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Glossary of Supply Acronyms and Resource InformationEdit

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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

3.       B2B  - Business To Business

4..       DC - Distribution Center

5.       E2E - End to End

6.       EDI - Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)

7.       FIFO - First In, First Out

8..       LIFO - Last In, First Out

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

10.       KPI - Key Performance Indicators (KPI)

11.   LTL - Less-Than-Truckload

12.   MRP -  Material Requirements Planning (MRP)

13.   PLM  - Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)

14.   POS -  Point of Sale (POS)

15.   RFID -  Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)

16.   RFP -  Request for Proposal

17.   RFQ -  Request For Quote

18.   ROI -  Return on Investment (ROI)

19.   SCM  - Supply Chain Management (SCM)

20.   SKU - Stock Keeping Unit (SKU)

21.   TCO  - Total Cost Of Ownership (TCO)

22.   TMS - Transportation Management System

23.   TQM - Total Quality Management

24.   VMI - Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI)

25.   WIP - Work In Progress

26.   WMS - Warehouse Management System (WMS)

EXW - Inco term meaning "Exworks"

It doesn’t stop with some of these common ones. To help enhance your knowledge and understanding of this important business area please find below additional links and resources.

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Acronym Links

Supply Chain Acronyms w/insight

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

Taken in some History on Logistics while expanding acronym knowledge  New site - best of both worlds

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

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