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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 Meets Cloud Technology: A Match Made in Heaven
sponsored by GT Nexus
WHITE PAPER: How can cloud-based computing make supply chains more competitive? Explore this informative white paper to learn more about supply chain management in the cloud. Read on to get 4 questions you should be asking about cloud SCM.
Posted: 06 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Jan 2015

GT Nexus

Assurance of Supply - How Confidence in a Reliable Supply Stream Creates Healthy Companies
sponsored by GT Nexus
WHITE PAPER: While in the past, ERP software was helpful in coordinating your supply chain, with today's global complexity ERP just doesn't cut it. Access this informative white paper to learn how you can assure a reliable supply stream to increase the health of your organization. Read on to gain 7 ways to strengthen assurance of supply with technology.
Posted: 06 Mar 2015 | Published: 06 Mar 2015

GT Nexus

Supply Assurance - Eliminating Capital-Related Risk to Prevent Supply Disruption
sponsored by GT Nexus
WHITE PAPER: Access this in-depth white paper to learn more about assurance of supply and how you can eliminate capital-risk to prevent supply disruption.
Posted: 05 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

GT Nexus

A Holistic Approach to Source-to-Pay
sponsored by GT Nexus
WHITE PAPER: Discover how taking a holistic approach to supply chain procurement and accounts payable with source-to-pay platforms can enable business progress. Learn more about the mutually beneficial system and how you could shorten your supply cycle and optimize operations.
Posted: 05 Mar 2015 | Published: 05 Mar 2015

GT Nexus

Deliver Supply Chain Performance Analytics with Cloud Technology
sponsored by GT Nexus
WHITE PAPER: Access this informative white paper to learn more about the advantages of cloud-based tracking platforms in supply chain analytics. Discover how you could harness analytical insights from cloud technology to optimize your supply chain.
Posted: 04 Mar 2015 | Published: 04 Mar 2015

GT Nexus

5 Trends Driving the Movement Toward Smart Manufacturing
sponsored by GT Nexus
WHITE PAPER: Learn more about the top 5 trends leading the movement toward smart manufacturing and get a leg up on the newest technology-driven development in supply chain management.
Posted: 04 Mar 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 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: 03 Mar 2015 | Published: 03 Mar 2015

GT Nexus

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

The Internet of Things Supply Chain: Data-driven, Agile, Real-time
sponsored by GT Nexus
WHITE PAPER: Learn more about the new technology driving the IoT. Read on to find out how you can provide immediate substantial benefits and create a strong foundation for your business in an environment where all parties, goods, assets, and sensors connect and communicate through the internet of things.
Posted: 17 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

GT Nexus

Epicor Enterprise Resource Planning
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Find out how one industry-leading vendor is helping organizations increase operational efficiency in areas such as customer relationship management, supply chain management and enterprise performance management.
Posted: 14 Jan 2015 | Published: 14 Jan 2015

Epicor Software Corporation

Survival of the Fittest: Why Business Agility is Crucial to Staying Relevant
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: Find out just how important business agility is to your organization's success, as well as systems such as ERP and the supply chain.
Posted: 23 Oct 2014 | Published: 23 Oct 2014

IFS

Building Smarter Manufacturing with the Internet of Things (IoT)
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access the following white paper to examine the importance of being able to leverage the Internet of Things when it comes to gaining true insights and actionable insights within the manufacturing environment. Learn about the value it can bring to your business, how it improves productivity, and much more.
Posted: 17 Oct 2014 | Published: 17 Oct 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

5 Tips to Secure Small Business Backdoors in the Enterprise Supply Chain
sponsored by SurfWatch Labs
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper explores the most common challenges associated with backdoor security in the midst of the data explosion and provides readers with the top 5 tips on how to secure small business backdoors within the supply chain.
Posted: 07 Oct 2014 | Published: 07 Oct 2014

SurfWatch Labs

5 Power Gen ERP Lessons From the Manufacturing Industry
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the 5 power generation ERP lessons from the manufacturing industry.
Posted: 08 Aug 2014 | Published: 08 Aug 2014

IFS

Enterprise Labeling a Supply Chain Strategic Imperative
sponsored by Loftware
WHITE PAPER: Access this in-depth white paper to discover how to implement integrated, data-driven labeling in your supply chain management strategy.
Posted: 05 Feb 2015 | Published: 05 Feb 2015

Loftware

IBM Multi-Enterprise Relationship Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper for an in-depth look at one platform that provides a modern system of engagement when it comes to supplier relations and supply chain management. Access now to see how ongoing activity monitoring can reshape how your operations function.
Posted: 22 Jan 2015 | Published: 22 Jan 2015

IBM

5 Best Practice Steps for B2B and B2C Convergence
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this Aberdeen research report to find out how customer requirements and cross-channel logistics flow, grow, and coverage – and what that means for your supply chain strategy.
Posted: 05 Dec 2014 | Published: 05 Dec 2014

IBM

B2B integration software to synchronize your extended business partner communities
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces B2B integration software that can help you synchronize virtually every aspect of your value chain, automate business processes, and get the visibility you need to successfully collaborate with partners.
Posted: 25 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 May 2012

IBM

B2B Collaboration: No Longer Optional
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this report from the Aberdeen Group, get an in-depth look at why B2B collaboration is such a priority, as well as what actions business leaders are taking, the challenges they face, and their plans to execute B2B collaboration strategies.
Posted: 25 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 May 2012

IBM

The Future of Business-to-Business Integration
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this IDC report, explore how organizations are evolving their B2B integration capabilities to adapt to new business and technology trends, as well as achieve operational and customer excellence.
Posted: 25 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2013

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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