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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 4612
2 3D Loading 3465
3 3PL (Third Party Logistics) 17577
4 5 Point Annual Average 5226
5 5 Whys 16194
6 5S Program 5047
7 ABC Analysis 15572
8 ABC Inventory Control 9948
9 Abnormal Demand 15357
10 Acceptance Quality Limit (AQL) 4308
11 Activity Analysis 5321
12 Activity- Based Planning (ABP) 5295
13 Actual Demand 5392
14 Aggregate Planning 7598
15 Air Cargo 5294
16 Air Waybill (AWB) 3561
17 Alternate Optimal Solution 23513
18 Arrival Rate Distribution 10892
19 ASP (Application Service Provider) 5703
20 Assemble To Order (ATO) 12144
21 Assembly Line 232
22 Available to Promise (ATP) 17923
23 Average Speed of Answer 22746
24 AVL (Approved Vendor List) 15553
25 Batch Production 14455
26 Bathtub Curve 4099
27 Bill Discounting 937
28 Bill of Materials (BOM) 3941
29 Blanket Purchase Order 4025
30 Blanket Release 4602
31 Bonded Warehouse 6858
32 Booking Number 6369
33 Bottleneck 4590
34 Buffer Stock 32506
35 Build to Stock 7200
36 Bullwhip Effect 2652
37 Business Logistics 10087
38 Business Performance Measurement (BPM) 6450
39 Capacity Management 14627
40 Capacity Utilization 6679
41 Capital Intensive 4299
42 Cash With Order (CWO) 3827
43 Cash-to-Cash Cycle Time 6694
44 Certified Supplier 4053
45 Channel Effectiveness 4394
46 Co-Destiny 4178
47 Co-managed Inventory 6221
48 Co-Packers 5941
49 Compulsory Competitive Tendering (CCT) 1991
50 Computer-Based Training 4184
51 Consular Invoice 11108
52 Container Depot 6860
53 Container Freight Station 7065
54 Continuous Replenishment 10123
55 Continuous Replenishment Program 7674
56 Contract Carrier 3996
57 Contract of Affreightment 5611
58 Control Charts 4594
59 Cost Flow 5262
60 Courier Service 5272
61 CPFR 4580
62 Cumulative Lead Time 6039
63 Customer Supplier Relationship 16155
64 Date Code 7385
65 Days of Supply 13414
66 Dead on Arrival 4128
67 Dedicated Contract Carriage 4124
68 Design for Manufacture & Assembly (DFMA) 3714
69 Detective Control 4451
70 Devanning 9040
71 Direct Store Delivery (DSD) 4030
72 Dispatching 10089
73 Distributed Inventory 4507
74 Distribution Channel Management 12151
75 Distribution Metrics 2305
76 Distribution Planning 13823
77 Distribution Resource Planning (DRP-II) 7853
78 Double Marginalization 39181
79 DRP (Distribution Requirements Planning) 17841
80 Dual 2772
81 Early Supplier Involvement (ESI) 14013
82 Echelon Inventory 18376
83 Economic Order Quantity (EOQ) 28354
84 Economic Production Quantity (EPQ) 33970
85 EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) 4418
86 Efficient Frontier 14626
87 Engineer-to-Order 13832
88 Equipment Cost or Setup Cost 8753
89 Erlang B Formula 5380
90 ETD 4591
91 Ex Works 3805
92 Exception Rate 5987
93 Exponential smoothing 5640
94 External Growth 6735
95 Failure Mode and Effect Analysis FMEA 5329
96 Field Services 4146
97 Field Warehouse 4372
98 FIFO (First in First Out) 257
99 Fishbone Diagram 8778
100 Fixed Order Quantity (FOQ) 10345
 
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