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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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Keys to Improving Manufacturing Efficiency
sponsored by Apriso Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows how to achieve enterprise-wide supply chain visibility, manufacturing synchronization, and control over efficiency through an integrated solution that directly addresses manufacturing competence.
Posted: 26 Aug 2011 | Published: 26 Aug 2011

Apriso Corporation

Which SAP® Warehouse Management Application is Right For You?
sponsored by CDC Global Services - Catalyst
WHITE PAPER: This paper gives a current, detailed review of what's available within SAP Warehouse Management (WM), including core SAP ERP Central Component (ECC) functionality and new features in SAP Extended Warehouse Management (EWM). Read it to learn what's right for your organization, regardless of your size or industry.
Posted: 17 Aug 2011 | Published: 17 Aug 2011

CDC Global Services - Catalyst

Real-world ROI: Optimize your supply chain with native SAP packing and shipping
sponsored by CDC Global Services - Catalyst
WHITE PAPER: Many SAP companies face significant cost and resource commitments that make deploying an integrated small parcel/LTL packing and shipping solution challenging. Read this white paper for a comparison of various approaches to integration, and learn how you can leverage your SAP investment to optimize your supply chain for efficient operations.
Posted: 17 Aug 2011 | Published: 17 Aug 2011

CDC Global Services - Catalyst

7 SUCCESS FACTORS FOR TODAY’S SUPPLY CHAIN PROJECTS
sponsored by Kinaxis
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes seven success factors for today’s SCM projects. These factors correspond closely to the 10 success factors for IT projects identified by The Standish Group during 25 years of analysis, and can dramatically boost the chances of success for your SCM project.
Posted: 19 Jul 2011 | Published: 31 Dec 2010

Kinaxis

Protect Your Brand By Improving Quality And Compliance
sponsored by Apriso Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Today's businesses need to make their brand unique-- but with all the challenges they face regarding supply chain management, what is the solution?
Posted: 13 May 2011 | Published: 13 May 2011

Apriso Corporation

Client Case Study: LAENDmarKS Enables Targeted Recalls With Traceability Technology
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: KEIPER, a large automotive industry supplier, pulled together a consortium of German automakers, suppliers, software companies and academia and spearheaded their collective efforts in a project known as LAENDmarKS.
Posted: 25 Mar 2011 | Published: 25 Mar 2011

IBM

Management Excellence: Leveraging Technology & Techniques
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes a set of six management processes that lead organizations to become smarter, more agile, and better aligned—the key attributes of management excellence.
Posted: 18 Mar 2011 | Published: 03 Nov 2008

Oracle Corporation

Building a World-Class Supply Chain – New Insights from Chemical & Petroleum Producers
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn what leading companies do differently to outperform their peers. From strategy decisions to investment in information technology and performance measurement systems, MPI’s latest research explains how your company can realize tangible returns though greater flexibility and improved delivery performance.
Posted: 22 Feb 2011 | Published: 22 Feb 2011

IBM

Seven Reports Every Supply Chain Executive Needs
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn how IBM Cognos solutions can harness data from multiple systems, wrapping the critical information into easy-to-understand reports that help you identify and respond to trends as they are happening. Download this white paper now and see examples of seven essential supply chain reports designed to answer your most pressing questions.
Posted: 22 Feb 2011 | Published: 22 Feb 2011

IBM

New Rules for a New Decade: A Vision for Smarter Supply Chain Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This report demonstrates the benefits of building smarter supply chains and highlights three new rules for optimizing performance given today’s often-daunting challenges. Find out if your supply chain organization is an ‘Operator’, ‘Planner’ or ‘Visionary’, and the strategic capabilities required at each level to advance supply chain performance.
Posted: 22 Feb 2011 | Published: 22 Feb 2011

IBM

Business Analytics for Manufacturing – Three Ways to Win
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains three ways performance management and analytics are used to create competitive advantage: building smarter supply chains, driving operational efficiency and enabling reliable financial planning.  
Posted: 22 Feb 2011 | Published: 22 Feb 2011

IBM

7 Success Factors for Today's Supply Chain Projects
sponsored by Kinaxis
WHITE PAPER: In today’s economic climate, no manufacturer can afford to fund any supply chain management (SCM) project that fails to deliver results. This white paper describes seven success factors for today’s SCM projects, which have been identified by seasoned executives with decades of experience in the field.
Posted: 14 Feb 2011 | Published: 14 Feb 2011

Kinaxis

Oracle Business Intelligence Applications Overview
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains how Oracle Business Intelligence (BI) Applications are complete, prebuilt BI solutions that deliver intuitive, role-based intelligence for everyone in an organization - from front line employees to senior management - that enable better decisions, actions, and business processes.
Posted: 22 Jan 2011 | Published: 22 Jan 2011

