single sourcing

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single sourcing

obtaining raw materials, components, finished products, and services from one supplier as opposed to multiple sourcing. See SOURCING, LEAN MANUFACTURING, APPROVED SUPPLIER, SUPPLY BASE REDUCTION.
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Some species of fresh-water shells have a very wide range, and allied species, which, on my theory, are descended from a common parent and must have proceeded from a single source, prevail throughout the world.
The Single Source Solution is an online, cloud-based, proprietary sourcing platform utilizing the best practices and technology connecting relocation companies with providers of furnished temporary housing.
The Single Source Regulations Office (SSRO) as the independent regulator of this type of procurement invited academics, defence experts, accountants and former members of the military to reflect on the aspects of single source procurement that work well and those where changes might be needed.
The data entities are the cross-reference keys that allow organizations to obtain a single source of truth without having to disrupt the transactional systems that are running the business.
combined solution from a single source puts an end to hardware and software conflicts
The most recent estimates from Earth Tech (Canada) have the costs for a dual-source system pegged at $33 million, and single source at $17 million.
Product continuity and consistency is guaranteed by SKY as the single source supplier.
The process of creating single source materials separates the creation of the input (content)from the output [product].

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