Definitions for "supply chain"
The network of retailers, distributors, transporters, storage facilities and...
The chain of companies through which goods pass on their way from raw material s to the ultimate purchase [D03315] RMW
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 process of fulfillment and movement of goods from producer or grower to consumer.
The continuous linking of activities that take place for the systematic movement of goods from the place of origin to the place of final destination.
A sequence of events in a goods flow which adds to the value of a specific good. These events may include: conversion assembling and/or disassembling movements and placements
Keywords:  depots, series, apart, major, lead
The series of suppliers relating to a given process.
a series of links
a series of one major power's depots that are placed no more than two areas apart and lead back to a supply source of that major power
Optimization of the logistics in a supply system.
The identification, acquisition, access, positioning, and management of resources the organization needs or potentially needs in the attainment of its strategic objectives.
Network of suppliers. Now companies are asking suppliers to comply with the same sound environmental and social practices and are making compliance a condition of doing business.
paths reaching out to all suppliers of parts and services to a company; information systems can improve collaboration between trading partners in order to reduce time and costs
a domain which is frequently subject to structural changes