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Definitive Guides for Supply Chain Management Professionals (Collection) by Nada Sanders, Tate Wendy, Haozhe Chen, C. Clifford Defee, Joe B. Hanna, Gibson Brian J., Brian C. Keller, Scott B. Keller, Robert Frankel

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Glossary of Key Terms and Definitions

A-Frame Systems: Automated product dispensing mechanisms to assist with product picking. A-Frames utilize gravity and electronic mechanisms to dispense SKU pieces when ordered. In the form of an “A,” products are stacked in vertical channels of the A-Frame. A conveyor situated between the legs of the “A” captures the dispensed product. Some processes utilize cartons or totes riding the conveyor through the legs to collect the dispensed product.

ABC Analysis: A categorization method that prioritizes inventory into categories with A being the most valuable/critical/time-sensitive and C being the least.

Accessorial Charge: Carrier freight charges that pertain to a special service to assist customers during the ...

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