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Min Max calculation

The calculation of Min Max are updated dynamically for each item on a monthly basis by incorporating the following:

  • Items classification

  • Ordering and carrying costs

  • Service goals

  • Calculated lead times

  • Forecasts

  • Maximum shelf space

  • Usage multiple

 

The software allows setting specific limits to safety stock or lot size in time units by product class, by warehouse and by product family.

 

Safety stocks are calculated taking into account service goals, lead times, and forecast accuracy.

 

Lot sizes are determined on an inventory table based on EOQ concept but adapted to forecasts over a replenishment period.

 

IMAFS software calculates inventory parameters that are expressed in months. They are converted into units by using the forecasted demand. The forecast is established by utilizing the trends and seasonality of the items.