The process of developing a strategic plan.
Reference: APICS Dictionary.
A clear, complete and accurate statement of the technical requirements of a material, an item, or service, and of the procedure to determine if the new requirements are met.
1) Provider of goods or services. See: vendor. 2) Seller with whom the buyer does business, as opposed to vendor, which is a generic term referring to all sellers in the marketplace.
Reference: APICS Word of The Week, Supplier.