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What does FS stand for?

FS stands for Safety factor

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Dec 5, 2006 Boeing US National Transportation Safety Board Chairman Mark Rosenker said airlines should voluntarily begin incorporating a 15% safety factor when calculating stopping distances on icy or wet runways.
The paper introduces concept of effective inventory level, which is used to evaluate upstream shortage's impact on downstream inventory, models the inventory at warehouse and retailer under random lead time and demand, and makes the global optimization of safety factor to minimize channel inventory cost.
The rationale for the stricter standard is fuzzy, since children are already covered under the safety factor for "more sensitive" humans.