Risk-Pooling Essentials

Reducing Demand and Lead Time Uncertainty

  • Gerald Oeser

Part of the SpringerBriefs in Business book series (BRIEFSBUSINESS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Gerald Oeser
    Pages 1-3
  3. Gerald Oeser
    Pages 5-23
  4. Gerald Oeser
    Pages 25-36
  5. Gerald Oeser
    Pages 65-67
  6. Gerald Oeser
    Pages 69-72
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 73-91

About this book


This book provides comprehensive and concise definitions of risk pooling and risk-pooling methods, a straightforward statistical explanation, and a value-chain oriented framework for analyzing risk-pooling methods. Risk pooling mitigates demand and lead time uncertainty in logistics and supply chain management. The author also provides readers with a downloadable computerized decision support tool to compare and choose appropriate risk-pooling methods and to apply them in companies. Students and practitioners of logistics and supply chain management will find this book particularly useful.


Demand uncertainty Inventory pooling Lead-time uncertainty Risk management Supply chain management Virtual pooling

Authors and affiliations

  • Gerald Oeser
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Logistics ManagementEuropean University of Applied SciencesNeussGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Author(s) 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Business and Economics
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-14156-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-14157-2
  • Series Print ISSN 2191-5482
  • Series Online ISSN 2191-5490
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