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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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ERP for Drilling Contractors
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: Discover how an integrated value chain as part of your ERP software can give your drilling industry organization greater visibility, control, performance, and accountability.
Posted: 10 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IFS

The Automated Supply Chain Advantage
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Tune into this brief video and uncover ways supply chain execution tools can help you figure out the fastest, most economical routing for every shipment, putting you steps ahead of the competition.
Posted: 22 Jan 2016 | Published: 22 Jan 2016

Infor

Key Market Trends in Food and Beverage Manufacturing
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: In this infographic, you'll learn about ERP technologies that are disrupting the food and beverage industry. You'll also uncover impressive statistics on how manufacturers are leveraging these tools and the benefits they've experienced.
Posted: 22 Jan 2016 | Published: 22 Jan 2016

Infor

Reduce Your Markdowns: 7 Ways to Maintain Your Margins by Aligning Supply and Demand
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This resource highlights seven ways to step off the high-volume, low-price treadmill and reduce the need for costly markdowns. Learn how to increase profits by delivering the right products to the right people at the right time -- and in the right quantity.
Posted: 22 Jan 2016 | Published: 22 Jan 2016

Infor

Deliver Quality Products, Drive Efficiency, and Achieve Profitable Growth
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This resource highlights ways meat manufacturers are accelerating speed to market. Read on and you'll also uncover technologies that are changing the way information is published and consumed in the enterprise.
Posted: 20 Jan 2016 | Published: 20 Jan 2016

Infor

Supply Chain Optimization Success Story: Babcock Marine & Technology
sponsored by Trillium Software
CASE STUDY: Download this case study to uncover how Babcock M&T was able to optimize data in their supply chain to see a 23% increase in supplier master data quality.
Posted: 19 Jan 2016 | Published: 19 Jan 2016

Trillium Software

Efficiently Plan your Business with Innovative Functionality and Industry-Specific Tools
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Your customers rely on you, and their success depends on your ability to deliver the exact product as ordered. Access this white paper and learn ways to satisfy customers with confidence by changing the way information is published and consumed across the enterprise.
Posted: 19 Jan 2016 | Published: 19 Jan 2016

Infor

Cloud ERP in Wholesale and Distribution: Driving Success Across a Wide Network
sponsored by Kenandy
RESEARCH CONTENT: This Aberdeen Group Research Report examines the importance of ERP for wholesalers and distributors, and discusses why more organizations are beginning to favor the cloud as a deployment model for ERP.
Posted: 14 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2015

Kenandy

IDC Report: The Modern Supply Chain Present and Future
sponsored by Qlik
WHITE PAPER: As manufacturing supply chains are asked to be faster and more responsive, the use of real-time data becomes more important. Discover how analytics collaboration, planning, and supply chain design can allow you to unlock hidden insights which can result in better decision making and drive improvements in your operational processes.
Posted: 12 Jan 2016 | Published: 12 Jan 2016

Qlik

Leveraging Supply Chain Data for Competitive Advantage
sponsored by Qlik
RESEARCH CONTENT: This report reviews the results of a recent survey, conducted by Supply Chain Digest, of top performing supply chain management units. Gain ideas on how you can wrap your arms around data derived from inter-connected supply chains and the Internet of Things (IoT), leverage big data analytics, and improve visibility across your supply chain.
Posted: 11 Jan 2016 | Published: 11 Jan 2016

Qlik

Manage and Deliver Customer Orders On Time, All the Time
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how manufacturers can leverage a suite of enterprise tools to execute and control complex manufacturing processes, manage a global supply chain, capture product data, and more.
Posted: 07 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Infor

Supply-Chain Optimization Evolves
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: In the following white paper, learn about effective supply-chain optimization and discover seven tips on how to optimize your own supply-chain strategy.
Posted: 05 Jan 2016 | Published: 05 Jan 2016

Infor

Infographic: Supply-Chain Optimization
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Today's organizations find success not just by managing supply chains, but also by optimizing them. Access this concise infographic to find a seven-step process towards total supply chain optimization (SCO), allowing you to realize four core benefits.
Posted: 04 Jan 2016 | Published: 04 Jan 2016

