Stockout

(redirected from stock-outs)

Stockout

Running out of inventory.

Stockout

Informal; a situation in which a company sells its entire inventory. A stockout may occur, for example, when there is a delay in a scheduled delivery of new inventory, but the term usually refers to situations where demand exceeds supply, causing the company to run out of inventory earlier than expected.

stockout

see STOCK CONTROL.
References in periodicals archive ?
Through our partnership with KEMSA, we are solving the perennial problem of drug stock-outs in our health facilities, especially following delays in release of funds from the National Treasury.
The VII is one tool to help countries minimize vaccine stock-outs and ensure more children receive vaccines on time.
We understand that these stock-outs may be distressing for those who are not covered by government programs and who may be required to vaccinate themselves for occupational reasons or because they are planning on travelling to hepatitis-affected areas.
After it transformed forecasting, pharmaceutical supplier Cipla Medpro South cut inventory levels 25% and stock-outs to less than 1%.
20] Research on stock-outs has strived to quantify the extent and severity of shortages of medical supplies.
In the interim, we established a call center that allows us to monitor the stocks, one that allows the DOH to receive requests or info about stock-outs so that replacements are made easier and faster.
A new Kanban system includes shelving and rail-mounted bins that reduced excess stock, stock-outs and misplaced items.
They may have to pay a little more for it but we're not going to have national stock-outs for Thanksgiving turkeys .
Narayan Laksham, Ultriva founder and CEO commented, “Supplier replenishment is designed to eliminate stock-outs and resulting expedited deliveries while reducing inventory levels by up to 75 percent all while streamlining processes and dramatically increasing buyer and planner productivity.
HIV activist groups in South Africa are calling on the Minister of Health to address drug supply chain problems that are causing HIV and tuberculosis (TB) drug stock-outs in the country's Eastern Cape Province.
While this is very exciting and without a doubt the way forward, there are still reports of stock-outs of other medications.
Namibia Dairies' Managing Director, Hubertus Hamm said: "We will have stock-outs on some of our carton products in the next few days due to major disruptions in the Durban and Gauteng supply routes.