first in, first out

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13:09 Aug 12, 2009
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Bus/Financial - Retail
Additional field(s): Accounting
English term or phrase: first in, first out
Definition from Retailing:
A method of stock rotation in which goods that are received first are sold first. Newly received product is stocked behind the older merchandise.

Example sentence(s):
  • Raw materials and ingredients should be stored and handled under suitable conditions to prevent spoilage, contamination and damage. Stocks of raw materials and ingredients should be properly rotated to ensure that the first-in-first-out principle is followed. Hong Kong FEHD
  • Follow rotational policies closely. Seafood always should be handled on a 'first in, first out' basis. This is particularly critical for fresh seafood because of shorter shelf life, but it also should be applied to frozen product display cases. Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute
  • Sell the earliest deliveries first - a frequent delivery service from one distributor will help to maintain the first in - first out arrangement. FAO CORPORATE DOCUMENT REPOSITORY
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4first in, first out (FIFO o naunang natanggap, mauunang ilalabas)
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first in, first out (FIFO o naunang natanggap, mauunang ilalabas)

Definition from own experience or research:
first in, first out (FIFO) - ang unang kalakal o bagay na natanggap at kinukop, ang siyang unang ipalalabas para ipagbili o gamitin

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  • dapat pinaiikot nang tama ang mga kinukukop na kagamitan o sangkap para masunod ang simulan ng first-in-first-out (naunang natanggap, mauunang ilalabas). - your example  

use original english term with tagalog parenthetical explanation
lysander canlas
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