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Sep 7 2017   4:49PM GMT

consignment inventory

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Inventory Management
Supply Chain Management

Consignment inventory is a supply chain model in which a product is sold by a retailer, but ownership is retained by the supplier until the product has been sold. Continued…

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“Tackling the inventory challenge requires investment, but it can be attained quickly via real-time connectivity and sophisticated orchestration across different systems.” – Oliver Guy

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Quiz Yourself
__________ management is primarily about specifying the quantity and placement of stocked goods.
a. Inventory
b. Logistics
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