reorder point


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reorder point

[re′ȯr·dər ‚pȯint]
(industrial engineering)
An arbitrary level of stock on hand plus stock due in, at or below which routine requisitions for replenishment purposes are submitted in accordance with established requisitioning schedules.
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As a result, each stock point in the distribution network will send its batch-sized order only when its inventory position has dropped to its reorder point.
Keaton, Mark, "Determining Reorder Points when Lead Time is Random: A Spreadsheet Implementation," Production and Inventory Management Journal, First Quarter 1995.
when inventory reaches the reorder point, and the subsequent replenishment of inventory up to [Q.
A standard reorder point report format provides tool number, description, balance on hand, quantity on order, and reorder quantity.
The BMSO updates its local catalog by adding reorder points to all line items on the updated ASL in order to maintain stockage levels.
The theory behind the reorder point is that the optimal inventory level should be aligned with how much inventory will be used during the lead time.
Initial Benefits Analysis C Using retailer's own data to show the potential profit improvement based on scientifically calculated reorder points for every SKU at every store.
CARES can be used either in a KanBan, reorder point replenishment process or for procuring parts.
When an item is used, if it reaches the reorder point, a requisition is created for materials management to approve and release to the vendor, according to Jim McClemens, Omnicell systems sales director, who explained: "The manual (paper) requisition process goes away and the nursing or scrub tech labor is eliminated.
Transactions also will be developed for editing selected fields of the material master such as bin location, reorder point and replenishment quantity.
Advanced Planning & Scheduling: These enhancements target warehouse planning options, reorder point management, and finite/infinite planning models
The system will eventually be configured to automatically reorder stock from its automated dispensing system when supplies hit the reorder point.