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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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SYSPRO Espresso - Mobile Solution
sponsored by SYSPRO
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces a mobile application platform that gives you the power to manage your business at any time, from any location, and on any popular mobile device.
Posted: 10 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

SYSPRO

Inventory Optimization for Better Supply Chain Management
sponsored by SYSPRO
WHITE PAPER: This resource introduces an inventory optimization strategy that sets the stage for supply chain management success.
Posted: 10 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2011

SYSPRO

Manufacturing and Supply Chain Success: Tools for SMBs
sponsored by SYSPRO
WHITE PAPER: This resource introduces a family of products designed to meet the unique needs of small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in the manufacturing and supply chain industries.
Posted: 10 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

SYSPRO

One Size Shouldn't Fit All: Achieving Partner Engagement with Flexible B2B Integration
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Did you know that while 73% of executives say B2B integration is key to business success, only 17% believe they've actually achieved this goal? If you're struggling to manage a complex value chain of partners, suppliers, customers, and distributers, the right B2B integration tools may be the answer to your woes.
Posted: 09 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

IBM

Loro Piana creates its own customized planning solution with Quintiq
sponsored by Quintiq
WHITE PAPER: This case study reveals how a powerful and efficient customized planning strategy enabled luxury goods company Loro Piana to boost productivity, increase customer satisfaction, and more.
Posted: 04 Apr 2014 | Published: 04 Apr 2014

Quintiq

Ten steps to Evaluating and Buying Supply Chain Planning & Optimization Software
sponsored by Quintiq
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces a supply chain planning and optimization (SCP&O) strategy that goes beyond ERP and SCM to help you improve cash flow and cost savings. Read on to find 10 steps for evaluating and buying the right tool.
Posted: 04 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Quintiq

Achieve business goals with optimized steel scheduling
sponsored by Quintiq
WHITE PAPER: This resource introduces a strategy that gives steel companies insight into the quality of their schedules and allows for optimized planning.
Posted: 03 Apr 2014 | Published: 03 Apr 2014

Quintiq

7 common challenges in the oil & gas industry
sponsored by Quintiq
WHITE PAPER: This resource identifies seven critical challenges in the oil and gas industry and lays out six things that your planning system needs to be able to do in order to fuel success.
Posted: 02 Apr 2014 | Published: 02 Apr 2014

Quintiq

The mining supply chain suite
sponsored by Quintiq
WHITE PAPER: This resource introduces a mining supply chain suite designed to optimize your organization's planning capability while providing the operational visibility and efficiency you need.
Posted: 02 Apr 2014 | Published: 02 Apr 2014

Quintiq

Implementing product mix optimization that works
sponsored by Quintiq
WHITE PAPER: This guide offers insight to help you optimize your product mix and maximize profits.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 01 Apr 2014

Quintiq

Is an ERP system always enough?
sponsored by Quintiq
WHITE PAPER: ERP systems were not designed for planning – but many organizations use them for this function, anyway. This white paper explores the risks of planning with ERP, and explains why a supply chain planning and optimization (SCP&O) strategy is the right way forward.
Posted: 31 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

Quintiq

3 Smart Moves That Slash Intermodal Costs
sponsored by Quintiq
WHITE PAPER: Even with near limitless intermodal options, planners typically fall back on familiar routes and patterns – regardless of whether or not there's a better way to operate. Fortunately, this resource lays out three smart moves that slash intermodal costs while delivering real planning transparency.
Posted: 31 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

Quintiq

8 characteristics of highly effective food and beverage supply chains
sponsored by Quintiq
WHITE PAPER: This resource lays out eight characteristics of a highly effective supply chain in specialized industries like the Food & Beverage industry.
Posted: 31 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

Quintiq

Planning for uncertainties across all time horizons
sponsored by Quintiq
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores the cost of ineffective planning for industries like the Oil & Gas industry, and describes how an integrated supply chain planning and optimization (SCP&O) strategy can give you the power to prepare for every possible scenario.
Posted: 28 Mar 2014 | Published: 28 Mar 2014

Quintiq

Horizontal planning – integrating across the oil & gas supply chain
sponsored by Quintiq
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores how organizations in the oil & gas industry and beyond can dramatically improve performance with full visibility and integration across the supply chain. Inside, learn the top reasons that companies resist integration and uncover the value of horizontal planning.
Posted: 28 Mar 2014 | Published: 28 Mar 2014

Quintiq

How effective is your workforce planning and scheduling?
sponsored by Quintiq
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource lays out seven questions that you need to ask in order to achieve best practice workforce scheduling.
Posted: 28 Mar 2014 | Published: 28 Mar 2014

Quintiq

Security Trends 2014
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, find out what you need to know about security trends in 2014.
Posted: 21 Feb 2014 | Published: 21 Feb 2014

Global Knowledge

Is GMO Product Information on Your Radar?
sponsored by LANSA
WHITE PAPER: This brief resource explores the need for food manufacturers to disclose GMO information before the upcoming Global Data Synchronization Network (GDSN) is introduced, and describes how the right product information management and data aggregation systems can help you get there.
Posted: 19 Feb 2014 | Published: 19 Feb 2014

LANSA

Accelerate time to actionable insight for supply chain procurement analytics
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper today to learn how a packaged application helps procurement decision makers assess the performance of suppliers and gain greater insight into overall spend. Discover how to accelerate time to richer insight now!
Posted: 20 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2011

IBM

8 Steps to ERP Selection Success: A Guide for Manufacturers
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This guide counts down eight simple steps for successfully evaluating, selecting, and implementing the right enterprise resource planning (ERP) system.
Posted: 13 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

Epicor Software Corporation

Symmons Industries turns up the pressure on larger competitors with IBM Business Analytics software
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this fascinating case study today to see how Symmons - a mid-sized, US-based manufacturer in the plumbing industry - implemented expert solutions that enabled production-line staff to adapt manufacturing schedules and meet demands in real time, and much more!
Posted: 05 Nov 2013 | Published: 05 Nov 2013

IBM

Manufacturing and ERP: Navigate globalization, process inefficiency - An Epicor Solution
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This guide introduces an integrated enterprise resource planning (ERP) tool designed to meet today's manufacturing challenges. Read on to learn how this strategy can help you compete globally, eliminate process inefficiencies, and more.
Posted: 04 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2013

Epicor Software Corporation

Distribution platform: Optimize performance in your supply chain - An Epicor Solution
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This guide introduces a distribution platform designed to drive better performance in the supply chain. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 04 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2013

Epicor Software Corporation

SAP Procurement Savings eBook
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Many of today's companies have third-party costs that equal up to 70% of revenue. To remain competitive, it is essential to use procurement applications to identify and accelerate savings and contribute to the bottom line. Access this eBook to learn how to close the loop between spend analysis, sourcing, and contract management.
Posted: 15 Feb 2014 | Published: 21 Aug 2012

SAP America, Inc.

How the New Mobile Supply Chain Impacts Field Sales and Field Service
sponsored by DSI
WHITE PAPER: This FAQ sheet provides answers to your pressing mobile supply chain questions, revealing how mobility is impacting field service and field sales, key benefits you can achieve, and more.
Posted: 03 Jan 2014 | Published: 03 Jan 2014

DSI
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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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