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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 5433
2 3D Loading 3955
3 3PL (Third Party Logistics) 18344
4 5 Point Annual Average 5909
5 5 Whys 17525
6 5S Program 5684
7 ABC Analysis 20096
8 ABC Inventory Control 11912
9 Abnormal Demand 17655
10 Acceptance Quality Limit (AQL) 4952
11 Activity Analysis 7016
12 Activity- Based Planning (ABP) 6740
13 Actual Demand 6580
14 Aggregate Planning 8706
15 Air Cargo 6454
16 Air Waybill (AWB) 3996
17 Alternate Optimal Solution 27505
18 Arrival Rate Distribution 11844
19 Assemble To Order (ATO) 13689
20 Assembly Line 3212
21 Available to Promise (ATP) 18871
22 Average Speed of Answer 23476
23 AVL (Approved Vendor List) 16639
24 Batch Production 21777
25 Bill Discounting 6412
26 Bill of Materials (BOM) 5440
27 Blanket Purchase Order 4653
28 Blanket Release 5705
29 Bonded Warehouse 7445
30 Booking Number 7729
31 Bottleneck 5871
32 Buffer Stock 38691
33 Build to Stock 8395
34 Bullwhip Effect 4253
35 Business Logistics 14575
36 Business Performance Measurement (BPM) 8175
37 Capacity Management 20723
38 Capacity Utilization 8442
39 Capital Intensive 5101
40 Cash With Order (CWO) 4798
41 Cash-to-Cash Cycle Time 7828
42 Certified Supplier 5574
43 Channel Effectiveness 5360
44 Co-Destiny 5335
45 Co-managed Inventory 7768
46 Co-Packers 7200
47 Compulsory Competitive Tendering (CCT) 2924
48 Computer-Based Training 4888
49 Consular Invoice 13243
50 Container Depot 7679
51 Container Freight Station 7716
52 Continuous Replenishment 13139
53 Continuous Replenishment Program 8706
54 Contract Carrier 4912
55 Contract of Affreightment 7373
56 Control Charts 5257
57 Cost Flow 6669
58 Courier Service 8157
59 CPFR 5334
60 Cumulative Lead Time 7499
61 Customer Supplier Relationship 23778
62 Date Code 10358
63 Days of Supply 15014
64 Dead on Arrival 5077
65 Dedicated Contract Carriage 4740
66 Design for Manufacture & Assembly (DFMA) 4617
67 Detective Control 5422
68 Devanning 10660
69 Direct Store Delivery (DSD) 5579
70 Dispatching 13323
71 Distributed Inventory 5583
72 Distribution Channel Management 18367
73 Distribution Metrics 3773
74 Distribution Planning 16822
75 Distribution Resource Planning (DRP-II) 9415
76 Double Marginalization 41649
77 DRP (Distribution Requirements Planning) 18597
78 Dual 3108
79 Early Supplier Involvement (ESI) 15607
80 Echelon Inventory 21273
81 Economic Order Quantity (EOQ) 30962
82 Economic Production Quantity (EPQ) 36699
83 EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) 4868
84 Efficient Frontier 17166
85 Engineer-to-Order 18793
86 Equipment Cost or Setup Cost 10358
87 Erlang B Formula 5985
88 ETD 5201
89 Ex Works 4787
90 Exception Rate 7389
91 Exponential smoothing 6488
92 External Growth 7263
93 Failure Mode and Effect Analysis FMEA 6099
94 Field Services 4941
95 Field Warehouse 5703
96 FIFO (First in First Out) 1682
97 Fishbone Diagram 10120
98 Fixed Order Quantity (FOQ) 15105
99 Flow Through Distribution 8116
100 FOB (Free On Board) 4799
 
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