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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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The Race for Supply Chain Excellence
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Supply chains in the future will be a success differentiator. Learn how to be among those that do it best to create profit, service level, and working capital improvement.
Posted: 17 May 2016 | Published: 17 May 2016

Infor

Profitable Supply Chain Execution with Customer- and Event-Driven Optimization
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Renowned analysts have put together best practices for cloud-based supply chain orchestration and execution capabilities. Examine the pressures, capabilities, and effective strategies of real-time and cloud-ready top performers.
Posted: 17 May 2016 | Published: 17 May 2016

Infor

Supply Chain Optimization Evolves from Competitive Advantage to Necessary Capability
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Are you ready for supply chain optimization? Assess your ability to share data, best practices, and plans with supply chain partners, suppliers and customers for a smarter, more innovative approach to supply chain management.
Posted: 15 May 2016 | Published: 15 May 2016

Infor

Desperately Seeking Supply Chain Visibility
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: As companies evolve and operate in a world of connected commerce, supply chain thinking will evolve. Discover ways to provide visibility across a network of interoperable nodes for supply/demand management and the synchronized flow of goods.
Posted: 13 May 2016 | Published: 13 May 2016

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

7 Practical Steps to Help you Choose the Right Supply Chain Execution Solution
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Many companies are finding themselves unable to define their strategy for selecting and implementing new supply chain execution systems, or upgrading their current ones. Explore this practical roadmap for assessing, defining, and selecting the capabilities you need to compete and establish strategic relationships with new and existing customers.
Posted: 12 May 2016 | Published: 12 May 2016

Infor

Supply Chain Execution: 6 Signs You're Ready for a Change
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: As companies adopt new technologies to improve product ordering on the Internet, they're adding pressures to their supply chain execution capabilities. Explore six signs that you may be ready to expand your current system's capabilities, or invest in a new supply chain execution system altogether.
Posted: 12 May 2016 | Published: 12 May 2016

Infor

Asset Tracking: Keeping Track of Your Business Value
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to effectively enact IoT-enabled asset tracking, generating increased business value and optimizing your supply chain. Read this white paper to learn how to track moveable assets and innovative services for customers with IoT and smart devices throughout the supply chain.
Posted: 12 May 2016 | Published: 12 May 2016

Oracle Corporation

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 May 2016 | Published: 11 May 2016

Infor

Control Your Supply Chain with Prescriptive Analytics
sponsored by Every Angle
WHITE PAPER: This resource reveals how prescriptive analytics can help supply chain managers identify and detect bottlenecks, analyze their root causes, and resolve those issues before the customer even notices.
Posted: 10 May 2016 | Published: 10 May 2016

Every Angle

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
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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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