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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 4272
2 3D Loading 3230
3 3PL (Third Party Logistics) 17242
4 5 Point Annual Average 4852
5 5 Whys 15645
6 5S Program 4766
7 ABC Analysis 15033
8 ABC Classification 4007
9 ABC Inventory Control 9020
10 ABC System 3948
11 Abnormal Demand 14224
12 Acceptance Quality Limit (AQL) 3994
13 Activity Analysis 4531
14 Activity- Based Planning (ABP) 4691
15 Actual Demand 4741
16 Aggregate Planning 6888
17 Air Cargo 4679
18 Air Waybill (AWB) 3288
19 Alternate Optimal Solution 21822
20 Arrival Rate Distribution 10339
21 ASP (Application Service Provider) 5400
22 Assemble To Order (ATO) 11194
23 Available to Promise (ATP) 17461
24 Average Speed of Answer 22372
25 AVL (Approved Vendor List) 15237
26 Batch Production 13427
27 Bathtub Curve 3757
28 Bill Discounting 39743
29 Bill of Material (BOM) 3562
30 Blanket Purchase Order 3716
31 Blanket Release 4097
32 Bonded Warehouse 6609
33 Booking Number 5790
34 Bottleneck 4098
35 Buffer Stock 30211
36 Build to Stock 6652
37 Bullwhip Effect 1964
38 Business Logistics 8564
39 Business Performance Measurement (BPM) 5711
40 Capacity Management 13503
41 Capacity Utilization 6150
42 Capital Intensive 3998
43 Cash With Order (CWO) 3392
44 Cash-to-Cash Cycle Time 6118
45 Certified Supplier 3498
46 Channel Effectiveness 3993
47 Co-Destiny 3715
48 Co-managed Inventory 5447
49 Co-Packers 5363
50 Compulsory Competitive Tendering (CCT) 1657
51 Computer-Based Training 3789
52 Consular Invoice 9874
53 Container Depot 6408
54 Container Freight Station 6617
55 Continuous Replenishment 9126
56 Continuous Replenishment Program 7132
57 Contract Carrier 3598
58 Contract of Affreightment 4473
59 Control Charts 4322
60 Cost Flow 4691
61 Courier Service 4380
62 CPFR 4246
63 Cumulative Lead Time 5472
64 Customer Supplier Relationship 13620
65 Date Code 6263
66 Days of Supply 12494
67 Dead on Arrival 3746
68 Dedicated Contract Carriage 3816
69 Design for Manufacture & Assembly (DFMA) 3362
70 Detective Control 4007
71 Devanning 8031
72 Direct Store Delivery (DSD) 3437
73 Dispatching 9421
74 Distributed Inventory 4057
75 Distribution Channel 11305
76 Distribution Channel Management 10044
77 Distribution Metrics 1848
78 Distribution Planning 12253
79 Distribution Resource Planning (DRP-II) 7165
80 Double Marginalization 38561
81 DRP (Distribution Requirements Planning) 17537
82 Dual 2644
83 Early Supplier Involvement (ESI) 13193
84 Echelon Inventory 17272
85 Economic Order Quantity (EOQ) 27258
86 Economic Production Quantity (EPQ) 32807
87 EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) 4243
88 Efficient Frontier 13495
89 Engineer-to-Order 12142
90 Equipment Cost or Setup Cost 8156
91 Erlang B Formula 5146
92 ETD 4259
93 Ex Works 3455
94 Exception Rate 5420
95 Exponential smoothing 5289
96 External Growth 6460
97 Failure Mode and Effect Analysis FMEA 4994
98 Field Services 3767
99 Field Warehouse 3760
100 Fishbone Diagram 8112
 
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