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English definition of “internal customer”

internal customer

noun [C]    
HR, WORKPLACE an employee or department that uses goods or services supplied by their own company as part of their job : The IT group's internal customers complained about poor service as their own IT staff were often hired to serve " paying " clients . → Compare external customer
(Definition of internal customer noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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