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Supply

In economics, the amount of a good available to be sold. Generally speaking, the greater the supply of a good is, the lower its price is. Likewise, a scarce supply usually results in a high price. However, this price fluctuation also depends on the demand for the good. See also: Law of supply and demand.

supply

the amount of a PRODUCT made available for sale by FIRMS. In economic analysis, the total supply of a product is reflected in the SUPPLY CURVE. Compare DEMAND.
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Oracle is redefining the supply chain software landscape by delivering proven supply chain collaboration software as an online service," said Don Klaiss, senior vice president Manufacturing and Supply Chain Application Development, Oracle Corp.
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As with any effort this large, DLA must partner both horizontally and vertically with commercial and government organizations to fulfill its supply chain responsibilities.
In short, safety stock, stockpiles, and buffers are creeping back into supply chains, especially the supply chains that flow across international boundaries.
Until December 19, 2000, the Fed was complacently watching supply drop.