Infor

Embracing Innovation in Third Party Logistics
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This white paper can help 3PL service providers adapt to, and take advantage of, the rapidly changing business landscape. Take a look to learn how you can embrace new supply chain strategies and drive innovation in your 3PL company.
Posted: 29 Dec 2015 | Published: 31 Aug 2014

Infor

CRM & Manufacturing: Working Hand in Glove
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces a Sales Transformation Pyramid (STP) model, a step-by-step methodology for effecting a positive transformation in your company's sales performance. Access this framework to learn how you can optimize your enterprise's sales performance and refine your internal processes, communication, and agility.
Posted: 24 Nov 2015 | Published: 24 Nov 2015

Microsoft

The Digital Transformation Imperative
sponsored by OpenText
WHITE PAPER: This tech roundup will prove to be a worthwhile and insightful resource, to help your business navigate this changing world. Access this resource now to get objective information on SAP and digital transformation, and uncover several key takeaways to help you strategize with confidence.
Posted: 03 Nov 2015 | Published: 03 Nov 2015

OpenText

Market Guide for Integration Brokerage
sponsored by IBM
RESOURCE: Access this resource to get an integration brokerage product market overview. Read on to learn more about the vendor landscape.
Posted: 29 Oct 2015 | Published: 18 Sep 2015

IBM

Elie Tahari Combines Fashion Savvy with Powerful Analytics
sponsored by IBM
CASE STUDY: Access this case study to learn how one major fashion label unified their data silos, allowing them to make better decisions on which products to ship to each store, which items to order from suppliers, and much more.
Posted: 19 Oct 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

IBM

Creating World Class Supply Chain Commerce Platform to Connect and Collaborate
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Lenovo was acutely aware of an increasing demand for transparency and simplicity in the order process and sought to improve its supply chain. Discover how they were able to go beyond just simplifying their order process to align their entire supply chain and help ensure complete customer satisfaction.
Posted: 14 Oct 2015 | Published: 31 Mar 2012

IBM

The Role of Reporting and Analytics in the B2B Supply Chain
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how your business can work in partnership with your value chain to gain clear and concise visibility into your entire B2B ecosystem. Discover how supply chain analytics can help you drive smarter decisions, optimize time to revenue, and more.
Posted: 13 Oct 2015 | Published: 31 Aug 2014

IBM

Transform Your B2B Community with Faster, Simpler Onboarding, Management and Collaboration
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper discover how you can transform your B2B community with faster, simpler onboarding, management and collaboration. Read on to learn how a centralized point of control to manage and monitor your onboarding and ongoing interactions can change the way your business handles multi-enterprise relationships.
Posted: 12 Oct 2015 | Published: 31 Aug 2014

IBM

Worldwide Business-to-Business Integration Gateway Software Vendor Assessment
sponsored by IBM
RESOURCE: This IDC MarketScape focuses on nine choices for business-to-business integration (B2Bi) gateway software vendors that have products or suites that support comprehensive trading partner collaboration. Discover which gateway could be the right solution for your organization.
Posted: 30 Sep 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

IBM

B2B Services Analytics
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper discover how analytics is emerging as a key differentiator for organizations to operate a high-performing value chain across thousands of suppliers, partners and customers at the speed and precision that today's markets demand.
Posted: 29 Sep 2015 | Published: 29 Sep 2015

IBM

The Industry Standards Mystery: Learn What Industry Standards Mean for Your Business
sponsored by IBM
EBOOK: Although industry standards were designed to make business communications simpler, the specific and complex nature of the standards themselves can seem intimidating. In this eBook, readers can gain a more in-depth understanding of industry standards.
Posted: 24 Sep 2015 | Published: 24 Sep 2015

IBM

Weak links – Strengthening the information supply chain
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ANALYST REPORT: Analysts Bob Tarzey and Rob Bamforth argues the case for a systematic approach to securing the information supply chain.
Posted: 01 Sep 2015 | Published: 01 Sep 2015

ComputerWeekly.com
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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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