Supply Chain Glossary - C

Supply Chain Glossary - C


The neutralizing of the effects of production just completed. It may involve cleaning residues, sanitation, equipment refixturing, etc.

Several related activities necessary for the organization's operation, generally including but not limited to the following: updating records and files based on receipts, shipments, and adjustments; maintaining labor and equipment records; and performing locating, order consolidation, correspondence preparation, and similar activities.

In information systems, a software program that is used to contact and obtain data from a server program on another computer. Each client program is designed to work with one or more specific kinds of server programs, and each server requires a specific kind of client. A browser is one type of client.


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