Chapter 6 – The Order Cycle, Vendor Offers and The Line Point

The topics covered in Chapter 6 include:

  • The Order Cycle
  • Calculating Order Cycle for Non-Seasonal Vendor Lines
  • Calculating Order Cycle for Seasonal Vendor Lines
  • Using Manual Order Cycles
  • Decisions When a Vendor Offers Several Target Buy Opportunities
  • Considering Pre-Paid Freight Offers
  • Considering Extended Terms and Terms Discounts
  • Considering Rebates
  • The Line Point
  • Additional Safety Stock for an Order Cycle
  • Minimum and Maximum Order Cycles

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