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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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10 Ways to Use ERP and Best-of-Breed Spend Management
sponsored by Coupa
WHITE PAPER: Many companies find themselves in the debate between ERP and best-of-breed cloud app suites, not recognizing that – if given the right strategy – the two can work together. Uncover 10 of these strategies that help revitalize ERP, including surround ERP at a master data level, don't equate a single vendor with a single app suite, and 8 more.
Posted: 12 Jan 2017 | Published: 12 Jan 2017

Coupa

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

Digital Transformation in Manufacturing: The CFO’s Approach
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals three steps to planning your digital information strategy. Uncover IDC's insights on innovative manufacturing as you define your business case.
Posted: 11 Jan 2017 | Published: 11 Jan 2017

Infor

How Visual Analytics Can Help You Get Fit For The Future of Retail
sponsored by Qlik
WHITE PAPER: Learn how using visual analytics can help your company respond to the 3 shifts currently rocking the retail landscape. Discover how to serve the empowered consumer with personalized offers, improve your agile supply chain, analyze purchase patterns, and more.
Posted: 27 Dec 2016 | Published: 27 Dec 2016

Qlik

APIs and Mobile: Creating an Integrated Physical-Digital Consumer Experience
sponsored by TIBCO Software Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how retailers are leveraging APIs to improve mobile strategies and enhance consumer engagement. Discover how APIs make your digital assets consumable in any sort of app across a variety of platforms, allowing you to improve customer experiences without sacrificing security for sensitive data.
Posted: 02 Dec 2016 | Published: 03 Oct 2016

TIBCO Software Inc.

6 signs You're Ready for a New Supply Chain Execution Tool
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This resource reveals six signs that you may be ready to expand your current supply chain system's capabilities or invest in a new supply chain execution solution to compete in our connected world. Access now for details on all six.
Posted: 08 Sep 2016 | Published: 08 Sep 2016

Infor

Target Profitable Growth in the Fashion Industry with Cloud-Based ERP
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores ERP strategies designed specifically to meet the needs of fashion companies. Uncover capabilities that leverage key areas such as design and development, sourcing, supply chain visibility, manufacturing, and more.
Posted: 08 Sep 2016 | Published: 08 Sep 2016

Infor

Cloud-Based Facilities Management: Enhancing Productivity, Operational Efficiency, and Performance
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides a look at some of the trends effecting facilities management today and how you can become more efficient and dynamic in the face of new challenges. Learn how a cloud solution for facilities management can enable you to collaborate beyond boundaries securely, pull insights from chaotic data, and more.
Posted: 25 Aug 2016 | Published: 25 Aug 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

Why Enterprise Asset Management is Important for Driving Value
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Businesses today are deploying new technologies to gain greater efficiencies and reduce costs. This analyst interview from IDC provides the biggest enterprise asset management (EAM) trends and disruptors in the gas and oil industry, explores how companies can address EAM gaps, and explains how you can use EAM tools to drive value.
Posted: 05 Jul 2016 | Published: 27 Feb 2015

Infor

5 Ways to Prepare for Increased Transit Ridership
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Transit ridership is steadily increasing: In the US, citizens took 10.8 billion trips on public transportation in 2014; In the EU, there are nearly 60 billion passenger journeys on public transport each year. Prepare your assets for increased ridership by focusing on the 5 methods outlined in this paper.
Posted: 01 Jul 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

Infor

Drager Service MVS Gains Operational Visibility and Increases Service Delivery Levels Enterprise Asset Management
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Gain insights on adopting an integration strategy that can allow your financial organization to meet the challenges of digital transformation in in an agile and cost-effective way. Learn use cases, best practices, and more.
Posted: 30 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Infor

Des Moines WRA Cuts Energy Consumption by 20% with Enterprise Asset Management
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details the path Des Moines WRA took to overhaul the way it used energy. Learn how they gained improved visibility into energy consumption, achieved efficient control, fine-tuned processes, and cut costs by 20% using enterprise asset management tools. Discover how you can mimic their success at your own organization.
Posted: 30 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

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

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

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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