Fill Rates of Single-Stage and Multistage Supply Systems

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Matthew J. Sobel;
(2004)
  • Journal: Manufacturing & Service Operations Management,volume 6,issue 1 June,pages41-52
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1287/msom.1030.0027
  • Subject: fill rate, service level, supply system, base-stock-level policy, multistage, supply chain, logistics

A supply system's fill rate is the fraction of demand that is met from on-hand inventory. This paper presents formulas for the fill rate of periodic review supply systems that use base-stock-level policies. The first part of the paper contains fill-rate formulas for a s... View more
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