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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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31 Blanket Release 3656
32 Bonded Warehouse 6371
33 Booking Number 5278
34 Bottleneck 3765
35 Buffer Stock 29027
36 Build to Stock 6262
37 Bullwhip Effect 1668
38 Business Logistics 8105
39 Business Performance Measurement (BPM) 5260
40 Capacity Management 13036
41 Capacity Utilization 5933
42 Capital Intensive 3760
43 Cash With Order (CWO) 3092
44 Cash-to-Cash Cycle Time 5735
45 Certified Supplier 3083
46 Channel Effectiveness 3695
47 Co-Destiny 3352
48 Co-managed Inventory 5028
49 Co-Packers 4901
50 Compulsory Competitive Tendering (CCT) 1381
51 Computer-Based Training 3484
52 Consular Invoice 9243
53 Container Depot 6063
54 Container Freight Station 6323
55 Continuous Replenishment 8485
56 Continuous Replenishment Program 6788
57 Contract Carrier 3329
58 Contract of Affreightment 4070
59 Control Charts 4116
60 Cost Flow 4409
61 Courier Service 4021
62 CPFR 3958
63 Cumulative Lead Time 5057
64 Customer Supplier Relationship 12800
65 Date Code 5465
66 Days of Supply 11793
67 Dead on Arrival 3461
68 Dedicated Contract Carriage 3544
69 Design for Manufacture & Assembly (DFMA) 3057
70 Detective Control 3618
71 Devanning 7384
72 Direct Store Delivery (DSD) 3084
73 Dispatching 8826
74 Distributed Inventory 3676
75 Distribution Channel 10576
76 Distribution Channel Management 9385
77 Distribution Metrics 1534
78 Distribution Planning 11484
79 Distribution Resource Planning (DRP-II) 6625
80 Double Marginalization 38149
81 DRP (Distribution Requirements Planning) 17273
82 Dual 2515
83 Early Supplier Involvement (ESI) 12604
84 Echelon Inventory 16652
85 Economic Order Quantity (EOQ) 26443
86 Economic Production Quantity (EPQ) 32094
87 EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) 4067
88 Efficient Frontier 12869
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 4928
95 Exponential smoothing 5062
96 External Growth 6232
97 Failure Mode and Effect Analysis FMEA 4759
98 Field Services 3546
99 Field Warehouse 3384
100 Fishbone Diagram 7723
101 Fixed Order Quantity (FOQ) 8398
102 Flow Through Distribution 5333
103 FOB (Free On Board) 3566
104 FOB Destination 2548
105 Forward buying 18848
106 Freight Charge 5391
107 Freight Consolidation 3566
108 Gantt Chart 4383
109 General Merchandise Warehouse 3937
110 Harris- Wilson EOQ/ EBQ Model 20986
111 House Airway Bill (HAWB) 5022
112 Hub 10835
113 Idle Time 3766
114 Import/Export License 3785
115 In Bond Shipment 5425
116 Inbound Logistics 8440
117 Interstate System 5712
118 Inventory Costs 20450
119 Inventory in Transit 6693
120 Inventory Management 22511
121 Inventory Planning System 4768
122 Inventory Shortage Penalty Cost 14919
123 JIT (Just In Time) 14911
124 JIT 2 12190
125 JSA (Job Safety Analysis) 4326
126 Kanban Squares 3556
127 Laid-Down Cost 4355
128 Lean Office 3348
129 Least Cost Cell First Method 8348
130 Lee's Notation 4132
 
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