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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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41 Capacity Utilization 5933
42 Capital Intensive 3760
43 Cash With Order (CWO) 3092
44 Cash-to-Cash Cycle Time 5733
45 Certified Supplier 3083
46 Channel Effectiveness 3695
47 Co-Destiny 3352
48 Co-managed Inventory 5027
49 Co-Packers 4900
50 Compulsory Competitive Tendering (CCT) 1380
51 Computer-Based Training 3484
52 Consular Invoice 9242
53 Container Depot 6063
54 Container Freight Station 6323
55 Continuous Replenishment 8484
56 Continuous Replenishment Program 6787
57 Contract Carrier 3328
58 Contract of Affreightment 4068
59 Control Charts 4116
60 Cost Flow 4409
61 Courier Service 4020
62 CPFR 3958
63 Cumulative Lead Time 5056
64 Customer Supplier Relationship 12799
65 Date Code 5464
66 Days of Supply 11792
67 Dead on Arrival 3461
68 Dedicated Contract Carriage 3544
69 Design for Manufacture & Assembly (DFMA) 3057
70 Detective Control 3618
71 Devanning 7383
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 11483
79 Distribution Resource Planning (DRP-II) 6624
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) 32093
87 EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) 4066
88 Efficient Frontier 12869
89 Engineer-to-Order 11079
90 Equipment Cost or Setup Cost 7837
91 Erlang B Formula 4964
92 ETD 3982
93 Ex Works 3160
94 Exception Rate 4927
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 2547
105 Forward buying 18848
106 Freight Charge 5391
107 Freight Consolidation 3566
108 Gantt Chart 4382
109 General Merchandise Warehouse 3937
110 Harris- Wilson EOQ/ EBQ Model 20984
111 House Airway Bill (HAWB) 5022
112 Hub 10835
113 Idle Time 3766
114 Import/Export License 3784
115 In Bond Shipment 5424
116 Inbound Logistics 8440
117 Interstate System 5712
118 Inventory Costs 20449
119 Inventory in Transit 6693
120 Inventory Management 22507
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) 4325
126 Kanban Squares 3556
127 Laid-Down Cost 4355
128 Lean Office 3347
129 Least Cost Cell First Method 8348
130 Lee's Notation 4132
131 LIFO (Last In First Out) Inventory 4694
132 LIFR (Line Item Fill Rate) 25015
133 Lift On, Lift Off (LO/LO) 4150
134 Linear and Logistics Model 4446
135 Logistics Channel 10071
136 Logistics Costs 15637
137 Maintenance Repair & Operating (MRO) 3591
138 Manifest 3649
139 Marks and Numbers 3347
140 Materials Management 11630
 
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