inventory control

inventory control
supervision of the supply and storage and accessibility of items in order to insure an adequate supply without excessive oversupply
Hypernyms: ↑internal control

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: coordination and supervision of the supply, storage, distribution, and recording of materials to maintain quantities adequate for current needs without excessive oversupply or loss

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inventory control or inventory management,
the maintenance of inventories at a desired level; control of the level of normal or basic stock: »

His company's campaign to improve inventory control has enabled it to handle growing sales…without increasing its stocks (Wall Street Journal).

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