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Supply chain management

The coordination of intermediaries involved in the delivery of a product or service to the end consumer.

Contributors in Supply chain management

Supply chain management

standardization

Transportation; Supply chain management

The coordination of the process that delivers products to end consumers such that error and variability are minimized.

3PL (third-party logistics)

Transportation; Supply chain management

A 3PL (third-party logistics) is a provider of outsourced logistics services. Logistic services encompass anything that involves management of the way resources are moved to the areas where they are ...

gabelle

Transportation; Supply chain management

The gabelle was a very unpopular tax on salt in France before 1790. The term gabelle derives from the Italian gabella meaning "a tax." The gabelle existed outside France, even after 1790. In the ...

logistics

Transportation; Supply chain management

The management of the flow of resources between the point of origin and the point of destination in order to meet some requirements concerning the right product, quality, quantity, price, and time.

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