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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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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

Doing Sales and Operations Planning Right
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Why is sales and operations planning (S&OP) experiencing a robust surge of interest from manufacturers? In this interview with Simon Ellis, program VP at IDC Manufacturing Insights, discover how this technology is implemented, and what benefits it provides.
Posted: 16 Aug 2016 | Published: 29 Jan 2016

Infor

The Role of Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) in Modern Manufacturing
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Explore the issues of supply chain performance for today's manufacturers in this infographic. Learn the top challenges and opportunities, the role sales and operations planning can play in improving performance, and how to successfully implement this potential game-changer.
Posted: 16 Aug 2016 | Published: 16 Aug 2016

Infor

Four ways a warehouse management system delivers greater ROI than an ERP system alone
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Discover 4 ways warehouse management systems can improve ROI and augment ERP, including by boosting productivity while reducing cycle time, enhancing supply chain results through deeper visibility, and 2 more.
Posted: 15 Aug 2016 | Published: 15 Aug 2016

Infor

How Pharmaceutical Co. Allergan Transformed Their Supply Chain Operations
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Access this case study to learn the business impacts Allergan, a global pharmaceutical company, realized when they adopted integrated demand planning and scheduling tools, including improved inventory management, increased data integration, and more.
Posted: 12 Aug 2016 | Published: 12 Aug 2016

Infor

5 Ways to Optimize Your Warehouse Costs with Voice-Enablement Tools
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore 5 ways voice-enablement technologies can lower warehouse costs, including: speeding up new employee training, reducing manual entry to enhance accuracy, and 3 more.
Posted: 11 Aug 2016 | Published: 11 May 2016

Infor

4 best practices for agile inventory management
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Explore how you can improve decision-making and cost-efficiency with 4 best practices for agile inventory management, including: taking advantage of real-time analysis, challenge assumptions with data science, and 2 more.
Posted: 10 Aug 2016 | Published: 10 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

The Synergy of GT Nexus and Infor: Cloud-based Enterprise Asset Management
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: In the sprawling enterprise, is it possible to distribute visibility into product status and inventory to all OEMs, brand owners, and their supply chain partners? Download this paper to take advantage of cloud-based supply chain management, and discover how to unite and coordinate multi-enterprise order management.
Posted: 28 Jul 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Infor

Improve risk management, compliance and customer satisfaction in Asset Management with ISO 55000
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

Harness Enterprise Asset Management to Improve Your Profitability
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Accessible, timely information and an effective enterprise asset management (EAM) strategy can help companies make informed decisions that improve profitability. How can you leverage EAM across your enterprise? Read now to find out.
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 in the gas and oil industry, 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 with Infor EAM
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

Manufacturing and the Search for More Intelligence
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Big data analytics are bringing factory production to new heights, and self-manufacturing goods are just one interesting side effect. Discover how advanced analytics and sensor data are improving yield, processes and supply chains.
Posted: 22 Jun 2016 | Published: 22 Jun 2016

Oracle Corporation

Seven Ways to Improve Inventory Management
sponsored by Sage Software
WHITE PAPER: With an effective business management strategy, you can streamline operations across your supply chain. Explore seven ways to improve inventory management without tying up excessive capital in stock.
Posted: 13 May 2016 | Published: 13 May 2016

Sage Software

The Network Approach to Inventory Management
sponsored by GT Nexus
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper discover how the sharing of accurate inventory information across your supply chain can help your organization streamline your processes and tackle common issues.
Posted: 05 Apr 2016 | Published: 05 Apr 2016

GT Nexus

Going Live: Supply Chain Execution Gets Strategic With Real-Time, Contextual Data
sponsored by GT Nexus
WHITE PAPER: Businesses are slowly transitioning to a "live" supply chain. Discover how you can make the shift with real-time contextual data.
Posted: 31 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Mar 2016

GT Nexus

State of the Global Supply Chain: A Research Report on the Top Issues Facing Industry Executives for 2016 and Beyond
sponsored by GT Nexus
WHITE PAPER: In a recent study, a leading supply chain vendor sought to discover the top supply chain issues facing manufacturers for 2016 and beyond. Download the full report now to get the results of the study.
Posted: 29 Mar 2016 | Published: 29 Mar 2016

GT Nexus

2016: The Year We Network Our Supply Chains
sponsored by GT Nexus
WHITE PAPER: Download this white paper to reevaluate your vision of the supply chain. Discover why viewing your supply chain as a network of parties rather than a chain of individuals can lead to greater integration, visibility and data management for all involved.
Posted: 24 Mar 2016 | Published: 24 Mar 2016

GT Nexus

8 Things Every Proactive Supply Chain Genius Knows
sponsored by Axway
WHITE PAPER: Learn what it takes to run a smarter supply chain that optimizes order-to-cash processes, minimizes errors and their associated costs, and boosts your market competitiveness by downloading this white paper now. Plus, read on to get 8 things every effective supply chain manager should know.
Posted: 22 Mar 2016 | Published: 22 Mar 2016

Axway

ERP for Drilling Contractors
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: Discover how an integrated value chain as part of your ERP software can give your drilling industry organization greater visibility, control, performance, and accountability.
Posted: 10 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IFS

Cyber Security Intelligence Index for Retail
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This security intelligence report examines the types of threats that retailers face and gives advice for staying safe. Access it now to learn how you can protect your retail organization from advanced attacks.
Posted: 14 Dec 2015 | Published: 14 Dec 2015

IBM

Expand Your Business with an ERP Platform for Growth
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to determine if your organization requires a redesign to streamline operations, reduce costs, and improve quality of service. Uncover questions to ask to help you get started.
Posted: 25 Feb 2016 | Published: 25 Feb 2016

Infor
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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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