safety stock

  

Definition

Inventory held as buffer against mismatch between forecasted and actual consumption or demand, between expected and actual delivery time, and unforeseen emergencies. Also called reserve inventory.

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  • And the best part of buying safety stock, if you trust the advertisement, is it compares favorably to just dumping your money under a mattress. Buy some today!

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  • I felt that we had enough safety stock for the future and this gave me a really great feeling and I knew it would work out greatly.

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  • You should always try to hold onto some safety stock just in case there is a time that you really need some quickly.

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