A pull system is a technique used to produce only what has a demand attached to it. Pull systems are also used to replace inventory items or information which may have been taken to fulfill a demand. Pull systems use triggers to notify individuals when a demand or a need has been generated for the part or service.
Pull systems really operate from two fundamentally different aspects.
One very common everyday example of a pull system is at a grocery store. Items are not replenished until a customer "pulls" the item from the shelf.
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