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Stock

(stok),
Wolfgang, German ophthalmologist, 1874-1956. See: Spielmeyer-Stock disease.

stock

(stok),
All the populations of organisms derived from an isolate without any implication of homogeneity or characterization.
[A.S. stoc]

stock

  1. a rooted stem into which a SCION is inserted for grafting (see GRAFT). 2 a mating group used in a breeding programme.

stock,

n initial material used to create a homeopathic remedy via dilution or trituration.

stock

(stok)
All the populations of organisms derived from an isolate without any implication of homogeneity or characterization.
[A.S. stoc]

stock,

n a security certificate that represents an equity ownership in a corporation.

stock

livestock.

stock equivalents
units of livestock measurement used when budgeting feed or assessing productive capacity. All forms of livestock are expressed in terms of one of them, e.g. dry sheep equivalents.
stock guard
used in lieu of a gate; consists of a pit fitted with steel rollers close enough together to make a satisfactory crossing for a motor vehicle but sufficient to deter livestock. Called also cattle grid.
stock horse
a riding horse used to work cattle, sheep or other horses. Small stature, light weight, wiry, fast for a short distance, agile, mostly bay. Called also cow pony, cutting horse.
stock and station agent
person conducting a rural store dealing in implements, supplies and livestock pertaining to agricultural pursuits of all kinds.
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Weber began working with Owens & Minor as well as a host of information systems vendors to bring CHCC up to a stockless level of supply management, which went live October 1995.
Blueheath was brave enough in 2002 to announce it was to adopt the stockless supply chain model, but in the wholesale environment.
When we started there was a period where they didn't listen and deliveries that were meant to arrive on Wednesday arrived on Thursday, which doesn't work with a stockless system.
With retailers open seven days a week, operating shorter lead times and almost stockless depots, there are constant challenges facing today's logistics providers, says Lawrence.
Allegiance has a broad line of distribution and cost- management services, including stockless distribution services and procedure- based supply capabilities.
This service is the ideal vehicle to achieve a stockless supply chain, shorter lead times and tighter cost control -- ingredients which appeal to both manufacturer and multiple retailer alike," says Booth.
It's fashionable today to talk about closer `coupling' -- a stockless interface -- and even synchronisation of supply chains.
national organizations, including a stockless inventory program and
Bergman continued, "The merger significantly expands our market penetration in the Northeast region and in conjunction with MBM's stockless inventory system, provides us with the unique opportunity to selectively participate in supplying the complete spectrum of the needs of the integrated healthcare networks.