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Researching Supply Chains: About this Guide

Guide to approaches and secondary resources for researching supply chains

About this Guide

This guide to lead to resources related to many aspects of supply chain management as well as industry research in general.

Keep in mind the many terms, phrases, and concepts associated with this field e.g.

  • contracting out
  • cross-docking
  • customs brokerage
  • delivery
  • demand chain
  • disruptions
  • distribution
  • fleet management
  • freight bill auditing
  • freight forwarding
  • insurance
  • inventory management
  • just-in-time systems
  • logistics
  • management information systems
  • manufacturing
  • marketing channels
  • materials handling
  • outsourcing
  • operations management
  • order fulfillment
  • procurement
  • production
  • purchasing
  • quality control
  • railroads
  • risk management
  • security
  • shipping
  • sourcing
  • suppliers
  • supply chain
  • transportation
  • trucking
  • warehousing
  • waste minimization

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