IMPROVING THE INVENTORY POLICY OF A LOCAL BUSINESS IN NORTH CAROLINA

Marilene van Schalkwyk

Fayetteville State University

I was born in Cape Town, South Africa and earned my undergraduate degree BSc in Food Science from the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa. I have worked in various product development, technical support and technical sales roles in the food industry and specifically ingredients sales both in South Africa and here in the United States. I am currently enrolled at Fayetteville State University in the MBA program. 

Caitlin Ray

Fayetteville State University

I am currently an MBA student at Fayetteville State University, where I am working on a specialization in Finance. Although currently living in North Carolina, I am originally from New Hampshire. I obtained my undergraduate degree from the University of New Hampshire in 2013, and I have worked primarily in the education field since graduating. I also work as a violinist, and enjoy performing in my spare time. 

Abstract

This study is based on an inventory problem of a local sauce distributor, which is based in North Carolina and having high costs due to excess inventory, high inventory turnaround time, inaccurate forecasts, and small... [ view full abstract ]

Authors

  1. Marilene van Schalkwyk (Fayetteville State University)
  2. Caitlin Ray (Fayetteville State University)
  3. Dhruv Kalas (Fayetteville State University)
  4. Burcu Adivar (Fayetteville State University)

Topic Area

Topics: Supply Chain Management, Logistics, POM, & TQM

Session

SC3 » Social Responsibility/Inventory Policy Improvement (16:30 - Thursday, 23rd February, Ashley)

Paper

IMPROVING_INVENTORY_POLICY_OF_A_LOCAL_BUSINESS_IN_NC.pdf

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