TITLE

ISM Updates Supply Management Glossary

PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
Government Procurement;Feb2007, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the Institute of Supply Management has updated the "ISM Glossary of Key Supply Management Terms." The expanded version includes additional legal terms, inventory and warehouse management terms, and transportation and legal terms. The content is a result of the cooperation of practitioners, lawyers, and academia. All definitions manifest the global business environment.
ACCESSION #
24273071

 

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