A system where goods are produced and pushed into the supply chain in response to demand estimates but in quantities that minimise production costs.
In contrast to the pull system, product is pushed into a process, regardless of whether it is needed. The pushed product goes into inventory, and lacking a pull signal from the customer indicating that it has been bought, more of the same product could be overproduced and put in inventory.
A supply system which allocates supplies down through the intermediate or central warehouses to the outlet level; outlets receive contraceptives without ordering them.
A system where the production and movement of inventory items is determined by a preexisting schedule that authorizes a material issue or transfer, or the start of a production operation. The using department or location receives material when determined by the feeder location and not based on their own generation of a replenishment signal.
the automatic resupply of ammunition consumed by the user; consumption rate is calculated by the type and quantity of ammunition issued to the user from stocks on hand at the issuing facility. Issues are reported through daily transaction reports to the CMMC by the issuing activity (such as an ASP, an ATP, or DAO). That quantity along with any new or additional requirements is pushed into the supply pipeline at the CSA or TSA to replenish or add to mission stocks forward. Pull-system: uses DAO requests for Class V by type and quantity to satisfy mission requirements
Description of the process involving manufacturers launching materials and components required to product goods according to a production plan
A system for replenishing warehouse stocks in which the replenishment decisions are made centrally, usually at the manufacturing or planning centre.