SCM Terminology


ATP (Available to Promise)

BPR (Business Process Reengineering)

Bottleneck (Constraint)

CALS (Computer Aided Logistics Support)

CRP (Continuous Replenishment Program)

DBR (Drum Buffer Rope) Theory

ECR (Efficient Consumer Response)

JIT (Just-in-Time)

MRP (Material Requirements Planning)

VMI (Vendor Managed Inventory)

TOC (Theory of Constraints)

SCM (Supply Chain Management)

QR (Quick Response)

Push-Pull Manufacturing

MTS (Make to Stock)

MTO (Make To Order)

IE/OR (Industrial Engineering/Operations Research)

EDI (Electronic Data Interchange)