inventory control


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inventory control

That phase of military logistics which includes managing, cataloging, requirements determinations, procurement, distribution, overhaul, and disposal of materiel. Also called inventory management; materiel control; materiel management; supply management.
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Noun1.inventory control - supervision of the supply and storage and accessibility of items in order to insure an adequate supply without excessive oversupply
internal control - an accounting procedure or system designed to promote efficiency or assure the implementation of a policy or safeguard assets or avoid fraud and error etc.
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inventory control

inventory control

n (Comm) → controllo delle giacenze
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