Unless the End customer has bought, no one in the supply chain have really sold
Success of a Supply Chain depends on each link’s ability to cater to market demands in a reliable manner without choking the system with excess inventory.
Traditionally, stocking levels in a distribution network relies heavily on forecasts which in the current demand scenario may lead to either less or excess inventory.
Also ordering polices like Min-Max level, Re-Order Level etc. have their own limitations.