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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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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

How to Cure Your Inventory Management Headache
sponsored by Sage (UK) Limited
WHITE PAPER: Explore why disparate and legacy enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems can overcomplicate inventory management. Discover 3 key benefits of using modern business management tools for your inventory.
Posted: 18 Aug 2017 | Published: 18 Aug 2017

Sage (UK) Limited

Product Lifecycle Management: Meet Labelling Compliance and Connect with Customers
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Find out how organizations in the food and beverage industry can maintain labelling compliance while accelerating product development and connecting better with customers. Plus, learn how PLM can enable you to eliminate manual processes, break down data siloes between you and suppliers, and more.
Posted: 17 Aug 2017 | Published: 17 Aug 2017

Infor

Overcome Your Distribution Management Challenges
sponsored by Sage (UK) Limited
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to overcome distribution management challenges and common complexities by embracing 4 key trends.
Posted: 16 Aug 2017 | Published: 16 Aug 2017

Sage (UK) Limited

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.

Key Directives For Digital Transformation in Manufacturing
sponsored by Atos
WHITE PAPER: The topic of Industry 4.0 has been something the whole manufacturing world has been discussing for a while, and it doesn't appear to be going away any time soon. But how is Industry 4.0 defined, and how does it relate to digital transformation? Discover 3 key directives to focus your attention in order to drive your manufacturing company forward.
Posted: 16 Jun 2017 | Published: 16 Jun 2017

Atos

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

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

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

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

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: 01 Sep 2017

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: 01 Sep 2017

Infor

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

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

Key Strategies and Technologies for Modern Supply Chain Management
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
EGUIDE: Digital transformation and traceability are two major considerations for modern supply chain management, and each has their own challenges that need to be addressed. Learn about the technologies and strategies you can use to improve your supply chain's abilities and allow you to make more informed decisions.
Posted: 02 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

Oracle Corporation

ChainLink Research: Which Supply Chain Issues are Key for Process Manufacturing?
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
EGUIDE: Process manufacturers face some unique challenges, and therefore require unique strategies and techniques for supply chain management. Learn 7 key issues to consider for process manufacturers today.
Posted: 01 Sep 2016 | Published: 30 Aug 2016

Oracle Corporation

What Supply Chain Hurdles Most Worry Discrete Manufacturers?
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
EGUIDE: Discrete manufacturers—as diverse as this category can be—have shared challenges. In this expert e-guide, learn about 4 of the most common supply chain management challenges faced by these manufacturers, and what can be done to help overcome them.
Posted: 31 Aug 2016 | Published: 30 Aug 2016

Oracle Corporation

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

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
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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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