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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 7503
2 3D Loading 4832
3 3PL (Third Party Logistics) 19654
4 5 Point Annual Average 7326
5 5 Whys 20039
6 5S Program 6586
7 ABC Analysis 27803
8 ABC Inventory Control 14753
9 Abnormal Demand 21555
10 Acceptance Quality Limit (AQL) 5898
11 Activity Analysis 9380
12 Activity- Based Planning (ABP) 9678
13 Actual Demand 8646
14 Aggregate Planning 9946
15 Air Cargo 7932
16 Air Waybill (AWB) 4726
17 Alternate Optimal Solution 31919
18 Arrival Rate Distribution 13540
19 Assemble To Order (ATO) 16381
20 Assembly Line 14012
21 Available to Promise (ATP) 20496
22 Average Speed of Answer 24691
23 AVL (Approved Vendor List) 19538
24 Batch Production 31754
25 Bill Discounting 11144
26 Bill of Materials (BOM) 8203
27 Blanket Purchase Order 5456
28 Blanket Release 7576
29 Bonded Warehouse 8233
30 Booking Number 10557
31 Bottleneck 7258
32 Buffer Stock 49178
33 Build to Stock 10772
34 Bullwhip Effect 7033
35 Business Logistics 20534
36 Business Performance Measurement (BPM) 10559
37 Capacity Management 30501
38 Capacity Utilization 11084
39 Capital Intensive 6147
40 Cash With Order (CWO) 6049
41 Cash-to-Cash Cycle Time 9682
42 Certified Supplier 7228
43 Channel Effectiveness 6971
44 Co-Destiny 7119
45 Co-managed Inventory 9900
46 Co-Packers 9738
47 Compulsory Competitive Tendering (CCT) 4561
48 Computer-Based Training 6061
49 Consular Invoice 16490
50 Container Depot 8790
51 Container Freight Station 8597
52 Continuous Replenishment 16715
53 Continuous Replenishment Program 10133
54 Contract Carrier 5868
55 Contract of Affreightment 9464
56 Control Charts 6325
57 Cost Flow 8372
58 Courier Service 12204
59 CPFR 6360
60 Cumulative Lead Time 9777
61 Customer Supplier Relationship 35206
62 Date Code 14366
63 Days of Supply 17127
64 Dead on Arrival 6840
65 Dedicated Contract Carriage 5687
66 Design for Manufacture & Assembly (DFMA) 6064
67 Detective Control 6856
68 Devanning 12146
69 Direct Store Delivery (DSD) 8268
70 Dispatching 18964
71 Distributed Inventory 6769
72 Distribution Channel Management 27883
73 Distribution Metrics 6184
74 Distribution Planning 21339
75 Distribution Resource Planning (DRP-II) 12261
76 Double Marginalization 47614
77 DRP (Distribution Requirements Planning) 19782
78 Dual 3831
79 Early Supplier Involvement (ESI) 18279
80 Echelon Inventory 23743
81 Economic Order Quantity (EOQ) 34628
82 Economic Production Quantity (EPQ) 42032
83 EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) 5828
84 Efficient Frontier 21234
85 Engineer-to-Order 27253
86 Equipment Cost or Setup Cost 13206
87 Erlang B Formula 7131
88 ETD 6405
89 Ex Works 6126
90 Exception Rate 10204
91 Exponential smoothing 7956
92 External Growth 8094
93 Failure Mode and Effect Analysis FMEA 7499
94 Field Services 6085
95 Field Warehouse 7728
96 FIFO (First in First Out) 5327
97 Fishbone Diagram 12283
98 Fixed Order Quantity (FOQ) 21785
99 Flow Through Distribution 10068
100 FOB (Free On Board) 6089
 
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