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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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Supply Chain Management White Papers (View All Report Types)
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Enhance Your Supply Chain Agility with More Effective B2B E-Commerce Management
sponsored by OpenText
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper, and learn how your organization can use B2B managed services to achieve your supply chain goals and maintain a competitive edge.
Posted: 28 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

OpenText

Manufacturers: Discover the Role B2B Technology Plays in Your Supply Chain Performance
sponsored by OpenText
WHITE PAPER: Access a recent study of over 270 enterprises by IDC Manufacturing Insights that examines the specific role of B2B technologies in the supply chain.
Posted: 27 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

OpenText

5 Tips for Managing Food and Beverage Supply Chain
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: How can your organization devise a strategy to help them handle food and beverage supply chain more effectively? Discover how you can streamline your supply chain, maintain compliance with food safety guidelines, and improve productivity with 5 top tips.
Posted: 16 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

IFS

The Supply Chain Strategist's Guide to Analytics Maturity
sponsored by OpenText
WHITE PAPER: This research provides supply chain strategists with best practices for simultaneously improving these areas to reach overall analytics maturity.
Posted: 09 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

OpenText

Optimize global sourcing in your supply chain environment
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Explore this technical white paper to learn how you can implement the necessary software and structures to properly leverage your shipping data to optimize global sourcing in your supply chain.
Posted: 08 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Case Study: Avon Cycles SAP HANA Success Story
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: In this concise case study discover what system Avon Cycles employed to improve supply chain management, increase staff productivity and save money. Read now to discover if this scenario could help you devise a system that meets your organizational needs.
Posted: 03 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Enabling the Transformation of Business and Procurement
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn more about procurement strategies by accessing this in-depth white paper. Discover how a single source of supply information can reduce the need for IT and control costs, making your supply chain streamlined and agile. Read on to determine if this strategy could help your organization optimize your procurement processes.
Posted: 20 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

IBM

Supply Chain Management Meets Cloud Technology: A Match Made in Heaven
sponsored by GT Nexus
WHITE PAPER: How can cloud-based computing make supply chains more competitive? Explore this informative white paper to learn more about supply chain management in the cloud. Read on to get 4 questions you should be asking about cloud SCM.
Posted: 06 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Jan 2015

GT Nexus

Assurance of Supply - How Confidence in a Reliable Supply Stream Creates Healthy Companies
sponsored by GT Nexus
WHITE PAPER: While in the past, ERP software was helpful in coordinating your supply chain, with today's global complexity ERP just doesn't cut it. Access this informative white paper to learn how you can assure a reliable supply stream to increase the health of your organization. Read on to gain 7 ways to strengthen assurance of supply with technology.
Posted: 06 Mar 2015 | Published: 06 Mar 2015

GT Nexus

Supply Assurance - Eliminating Capital-Related Risk to Prevent Supply Disruption
sponsored by GT Nexus
WHITE PAPER: Access this in-depth white paper to learn more about assurance of supply and how you can eliminate capital-risk to prevent supply disruption.
Posted: 05 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

GT Nexus

A Holistic Approach to Source-to-Pay
sponsored by GT Nexus
WHITE PAPER: Discover how taking a holistic approach to supply chain procurement and accounts payable with source-to-pay platforms can enable business progress. Learn more about the mutually beneficial system and how you could shorten your supply cycle and optimize operations.
Posted: 05 Mar 2015 | Published: 05 Mar 2015

GT Nexus

Deliver Supply Chain Performance Analytics with Cloud Technology
sponsored by GT Nexus
WHITE PAPER: Access this informative white paper to learn more about the advantages of cloud-based tracking platforms in supply chain analytics. Discover how you could harness analytical insights from cloud technology to optimize your supply chain.
Posted: 04 Mar 2015 | Published: 04 Mar 2015

GT Nexus

5 Trends Driving the Movement Toward Smart Manufacturing
sponsored by GT Nexus
WHITE PAPER: Learn more about the top 5 trends leading the movement toward smart manufacturing and get a leg up on the newest technology-driven development in supply chain management.
Posted: 04 Mar 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

