Vendor-managed inventory

Saxena, Rajiv
July 2009
Industrial Engineer: IE;Jul2009, Vol. 41 Issue 7, p20
The article discusses the significance of vendor-managed inventory (VMI). It notes that VMI is a customary way of operation that makes the suppliers and vendors of a particular company to be responsible for the distribution of their goods for the enterprise. Subsequently, VMI has changed into a widespread phenomenon after the supply chains in many industries became global. However, it depicts that VMI is a not a one-size-fits-all solution as it is merely considered for large volume of customers.


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