Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science

2013 Edition
| Editors: Saul I. Gass, Michael C. Fu

Periodic Review

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-1153-7_200589

A type of inventory control policy in which the inventory position is assessed at the end of each of a prescribed number of discrete time periods, in contrast with continuous review, where the inventory position is monitored continuously so that orders can be placed at any time.


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