Analysis of serial inventory systems under nonstationary demand

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2004
Baskan, Fevzi
In this study we consider a two-echelon supply chain with a nonstationary demand process. The retailer batches the customer demand for a predetermined number of periods before placing an order to the supplier. We show that the demand process for the supplier is more variable than that for the retailer. It is observed that the supplier can reduce the variability of orders by tracking the exogenous demand occurring at the retailer's side.

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F. Baskan, “Analysis of serial inventory systems under nonstationary demand,” M.S. - Master of Science, Middle East Technical University, 2004.