Supply Chain Management main glossary
This is a glossary of key terms used throughout the site.
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Finished pharmaceutical product
Finished Pharmaceutical Product (FPP) is the final product after all stages of manufacture including packaging in its final container and its labelling.
Formulation, in medicines, refers to the process in which different chemicals, including the active ingredient, are combined to produce a final medicinal product.
An open set of tools for project planning, design, management, and performance assessment. Frameworks help to identify project elements (goals, objectives, outputs, outcomes), their causal relationships, and the external factors that may influence success or failure of the project. A framework matrix provides an easy overview of key project information that allows assessment of project logic as well as performance monitoring and evaluation.
A freight forwarder, forwarder or forwarding agent, is a person or company that organizes shipments for individuals or corporations.