Stockout

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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.
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IOM Somalia Chief of Mission Dyane Epstein stated: Improving access to medical supplies to ensure health facility stock outs are avoided is of the utmost urgency to alleviate the impact of the current crisis.
The Stop Stock Outs Project (SSP) reports that in 2015, 11% of facilities countrywide reported shortages of at least one vaccine on the day of contact.
This would ensure that there are no stock outs of critical vaccines and that commitment of co-financing with Gavi would also be met.
htm) Release date of the Nexus 5 is reportedly set on Oct 31 , a conclusion drawn on recent moves by Google to give exclusive $100 discounts on Nexus 4 purchases via the Google Play Store, leading to stock outs of the 8GB model.
Buffalo Arms generally has all of this in stock, but there have been long stock outs on some product.
Safety stock is a term used by inventory specialists to describe a level of extra stock that is maintained below the cycle stock to buffer against stock outs.
Both field inventory/production planning systems capture product-level information from the vendor's CIMS cabinets and enable suppliers to improve service to each hospital by managing product expirations, recommending par levels and eliminating stock outs.
Shell accounts for about one in 10 filling stations and it is inevitable there would be some stock outs.
Well, we all know what Wal-Mart is doing with RFID to reduce stock outs.
Swedish enterprise solutions provider Intentia International AB announced on Monday (11 July) the release of a stock build optimisation solution that is designed to maximise food and beverage manufacturers' stock mix and reduce surplus finished goods inventory by up to 20% to avoid stock outs and product waste.
Correct forecasts of demand will reduce the size of "buffer stocks" needed to avoid stock outs.
The system, developed by Symbol Technologies, can then notify managers when deliveries arrive and alert them to imminent stock outs.