Gartner Research

Vendor-Managed Inventory: Market and Technology Update

Published: 15 December 2008

ID: G00163660

Analyst(s): Andrew White

Summary

Vendor-managed inventory models have continued to evolve and attract many vendors. Different approaches meet a wide range of requirements, all focused on improving supply chain and product performance.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • VMI: Past and Present
  • VMI: General Approaches
  • Forecast-Based VMI
  • Order-Based VMI
  • Analytics- or Direct-POS-Based VMI
  • VMI: The Future

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