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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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21 ASP (Application Service Provider) 5143
22 Assemble To Order (ATO) 10552
23 Available to Promise (ATP) 17175
24 Average Speed of Answer 22031
25 AVL (Approved Vendor List) 14932
26 Batch Production 13149
27 Bathtub Curve 3525
28 Bill Discounting 38620
29 Bill of Material (BOM) 3388
30 Blanket Purchase Order 3474
31 Blanket Release 3636
32 Bonded Warehouse 6362
33 Booking Number 5263
34 Bottleneck 3758
35 Buffer Stock 28985
36 Build to Stock 6246
37 Bullwhip Effect 1657
38 Business Logistics 8086
39 Business Performance Measurement (BPM) 5240
40 Capacity Management 13017
41 Capacity Utilization 5927
42 Capital Intensive 3754
43 Cash With Order (CWO) 3078
44 Cash-to-Cash Cycle Time 5705
45 Certified Supplier 3074
46 Channel Effectiveness 3679
47 Co-Destiny 3343
48 Co-managed Inventory 5008
49 Co-Packers 4882
50 Compulsory Competitive Tendering (CCT) 1373
51 Computer-Based Training 3468
52 Consular Invoice 9215
53 Container Depot 6049
54 Container Freight Station 6315
55 Continuous Replenishment 8463
56 Continuous Replenishment Program 6769
57 Contract Carrier 3317
58 Contract of Affreightment 4041
59 Control Charts 4113
60 Cost Flow 4393
61 Courier Service 4006
62 CPFR 3951
63 Cumulative Lead Time 5039
64 Customer Supplier Relationship 12766
65 Date Code 5433
66 Days of Supply 11763
67 Dead on Arrival 3451
68 Dedicated Contract Carriage 3538
69 Design for Manufacture & Assembly (DFMA) 3044
70 Detective Control 3600
71 Devanning 7353
72 Direct Store Delivery (DSD) 3077
73 Dispatching 8800
74 Distributed Inventory 3655
75 Distribution Channel 10537
76 Distribution Channel Management 9357
77 Distribution Metrics 1526
78 Distribution Planning 11453
79 Distribution Resource Planning (DRP-II) 6608
80 Double Marginalization 38133
81 DRP (Distribution Requirements Planning) 17264
82 Dual 2513
83 Early Supplier Involvement (ESI) 12586
84 Echelon Inventory 16622
85 Economic Order Quantity (EOQ) 26407
86 Economic Production Quantity (EPQ) 32058
87 EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) 4064
88 Efficient Frontier 12852
89 Engineer-to-Order 11029
90 Equipment Cost or Setup Cost 7819
91 Erlang B Formula 4954
92 ETD 3976
93 Ex Works 3153
94 Exception Rate 4902
95 Exponential smoothing 5056
96 External Growth 6219
97 Failure Mode and Effect Analysis FMEA 4743
98 Field Services 3538
99 Field Warehouse 3368
100 Fishbone Diagram 7698
101 Fixed Order Quantity (FOQ) 8365
102 Flow Through Distribution 5328
103 FOB (Free On Board) 3559
104 FOB Destination 2517
105 Forward buying 18818
106 Freight Charge 5365
107 Freight Consolidation 3558
108 Gantt Chart 4370
109 General Merchandise Warehouse 3923
110 Harris- Wilson EOQ/ EBQ Model 20957
111 House Airway Bill (HAWB) 5010
112 Hub 10799
113 Idle Time 3758
114 Import/Export License 3773
115 In Bond Shipment 5403
116 Inbound Logistics 8422
117 Interstate System 5702
118 Inventory Costs 20363
119 Inventory in Transit 6640
120 Inventory Management 22423
 
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