Inventory Control and Maintenance. Office Management. Introduction. Maintenance of an active working inventory requires both planning and continuous monitoring. Failure to do so may result in shortage, inefficient use of time, increased costs, and added stress.
Should be at least 4 to 6 times a year. May be greater in instances of food or frequently used inventory.
Lead time- When a re-order should be placed.
Without computer system may be using manual system that is harder to control and manage.