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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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Planning and Implementing Supply Chain Transformation
sponsored by CorpU
WHITE PAPER: Uncover 10 key characteristics of viable supply chain transformation strategies, and learn about the important role played by technologies like cloud and real-time intelligence in the supply chain landscape.
Posted: 12 Dec 2017 | Published: 12 Dec 2017

CorpU

3 Unexpected Things Supply Chain Leaders Should Do to Ensure 2018 Plans Succeed
sponsored by CorpU
RESEARCH CONTENT: Learn these 3 strategic initiatives to build up supply chain management in your business in 2018.
Posted: 12 Dec 2017 | Published: 12 Dec 2017

CorpU

Big Data, Analytics & AI in Supply Chain Management
sponsored by CorpU
WHITE PAPER: Discover best practices for using big data, AI, and machine learning to drive the future of intra-company supply chain management (SCM) and leadership.
Posted: 13 Nov 2017 | Published: 13 Nov 2017

CorpU

Computer Weekly – 14 November 2017: How fashion is turning to tech to get closer to customers
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, we examine how the fashion world and clothing retailers are using technology to better understand customers. Brexit continues to dominate conversation in the UK tech sector – we find out the hopes and fears of the industry. And we look at how to use OpenStack in a hyper-converged infrastructure. Read the issue now.
Posted: 10 Nov 2017 | Published: 10 Nov 2017

ComputerWeekly.com

A Field Service Transformation Handbook for Executives
sponsored by ServiceMax by GE Digital
RESEARCH CONTENT: Find out how to futureproof field services for a digitally transformative era by exploring topics like applying mobile apps, IoT, virtual reality, wearables, and advanced analytics to field service management for better customer engagement, connectivity, and reliability.
Posted: 03 Nov 2017 | Published: 03 Nov 2017

ServiceMax by GE Digital

The Costs, Causes, and Consequences of Unplanned Downtime in Field Services
sponsored by ServiceMax by GE Digital
RESEARCH CONTENT: Find out how other field services organizations are planning to deal with unplanned downtime, and uncover Vanson Bourne's key findings about the use of AI, machine learning, IoT, asset performance management, and other digital tools to improve their services.
Posted: 03 Nov 2017 | Published: 03 Nov 2017

ServiceMax by GE Digital

Into The Diamond Mine: A Field Service Transformation Handbook for Executives
sponsored by ServiceMax by GE Digital
EBOOK: Find out how to grow your field service organization with transformative best practices. Discover how you can connect with your customers and enhance your services for an environment of disruption by exploring topics like predictive services, machine learning, IoT analytics, and more.
Posted: 02 Nov 2017 | Published: 02 Nov 2017

ServiceMax by GE Digital

Transform Your Supply Chain With Cloud-Native Integration
sponsored by Dell Boomi
RESOURCE: How do you transform supply chains for omnichannel initiatives? Learn how to enable cloud-native app integration for SCM with support for low-code methodologies, Agile workflows, and more.
Posted: 17 Oct 2017 | Published: 07 Sep 2017

Dell Boomi

AMCAP Accelerates Supply Chain with Dell Boomi Integration
sponsored by Dell Boomi
RESOURCE: Find out how AMCAP, an Australian supply chain management company, implemented the Dell Boomi PaaS to support their app integration processes while also providing capabilities like workflow automation, real-time access to supply chain data, faster order-to-delivery times, and more.
Posted: 13 Oct 2017 | Published: 02 Oct 2017

Dell Boomi

Understanding Supply Chain Risks
sponsored by TechTarget
RESOURCE: As trade policies continue to shift, do you know how evolving technologies like the internet of things (IoT), big data analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) are impacting supply chains? Unlock the answers in your complementary expert guide: Modern Supply Chain Disruptors. Please take our survey for immediate access.
Posted: 03 Oct 2017 | Published: 03 Oct 2017

TechTarget

Balance Your Inventory and Your Business
sponsored by Sage (UK) Limited
WHITE PAPER: Find out how to improve inventory management and prevent costly mistakes like overstocking. Discover how to get a handle on your inventory and overcome 3 common inventory pitfalls.
Posted: 27 Jul 2017 | Published: 27 Jul 2017

Sage (UK) Limited

Uniting IoT and Supply Chain Analytics
sponsored by Vitria Technology, Inc.
EGUIDE: Discover what steps you can take to implement a sound supply chain analytics strategy that accommodates IoT-sized data volumes and generates real-time insights.
Posted: 17 Jul 2017 | Published: 12 Jul 2017

Vitria Technology, Inc.

Vitria VIA IoT Analytics Platform Overview
sponsored by Vitria Technology, Inc.
VIDEO: This brief webcast examines Vitria and their real-time IoT analytics platform. Learn how to generate faster insights to drive smarter decision-making and bolster IoT business strategies, predictive analytics, data visualizations, and more.
Posted: 07 Jul 2017 | Premiered: 07 Jul 2017

Vitria Technology, Inc.

