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English definition of “inventory control”

inventory control

noun [U]     (also inventory management, also stock control)
COMMERCE, PRODUCTION the process of making sure that the right amount of goods, parts, and materials are available for sale: The company has to sort out basic inventory control problems at its discount stores. an inventory control manager/system inventory control software → Compare materials control
(Definition of inventory control noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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