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(Definition of supply chain from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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supply chainnoun [C]

uk   us   (also supply network)
PRODUCTION, COMMERCE the ​system of ​people and ​organizations that are involved in getting a ​product from the ​place where it is made to ​customers: Every ​step of the ​retailsupplychain is now ​tracked by ​computer. Our ​objective was to ​streamline and ​speed up our ​supplychain. supply-chain ​costs/problems
(Definition of supply chain from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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