Supply Chain Glossary - D

Supply Chain Glossary - D

data file

A collection of related data records organized in a specific manner (e.g., one record for each inventory item showing product code, unit of measure, production costs, transactions, selling price, production lead time, etc.).

A structure of relationships between data elements (or records) that can be expressed in a treelike structure. All of the subordinate data segments in a multilevel structure are dependent on the keys of the parent data segments. All of the relationships between records are one to many.


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