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At the Chair of Logis

stics and Su
upply Chain Manageme
ent of TUM School
S
of Mannagement we are
looking ffor an interessted and qua
alified studen
nt group to work on a

Prroject Study
in the are
ea of

Invento
ory Manag
gement
In inventory manage
ement, holdiing costs arre one of the huge drivers in the ooverall costs. A good
forecast of the demand is there
efore very im
mportant to reduce
r
the costs.
c
The caalculation off a safety
stock should be implemented to guarantee a previously set
s service le
evel and to aavoid a stock out. On
top of th
hat, one has to find reord
der policies, more precisely the reord
der point or ffrequency an
nd the lot
size of a
an order. These problem
ms come up in many diffferent industries like spaare part logis
stics or in
food industry for perrishable item
ms. The challlenge here is
s to increase
e the servicee level while reducing
the costss.
Selected
d research tasks:
t

tto perform a literature an


nalysis

tto implement a mathema


atical model

tto compare the


t results an
nd discuss a
advantages and
a disadvan
ntages

tto prepare presentations


p
s and a final report

Require
ements:
The Projject Study is for Bachelor students off the study-program TUM
M-BWL. Qual ified candida
ates have
a major in Supply Ch
hain Manage
ement. The a
ability to work
k independen
ntly as well aas analytical skills are
required. A background in math
hematics and
d optimizatio
on is helpful. The report should be written
w
in
English.

Advisorr:
Applicattion:

Chrisstian Bohnerr
Ema
ail with curriculum vitae a nd transcriptts of records to logthesess.wi@tum.de
e