Definition of supply chain noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


supply chain

BrE BrE//səˈplaɪ tʃeɪn//
; NAmE NAmE//səˈplaɪ tʃeɪn//
[usually singular] (business) Manufacturing, Running a business
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the series of processes involved in the production and supply of goods, from when they are first made, grown, etc. until they are bought or used Wordfindercapacity, industry, just-in-time, labour, lead time, output, raw material, shipping, supply chain, warehouse See related entries: Manufacturing, Running a business
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: supply chain