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English definition of “pull system”

pull system

noun [C]
 
 
PRODUCTION a system in which a company decides on the number of products to produce according to the requests of their customers: If you want to make your business more efficient, you might want to think about moving to a pull system.
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(Definition of pull system from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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