Supply chain management has a language of its own and numerous acronyms that are used in the industry. In fact, there are thousands of terms specific to managing supply chain processes. These terms are generally explained in supply chain textbooks, but you can also access online supply chain tools that discuss the meaning of logistics and supply chain terms. For example, CSCMP has a downloadable glossary of supply chain and logistics terms that you can print or save to your hard drive for future use.
The following resources can help you make sense of supply chain lingo:
Supply Chain Acronyms
Global Logistics Glossaries