05963919 is referenced by 160 patents and cites 12 patents.

A system and method for evaluating an inventory management strategy combines multiple management strategies in a single inventory management system. The system analyzes the inventory portfolio on an item-by-item basis to assign the most suitable management strategy for that item. The inventory management system provides a high level of flexibility for the users to define input parameters to ensure a desired level of customer satisfaction. Additionally, it determines whether the inventory items are forecastable before predicting future demands.

Title
Inventory management strategy evaluation system and method
Application Number
8/771684
Publication Number
5963919
Application Date
December 23, 1996
Publication Date
October 5, 1999
Inventor
George J Gerenser deceased
late of Raleigh
NC, US
Theresa McMahon Zwierzynski
Cary
NC, US
Thomas Lindsay Dorval
Foxboro
CA
Paul Andrew Brinkley
Morrisville
NC, US
Agent
Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L
Assignee
Northern Telecom
CA
IPC
G06F 153/00
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