra Live to gain deeper insight into the September/October article “See What’s in Store.” The authors first will explain how to use risk pooling to carry less safety stock in your lean manufacturing material movement system. Then, participants will learn about

-purchased-parts supermarkets
-external material and information flow, including maximum inventory levels and how to size the information loop between supplier and receiving dock
-internal flow of material and information, with a focus on sizing the internal material information loop and the material transit route
-pooling risk and the benefits of sizing safety stock.

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