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Inventory Optimization Market Outlook: Challenging Times Ahead

Published: 08 October 2008

ID: G00181774

Analyst(s): Noha Tohamy

Summary

Multi-echelon inventory optimization products have enjoyed the spotlight in the supply chain planning market over the past five years, with the industry viewing inventory optimization as the ultimate tool for improving the bottom line. But does the answer to better bottom-line performance lie in deeper optimization, and will the inventory optimization market continue to grow? In this article, AMR Research outlines the top five factors why it won't.

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