A variant of Vendor-Managed Inventory and Consignment Inventory. In this case the supplier not only manages the inventory, but also owns the stock close to or at the customer location until the point of consumption or usage by the customer.
The Differences Between a Consignment & VMI. Which Is The Most Valuable To You? — Skylink
Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI): Three Steps in Making It Work – Supply Chain Resource Cooperative – NC State University
inventory ownership – Supply Chain World
Supply Chain News: Understanding Buyer-Vendor Inventory Options; Supply Chain News: Understanding Buyer-Vendor Inventory Options
Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) or Consignment Inventory (CI)? – IndustryStar Solutions