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ALSO CALLED: Supply-Chain Management, Supply Chain Optimization, Supply Chain Planning, SCM, Managing Supply Chain, Supply Chain Logistics
DEFINITION: Supply chain management (SCM) is the oversight of materials, information, and finances as they move in a process from supplier to manufacturer to wholesaler to retailer to consumer. Supply chain management involves coordinating and integrating these flows both within and among companies. It is said that the ultimate goal of any effective supply chain management system is to reduce inventory (with  … 
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Modern Supply Chain Management: An API-Led Connectivity Approach to B2B/EDI
sponsored by MuleSoft
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to leverage API-led connectivity to tackle the challenges of modern supply chain management (SCM). Discover how to leverage a RESTful API and microservices based approach for B2B/EDI and mitigate the headaches of collaboration across complex production environments.
Posted: 27 Mar 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

MuleSoft

Transform Insights, Improve Operational Excellence, and Delight Customers with Extended ECM
sponsored by OpenText
WHITE PAPER: Explore the concept of extended ECM and how it enables you to integrate business content with business apps – including CRM, ERP, supply chain management, and HR management. Discover how to contextualize content management, improve critical customer interactions, and enhance financial decision-making.
Posted: 24 Mar 2017 | Published: 30 Apr 2016

OpenText

Reinventing Logistics Excellence
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Your logistics network is continuously changing. And delivering to the rightcustomers at the right time, and at the right cost is crucial. This requires new thinking in: controlling all costs, meeting sustainability goals, and satisfying internal and external customer demands. Explore 5 ways to help accomplish these goals.
Posted: 06 Mar 2017 | Published: 06 Mar 2017

Oracle Corporation

Modern Supply Chain Strategies for Logistics
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: To compete effectively and create value for shareholders, you need sophisticated transportation management systems that offer 6 key capabilities. Learn which tools you can turn to so you can utilize these features.
Posted: 01 Mar 2017 | Published: 01 Mar 2017

Oracle Corporation

Transform Your Supply Chain Business Processes
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: 25% of manufacturing companies are actively considering cloud for their supply chain. Learn how to grow yours and achieve 5 benefits.
Posted: 01 Mar 2017 | Published: 01 Mar 2017

Oracle Corporation

Modern Warehouse Management for the New Fulfillment Economy
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Unaligned processes, technologies and corporate structures affect warehouse operations and the customer experience. Learn how to avoid these issues with cloud warehouse management tools.
Posted: 28 Feb 2017 | Published: 28 Feb 2017

Oracle Corporation

Indus Motor Company Shifts Quality Control into Top Gear to Win Sales, Nurture Loyalty and Overtake the Competition
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Indus Motor Company decided to build on its SAP environment by seamlessly integrating its entire value chain using SAP S/4HANA. Learn what they achieved.
Posted: 23 Feb 2017 | Published: 23 Feb 2017

IBM

Connecting Field Service Management to the IoT
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Field service management teams aim to keep costs down while improving customer service relationships. This is hard for organizations though – often, reducing costs hurt customer relationships. But the IoT allows field service organizations to achieve this goal. Discover 4 ways to leverage the IoT to reduce cost and increase efficiency.
Posted: 16 Feb 2017 | Published: 16 Feb 2017

Microsoft

Early IoT Adoption Benefits: Unlock Insights for Better Productivity and Service
sponsored by Comcast
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover how early adopters of IoT are benefiting from the heightened connectivity and influx of data, helping them to drive revenue growth with faster development, achieve real-time analytics and insights, improve customer service with better data integration, maintain, optimize, and automate supply chains, and more.
Posted: 09 Feb 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Comcast

10 Ways to Use ERP and Best-of-Breed Spend Management
sponsored by Coupa
WHITE PAPER: Many companies find themselves in the debate between ERP and best-of-breed cloud app suites, not recognizing that – if given the right strategy – the two can work together. Uncover 10 of these strategies that help revitalize ERP, including surround ERP at a master data level, don't equate a single vendor with a single app suite, and 8 more.
Posted: 12 Jan 2017 | Published: 12 Jan 2017

Coupa

Modernize your Supply Chain with Smart, Connected Analytics
sponsored by Birst
WHITE PAPER: Use this white paper to learn how supply chain analytics can help you increase internal visibility to create a highly orchestrated business network. Inside discover how you can connect all your data into one coherent view, the benefits of aligning supply chain and sales goals, plus much more.
Posted: 11 Jan 2017 | Published: 11 Jan 2017

Birst

APIs and Mobile: Creating an Integrated Physical-Digital Consumer Experience
sponsored by TIBCO Software Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how retailers are leveraging APIs to improve mobile strategies and enhance consumer engagement. Discover how APIs make your digital assets consumable in any sort of app across a variety of platforms, allowing you to improve customer experiences without sacrificing security for sensitive data.
Posted: 02 Dec 2016 | Published: 03 Oct 2016

TIBCO Software Inc.

