Discuss the differences between the operational inventories

150 words

In your own words, explain the differences and relationships between the aggregate inventory categories.
Using a product you are familiar with, identify the independent demand item and the dependent demand items for that product.
Discuss the differences between the operational inventories?
Discuss when each of the following replenishment strategies are applicable
i.   EOQ
ii.  Reorder point system
iii. Periodic review system

Discuss how the sales plan and operations plan are developed through the S&OP process. Consider the inputs to each and how they are linked.  What is the significance of the S&OP?