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Chirag Agrawal
Logistics and Data Analytics Expert
Asked a question 10 months ago

What is Stock Keeping Units?

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Chirag Agrawal
Logistics and Data Analytics Expert

A stock-keeping unit (SKU) is a scannable bar code, most often seen printed on product labels in a retail store. The label allows vendors to automatically track the movement of inventory. The SKU is composed of an alphanumeric combination of eight-or-so characters. The characters are a code that the price, product details, and the manufacturer. SKUs may also be applied to intangible but billable products, such as units of repair time in an auto body shop or warranties