The problem of inventory management under the assumption that the time interval from the moment of the order until the delivery of the sacrificial life is random. The method of calculating the amount of safety stock, minimizing average risk, taking into account the costs in excess of the required level of reserve and the loss of its deficit.
safety stock, a random delay in delivery, medium risk, cost overruns at the loss of the deficiency
"Upravlenie zapasami v usloviiakh kombinirovannoi neopredelennosti" [Inventory management under combined uncertainty],
Information Processing Systems,