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Supply chain

Of or referring to a system of organizations, people, technology, activities, information, and resources that develops a product from supplier to customer in an efficient manner.

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Supply chain

Focused factory

Software; Supply chain

A production facility dedicated to the manufacture of a single product line or family, and whose process and support systems have been optimised strictly for that group.

Multiple company

Software; Supply chain

Systems and software used for multiple, separate organisations or financial entities within a larger organization. While using the same base system, each company may set different system parameters.

Request for proposal (RFP)

Software; Supply chain

A document used to detail proposed goods or services requirements and invites responses and bids from prospective suppliers.


Software; Supply chain

1) A standard container for components 2) An inventory shelf or rack location with a specific identifier.

Focus forecasting

Software; Supply chain

A forecast technique that tests the performance of a variety of forecast models and suggests the best fit for a given set of products and demand parameters.

Multiple currency

Software; Supply chain

Financial systems that allow orders and transactions to use more than one currency, and use exchange rate tables to perform conversions and revaluations into a base currency when specified.

Request for quotation (RFQ)

Software; Supply chain

Often used synonymously with RFP, but may involve a final price quotation request for a precise set of requirements.

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