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May 2005, Vol. 17, No. 5

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    The online ISM Glossary of Key Supply Management Terms includes terms from the private, public, and various industry sectors and from a wide variety of sources. With the understanding that some terms have different meanings in certain industries or environments, the key criteria for inclusion of a term in the Glossary are its usefulness to purchasing and supply, as well as its currency, validity and accuracy. Terms used in the latest specifications for the C.P.M. and A.P.P. Examinations have also been incorporated into the Glossary.

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