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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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Balancing Priorities in the Supply Chain
sponsored by QlikTech, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the impact of compromising one priority for the sake of another and the difficulty businesses face quantifying the overall effects of their decisions. Read on to learn how Business Discovery software helps to generate insight, providing decision-makers with increased visibility to help identify threats and more.
Posted: 14 Aug 2014 | Published: 14 Aug 2014

QlikTech, Inc.

Implementing Global E-Invoicing with Guaranteed Legal Certainty
sponsored by OpenText GXS
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the role local tax compliance plays in successful supply chain management and e-business initiatives, and how leading global brands and governments are addressing this need.
Posted: 11 Aug 2014 | Published: 11 Aug 2014

OpenText GXS

5 Power Gen ERP Lessons From the Manufacturing Industry
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the 5 power generation ERP lessons from the manufacturing industry.
Posted: 08 Aug 2014 | Published: 08 Aug 2014

IFS

Managing the Software Supply Chain
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Find out how your organization should address the risk in managing the software supply chain.
Posted: 07 Aug 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

IBM

IBM Rational Automotive Engineering Solution ekit
sponsored by IBM
RESOURCE: Uncover all the ins-and-outs of a supply-chain based software solution for the automotive industry.
Posted: 06 Aug 2014 | Published: 06 Aug 2014

IBM

5 key areas for accelerating automotive innovation
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore the challenges auto manufacturers face in creating more complex products -- made up of interconnected systems -- and how a holistic systems engineering approach can help overcome these difficulties.
Posted: 05 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

IBM

Desigual - Worldwide Business Intelligence with BOARD
sponsored by Board International
WHITE PAPER: This case study tells how a clothing brand found and implemented a business intelligence tool that delivered improved sales intelligence, supply chain monitoring and more.
Posted: 28 Jul 2014 | Published: 28 Jul 2014

Board International

Is Your Accounts Payable Department Suffering from Arrested Development?
sponsored by Perceptive Software
RESOURCE: Find out how you can profit from your accounts payable department.
Posted: 28 Jul 2014 | Published: 10 Jul 2014

Perceptive Software

Exact Macola – Striving Toward ERP Excellence
sponsored by Exact Software
WEBCAST: Watch this informative webcast, featuring Senior Business Consultant Russ Lesko, who discusses Exact Macola's latest ERP software solution.
Posted: 24 Jul 2014 | Premiered: Jul 24, 2014

Exact Software

Overcome Transportation Challenges with Enterprise Asset Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover an enterprise asset management technology that can manage all the elements of a single- or multi-modal transportation infrastructure in a single system. Explore the capabilities and key benefits of enterprise asset management for transportation.
Posted: 23 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

IBM

Proving the Value of Integrated Process and Content Management
sponsored by Perceptive Software
WHITE PAPER: Find out how gaps in automation undermine overall business process efficiency, quality, control, consistency and visibility.
Posted: 10 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 May 2012

Perceptive Software

B2B Integration Services for Secure Connectivity and Collaboration
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: Watch this brief video to learn about B2B integration services that provide a lower TCO than in-house B2B technology. With a pay-as-you go service configured for your business, you'll get help managing, onboarding, and supporting your trading partners.
Posted: 26 Jun 2014 | Premiered: 16 Jan 2012

IBM

B2B Integration Suite to Synchronize your Value Chain
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: Watch this brief video to learn about a family of B2B integration tools that synchronizes the execution of end-to-end business processes with all of your partners, thanks to integration software, the cloud, and managed services.
Posted: 26 Jun 2014 | Premiered: 24 Aug 2012

IBM

B2B integration software to synchronize your extended business partner communities
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces B2B integration software that can help you synchronize virtually every aspect of your value chain, automate business processes, and get the visibility you need to successfully collaborate with partners.
Posted: 25 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 May 2012

IBM

Flexible cloud technology to optimize your B2B process automation
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces a suite of cloud services for B2B process automation that helps you overcome the barriers to collaboration -- such as incompatible systems and standards -- without the drain on IT resources.
Posted: 25 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2013

IBM

B2B Collaboration: No Longer Optional
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this report from the Aberdeen Group, get an in-depth look at why B2B collaboration is such a priority, as well as what actions business leaders are taking, the challenges they face, and their plans to execute B2B collaboration strategies.
Posted: 25 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 May 2012

IBM

The Future of Business-to-Business Integration
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this IDC report, explore how organizations are evolving their B2B integration capabilities to adapt to new business and technology trends, as well as achieve operational and customer excellence.
Posted: 25 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2013

IBM

B2B Cloud Integration: A strategic approach to transforming EDIs and optimizing your value chain
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this e-book, get an overview of the B2B integration landscape, including challenges, opportunities, and successful approaches of developing electronic data interchange (EDI) strategies.
Posted: 23 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

IBM

Data Quality Management
sponsored by OpenText GXS
WHITE PAPER: Find out how data quality can lead to a well-oiled supply chain and successful transportation and logistics projects.
Posted: 16 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

OpenText GXS

Automotive Supply Chains Need a Makeover
sponsored by OpenText GXS
WHITE PAPER: Find out how a cloud-based B2B solution can help automotive manufacturing companies optimize their supply chain.
Posted: 13 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

OpenText GXS

High Tech Industry Turning to Cloud-Based B2B Integration Solutions for Help
sponsored by OpenText GXS
WHITE PAPER: Find out why so many companies in the high-tech industry are turning to cloud-based B2B integration solutions to optimize their supply chains.
Posted: 13 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

OpenText GXS

The World's Most Important Gathering of Supply Chain Leaders
sponsored by Gartner
BROCHURE: Find out how you can join your peers for the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference on September 10-11, 2014 and learn how to fuel supply chain efficiency.
Posted: 05 Jun 2014 | Published: 05 Jun 2014

Gartner

Jaguar Land Rover Reduces Costs with Unified Platform
sponsored by EMC Corporation
CASE STUDY: Find out how one industry-leading vendor's new approach makes it possible to store unstructured and structured content in an easily accessibly archive.
Posted: 04 Jun 2014 | Published: 04 Jun 2014

EMC Corporation

Protecting Mission-Critical Manufacturing Data with an ERP Firewall
sponsored by OpenText GXS
WHITE PAPER: Find how an ERP Firewall can capture business process and data quality errors, so outsourcing data doesn't create mayhem within your company.
Posted: 02 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

OpenText GXS

Sharpening Your Competitive Edge with B2B Managed Services
sponsored by OpenText GXS
WHITE PAPER: Find out what an effective B2B managed services solution should provide so you can improve the capabilities of your business, and the efficiency of your supply-and-demand chain.
Posted: 30 May 2014 | Published: 30 May 2014

OpenText GXS
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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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