Glossary

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FIFO

FIFO stands for first in and first out. An accounting stardard according to which older stocks are sold first followed by the newer ones

Finished Goods

Goods that are are ready to be sold to the customer

Fixed Reorder Point

A predertmined order quantity delivered in a variable time frame

Forecast

Estimation of future demand

Forecast Bias

The tendency to forecast higher or lower than the actual demand

Forecast Error

Difference or error between forcasted value and actual demand