• ISSN: 2010-023X
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    • DOI: 10.18178/IJTEF
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IJTEF 2013 Vol.4(4): 243-246 ISSN: 2010-023X
DOI: 10.7763/IJTEF.2013.V4.294

Effects of Slow Moving Inventory in Industries: Insights of Other Researchers

K. Balaji and V. S. Senthil Kumar
Abstract—This paper discusses the various aspects of several researchers over slow moving inventory. Slow moving item constitute a large volume of firm items. The decision over the liquidation of some quantity of an on-hand stock slow moving items is an unpredictable one. Due to over stock situation, managing the slow moving or obsolescent items is the main problem for several industries. The various strategies involving in the slow moving inventory like optimal level, forecasting and obsolescence are discussed. Further research on the slow moving inventory areas are suggested in this paper.

Index Terms—Slow moving inventory, forecasting, obsolescence, reorder point, optimal level.

K. Balaji and V. S. Senthil Kumar are with Department of Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering Guindy, Anna Universty, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India. (e-mail: kbalaji.me@ gmail.com, vssk@annauniv.edu,vssk70@gmail.com).

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Cite:K. Balaji and V. S. Senthil Kumar, "Effects of Slow Moving Inventory in Industries: Insights of Other Researchers," International Journal of Trade, Economics and Finance vol. 4, no. 4, pp. 243-246, 2013.

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