Ad valorem taxes. Latin for “according to value,” a tax based on the assessed value of an item (most often real estate or personal property).

Cash-to-Cash Cycle. The period of time between when a company spends a dollar on purchases from a supplier until it becomes a dollar of revenue from the customer. The shorter that timeframe, the better.

Cash-to-Cash Method. A way of improving a company’s financial health focusing on three main elements. Running the Business, Optimizing the Supply Chain, and Building a Productivity Machine.

Cross-functional Team. A group of employees from all levels of an organization with different skills and expertise working toward a common goal.

C-TPAT (Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism). Launched ...

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