Stock de Flexibilité.

English translation: Contingency stock

10:27 Nov 24, 2013
French to English translations [PRO]
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French term or phrase: Stock de Flexibilité.
What is the right English expression for stock de flexibilite as below?:

Lorsque l'Annexe 2 au présent Contrat le prévoit, le Fournisseur s’engage à mettre en place et à maintenir un Stock de Flexibilité.
La quantité du Stock de Flexibilité est équivalente à un (1) mois de production moyenne annuelle planifiée dans le Programme d’Approvisionnement.
Le Stock de Flexibilité est destiné à honorer une variation de besoin du Programme d'Approvisionnement en cours, à la demande de XXXX, notamment en cas de devancement de date de livraison d'un Lot ou d'augmentation non planifiée du besoin.

TIA for any input
Clifford Marcus
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English translation:Contingency stock
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Mark Bossanyi
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3 +2Contingency stock
Mark Bossanyi



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Contingency stock

Explanation: what the definition suggests.

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  • Inventory held to meet unexpected or unforeseen demand or requirements. Read more:

Mark Bossanyi
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agree  philgoddard: Or buffer stock.
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agree  norabeatriz
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