The Most Complete Supply Chain Terms and Glossary

Managers, academics, students, professionals, and practitioners of Supply Chain Management require ready access to a definitive source of current terminology and practice. This is the first and most up-to-date source that provides all the necessary supply chain terms, concepts and definitions relevant to the subject of Supply Chain Management & Logistics.

Salient features of this Supply Chain Terms & Glossary include:

  • 2700+ Supply Chain Definitions and Glossary, purchased in paperback format, could cost between £21.54 to £55.58.
  • Download as a PDF file.
  • Current definitions, based on those given by leading authorities
  • Key e-commerce terminology
  • Terminologies are also employed in procurementsupplylogistics, contract negotiation and all aspects of materials management.
  • 182 pages
  • 72,908 word-count


If you are confused by all of the technical jargon and terms of the supply chain that are used in the field of Supply Chain & Logistics Management, then you are in the right place. I have attached a PDF version of my digital supply chain and logistics management glossary for you to download!

It will be of particular use if you are new to this industry where you might find the industry jargon and abbreviations confusing, and at times you might not even know what they are talking about! This is your one-stop shop where you will find hundreds of standard supply chain terms.

This supply chain management glossary is not exhaustive, as the profession has continued to change and evolve to fit the needs of the growing global supply chain. And more and more supply chain digitalization terms are added as the supply chain continues to grow.

Along with this glossary, we would suggest you take our introductory course on Basics of Supply Chain Management by Paul Denneman is Sr. Supply Chain Consultant & Project Manager with over 30 years of experience in Supply Chain with many global brands to kick start excellent supply chain career.

Basics of Supply Chain Management

Book Contents

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  • D 48
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  • G 83
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  • J 100
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