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Days on hand

Last updated August 16, 2023

What does days on hand mean?

Days on hand (DOH) is related to and used to manage inventory levels and prevent stockouts.

Days on hand (DOH) refers to the number of days that a company’s current inventory will last based on current sales rates before stockout. This metric is used to measure inventory efficiency and helps companies avoid stockouts and excess inventory.