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carrier
cartage
cdl
cdl test
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common carrier
Contract Carrier
credit reports
deadhead
delivery
delivery service
direct drive
Direct shipper
dispatch
Dispatcher
distribution
driver
Driver log
driving
driving careers
Driving direction
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dry box
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Edge truckers
eflatbed
end dump
end dump trailer
equipment
expedite
expedited
expedited trucking
factoring
fast cash
find a truck
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find loads
flat
flatbed
flatbed freight
flatbed trucking
fleet
Flying J
forwarder
forwarding
free postings
freeloads
freight
freight broker
freight carrier
freight company
freight find
freight finder
freight forwarder
freight forwarders
freight forwarding
freight line
freight matching
freight matching services
freighter
freighting
Fuel Optimization
Fuel Tax
get loaded
haul
haulage
hauling
heavy haul
hopper
Hotshot
IFS
independent truck driver
Intermediary
intermodal
Internet truckstop
just in time
Lading Bill
less than a truck load
less than truckload
live floor trailer
load
load board
load match
load matching
load planning
loadboard
loading dock
loads
loads online
Logistics
long haul
ltl
matching
mileage
online freight
operator
OTR
Over the road trucking
owner
owner operator
owner operator truck driver
pick ups
pigg back
piggy-back
post
post loads
private fleet
quote
reefer
reefers sale
refridgerated
refrigerated
refrigerated truck
road conditions
roadlink
route
searching
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semi truck
sending
service logistics
ship
shipment
shipper
shipping
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specialty equipment
speedway
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third party logistics
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trucker edge
truckin
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trucking co
trucking company
trucking freight
trucking industry
trucking links
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Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Management(SCM) deals with the planning and execution issues involved in managing a supply chain.

The components of SCM are:

Demand Planning: (forecasting)
Demand Collaboration: (collaborative resolution process to determine consensus forecasts)
Order Promising: (When can one promise a product to a customer taking account lead times and constraints)
Strategic Network Optimization: (what plants and DC's should serve what markets for what products) (monthly - yearly)
Production and Distribution Planning: (Coordinate the actual production and distribution plans for a whole enterprise) (daily)
Production Scheduling: (For a single location create a feasible production schedule)(minute by minute)
Plan of reduction of costs and management of the performance (diagnosis of the potential and the indicators, the organization and planifiaction strategic, masters dysfunctions in real time, evaluation and accounting reporting, evaluation and reporting quality supply chain management

Literature Simchi-Levi, D.; Kaminsky, P; Simchi-Levi, E.: Designing and Managing the Supply Chain. Concepts, Strategies, and Case Studies, McGraw-Hill, Boston, 2000.
Chopra, S.; Meindl, P.: Supply Chain Management. Strategy, Planning, and Operation, Prentice Hall, 2001.

See alsosupply chain
logistics
logistic engineering
distribution
marketing
information technology management
management information systems
Strategic information system
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