The effect of visibility on forecast and inventory management performance during the COVID-19 pandemic: Final results (CORS)


During the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare organizations suffered a shortage of essential medical supplies such as personal protective equipment, which resulted in severe consequences. The goal of this study is to assess the impact of one potential factor for this shortage, i.e., the lack of visibility over the consumption of personal protective equipment. To do so, different forecasting methods combined with a period review inventory system are tested on semi-simulated data that include various visibility issues.

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