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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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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.

SAP S/4HANA Supply Chain Capability and Value Proposition Overview
sponsored by SAP
WHITE PAPER: Achieving excellence today requires visibility into operational, customer, and market data, and speed across the extended supply chain to react to changes in supply and demand. Access this white paper to explore how you can leverage S/4HANA to transform your supply chain and gain a competitive advantage.
Posted: 29 Nov 2016 | Published: 29 Nov 2016

SAP

Digitizing the Extended Supply Chain
sponsored by SAP
WHITE PAPER: Investing in agile, innovative technologies that are congruent with your strategy can help you remain competitive. Learn how to reimagine your business model and processes when you drive business based on structured and unstructured views of customer demand.
Posted: 29 Nov 2016 | Published: 29 Nov 2016

SAP

Transforming Supply Chain and Logistics into Demand Networks
sponsored by SAP
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores ways you can enable a data-driven supply chain that puts the customer at the center, while your business becomes more agile and responsive.
Posted: 28 Nov 2016 | Published: 28 Nov 2016

SAP

Integrated Business Planning for the Supply Chain
sponsored by SAP
WHITE PAPER: Explore ways to combine traditional demand planning with advanced demand sensing techniques so you can refine short-term forecasts to drive better fulfillment, integrate multiple demand streams to provide more accurate forecasts, and more.
Posted: 23 Nov 2016 | Published: 23 Nov 2016

SAP

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

The Future of Supply Chain Management
sponsored by Every Angle
WHITE PAPER: In this e-book, learn some of the major factors that have left supply chain management (SCM) falling behind the curve when it comes to adopting and implementing new technologies. Discover 3 ways fast access to data and analytics can help your supply chain, 2 true stories of pioneers in the field of SCM, and more.
Posted: 28 Oct 2016 | Published: 28 Oct 2016

Every Angle

How IoT-Enabled Platforms Are Transforming Retail
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Taking advantage of digital, omni-channel retailing opportunities means architecting the customer journey across the pantheon of smart, connected devices and platforms. Find out how a unified IoT platform and business strategy can help you deliver targeted, differentiated experiences, increase employee engagement, and more.
Posted: 28 Oct 2016 | Published: 28 Oct 2016

Microsoft

Control Your Supply Chain Using Prescriptive Analytics
sponsored by Every Angle
WHITE PAPER: By applying big data to prescriptive analytics, you can increase control and improve the performance of your supply chain. In this e-book, learn how you can improve customer retention, easily change your business model from a reactive to a proactive approach, and spot discrepancies in your data before they even occur.
Posted: 27 Oct 2016 | Published: 27 Oct 2016

Every Angle

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

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

Improving ROA in Asset-Intensive Process Manufacturing: Balancing Safety, Compliance, Growth, and Profitability
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover how accessible, timely information and an effective enterprise asset management system can help companies make strategic decisions that improve profitability.
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

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

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

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

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

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

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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