Analyzing Inventory and Primary Resources in the Supply Chain

Richard Monroe

Longwood University

Dr. Richard W. Monroe holds a doctoral degree in Engineering Management from Old Dominion University and a master’s of science in Engineering Management from Western New England College in Springfield, Massachusetts.  He has presented more than 50 academic papers at regional, national and international conferences on decision sciences and supply chain management topics. He has published  journal articles in the Business Process Management Journal, International Journal for Agile Manufacturing, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Systems, International Journal of Applied Management Science and others. He is also a Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) through APICS. Prior to his academic endeavors, Dr. Monroe worked for several manufacturing firms for a period of 17 years as an Industrial Engineer, Project Engineer and Chief Industrial Engineer.


Inventory is recognized as an essential asset and a key driver in supply chain management. Inventory accounts for more than 50 percent of the current assets in many companies.  Several other resources also occupy significant... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Richard Monroe (Longwood University)

Topic Area

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


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