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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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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) 32093
87 EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) 4067
88 Efficient Frontier 12869
89 Engineer-to-Order 11079
90 Equipment Cost or Setup Cost 7837
91 Erlang B Formula 4965
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 2548
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 20985
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 20449
119 Inventory in Transit 6693
120 Inventory Management 22510
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 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) 25016
133 Lift On, Lift Off (LO/LO) 4150
134 Linear and Logistics Model 4446
135 Logistics Channel 10071
136 Logistics Costs 15638
137 Maintenance Repair & Operating (MRO) 3591
138 Manifest 3649
139 Marks and Numbers 3348
140 Materials Management 11630
141 Materials Planning 12085
142 Milk Run 22604
143 Mini Land Bridge 6409
144 Minimum Efficient Scale MES 5209
145 Modal Split 6111
146 Movement of Goods 6333
147 Non-Negotiable Bill of Lading 16628
148 North West Corner Method 9985
149 Numeric Distribution 4668
150 One Level Distribution Channel 14241
151 One Point Lesson (OPL) 32526
152 Operational Efficiency 7076
153 Operational Objectives 6677
154 Operational Performance Measurements 9682
155 Operational Sustainability 14907
156 Order Cancellation 3123
157 Order Cycle 8951
158 Order Cycle Time 14095
159 Order Fill Rate 26455
160 Order Fulfillment 3099
161 Over Short & Damaged (OS&D) 4216
162 Parts Standardization 4288
163 PDCA Cycle 4506
164 Peak Load Pricing 9936
165 Perfect Order 4813
166 Physical Distribution 13244
167 Pick List 5382
168 Pipeline inventory 28860
169 Postponement 8142
170 Process Bottleneck 3844
 
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