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Glossary of Supply Acronyms and Resource Information

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Here is just a sampling of some common supply chain acronyms that one may be familiar with, go below this list for additional information, references and tools:

1.       3PL -  Third-Party Logistics (3PL)

2.       APS - Advanced Planning and Scheduling

2.       B2B  - Business To Business

3.       DC - Distribution Center

4.       E2E - End to End

5.       EDI - Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)

6.       FIFO - First In, First Out

7.       LIFO - Last In, First Out

8.       JIT - Just-In-Time (JIT) Manufacturing

9.       KPI - Key Performance Indicators (KPI)

10.   LTL - Less-Than-Truckload

11.   MRP -  Material Requirements Planning (MRP)

12.   PLM  - Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)

13.   POS -  Point of Sale (POS)

14.   RFID -  Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)

15.   RFP -  Request for Proposal

16.   RFQ -  Request For Quote

17.   ROI -  Return on Investment (ROI)

18.   SCM  - Supply Chain Management (SCM)

19.   SKU - Stock Keeping Unit (SKU)

20.   TCO  - Total Cost Of Ownership (TCO)

21.   TMS - Transportation Management System

22.   TQM - Total Quality Management

23.   VMI - Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI)

24.   WIP - Work In Progress

25.   WMS - Warehouse Management System (WMS)

EXW - Inco term meaning "Exworks"

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Acronym Links

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Supply Chain Almanac

Supply Chain Metric

Glossary of Top Alphabetic Acronyms    New site - top alphabet glossary list with detailed explanation

Quizlet, Study and Test your Acronym Skills   New site - have fun w/games, tools & test your skills

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General Shipping Acronyms - definitions   New site - alphabet shipping listing with detail definitions

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