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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 4033
2 3D Loading 3072
3 3PL (Third Party Logistics) 16988
4 5 Point Annual Average 4587
5 5 Whys 15204
6 5S Program 4552
7 ABC Analysis 14802
8 ABC Classification 3797
9 ABC Inventory Control 8537
10 ABC System 3652
11 Abnormal Demand 13726
12 Acceptance Quality Limit (AQL) 3776
13 Activity Analysis 4170
14 Activity- Based Planning (ABP) 4355
15 Actual Demand 4371
16 Aggregate Planning 6428
17 Air Cargo 4258
18 Air Waybill (AWB) 3062
19 Alternate Optimal Solution 21148
20 Arrival Rate Distribution 10026
21 ASP (Application Service Provider) 5154
22 Assemble To Order (ATO) 10580
23 Available to Promise (ATP) 17188
24 Average Speed of Answer 22044
25 AVL (Approved Vendor List) 14943
26 Batch Production 13157
27 Bathtub Curve 3532
28 Bill Discounting 38641
29 Bill of Material (BOM) 3392
30 Blanket Purchase Order 3483
31 Blanket Release 3657
32 Bonded Warehouse 6371
33 Booking Number 5279
34 Bottleneck 3765
35 Buffer Stock 29029
36 Build to Stock 6264
37 Bullwhip Effect 1668
38 Business Logistics 8107
39 Business Performance Measurement (BPM) 5260
40 Capacity Management 13036
41 Capacity Utilization 5933
42 Capital Intensive 3761
43 Cash With Order (CWO) 3093
44 Cash-to-Cash Cycle Time 5736
45 Certified Supplier 3083
46 Channel Effectiveness 3695
47 Co-Destiny 3352
48 Co-managed Inventory 5029
49 Co-Packers 4901
50 Compulsory Competitive Tendering (CCT) 1383
51 Computer-Based Training 3484
52 Consular Invoice 9244
53 Container Depot 6063
54 Container Freight Station 6324
55 Continuous Replenishment 8489
56 Continuous Replenishment Program 6788
57 Contract Carrier 3329
58 Contract of Affreightment 4070
59 Control Charts 4117
60 Cost Flow 4410
61 Courier Service 4021
62 CPFR 3958
63 Cumulative Lead Time 5058
64 Customer Supplier Relationship 12802
65 Date Code 5467
66 Days of Supply 11795
67 Dead on Arrival 3461
68 Dedicated Contract Carriage 3544
69 Design for Manufacture & Assembly (DFMA) 3058
70 Detective Control 3618
71 Devanning 7385
72 Direct Store Delivery (DSD) 3084
73 Dispatching 8827
74 Distributed Inventory 3676
75 Distribution Channel 10578
76 Distribution Channel Management 9386
77 Distribution Metrics 1534
78 Distribution Planning 11484
79 Distribution Resource Planning (DRP-II) 6625
80 Double Marginalization 38151
81 DRP (Distribution Requirements Planning) 17273
82 Dual 2515
83 Early Supplier Involvement (ESI) 12604
84 Echelon Inventory 16654
85 Economic Order Quantity (EOQ) 26444
86 Economic Production Quantity (EPQ) 32095
87 EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) 4067
88 Efficient Frontier 12870
89 Engineer-to-Order 11079
90 Equipment Cost or Setup Cost 7838
91 Erlang B Formula 4965
92 ETD 3982
93 Ex Works 3160
94 Exception Rate 4930
95 Exponential smoothing 5062
96 External Growth 6233
97 Failure Mode and Effect Analysis FMEA 4759
98 Field Services 3546
99 Field Warehouse 3384
100 Fishbone Diagram 7723
 
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