Highly focused on terminology, acronyms, and codes to help the supply chain professional! There are thousands of ‘buzzwords’ being used in the supply chain! This glossary explains the keywords, acronyms and words utilized in the supply chain! This glossary is for both experienced and new professionals that are involved in inventory management, logistics, warehousing, transportation, manufacturing, or software. It is a great time saver for getting up-to-speed on the supply chain languages! Main glossary includes all terminology that span 15 topics involving the supply chain professional. The 15 sections covered are Business, Computer, Conveyor, EDI, EDIFACT, Government, Incoterms, Manufacturing, Material Safety Data Sheets, Organization, Pallet, Purchasing, RFID, Standards, Transportation, and Warehousing terminology. Master the supply chain languages faster! If one wants to learn warehousing terminology (or business or transportation or another area) – each topical area has it’s own glossary to advance the readers knowledge rapidly. The main glossary includes ALL terminology.
This book is exceedingly helpful in coming to common, real world, feet on the street understanding. A great resource! — James Fox, Supply Chain Consultant, 2003
We find it comprehensive, clear and expertly laid out. It is a valuable asset into this industry and market. — William Rest, Project Manager, EM Data Consultants, 2003
From the Publisher
IDII wants this valuable glossary to be utilized at all colleges, universities, and companies. It is a great time saver for getting up-to-speed on the supply chain languages!
This glossary covers 12 areas involving the supply chain professional. The 12 areas are Business, Computer, Conveyor, EDI, Government, Manufacturing, Material Safety Data Sheets, Organization, Pallet, Purchasing, Standards, Transportation, and Warehousing terminology. Each area has it’s own glossary and the main glossary includes all terminology.
Edition 2 expands the Business, Transportation, & Warehousing sections significantly, with major contributions from highly recognized individuals & organizations. New sections have been added including MSDS, Conveyor, and Pallet terms.
- Paperback: 318 pages
- Publisher: Industrial Data & Information Inc. IDII; 4 edition (September 21, 2006)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0966934539
- ISBN-13: 978-0966934533
- Product Dimensions: 8.2 x 0.7 x 11 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.7 pounds