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Supply Chain Management
SCM terminology is constantly in flux. Definitions that applied in the past will need to be continually adjusted to take into account the evolution of technology and functionality. Users should maintain acronym glossaries to use in internal communications so that those involved in application selection and implementation have a current and common understanding of terminology.
[vgl. academic1.csuohio.edu/gartner/research/ras/88600/88697/88697.html, Supply Chain Management Glossary 1.0 (23.05.2000), URL]