If the housekeeping department uses a perpetual inventory system, a physical count of cleaning supplies is unnecessary.
Physical inventories of cleaning supplies are quicker and easier if the items listed on the inventory record are in the order in which they are arranged on storeroom shelves.
Par levels for cleaning closets on floors throughout the hotel can be based on cleaning procedures and productivity standards.
The ending inventory level of a cleaning supply item is calculated by adding issues and subtracting purchases from the beginning inventory level.
Inventory counts of cleaning supplies are made in terms of purchase units.
Purchase units are counted in terms of normal shipping containers such as cases, cartons, or drums.
The on-hand quantity of a cleaning supply item should never fall below the maximum quantity established for that item.
Par levels for cleaning supply items are closely tied to the rates at which they are consumed in day-to-day housekeeping operations.
Availability of storage space
Shelf life of the product
Quality of the product
Subtracting the safety stock from the lead-time quantity.
Adding the safety stock to the lead-time quantity.
Subtracting the lead-time quantity from the safety stock.
Adding the safety stock and lead-time quantity and then subtracting it from the maximum quantity.
The cleaning cycle.
The cleaning system.
The skill of staff members.
The usage rate.