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Operations and Supply Chain Terms


Operations concepts, definitions and terms are covered in this Operations & SCM Dictionary. Operations & supplychain terms glossary covers concepts, definitions & tutorials related to SCM, inventory, logistics, warehousing, procurement, distribution and more.

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1 24/7/365 4426
2 3D Loading 3326
3 3PL (Third Party Logistics) 17401
4 5 Point Annual Average 5008
5 5 Whys 15894
6 5S Program 4896
7 ABC Analysis 15195
8 ABC Inventory Control 9447
9 Abnormal Demand 14660
10 Acceptance Quality Limit (AQL) 4137
11 Activity Analysis 4847
12 Activity- Based Planning (ABP) 4941
13 Actual Demand 5018
14 Aggregate Planning 7194
15 Air Cargo 4930
16 Air Waybill (AWB) 3442
17 Alternate Optimal Solution 22434
18 Arrival Rate Distribution 10606
19 ASP (Application Service Provider) 5536
20 Assemble To Order (ATO) 11682
21 Assembly Line 54
22 Available to Promise (ATP) 17641
23 Average Speed of Answer 22542
24 AVL (Approved Vendor List) 15372
25 Batch Production 13628
26 Bathtub Curve 3912
27 Bill Discounting 40728
28 Bill of Materials (BOM) 3680
29 Blanket Purchase Order 3855
30 Blanket Release 4336
31 Bonded Warehouse 6733
32 Booking Number 6104
33 Bottleneck 4325
34 Buffer Stock 31136
35 Build to Stock 6892
36 Bullwhip Effect 2204
37 Business Logistics 9051
38 Business Performance Measurement (BPM) 5997
39 Capacity Management 13872
40 Capacity Utilization 6310
41 Capital Intensive 4144
42 Cash With Order (CWO) 3595
43 Cash-to-Cash Cycle Time 6342
44 Certified Supplier 3723
45 Channel Effectiveness 4183
46 Co-Destiny 3894
47 Co-managed Inventory 5780
48 Co-Packers 5614
49 Compulsory Competitive Tendering (CCT) 1798
50 Computer-Based Training 3936
51 Consular Invoice 10496
52 Container Depot 6632
53 Container Freight Station 6857
54 Continuous Replenishment 9543
55 Continuous Replenishment Program 7397
56 Contract Carrier 3781
57 Contract of Affreightment 4847
58 Control Charts 4439
59 Cost Flow 4917
60 Courier Service 4710
61 CPFR 4403
62 Cumulative Lead Time 5722
63 Customer Supplier Relationship 14528
64 Date Code 6771
65 Days of Supply 12868
66 Dead on Arrival 3913
67 Dedicated Contract Carriage 3967
68 Design for Manufacture & Assembly (DFMA) 3510
69 Detective Control 4216
70 Devanning 8477
71 Direct Store Delivery (DSD) 3739
72 Dispatching 9750
73 Distributed Inventory 4256
74 Distribution Channel Management 10779
75 Distribution Metrics 2059
76 Distribution Planning 12937
77 Distribution Resource Planning (DRP-II) 7527
78 Double Marginalization 38849
79 DRP (Distribution Requirements Planning) 17694
80 Dual 2710
81 Early Supplier Involvement (ESI) 13534
82 Echelon Inventory 17714
83 Economic Order Quantity (EOQ) 27755
84 Economic Production Quantity (EPQ) 33336
85 EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) 4329
86 Efficient Frontier 13968
87 Engineer-to-Order 12905
88 Equipment Cost or Setup Cost 8403
89 Erlang B Formula 5261
90 ETD 4394
91 Ex Works 3609
92 Exception Rate 5716
93 Exponential smoothing 5478
94 External Growth 6589
95 Failure Mode and Effect Analysis FMEA 5146
96 Field Services 3925
97 Field Warehouse 4050
98 FIFO (First in First Out) 32
99 Fishbone Diagram 8414
100 Fixed Order Quantity (FOQ) 9520
 
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