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3.4 Supply chain

Level 1

  • 1. Structure
  • 2. Marketing and sales
  • 3. Operations
  • 4. Information
  • 5. Human resources
  • 6. Finance

Level 2

Level 3

Level 4

Supply chain

Definition

The optimized flow of products and services from their origin through one's facilities to the buyer and then (in some countries) disposal or reuse.

Similar Terms

  • Logistics
  • Circular economy
  • Circular economy

3 Good Questions

  1. How could we help our key vendors help us improve?
  2. How should we optimize our shipping and delivery times?
  3. Should we lease, own or contract for our fleet?

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