SCM Crossword #102


The purpose of these crosswords is to help the aspirants of Certified Inventory Optimization Professional (CIOP) and Certified Strategic Procurement Professional (CSPP) to master the keywords of supply chain management and procurement. Each crossword will contain about 20 keywords in total from IMBoK and SPBoK. Welcome to fun with learning!

Mastering these Supply Chain and Procurement keywords will also help in the preparation towards the following certifications as well.
Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) of ASCM, USA
Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) of ASCM, USA
Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution (CLTD) of ASCM, USA
Certificate in Procurement and Supply Operations (Level 2) of CIPS, UK
Advanced Certificate in Procurement and Supply (Level 3) of CIPS, UK
Diploma in Procurement and Supply (Level 4) of CIPS, UK
Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Supply (Level 5) of CIPS, UK
Professional Diploma in Procurement and Supply (Level 6) of CIPS, UK.

You can also download the crossword in pdf. The solutions for the across and down are available in the below sections.image_2021_01_18T09_45_02_093ZAcross Solutions
1.CROSS-DOCKING – Increases throughput in a warehouse (2w).
2.SKU – Acronym of an unique number assigned to the finished goods.
3.DRUM – Cylindrical container to store liquids.
4.MEZZANINE – Typically warehouse offices are on this floor.
5.INVENTORY – Collective name for raw material, WIP and finished goods.
6.WAREHOUSE – A facility for prolonged storage.
7.LEAD-TIME – Elapsed time between the placement of an order and receipt of items (2w).
8.TOTE – A reusable storage box for liquids.
9.FLOW – Term refers to the movement of stock in a warehouse.
10.KITTING – Process of grouping the related small components.
11.BOTTLENECK – A process or equipment slows down the activities.

Down Solutions:
12.STOCKYARD – Large and bulky items are stored here.
13.STORE – A facility for components in a factory.
14.DOCKS – Vehicles are loaded and unloaded here at warehouse.
15.REVERSE – The part of supply chain that deals with repairs.
16.ZONING – Division of area in a warehouse.
17.AISLES – Space between racks.
18.PICKING – Activity on receipt of an order.
19.PALLETS – Works together with the forklifts.
20.QUARANTINE – Defective stocks are segregated in this area.

Written by IISCM

Integrated Institute of Supply Chain Management, a unit of Fhyzics Business Consultants Private Limited specialising in supply chain management consulting and education. IISCM trains and certifies SCM professionals in procurement, supply chain management, inventory, and warehousing.

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