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Chapter 13: Inventory Management Flashcards | Quizlet

A stock or store of goods.

Independent-demand item

An item that is ready to be sold or used

Dependent-demand item

Components of finished products, rather than the finished products themselves

Return on investment (ROI)

Profit after taxes divided by total assets.

The different kinds of inventories include the following:

Raw materials and purchased parts.

Partially completed goods, called...

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ISYS Chapter 7 Terms Flashcards | Quizlet

Occurs when a company places active or semi-passive RFID tags on expensive products or assets to gather data on the items' location with little or no manual intervention


Represents the loss of a network signal strength measured in decibels (dB) and occurs because the transmissions gradually dissipate in strength over longer distances or because of radio interference or physical...

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practice 10 Flashcards | Quizlet



Electronic data interchange (EDI) is a set of activities and techniques firms employ to efficiently and effectively manage the flow of merchandise from the vendors to the retailer's customers.


An advance shipping notice (ASN) is a document that tells the DC what specifically is being shipped and when it will be delivered.


Cross-docking is when vendors ship merchandise prepackaged...

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ISYS Chp 14 Flashcards | Quizlet


Pull technology

a user states a need before getting information, as when a URL is entered in a Web browser so the user can go to a certain Web site. This technology is not adequate for marketing certain products and services or for providing customized information

Push technology

also known as webcasting; a web server delivers information to user (who have signed up for the service) instead...

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