References for Brightwork Inventory Optimization Articles

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  • These are the references that were used for our Inventory Optimization articles.

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This is the reference list for the Inventory Optimization articles, as well as interesting quotes from these references at Brightwork Research & Analysis.

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Reference #1: Article Titled:

Considering ILOG Inventory Optimization and Multi Echelon

“Real Optimization with SAP APO,” Josef Kallrath, Thomas I. Maindl, Springer Press, 2006

Reference #2: Article Titled:

Why It Is Time for the SAP xApps Program to be Terminated

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Reference #3: Article Titled:

How to Best Understand Multi Echelon Planning

Steve Wedell, MCA Solutions

The white paper written by Dr. Calvin Lee. Calvin Lee was one of the originators of Evant, a software company that focused on inventory optimization.

Dr. Lee’s white paper can be found  here:

Evant was purchased by Manhattan Associates for $50 million, and they rebranded some of Calvin’s work as their own.

Reference #4: Article Titled:

How to Best Understand What the SKU Stands For and the SKU Number