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Spare parts management: a review of forecasting research and extensions

Boylan, JE and Syntetos, A 2010, 'Spare parts management: a review of forecasting research and extensions' , IMA Journal of Management Mathematics, 21 (3) , pp. 227-237.

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    Abstract

    Spare parts are very common in many industries and forecasting their requirements is an important operational issue. In recent years, there have been advances in forecasting methods for spare parts, demand information sharing strategies and the design of forecast support systems. Some work has also been done on the value of judgemental adjustment of statistical forecasts. In this paper, these developments are reviewed and avenues for further research are explored.

    Item Type: Article
    Themes: Subjects outside of the University Themes
    Schools: Colleges and Schools > College of Business & Law > Salford Business School > Operations and Global Logistics Management
    Journal or Publication Title: IMA Journal of Management Mathematics
    Publisher: Oxford University Press
    Refereed: Yes
    ISSN: 1471-678X
    Funders: Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)
    Depositing User: Professor Aris Syntetos
    Date Deposited: 13 Oct 2011 12:17
    Last Modified: 20 Jan 2014 20:53
    URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/18308

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