Definitions (2)

1.Inventory control: Reduction in inventory caused by shoplifting, or petty thievery by the employees.
2.Marine insurance: Theft of a few pieces or a small quantity of a relatively large shipment. Some standard marine insurance policies do not cover pilferage.

Use pilferage in a sentence

  • Often, a small business will not take into account the inevitable percentage of stock that will be lost to pilferage.

    10 people found this helpful
  • I knew we had a problem with pilferage and this would cause our company to lose a lot of profit over the next few months.

    9 people found this helpful
  • You should make sure that you trust the people that work for you so that you do not have to worry about any pilferage.

    6 people found this helpful
Show more usage examples...

Related Videos


Have a question about pilferage? Ask for help in the
Browse by Letter: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z