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supply

1. Economics
a. willingness and ability to offer goods and services for sale
b. the amount of a commodity that producers are willing and able to offer for sale at a specified price
2. a grant of money voted by a legislature for government expenses, esp those not covered by other revenues
3. (in Parliament and similar legislatures) the money voted annually for the expenses of the civil service and armed forces
4. a source of electrical energy, gas, etc.
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One of the partners of the American Fur Company had arrived, in all haste, from the rendezvous at Pierre's Hole, in quest of the supplies.
The early arrival of Sublette, with supplies, had enabled the various brigades of the Rocky Mountain Company to start off to their respective hunting grounds.
Fontenelle having now delivered his supplies and accomplished his errand, struck his tents and set off on his return to the Yellowstone.
They were straitened on one side by the rivalry of the Hudson's Bay Company; then they had no good post on the Pacific where they could receive supplies by sea for their establishments beyond the mountains; nor, if they had one, could they ship their furs thence to China, that great mart for peltries; the Chinese trade being comprised in the monopoly of the East India Company.
Natural gas supplies in the United States and Europe exceeded demand.
This is not, however, the case in B2B transactions (except where recovery of VAT is specifically blocked on the supply or the customer is not fully taxable); insufficient VAT is involved in such B2B supplies to justify the added complexity of exclusions to the general rule.
Bradt Equipment & Supply Co, Fort Worth, TX Casting Supply House Inc, 37 W 37th St, New York, NY 10018 (217)719-2345 Gene Conreaux & Co, Indianapolis, IN Fabcor, Minster, OH Fenton Foundry Supply Co, Dayton, OH Hoffman Foundry Supply Co, Cleveland, OH Inductotherm Corp, 10 Indel Ave, Rancocas, NJ 08073 (609)267-9000 Kindt-Collins Co, 12651 Elmwood Ave, Cleveland, OH 44111 (216)252-4122 J F Mc Caughin Co, Rosemead, CA Mc Englevan Furnace Mfg, 700 Griggs St, Danville, IL 61832 (217)446-0941 Milchap Products, Milwaukee, WI Moninger Fdy Supplies Inc, river Grove, IL New York Sand & Facing Co, Brooklyn, NY P T S Associates, Wexford, PA Rose Metal Industries, Cleveland, OH Whibco Inc, Leesburg, NJ
and builds customized solutions encompassing procurement of common medical supplies, pharmaceuticals, physician preference supplies, food and nutrition items, and capital equipment.
The Defense Logistics Agency has recently been designated the executive agent for several critical supply chains within the Department of Defense: bulk petroleum, medical materiel, and subsistence (food or food-related supplies, including bottled water).
Today's use of radio-frequency-identification-tagged supplies, Dail pointed out, has improved the tracking of shipped supplies and reduced logistics confusion.
AceCo Precision Semiconductor Components supplies fab equipment spare parts.