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Challenges and Future Plans of a Product Inventory Disposition Vendor
Despite FreeFlow's success at helping organizations regain some margin of profitability for excess inventory, the company still strives for expansion and

pim ups  , The Role of PIM and PLM in the Product Information Supply Chain: Where is Your Link? and Using Visibility to Manage Supply Chain Uncertainty . Actually, in the long term, FreeFlow holds the promise of playing a larger role in user enterprises' collaborative planning, forecasting, and replenishment (CPFR); trade promotions; new product delivery and introduction (NPDI); sourcing; procurement; and other processes. But, given its current size, prudent expansion approach, and budding global brand

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