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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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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

The Factory of the Future: Where Information Technology and Operational Technology Converge
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details five IT forces driving the modernization of manufacturing. From cloud computing to the Internet of Things, uncover ways you can harness several IT capabilities to fully benefit from the tools set to transform manufacturing.
Posted: 26 Feb 2016 | Published: 26 Feb 2016

Infor

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

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

CRM & Manufacturing: Working Hand in Glove
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces a Sales Transformation Pyramid (STP) model, a step-by-step methodology for effecting a positive transformation in your company's sales performance. Access this framework to learn how you can optimize your enterprise's sales performance and refine your internal processes, communication, and agility.
Posted: 24 Nov 2015 | Published: 24 Nov 2015

Microsoft

Reducing Cost and Thriving in the Omni-Supply Chain via Network Effect
sponsored by GT Nexus
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper readers will learn how to build a strong and assured supply chain network so that retailers and their supply chain partners can develop and manage a sustainable cost-to-serve model. Read on to uncover the main components in building a successful supply chain.
Posted: 20 Oct 2015 | Published: 20 Oct 2015

GT Nexus

Creating World Class Supply Chain Commerce Platform to Connect and Collaborate
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Lenovo was acutely aware of an increasing demand for transparency and simplicity in the order process and sought to improve its supply chain. Discover how they were able to go beyond just simplifying their order process to align their entire supply chain and help ensure complete customer satisfaction.
Posted: 14 Oct 2015 | Published: 31 Mar 2012

IBM

The Role of Reporting and Analytics in the B2B Supply Chain
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how your business can work in partnership with your value chain to gain clear and concise visibility into your entire B2B ecosystem. Discover how supply chain analytics can help you drive smarter decisions, optimize time to revenue, and more.
Posted: 13 Oct 2015 | Published: 31 Aug 2014

IBM

Transform Your B2B Community with Faster, Simpler Onboarding, Management and Collaboration
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper discover how you can transform your B2B community with faster, simpler onboarding, management and collaboration. Read on to learn how a centralized point of control to manage and monitor your onboarding and ongoing interactions can change the way your business handles multi-enterprise relationships.
Posted: 12 Oct 2015 | Published: 31 Aug 2014

IBM

B2B Services Analytics
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper discover how analytics is emerging as a key differentiator for organizations to operate a high-performing value chain across thousands of suppliers, partners and customers at the speed and precision that today's markets demand.
Posted: 29 Sep 2015 | Published: 29 Sep 2015

IBM

Supply Chain Analytics 101
sponsored by TIBCO Software Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights strategies for optimizing supply chain operations by combining and visualizing all data sources. Access now to learn how this allows you to identify key trends earlier so you can make better decisions.
Posted: 01 Sep 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

TIBCO Software Inc.

Modernize Your Enterprise with Effective Big Data Analytics Strategies
sponsored by TIBCO Software Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This brief white paper describes how big data analytics and management can enable you to improve customer experiences, reduce cost, minimize risk, and accelerate business outcomes with the aid of data-driven insights. Learn how to combine software, infrastructure, and services to deliver an end-to-end approach for big data information management.
Posted: 31 Aug 2015 | Published: 31 Aug 2015

TIBCO Software Inc.

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

Electric vehicles and the challenges of convergence
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this exclusive white paper to discover the potential futuristic benefits of a supply chain and transport network empowered by the internet of things and EV technology. Learn more about the convergence challenges facing the automotive and utilities industries.
Posted: 19 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

IBM

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
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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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