supply chain

Definitions

Accounting

Agriculture

  • noun the sequence of farmers, processors, distributors and retailers who are involved in taking a product from the farm to the consumer

Economics

  • The sequence of steps, often done in different firms and/or locations, needed to produce a final good from primary factors, starting with processing of raw materials, continuing with production of perhaps a series of intermediate inputs, and ending with final assembly and distribution.

Food

  • noun all the manufacturers and suppliers who provide the parts that make up a particular product
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