The science behind the xIO Inventory Optimizer is based on the doctoral work of Stephen L. Pearce. He served over 11 years at Texas A&M University in many capacities including Assistant Professor in Engineering Technology and Assistant Director for Research at the Thomas A. Read Center for Distribution Research.
Dr. Pearce received his Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Technology in 1978, his M.B.A. in 1985, and his Ph.D. in 1995 all from Texas A&M.
Dr. Pearce is a leading authority on materials management. He has delivered hundreds of lectures and presentations to companies and university groups on supply chain management, inventory management, statistical process control, and achieving operational efficiency.
In addition, he has consulted with hundreds of businesses globally and published scores of articles on supply chain management, inventory management, bar coding, the quality process, and customer profitability in U.S. trade publications.
Xtivity improves productivity, reduces inventory value and provides accurate lead-time information through proven optimization service solutions. Xtivity’s unique service optimizes and audits inventory operations activity – offering immediate payback with little disruption to your organization.