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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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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

The Supply Chain Strategist's Guide to Analytics Maturity
sponsored by OpenText
WHITE PAPER: This research provides supply chain strategists with best practices for simultaneously improving these areas to reach overall analytics maturity.
Posted: 09 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

OpenText

Optimize global sourcing in your supply chain environment
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Explore this technical white paper to learn how you can implement the necessary software and structures to properly leverage your shipping data to optimize global sourcing in your supply chain.
Posted: 08 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Case Study: Avon Cycles SAP HANA Success Story
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: In this concise case study discover what system Avon Cycles employed to improve supply chain management, increase staff productivity and save money. Read now to discover if this scenario could help you devise a system that meets your organizational needs.
Posted: 03 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Enabling the Transformation of Business and Procurement
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn more about procurement strategies by accessing this in-depth white paper. Discover how a single source of supply information can reduce the need for IT and control costs, making your supply chain streamlined and agile. Read on to determine if this strategy could help your organization optimize your procurement processes.
Posted: 20 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

IBM

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

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

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

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

B2B Cloud Integration: A strategic approach to transforming EDIs and optimizing your value chain
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this e-book, get an overview of the B2B integration landscape, including challenges, opportunities, and successful approaches of developing electronic data interchange (EDI) strategies.
Posted: 23 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

IBM

Data Quality Management
sponsored by OpenText GXS
WHITE PAPER: Find out how data quality can lead to a well-oiled supply chain and successful transportation and logistics projects.
Posted: 16 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

OpenText GXS
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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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