2. Inventory Centralization: Square Root Law. x2 = x1 * sqrt(n2/n1), n1 = # of existing facilities, n2 = # of future facilities, x1 = total inv. in existing facilities, x2 = total inv. in future facilities.
3. Postponement: (Labeling, Packaging, Assembly, Manufacturing, Intra vs Inter-organizational)
4. Supply Chain Inventory Coordination
INBOUND: JIT, SMI (Supplier Managed Inventory)
OUTBOUND: Quick Response QR, Continuous Replen. CR, Efficient Consumer Response ECR, Vendor Managed Inv. VMI, Collaborative Planning, Forecasting, and Replenishment CPFR