fill rate


The rate at which customer orders can be filled from existing inventory within the parameters of the order request. For example, if a customer places an order for 10 units of a product, but the current inventory only allows for the immediate shipping of 7 units. The fill rate is 70%. A higher fill rate is usually equated to higher customer satisfaction.

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The fill rate on our company's purchase was only 25%, now some projects must be put on hold until the order is delivered to us in full.

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They wanted to make sure they had a high fill rate, but also did not want too much inventory on hand that would eat into their profits.

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Fernando's ice cream bike was a popular spot in the neighborhood, and he was looking to increase his fill rate by keep a better and more thorough stock of ice creams on hand at all times.

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