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BOOK LAUNCH: Intermittent Demand Forecasting

John Boylan and Aris Syntetos have written a book on Intermittent Demand Forecasting, which will be available in print or as an e-book from June 2021 onwards.    The context of the book is inventory management. There are chapters devoted to inventory policies and measures of inventory service that are appropriate to intermittence. A wide range …

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Glock: Production and Supply Chain Management – An Introduction

ISBN: 979-8738517945  This textbook presents an introduction into important planning problems in the area of production and supply chain management. The book focuses on mathematical models that can be used to solve decision problems that occur in practice. Topics covered in the book include material requirements planning, the planning of the production program, and the …

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Tell us how forecasting benefits your organization

University of Bath, are leading some research on how forecasting is benefiting organisations. They are interested in exploring how forecasting is carried out in organizations and the opportunities there may be for achieving greater accuracy and the benefits associated with this.   They are looking for participants who are familiar with forecasting processes in companies and other organizations and …

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15th ISIR Summer School – Data Driven Inventory Management and Modelling

August 23-27, 2021 – Luxembourg FURTHER INFO: The next ISIR Summer School is planned as a physical event and the Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management at the University of Luxembourg, led by Professor Joachim Arts. The summer school will be held if the pandemic situation allows, confirmation will be announced not later …

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Twenty-Second International Working Seminar on Production Economics

TWENTY-SECOND INTERNATIONAL WORKING SEMINAR ON PRODUCTION ECONOMICS FEBRUARY 21-25, 2022 INNSBRUCK AUSTRIA Objective The purpose of this conference is to provide an opportunity for researchers and practitioners to meet, present and develop ideas on subjects within the field of Production Economics, which treats the interface between engineering and economics/management. The ultimate objective is to create …

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ISIR Best Student Paper Award – Announcing the Winner

ISIR was forced to postpone its 21th Symposium to 2021. Traditionally the finalists of the Best Student Paper Award present their research at the Symposium. This year ISIR announced the competition with the possibility to present their topic as a part of a webinar on August 25.  The Best Student Paper Award Committee has evaluated the submitted …

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Best Student Paper Award Finalists Presentation – Online webinar

Online webinar25 August 2020 – 2.00 – 4.20 pm (CEST) Best Student Paper Award Committee has evaluated the submitted papers and chosen the four finalists of the BSPA competition. The presentations of the 4 finalists will be scheduled in an online webinar.The committee members will attend the webinar and listen to thepresentations of the finalists. They …

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Inventory Impacts of COVID-19

Online webinar27 August 2020 – 3:00 -6:15 pm (CEST) The current pandemics have and will have major influence on how economies operate. One of the most important lasting effect of this catastrophy is the increase of uncertainties at both the macro- and the micro  levels of the global economy. It is well understood both in theory …

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