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The term trade item refers to any item (product or service) upon which there is a need to retrieve pre-defined information and that may be priced or ordered or invoiced at any point in any supply chain. It is a term used primarily by people in supply chain management and logistic engineering.
- Lewis and Clark; Meriwether Lewis, William Clark, University of Nebraska--Lincoln. Center for Great Plains Studies, American Philosophical Society (1805). The Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition: November 2, 1805-March 22, 1806. University of Virginia: University of Nebraska Press. p. 531.