supply chain


The network of retailers, distributors, transporters, storage facilities and suppliers that participate in the sale, delivery and production of a particular product.

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After hiring supply chain management specialists, Mike determined that his clothing store could save money in the transportation of his products from the warehouse.

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Apple's supply chain consists of various manufacturers tasked with different elements of the products they sell, enabling specialization of production.

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The supply chain we have established with our wholesalers will keep us from running out of the products our customers purchase from us most frequently.

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