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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 4992
2 3D Loading 3689
3 3PL (Third Party Logistics) 17906
4 5 Point Annual Average 5493
5 5 Whys 16704
6 5S Program 5311
7 ABC Analysis 17368
8 ABC Inventory Control 10829
9 Abnormal Demand 16361
10 Acceptance Quality Limit (AQL) 4632
11 Activity Analysis 6025
12 Activity- Based Planning (ABP) 6004
13 Actual Demand 5970
14 Aggregate Planning 8202
15 Air Cargo 5941
16 Air Waybill (AWB) 3765
17 Alternate Optimal Solution 25387
18 Arrival Rate Distribution 11321
19 ASP (Application Service Provider) 5967
20 Assemble To Order (ATO) 12842
21 Assembly Line 926
22 Available to Promise (ATP) 18436
23 Average Speed of Answer 23073
24 AVL (Approved Vendor List) 15874
25 Batch Production 17888
26 Bathtub Curve 4396
27 Bill Discounting 3688
28 Bill of Materials (BOM) 4630
29 Blanket Purchase Order 4346
30 Blanket Release 5059
31 Bonded Warehouse 7116
32 Booking Number 6981
33 Bottleneck 5138
34 Buffer Stock 35540
35 Build to Stock 7744
36 Bullwhip Effect 3390
37 Business Logistics 12261
38 Business Performance Measurement (BPM) 7239
39 Capacity Management 16600
40 Capacity Utilization 7428
41 Capital Intensive 4683
42 Cash With Order (CWO) 4304
43 Cash-to-Cash Cycle Time 7235
44 Certified Supplier 4817
45 Channel Effectiveness 4817
46 Co-Destiny 4721
47 Co-managed Inventory 6945
48 Co-Packers 6490
49 Compulsory Competitive Tendering (CCT) 2412
50 Computer-Based Training 4520
51 Consular Invoice 12143
52 Container Depot 7256
53 Container Freight Station 7424
54 Continuous Replenishment 11475
55 Continuous Replenishment Program 8154
56 Contract Carrier 4456
57 Contract of Affreightment 6633
58 Control Charts 4887
59 Cost Flow 5857
60 Courier Service 6427
61 CPFR 4980
62 Cumulative Lead Time 6595
63 Customer Supplier Relationship 19607
64 Date Code 8733
65 Days of Supply 14246
66 Dead on Arrival 4544
67 Dedicated Contract Carriage 4438
68 Design for Manufacture & Assembly (DFMA) 4075
69 Detective Control 4917
70 Devanning 9884
71 Direct Store Delivery (DSD) 4667
72 Dispatching 11188
73 Distributed Inventory 5045
74 Distribution Channel Management 14853
75 Distribution Metrics 2958
76 Distribution Planning 15164
77 Distribution Resource Planning (DRP-II) 8590
78 Double Marginalization 39952
79 DRP (Distribution Requirements Planning) 18149
80 Dual 2923
81 Early Supplier Involvement (ESI) 14656
82 Echelon Inventory 19766
83 Economic Order Quantity (EOQ) 29496
84 Economic Production Quantity (EPQ) 35266
85 EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) 4615
86 Efficient Frontier 15816
87 Engineer-to-Order 15650
88 Equipment Cost or Setup Cost 9472
89 Erlang B Formula 5671
90 ETD 4891
91 Ex Works 4238
92 Exception Rate 6503
93 Exponential smoothing 6012
94 External Growth 7015
95 Failure Mode and Effect Analysis FMEA 5599
96 Field Services 4545
97 Field Warehouse 4971
98 FIFO (First in First Out) 716
99 Fishbone Diagram 9355
100 Fixed Order Quantity (FOQ) 12399
 
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