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SKU

SKU

(StockKeeping Unit) The number of one specific product available for sale. If a hardware device or software package comes in different versions, there is an SKU for each one.
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First, mobile pick-to-light carts for batch picking of required stock keeping units (SKUs).
Samsung provided the 250 GB SKU which is the lowest SKU and what would be most commonly sought in the market.
SKU Ninja will help users respond effectively to the rapidly changing dynamics and scale of e-commerce.
Half of the SKUs were cellophane-wrapped bulk cheese blocks that were priced by weight, and the other half were clear plastic tubs.
However, for the case of normally distributed demand and normally distributed replenishment times, the basic single stage inventory equation to determine the safety stock for a SKU at a location is well understood to be:
"Our lines are distinguished by their extensive use of natural ingredients and the fact that we offer a wide range of SKUs with formulations designed to deliver such specific benefits as brightening, wrinkle reduction and anti-blemish.
That is what happened to Walmart in 2010 when an aggressive "SKU rationalization" program eliminated hundreds of items without fully understanding the impact on the company's best customers.
The SKUs required to fulfil the orders are automatically retrieved from the carousels and delivered to the pickstations as required.
While the SKU rationalization that swept across the industry a few years ago left many retailers with a pared-down foot care mix, the trend seems to have recently reversed itself, those who supply the category say.
Annual buying rate of the category/ SKU (another panel metric)
The shelf inventory module collects location, SKU and quantity data to perform a physical inventory or cycle counting in store or warehouse.