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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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Digital Transformation of the Chemical Manufacturing Industry
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: In today's highly regulated and competitive manufacturing environment, chemicals companies must look beyond traditional industrial conventions and business norms and focus on achieving the desired outcomes via digital transformation. Learn how digital transformation of the supply chain in chemical manufacturing companies is shifting the industry.
Posted: 22 May 2017 | Published: 04 May 2017

Infor

IDC Manufacturing Insights: Wholesale Distribution Investment Guide
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: IDC reveals what 146 United States-based wholesale distributors are saying about the blurring lines between their industry, manufacturing, and retail. Learn about the need to invest in emerging technologies to stay competitive.
Posted: 11 May 2017 | Published: 11 May 2017

Infor

6 Best Practices for High-Tech Manufacturers Collaborating with Non-Tech Companies
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: There's been a boom in traditionally non-technical products that now integrate technology – meaning that high-tech manufacturers need to learn how to collaborate with non-tech companies. Uncover 6 best practices to help high-tech manufacturers adapt their product lifecycle management, supply chain management, and more.
Posted: 10 May 2017 | Published: 10 May 2017

Infor

Case Study: Del Monte Overcomes Supply Chain Challenges
sponsored by Anaplan
WHITE PAPER: 3 major challenges were straining Del Monte's supply chain. But with a new approach to budgeting and planning, the pineapple distributor was able to improve data accuracy and reduce time-consuming processes. Learn more about how Del Monte's integrated corporate performance management systems helped them align their supply chain.
Posted: 08 May 2017 | Published: 08 May 2017

Anaplan

Mobile-Enabling Logistics: Turning the "Last Mile" into a Competitive Advantage
sponsored by Capriza
WHITE PAPER: Many business apps can be complex and require time-intensive training to get employees up to speed, but for most non-technical and mobile users, this just doesn't work. Discover how to mobile-enable logistics teams by creating micro apps for specific workflows with native mobile functionality.
Posted: 18 Apr 2017 | Published: 18 Apr 2017

Capriza

7 Ways To Improve Inventory Management
sponsored by Sage Software
WHITE PAPER: For many businesses, inventory management is mission critical. Ensuring stock levels without tying up excessive capital might sound easy. But with a myriad of potential problems, it can be a major challenge. Discover 7 ways to improve your inventory management using business management technology.
Posted: 06 Apr 2017 | Published: 06 Apr 2017

Sage Software

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. Discover how to leverage a RESTful API and microservices-based approach for B2B/enterprise data integration 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

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

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

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

How Process Manufacturers Can Prepare for the Factory of the Future
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: We're about to go through a fourth industrial revolution, but what does that mean for the future of process manufacturing and the factory of the future? Discover the 5 IT forces driving modernization, the 5 technologies the future is being founded on, and more.
Posted: 18 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

Infor

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

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

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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