GT Nexus

Cloud IT: The Impact of Cloud Supply Chain Platforms on the Role of IT
sponsored by GT Nexus
WHITE PAPER: In this valuable white paper learn more about the impact of cloud supply chain platforms on the role of IT and how you can better prepare your team for the challenges they may face.
Posted: 03 Mar 2015 | Published: 03 Mar 2015

GT Nexus

Transportation Procurement Benchmark Study The Benefits of Global Procurement Integration
sponsored by GT Nexus
WHITE PAPER: In this sixth annual transportation procurement benchmark report manufacturing and supply experts surveyed roughly 230 transportation buyers on procurement practices, processes, technologies and trends. The resulting report is a detailed portrait of the transportation landscape, which can help you to stay current.
Posted: 20 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

GT Nexus

When Disaster Strikes: 5 Ways to Plan for and React to Supply Chain Disruptions
sponsored by GT Nexus
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to get 5 ways to plan for and react to supply chain disruptions with cloud technology.
Posted: 20 Feb 2015 | Published: 20 Feb 2015

GT Nexus

5 Steps to Reaching New Levels of  Supply Chain Agility by Enhancing Your ERP Software with Cloud Technology
sponsored by GT Nexus
WHITE PAPER: In this valuable white paper get 5 steps to reach new levels of supply chain agility by enhancing your ERP software with cloud technology.
Posted: 19 Feb 2015 | Published: 19 Feb 2015

GT Nexus

Solutions & Strategies for Supply Chain Assurance & Collaboration: A Retailer’s Quest for a Unified Buying Cycle
sponsored by GT Nexus
WHITE PAPER: In this informative white paper get solutions and strategies for supply chain assurance and collaboration, and learn more about how you can realize your need for a unified buying cycle.
Posted: 19 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

GT Nexus

The New Era of the Agile Supply Chain
sponsored by GT Nexus
WHITE PAPER: In this valuable white paper learn more about how you can move forward by looking backward by creating an agile supply chian with end-to-end visibility.
Posted: 19 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

GT Nexus

Cloud IT: The Impact of Cloud Supply Chain Platforms on the Role of IT
sponsored by GT Nexus
WHITE PAPER: In this valuable white paper learn more about the impact of cloud supply chain platforms on the role of IT and how you can better prepare your team for the challenges they may face.
Posted: 19 Feb 2015 | Published: 19 Feb 2015

GT Nexus

The Internet of Things Supply Chain: Data-driven, Agile, Real-time
sponsored by GT Nexus
WHITE PAPER: Learn more about the new technology driving the IoT. Read on to find out how you can provide immediate substantial benefits and create a strong foundation for your business in an environment where all parties, goods, assets, and sensors connect and communicate through the internet of things.
Posted: 17 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

GT Nexus

IBM Multi-Enterprise Relationship Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper for an in-depth look at one platform that provides a modern system of engagement when it comes to supplier relations and supply chain management. Access now to see how ongoing activity monitoring can reshape how your operations function.
Posted: 22 Jan 2015 | Published: 22 Jan 2015

IBM

Epicor Enterprise Resource Planning
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Find out how one industry-leading vendor is helping organizations increase operational efficiency in areas such as customer relationship management, supply chain management and enterprise performance management.
Posted: 14 Jan 2015 | Published: 14 Jan 2015

Epicor Software Corporation

Enterprise Labeling a Supply Chain Strategic Imperative
sponsored by Loftware
WHITE PAPER: Access this in-depth white paper to discover how to implement integrated, data-driven labeling in your supply chain management strategy.
Posted: 05 Feb 2015 | Published: 05 Feb 2015

Loftware

5 Best Practice Steps for B2B and B2C Convergence
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this Aberdeen research report to find out how customer requirements and cross-channel logistics flow, grow, and coverage – and what that means for your supply chain strategy.
Posted: 05 Dec 2014 | Published: 05 Dec 2014

IBM
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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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