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Leveraging Last Time Buy

Ranjit Rebello

Supply Chain Center of Excellence, TCS

Pinaki Ghosh

Business Analyst, Sales Excellence Office, Technology Business, TCS

Optimizing product lifecycle costs and managing parts obsolescence with LTB.

In order to scientifically arrive at the optimal Last Time Buy (LTB) quantity, procurement teams must evaluate:

  • Various cost components and forecasts
  • Different factors affecting demand and supply
  • Gaps between product and procurement cycles