New Glossary of Supply Chain Terminology

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New Glossary of Supply Chain Terminology

This glossary is for new & experienced professionals in supply chain software, operations, logistics, or warehousing. There are thousands of acronyms ("industry buzzwords") that exist today. This handbook takes the mystery out of those and explains what they mean! Excellent reference book for both college classes & professionals in the supply chain field.

This glossary covers 15 areas involving the supply chain professional. Each area above has its own glossary and the main glossary includes all terminology. The supply chain areas are:

Business - Expanded!
Computer - Expanded!
Conveyor
EDI
EDIFACT - New!
Government
Incoterms - New!
Manufacturing
Material Safety Data Sheets & HazMat
Organization
Pallet
Purchasing
RFID - New!
Standards
Transportation - Expanded!
Warehousing - Expanded!

Edition 3 includes new work in every section AND new sections have been added including RFID, EDIFACT, and Incoterms. Business, Computer, Transportation, & Warehousing sections have increased in size! Overall, edition 3 is 50% larger than the previous Edition 2!

Professionals have reviewed the "Glossary of Supply Chain Terminology" and concluded multiple times that it is an Excellent, valuable reference with insights, and it is well laid out!

Philip Obal, President of Industrial Data & Information, says, "Most glossaries are intended for a single industry, but a supply chain expert must have robust knowledge in multiple industries. This glossary is a multi-industry glossary and helps the system integrators, IT staff, consultants, executives, new users, and expert users."

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