Oracle Corporation

In Dynamic Market, Consumer Goods Companies Rely on Manufacturing Operations Management Systems
sponsored by Apriso Corporation
WHITE PAPER: To succeed in today’s competitive marketplace, consumer goods manufacturers need to pay attention to several areas including operational excellence, compliance, and supply chain synchronization. Learn how today’s powerful and cost-effective solutions, such as Apriso’s MOM offering, can provide companies with benefits in each of these areas.
Posted: 13 Dec 2010 | Published: 13 Dec 2010

Apriso Corporation

ERP vs. Project Based Solutions - Which is Right for you?
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: Project-based business practices are now being embraced and applied to a far greater spectrum of business ranging from manufacturing to service industries. Read on to learn the trends driving this change, what it means for industrial companies, and how PBS, a new type of ERP, can allow executives to intelligently navigate these uncertain waters.
Posted: 25 Oct 2010 | Published: 22 Oct 2010

IFS

The Cloud-Connected Management Suite
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: CA implemented a strategy to help manage and exploit cloud computing as part of an existing infrastructure and help run IT as a supply chain. Continue reading to learn more about the CA Cloud-Connected Management Suite and how it will help manage and optimize the dynamic IT supply chain.
Posted: 29 Sep 2010 | Published: 03 May 2010

CA Technologies.

SAP® Railcar Management Component: Improve Transportation Visibility and Control Costs
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This product brief describes how the SAP® Railcar Management Component software gives you this visibility – helping you exert greater control over outbound and inbound logistics processes. Read on to learn the business benefits of SAP Railcar Management Component and learn of the success of three railcar companies that employed the software.
Posted: 28 Sep 2010 | Published: 28 Sep 2010

SAP America, Inc.

The Smarter Supply Chain of the Future - Chief Supply Chain Officer Study
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: With so many challenges facing supply chain executives worldwide today, how do they cope? Read this study to discover how the Smarter Supply Chain of the Future can give your business the edge.
Posted: 26 Aug 2010 | Published: 15 Oct 2009

IBM

Making Your Portal and Mashup Decision: Advantage IBM
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: If your organization is considering deploying a new portal or migrating from one solution to another, IBM can help you make an educated and benefits-focused decision. This evaluation guide takes a scenario-based approach to help you navigate the portal decision criteria based on your current business priorities.
Posted: 17 Aug 2010 | Published: 14 Apr 2010

IBM

Embedding Analytics into Processes
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: In their latest book, Thomas Davenport, Jeanne Harris and Robert Morison show how companies apply analytics in their daily operations. We see examples of analytics at work within core processes in a variety of business areas. Read this white paper to learn how embedding analytics into your organization's processes can help you.
Posted: 30 Jul 2010 | Published: 30 Jul 2010

SAS

How Mobile Printers Drive Efficiency Throughout the Supply Chain
sponsored by Zebra Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses how supplementing enterprise-printing operations with mobile printers eliminates bottlenecks and boosts accuracy, resulting in better overall performance of manufacturing, warehouse management, and supply chain operations.
Posted: 26 Feb 2010 | Published: 26 Feb 2010

Zebra Technologies

RFID in Apparel and Footwear: Store-Level Success Sets the Stage for Bigger Benefits
sponsored by Motorola RFID Solutions
WHITE PAPER: It's long been expected that the use of radio frequency identification (RFID) technology would have beneficial effects. RFID is indeed having a positive impact - but it's the retail store, rather than the supply chain, that is seeing the biggest benefits. Read this white paper to learn more about the benefits retailers are seeing from RFID.
Posted: 23 Feb 2010 | Published: 21 Sep 2009

Motorola RFID Solutions

Revenue Management: Exploiting existing data to generate increased revenue
sponsored by Datactics
WHITE PAPER: This white paper considers the potential of exploiting existing data held by organizations in such a way that it can be used to generate increased revenue. It considers the issues facing organizations in terms of the quality of their master data, as well as making recommendations to achieve improved revenue management.
Posted: 28 Jan 2010 | Published: 28 Jan 2010

Datactics

Managing Change Effectively with ERP: The Impact On 5 Key Business Functions
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the impact of using disparate systems versus an integrated ERP system on your manufacturing operations. The detailed charts on the following pages provide insight into how the inefficiencies associated with change management today can be easily and cost-effectively eliminated.
Posted: 04 Dec 2009 | Published: 03 Dec 2009

Infor

Spend Performance Management - Maximize Savings, Reduce Supplier Risks
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The SAP BusinessObjects Spend Performance Management application provides full visibility into direct and indirect spend, and helps companies proactively identify cost savings opportunities and supply risks, reduce costs, maintain supply continuity, and increase spend under management.
Posted: 05 Nov 2009 | Published: 05 Nov 2009

SAP America, Inc.
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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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