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HP DeskJet Printer Supply ChainImplementation of Risk Pooling Strategy by shifting localisation process to DC’s:The Key problem that HP is facing right now is huge demand uncertainty from its customersleading to many other problems like high inventories, low service levels to its customers, poorforecasting techniques owing to variability in demand, uncertain safety stock levels etc. The rootcause as observed by them is the uncertainty in demand of the products in their Deskjet printerproduct line. Considering its current scenario, one of the solutions can be adopting a risk poolingstrategy to overcome its problems. Risk Pooling suggests that the demand variability can be reduced by aggregating the demand overlocations, products etc. Currently, HP deskjet has 6 SKU’s that go into the European market and ifthe monthly coefficient of variation of each and every product is considered, it varies from as lowas 0.34 to as high as 0.76. The Risk pooling can reduce the overall coefficient of variation to 0.27