supply chain


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supply chain

n.
The sequence or system of organizations or operations that work together to design, produce, and deliver a product or service to a market, extending from the extraction of raw materials to the distribution of finished products or services. Also called supply stream.

supply chain

n
(Marketing) marketing a channel of distribution beginning with the supplier of materials or components, extending through a manufacturing process to the distributor and retailer, and ultimately to the consumer

supply chain

The linked activities associated with providing materiel from a raw materiel stage to an end user as a finished product. See also supply; supply chain management.
Translations
chaîne logistique
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