Definition

replenishment

Replenishment is the movement of inventory from upstream -- or reserve -- product storage locations to downstream -- or primary – storage, picking and shipment locations. The purpose of replenishment is to keep inventory flowing through the supply chain by maintaining efficient order and line item fill rates. The process helps prevent costly inventory overstocking.

Contributor(s): Brenda Cole
This was last updated in January 2012
Posted by: Margaret Rouse

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