Stock Outs

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A situation where a product or item is out of stock and not available for purchase.

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What does Stock Outs mean?

Stock outs refer to a situation in which a business or retailer runs out of inventory or stock of a particular product. In the context of shipping, stock outs can occur when a shipment of goods is delayed or lost, or when there is a supply chain disruption that prevents the timely delivery of goods. Stock outs can have a significant impact on business operations, including lost sales, reduced customer satisfaction, and damage to brand reputation. 

Related Glossary terms

Inventory Management

Supply Chain

Supply Chain Management (SCM)

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