The collection of processes associated with replenishment of inventories of generic products. The intention of Source-to-Replenish is to maintain a pre-determined level of inventory for these materials, semi-finished products, finished products and services. Demand is typically aggregated: No customer reference or Sales Order detail is exchanged with the suppling party, attached to or marked on the product, recorded in the warehousing or Enterprise Resource Planning System for Source-to-Replenish products.
Source-to-Replenish is a Make-to-Stock process.
- Generic stock or Bulk stock
- Replenishment inventory
- Supplier kanban
- In a manufacturing plant: Drip parts
- In Retail: Standard stocked merchandize
Examples of alternative or related names for Source-to-Replenish are: Source-Make-to-Stock, Source-to-Stock, Source-to-Plan.