economic order quantity

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Economic order quantity (EOQ)

The order quantity that minimizes total inventory costs.
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Economic Order Quantity

The number of orders a brokerage receives and must fill that minimizes its obligation to keep inventory. The economic order quantity reduces the brokerage's costs to the least possible level.
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economic order quantity

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