the goods or merchandise kept on the premises of a shop or warehouse and available for sale or distribution.
A supplier, is a supply chain management term that means anyone who provides goods or services to a company or individuals.
Process of generating an invoice to recover sales price from the customer. Also called Invoicing. See also billings.
'management of inventory in motion and at rest.'
Commerce: The movement of goods and services from the source through a distribution channel, right up to the final customer, consumer, or user, and the movement of payment in the opposite direction, right up to the original producer or supplier.
The path through which goods and services travel from the vendor to the consumer or payments.
the process of finding suppliers of goods or services
See also outsourcing
Entity that makes a good through a process involving raw materials, components, or assemblies, usually on a large scale with different operations divided among different workers. Commonly used interchangeably with producer.
it is a consumers desire for a product or service.
Any device used to move an item from one location to another. Common forms of transportation include planes, trains, automobiles, and other two-wheel devices such as bikes or motorcycles.
Person or firm that buys large quantity of goods from various producers or vendors, warehouses them, and resells to retailers. Wholesalers who carry only non-competing goods or lines are called distributors.
General: Performance of administrative and physical functions associated with storage of goods and materials. These functions include receipt, identification, inspection, verification, putting away, retrieval for issue, etc.
General: Bargaining (give and take) process between two or more parties (each with its own aims, needs, and viewpoints) seeking to discover a common ground and reach an agreement to settle a matter of mutual concern or resolve a conflict.
Consisting of several individual small and different sized items, loads, or units.
Basic substance in its natural, modified, or semi-processed state, used as an input to a production process for subsequent modification or transformation into a finished good.
A charge paid for carriage or transportation of goods by air, land, or sea.
A Person who sells something
A business or person that sells goods to the consumer, as opposed to a wholesaler or supplier, who normally sell their goods to another business.
Barriers to Entry
Economic, procedural, regulatory, or technological factors that obstruct or restrict entry of new firms into an industry or market.
System of computing cost of production or of running a business, by allocating expenditure to various stages of production or to different operations of a firm.