chapter  9
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Chapter.9. Supply-Chain.Management

Definition of Supply-Chain Management The term Supply-Chain Management (SCM) refers to an overall view of the whole series of activities, processes, and other resources from the time the need for materials is determined up to the time the end product is delivered to the customer. SCM provides a bird’s-eye view of the supply chain where many earlier concepts and techniques focused specifically on specific techniques or certain parts of the supply chain.