Supply Chain Management & IoT: Just Another Evolution?
sponsored by Vitria Technology, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: How are big data and IoT impacting supply chain management and ERP? Find out how to harness the power of these two trends to optimize supply chains with data lakes, real-time streaming analytics, predictive insights, and more.
Posted: 06 Jul 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Vitria Technology, Inc.

Major Retailer Optimizes Supply Chain Management with Advanced Analytics
sponsored by Vitria Technology, Inc.
CASE STUDY: Find out how a major retailer used advanced analytics with targeted dashboards and data visualizations to integrate data from across disparate apps and gain deeper insight into and optimize each stage of the supply chain.
Posted: 05 Jul 2017 | Published: 05 Jul 2017

Vitria Technology, Inc.

Mobile-Enabling Logistics: Turning the "Last Mile" into a Competitive Advantage
sponsored by Capriza
WHITE PAPER: Many business apps can be complex and require time-intensive training to get employees up to speed, but for most non-technical and mobile users, this just doesn't work. Discover how to mobile-enable logistics teams by creating micro apps for specific workflows with native mobile functionality.
Posted: 18 Apr 2017 | Published: 18 Apr 2017

Capriza

7 Ways To Improve Inventory Management
sponsored by Sage Software
WHITE PAPER: For many businesses, inventory management is mission critical. Ensuring stock levels without tying up excessive capital might sound easy. But with a myriad of potential problems, it can be a major challenge. Discover 7 ways to improve your inventory management using business management technology.
Posted: 06 Apr 2017 | Published: 06 Apr 2017

Sage Software

Modern Supply Chain Management: An API-Led Connectivity Approach to B2B/EDI
sponsored by MuleSoft
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to leverage API-led connectivity to tackle the challenges of modern supply chain management. Discover how to leverage a RESTful API and microservices-based approach for B2B/enterprise data integration and mitigate the headaches of collaboration across complex production environments.
Posted: 27 Mar 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

MuleSoft

Connecting Field Service Management to the IoT
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Field service management teams aim to keep costs down while improving customer service relationships. This is hard for organizations though – often, reducing costs hurt customer relationships. But the IoT allows field service organizations to achieve this goal. Discover 4 ways to leverage the IoT to reduce cost and increase efficiency.
Posted: 16 Feb 2017 | Published: 16 Feb 2017

Microsoft

Connect Operations Across Your Food and Beverage Enterprise
sponsored by Sage Software
EBOOK: Discover a tool designed to meet the needs of those in the food and beverage industry but can be adopted for any business. It brings together all of your critical data—reducing the inefficiencies of running discrete supply chain, manufacturing, and financial systems. Then, read on to learn how 4 companies improved their global operations.
Posted: 30 Nov 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

Sage Software

What are the Key Challenges Facing Process Manufacturers?
sponsored by Sage Software
RESOURCE: Uncover the key challenges facing process manufacturers and 6 components you need to look for when looking for flexible cost-effective business management solutions.
Posted: 28 Nov 2016 | Published: 28 Nov 2016

Sage Software

Supply Chain Disruption Risk Planning
sponsored by Infor
EGUIDE: Disruption and the supply chain go hand-in-hand: It's a major challenge to overcome. In this expert e-guide, learn how the Presidency of Donald Trump is effecting supply chain disruption in the United States; and how you can combat that disruption. Plus, discover 3 misconceptions about supply chain disruption risks.
Posted: 14 Jun 2017 | Published: 13 Jun 2017

Infor

Transform Insights, Improve Operational Excellence, and Delight Customers with Extended ECM
sponsored by OpenText
WHITE PAPER: Explore the concept of extended ECM and how it enables you to integrate business content with business apps – including CRM, ERP, supply chain management, and HR management. Discover how to contextualize content management, improve critical customer interactions, and enhance financial decision-making.
Posted: 24 Mar 2017 | Published: 30 Apr 2016

OpenText

Indus Motor Company Shifts Quality Control into Top Gear to Win Sales, Nurture Loyalty and Overtake the Competition
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Indus Motor Company decided to build on its SAP environment by seamlessly integrating its entire value chain using SAP S/4HANA. Learn what they achieved.
Posted: 23 Feb 2017 | Published: 23 Feb 2017

IBM

How Supply Chain Partners can Enhance Analytics by Sharing Data
sponsored by Sage Software
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, we examine how sharing data between supply chain partners radically increases their chances of success when predicting customer demand. Find out how to boost data management from logistics to capacity planning, uncover tips for gathering supplemental data, and discover how CRM tools can improve supply chain management.
Posted: 16 Dec 2016 | Published: 14 Dec 2016

Sage Software
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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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