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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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Key Directives For Digital Transformation in Manufacturing
sponsored by Atos
WHITE PAPER: The topic of Industry 4.0 has been something the whole manufacturing world has been discussing for a while, and it doesn't appear to be going away any time soon. But how is Industry 4.0 defined, and how does it relate to digital transformation? Discover 3 key directives to focus your attention in order to drive your manufacturing company forward.
Posted: 16 Jun 2017 | Published: 16 Jun 2017

Atos

Global Opportunities Await IM&E Manufacturers
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Explore how industrial equipment and machine (IM&E) manufacturers can increase their agility, develop a sound global plant portfolio, and optimize supply chains with cloud-based technologies for resource planning and scheduling, enterprise asset management, IoT, value-added services, and more.
Posted: 08 Jun 2017 | Published: 08 Jun 2017

Infor

Manage and Secure Your Supply Chain
sponsored by Unisys
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to secure your supply chain as well as gain insight and visibility into every step of the journey, helping to ensure compliance.
Posted: 08 Jun 2017 | Published: 08 Jun 2017

Unisys

Digital Transformation of the Chemical Manufacturing Industry
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Today's manufacturing environment is highly regulated and competitive. Chemicals companies must look beyond traditional industrial and business conventions to achieve 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

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

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

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 Aug 2016 | Published: 11 May 2016

Infor

4 best practices for agile inventory management
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Explore how you can improve decision-making and cost-efficiency with 4 best practices for agile inventory management, including: taking advantage of real-time analysis, challenge assumptions with data science, and 2 more.
Posted: 10 Aug 2016 | Published: 10 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

How Enterprise Asset Management Can Help Companies Improve Profitability
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: In order to balance revenue with profitability, equipment-intensive companies need real-time information about their assets and facilities. Discover how real-time information and an effective enterprise asset management (EAM) system can help companies make strategic decisions that improve profitability, overcome rising equipment costs, and more.
Posted: 15 Jul 2016 | Published: 05 May 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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