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A group of physical entities such as manufacturing plants, distribution centers, conveyances, retail outlets, people and information which are linked together through processes (such as procurement or logistics) in an integrated fashion, to supply goods or services from source through consumption.
The sequence of steps, often done in different firms and/or locations, needed to produce a final good from primary factors, starting with processing of raw materials, continuing with production of perhaps a series of intermediate inputs, and ending with final assembly and distribution.
The entire network of suppliers, factories, warehouses, distribution centres and retailers which participate in the production process from raw materials to finished products, and through the activities of which value is created.
Processes ranging from materials and parts procurement to delivery of products and services to the end-user viewed as a single chain of supply.
The interaction of suppliers and customers necessary for the prodution of goods and services. Includes planning, ordering, delivery/receipt, service and distribution
The supply chain model focuses on activities that get raw materials and subassemblies into a manufacturing operation smoothly and economically. That makes supply-chain a subset of the value-chain.
the flow or products, resources, and information through all organizations involved in producing and marketing a company's products (p. 229)
sequence of activities and groups involved in the overall process of delivering products and services to a customer.
A supply chain is a network of facilities and distribution options that performs the functions of procurement of materials, transformation of these materials into intermediate and finished products, and the distribution of these finished products to customers. Supply chains exist in both service and manufacturing organizations, although the complexity of the chain may vary greatly from industry to industry and firm to firm.
a large company, its primary and secondary suppliers and contractors â€“ innovation spreads relatively easily along supply chains (see also cluster)
The flow of resources into and out of the enterprise's collective operations. An IT supply chain is the flow of resources into and out of its IT operations.
The management of the components, manufacturing and distribution of a manufactured commodity. The supply chain management includes warehousing and tracking inventory.
a chain of processes which supply one to another
a channel a company uses to get the supplies and materials it needs to produce its products
a cluster of companies cooperatively interacting with each other to fulfill a production goal in response to customers' orders
a global network of organizations that cooperate to improve the flows of material and information between suppliers and customers at the lowest cost and the highest speed
a network of companies or departments which is involved in the manufacturing of a product from the procurement of raw materials to the distribution of the final products to the customer
a network of cooperating companies or non-cooperating business units that interact to convert some raw material into a finished good for the end customer
a network of facilities and activities that performs the functions of procurement of material from vendor firms, transformation of this material into intermediate and finished products and the distribution of these finished products to customers
a network of facilities that procure raw materials, transform them into intermediate goods and then final products, and deliver the products to customers through a distribution system
a network of facilities which represents the flow of materials, information, and finances as they move in a process from supplier to manufacturer to wholesaler to retailer to consumer
a network of producers and marketers interacting in a unique fashion to produce and sell or deliver product into a target market segment
a network of retailers, distributors, transporters, storage facilities, and suppliers that participate in the production, delivery, and sale of a product to the consumer
a network of retailers, distributors, transporters, warehouses, and suppliers that take part in the production, delivery and sale of a product or service
a network of supplier, manufacturing, assembly
a network of suppliers, factories, warehouses, distribution centers and retailers, through which raw materials are acquired, transformed, produced and delivered to the customer
a range of activities involved in the design, raw material procurement, production, and marketing of a product
a series of manufacturing plants that transform raw material into finished product
a set of three or more organizations linked directly by one or more of the upstream or downstream flows of products, services, finances, and information from a source to a customer
a special instance of a supply network in which raw materials , intermediate materials and finished goods are procured exclusively as products through a chain of processes that supply one another
The network of firms that bring products to market, from companies that produce raw materials to retailers and others that deliver finished products to consumers. Economic value is added through the coordinated management of the flow of physical goods and associated information at each stage of the chain.
The integrated structure of activities that procure, produce and deliver products and services to customers. The chain can be said to start with the suppliers of your suppliers and ends with the customers of your customer.
description of the structure and/or process used in bringing together components in a production process. It is simply the staged process of sourcing, producing and distributing goods and services. (p. 193)
All the steps in the process from raw material to final consumption; the functions inside and outside the company that provide value to the customer.
