University of Oulu

Lukkarinen, Juha & Majava, Jukka (2020) Inventory management in a corporation context. In: Valerij Dermol (ed.) The MakeLearn & TIIM 2020 (MLTIIM2020), May 20-22, 2020, Online Conference (pp.123-129).

Inventory management in a corporation context

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Author: Lukkarinen, Juha1; Majava, Jukka1
Organizations: 1University of Oulu, Industrial Engineering and Management, Finland
Format: article
Version: published version
Access: open
Online Access: PDF Full Text (PDF, 0.6 MB)
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Language: English
Published: ToKnowPress, 2020
Publish Date: 2020-12-07


Inventories and inventory management are integral parts of companies’ supply chain and logistics activities. This study focuses on the elements of efficient inventory management. The study analyses how the corporation environment affects inventory management and the potential challenges in this type of context. The study is based on literature findings. Based on the study’s results, the importance of reliable inventory data, documented inventory management practices and unified inventory management organisation are vital for ensuring a corporation-level efficiency. The study findings can be used as a reference for inventory management development projects in corporations.

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Series: MakeLearn & TIIM
ISSN: 2232-3309
ISSN-E: 2232-3309
ISSN-L: 2232-3309
ISBN: 978-961-6914-26-0
Pages: 123 - 129
Host publication: The MakeLearn & TIIM 2020 (MLTIIM2020), May 20-22, 2020, Online Conference
Host publication editor: Dermol, Valerij
Conference: MakeLearn and TIIM International Conference
Type of Publication: A4 Article in conference proceedings
Field of Science: 222 Other engineering and technologies
Copyright information: © The Authors. CC-BY-SA.