Curing Your Inventory Management Headache
sponsored by Sage Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines legacy ERP systems and their inability to keep up with many of today's inventory and resource planning challenges. Discover an approach to inventory management that helps modernize your business processes, create flexibility, and generate key insights by enabling real-time visibility across supply chains.
Posted: 22 Nov 2016 | Published: 22 Nov 2016

Sage Software

6 signs You're Ready for a New Supply Chain Execution Tool
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This resource reveals six signs that you may be ready to expand your current supply chain system's capabilities or invest in a new supply chain execution solution to compete in our connected world. Access now for details on all six.
Posted: 08 Sep 2016 | Published: 08 Sep 2016

Infor

Target Profitable Growth in the Fashion Industry with Cloud-Based ERP
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores ERP strategies designed specifically to meet the needs of fashion companies. Uncover capabilities that leverage key areas such as design and development, sourcing, supply chain visibility, manufacturing, and more.
Posted: 08 Sep 2016 | Published: 08 Sep 2016

Infor

Why Supply Chain Leaders are Moving to the Cloud
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Most supply chains are becoming stagnant as they focus on maintenance rather than innovation. Building an efficient, modern supply chain means moving to the cloud. Learn how cloud simplifies design, order management, planning, sourcing, manufacturing, and delivery.
Posted: 29 Aug 2016 | Published: 29 Aug 2016

Oracle Corporation

Cloud-Based Facilities Management: Enhancing Productivity, Operational Efficiency, and Performance
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides a look at some of the trends effecting facilities management today and how you can become more efficient and dynamic in the face of new challenges. Learn how a cloud solution for facilities management can enable you to collaborate beyond boundaries securely, pull insights from chaotic data, and more.
Posted: 25 Aug 2016 | Published: 25 Aug 2016

Infor

SAP Provides the Visibility Modern Businesses Need
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: In this expert e-guide, find out how two SAP offerings provide visibility in an increasingly complex digital world. First, discover how SAP Lumira can support 4 critical supply chain KPIs, then learn about SAP Digital Consumer Insight, a data-as-a-service tool designed to provide brick-and-mortar stores with digital data about their customers.
Posted: 09 Aug 2016 | Published: 05 Aug 2016

Pure Storage

Enterprise Asset Management: Improving Risk Management, Compliance and Customer Satisfaction
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn more about asset management strategy, and how a highly configurable EAM tool can shore up your bottom line and prepare you for top-line growth.
Posted: 18 Jul 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Infor

How Enterprise Asset Management Can Help Companies Improve Profitability
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: In order to balance revenue with profitability, equipment-intensive companies need real-time information about their assets and facilities. Discover how real-time information and an effective enterprise asset management (EAM) system can help companies make strategic decisions that improve profitability, overcome rising equipment costs, and more.
Posted: 15 Jul 2016 | Published: 05 May 2016

Infor

Why Enterprise Asset Management is Important for Driving Value
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Businesses today are deploying new technologies to gain greater efficiencies and reduce costs. This analyst interview from IDC provides the biggest enterprise asset management (EAM) trends and disruptors using the gas and oil industry as an example explores how companies can address EAM gaps, and explains how you can use EAM tools to drive value.
Posted: 05 Jul 2016 | Published: 27 Feb 2015

Infor

5 Ways to Prepare for Increased Transit Ridership
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Transit ridership is steadily increasing: In the US, citizens took 10.8 billion trips on public transportation in 2014; In the EU, there are nearly 60 billion passenger journeys on public transport each year. Prepare your assets for increased ridership by focusing on the 5 methods outlined in this paper.
Posted: 01 Jul 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

Infor

Drager Service MVS Gains Operational Visibility and Increases Service Delivery Levels Enterprise Asset Management
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Gain insights on adopting an integration strategy that can allow your financial organization to meet the challenges of digital transformation in in an agile and cost-effective way. Learn use cases, best practices, and more.
Posted: 30 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Infor

Des Moines WRA Cuts Energy Consumption by 20% with Enterprise Asset Management
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details the path Des Moines WRA took to overhaul the way it used energy. Learn how they gained improved visibility into energy consumption, achieved efficient control, fine-tuned processes, and cut costs by 20% using enterprise asset management tools. Discover how you can mimic their success at your own organization.
Posted: 30 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Infor

Optimize Supply Chain Management with an In-Memory Data Platform
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Legacy supply chains can suffer from issues like data latency, data fragmentation, and a lack of scalability, which can hold businesses back in an increasingly fast-paced, data-driven world. Find out how to empower supply chain management teams with agility, real-time business intelligence, and predictive analytics capabilities.
Posted: 24 Aug 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

Intel Corporation
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SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT DEFINITION (continued): …  the assumption that products are available when needed). As a solution for successful supply chain management, sophisticated software systems with Web interfaces are competing with Web-based application service providers (ASP) who promise to provide part or all of the SCM service for companies who rent their service.Supply chain management flows can be divided into three main flows:The product flowThe information flowThe finances flowThe product flow includes the movement of goods from a supplier to a customer, as well as any customer returns or service needs. The information flow involves transmitting … 
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