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B2B (business-to-business) :

exchanges between companies on the Internet, covering the vast majority of links in a chain.


B2C and e-logistique (business-to-consumer) :

business transactions conducted using the Internet between company and consumers
including order taking, warehousing, order preparation and delivery.


Flexibility :

the ability to adapt quickly introduce new products, change the conception,
make another reference, modify the ability.


Value stream :

all shares and value-added non-value added necessary to drive the product
or service of a raw into the arms of the customer.


Lean Production :

a technology originally created by Toyota, to define the flow values ​​using the clieend usernt
and identify and eliminate waste of resources by blood flow and the action of small groups to implement Total Quality.

The Lean Production, Agile Production, Lean Production Just-In-Time/
Total Quality Management, Kaizen, Continuous Improvement: synonymous with Lean Production.


Lean Supply Chain Management :

Conjugate the power of Lean with the acceleration and anticipation with conventional SCM (1)
identify and eliminate malfunctions, (2) reduce the number of interfaces and
cost, and (3) reduce the time to serve the end customer.


Lean Supply Chain Management includes the following features :
• Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP)
• Logistics Development Design & Development Purchasing Industrialization
• Industrial Logistics Supply Management Production Flow
• Logistics Distribution Physical Distribution Transportation Stocks


Logistics :

a function whose purpose is to satisfy the needs expressed or latent external customers
to better economic conditions for the company (from standard X 50-600 1991,
AFNOR)


Resource Management for Production (MRP-2) :

(Manufacturing Resource Planning):
technology planning and implementation of priorities to allocate the finite capacity of all
resources to meet the customer maximum.


Supply Chain :

the global network used to provide products and services
of raw materials to end customers through a streamlined flow of information,
physical distribution, and money (Dictionary of APICS, American Production and Inventory Control Society)


Supply Chain Management :

a group of methods used to effectively integrate
suppliers, manufacturers, warehouses and stores so that products are produced and
distributed to the right quantities, to the right places at the right time, to minimize the


High Velocity Manufacturing :

the combination of Resource Management for Production (MRP-2) and Lean Production.