Supply Chain Management main glossary
This is a glossary of key terms used throughout the site.
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Unité de Mesure
Unit of Measurement
A term used to describe an objective, methodology or instrument that measures what it is supposed to measure.
The VEN classification is an inventory approach which classifies items based on their importance for the patients or clients. Inventory is divided into:
Sometimes a country or an organisation has insufficient funds to buy all the desired medicines. The VEN analysis is a well-known method to help set up priorities for purchasing medicines and keeping stock.