The supply chain represents the flow of materials, information, and finances as they move in a process from supplier to manufacturer to wholesaler to retailer to consumer. Many organizations are looking to supply chain optimization as a means of gaining significant competitive advantages. The Internal Process Perspective of the Balanced Scorecard often contains performance measures pertaining to supply chain performance.
The progression of businesses involved in the supply and purchase of materials and goods from raw materials to final product.
A linked set of resources and processes that begins with the sourcing of raw materials and ends with the delivery of merchandise to the final customer. It covers vendors, manufacturing facilities, logistics service providers, internal distribution centres, distributors, wholesalers and other intermediaries. See also demand chain
The life-cycle processes, or route, items travel from manufacturer to point of use and payment is usually made comprising physical, information, financial, and knowledge flows whose purpose is to satisfy end-user requirements with products and service from multiple, linked suppliers.
The entire fulfillment process from procurement of raw materials to consumer purchase.
The route that products take from their production through to their consumption
The network that delivers goods and services from suppliers to customers.
The optimal flow of product from site of production through intermediate locations to the site of final use.
a chain or progression beginning with raw material and ending with the sale of the finished product or service.
The movement of products from inbound raw materials and components through to delivery to end customers, in some cases including disposal of waste
Those individuals and organisations providing raw materials and services to a company.
The movement of materials and information during the design process. The supply chain starts with raw materials and ideas, then moves through the design process to production, delivery and finally to the person who uses the design. The supply chain includes many people and organizations. People who sell raw materials and finished products, manufacturing companies, designers and shipping companies are all part of the supply chain.
The network of facilities that are involved in the production process, from the procurement of raw materials, to the production of intermediate and final products, to the delivery of products to consumers through a distribution system. The FLA focuses on compliance in the production of goods. This means that the processing of raw materials and the delivery and distribution of finished goods do not currently fall within the FLA's mandate.
the progression of businesses involved in the supply of material goods and services from raw materials to final product
The overall system that covers the flow of material and information from a business to its customer. Trade Finance An imprecise term covering a number of different activities like seasonal and stocking finance, as well as import and export finance and funding for large one-off transactions. Unsecured Loan A loan where no security collateral is given or charged to the lender. VAT (Value Added Tax). Tax applied to the sale of goods and services.
A network of facilities that procures raw materials, transforms them into intermediate subassemblies and final products, and then delivers the products to customers through a distribution system.
A logistical management system which integrates the sequence of activities from delivery of raw materials to the manufacturer through to delivery of the finished product to the customer into measurable components. "Just in Time" is an example of supply chain management.
Movement of materials, funds, and related information through the full logistics process, from the acquisition of raw materials to delivery of finished products to the end-user. The supply chain includes all vendors, service providers, customers and intermediaries.
The organization of processes used to move goods from the customer order through the raw materials stage, assembly, supply, production and distribution of products to the customer.
The supply chain consists of the physical and communication paths connecting multiple, inter-related businesses. Materials, goods, finished products, and information flow through these paths from their points of origin or source (often viewed as beginning with raw material) to the final end consumer. This flow is sometimes extended to include the eventual disposal, recycling, or return of goods.
The Supply Chain is the linked set of resources and processes that begins with the sourcing of raw material and extends through the delivery of end items to the final customer. It includes vendors, manufacturing facilities, logistics providers, internal distribution centers, distributors, wholesalers and all other entities that lead up to final customer acceptance. The extended supply chain for a given company may also include secondary vendors to their immediate vendors, and the customers of their immediate customers.
A supply chain, logistics network, or supply network is a coordinated system of organizations, people, activities, information and resources involved in moving a product or service in physical or virtual manner from supplier to customer. Supply chain activities (aka value chains or life cycle processes) transform raw materials and components into a finished product that is delivered to the end customer.