Computer program for management of material inventory which comprises the basic elements of cataloging order, forecasting and reviewing all items under control. Some of the principles in IBM's IMPACT (Inventory Management Program and Control Technique) have been adopted. The procedure involves (a) calculation of re-order point accomplished by application of a statistical technique using mean absolute deviation, (b) forecast demand by means of exponential smoothing, and (c) derivation of economic order quantity by relating the value of issues, the cost of procurement and carrying of inventory.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Direct requests to G.H. Cockburn, Manager of Stores, C.P. Rail.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Canadian Pacific Limited

    Windsor Station
    Montreal, Quebec H3C 3E4,   Canada 
  • Publication Date: 0

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00131763
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Canadian Pacific Limited
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 14 1976 12:00AM