- cycle counting
**cycle count**__UK____US____noun__[__C__]**►**__ACCOUNTING__,__PRODUCTION__,__COMMERCE__the process of counting a small chosen set of goods and materials owned by a company or available for sale in a store, etc. on each business day rather than having one time of the year, etc. when everything is counted together: »The article discusses the process of managing inventory through cycle counts.

**cycle count**__verb__[__I__or__T__]**►**»Why doesn’t every distributor abandon their annual physical inventory and cycle count instead?

**cycle counting**__noun__[__U__]**►**»The logistical problem of material movement can make cycle counting more difficult than a complete inventory.

*Financial and business terms.
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