Geographic postponement

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Russian: Географическая отсрочка производства

Geographic (or time, or logistics) postponement refers to a situation, where a fully stocked anticipatory inventory is maintained at one or a few strategic locations. When customer orders are received, the orders are delivered directly to the customer, for example, from strategic warehousing locations.[1]

See also: Risk pooling.


  1. Bowersox, D.J., Closs, D.J., (1996) Logistical Management: The Integrated Supply Chain Process. McGraw-Hill, Singapore.
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