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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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51 Computer-Based Training 3467
52 Consular Invoice 9215
53 Container Depot 6049
54 Container Freight Station 6315
55 Continuous Replenishment 8461
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 12764
65 Date Code 5432
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 7352
72 Direct Store Delivery (DSD) 3077
73 Dispatching 8799
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) 6607
80 Double Marginalization 38133
81 DRP (Distribution Requirements Planning) 17264
82 Dual 2512
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) 8364
102 Flow Through Distribution 5327
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 22422
121 Inventory Planning System 4742
122 Inventory Shortage Penalty Cost 14892
123 JIT (Just In Time) 14887
124 JIT 2 12173
125 JSA (Job Safety Analysis) 4316
126 Kanban Squares 3551
127 Laid-Down Cost 4342
128 Lean Office 3343
129 Least Cost Cell First Method 8344
130 Lee's Notation 4128
131 LIFO (Last In First Out) Inventory 4686
132 LIFR (Line Item Fill Rate) 24975
133 Lift On, Lift Off (LO/LO) 4140
134 Linear and Logistics Model 4441
135 Logistics Channel 10042
136 Logistics Costs 15613
137 Maintenance Repair & Operating (MRO) 3583
138 Manifest 3638
139 Marks and Numbers 3328
140 Materials Management 11601
141 Materials Planning 12053
142 Milk Run 22559
143 Mini Land Bridge 6378
144 Minimum Efficient Scale MES 5191
145 Modal Split 6084
146 Movement of Goods 6304
147 Non-Negotiable Bill of Lading 16596
148 North West Corner Method 9973
149 Numeric Distribution 4655
150 One Level Distribution Channel 14205
 
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