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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 4796
2 3D Loading 3577
3 3PL (Third Party Logistics) 17738
4 5 Point Annual Average 5363
5 5 Whys 16457
6 5S Program 5170
7 ABC Analysis 16389
8 ABC Inventory Control 10450
9 Abnormal Demand 15813
10 Acceptance Quality Limit (AQL) 4452
11 Activity Analysis 5689
12 Activity- Based Planning (ABP) 5651
13 Actual Demand 5682
14 Aggregate Planning 7919
15 Air Cargo 5597
16 Air Waybill (AWB) 3669
17 Alternate Optimal Solution 24483
18 Arrival Rate Distribution 11103
19 ASP (Application Service Provider) 5837
20 Assemble To Order (ATO) 12477
21 Assembly Line 483
22 Available to Promise (ATP) 18202
23 Average Speed of Answer 22930
24 AVL (Approved Vendor List) 15696
25 Batch Production 16057
26 Bathtub Curve 4245
27 Bill Discounting 2327
28 Bill of Materials (BOM) 4276
29 Blanket Purchase Order 4165
30 Blanket Release 4827
31 Bonded Warehouse 6994
32 Booking Number 6656
33 Bottleneck 4871
34 Buffer Stock 34054
35 Build to Stock 7465
36 Bullwhip Effect 3064
37 Business Logistics 11204
38 Business Performance Measurement (BPM) 6856
39 Capacity Management 15426
40 Capacity Utilization 7080
41 Capital Intensive 4479
42 Cash With Order (CWO) 4083
43 Cash-to-Cash Cycle Time 6990
44 Certified Supplier 4384
45 Channel Effectiveness 4596
46 Co-Destiny 4455
47 Co-managed Inventory 6601
48 Co-Packers 6222
49 Compulsory Competitive Tendering (CCT) 2180
50 Computer-Based Training 4378
51 Consular Invoice 11713
52 Container Depot 7079
53 Container Freight Station 7261
54 Continuous Replenishment 10732
55 Continuous Replenishment Program 7914
56 Contract Carrier 4224
57 Contract of Affreightment 6187
58 Control Charts 4727
59 Cost Flow 5577
60 Courier Service 5843
61 CPFR 4779
62 Cumulative Lead Time 6330
63 Customer Supplier Relationship 17982
64 Date Code 8031
65 Days of Supply 13900
66 Dead on Arrival 4310
67 Dedicated Contract Carriage 4290
68 Design for Manufacture & Assembly (DFMA) 3888
69 Detective Control 4688
70 Devanning 9484
71 Direct Store Delivery (DSD) 4338
72 Dispatching 10496
73 Distributed Inventory 4759
74 Distribution Channel Management 13487
75 Distribution Metrics 2624
76 Distribution Planning 14596
77 Distribution Resource Planning (DRP-II) 8235
78 Double Marginalization 39559
79 DRP (Distribution Requirements Planning) 17992
80 Dual 2849
81 Early Supplier Involvement (ESI) 14349
82 Echelon Inventory 19079
83 Economic Order Quantity (EOQ) 28938
84 Economic Production Quantity (EPQ) 34693
85 EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) 4520
86 Efficient Frontier 15201
87 Engineer-to-Order 14577
88 Equipment Cost or Setup Cost 9193
89 Erlang B Formula 5534
90 ETD 4761
91 Ex Works 4042
92 Exception Rate 6239
93 Exponential smoothing 5829
94 External Growth 6895
95 Failure Mode and Effect Analysis FMEA 5473
96 Field Services 4338
97 Field Warehouse 4669
98 FIFO (First in First Out) 463
99 Fishbone Diagram 9104
100 Fixed Order Quantity (FOQ) 11369
 
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