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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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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

Infor EAM OpenCAD: Space Planning for Infor EAM
sponsored by Infor
WEBCAST: This webcast introduces technology that can tightly integrate with EAM and space planning tools while also providing cloud connectivity benefits. Watch now to gain the perspective of IT leaders who have implemented and used this technology to gain insight into their data and improve efficiency.
Posted: 23 Aug 2016 | Premiered: Aug 23, 2016

Infor

Doing Sales and Operations Planning Right
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Why is sales and operations planning (S&OP) experiencing a robust surge of interest from manufacturers? In this interview with Simon Ellis, program VP at IDC Manufacturing Insights, discover how this technology is implemented, and what benefits it provides.
Posted: 16 Aug 2016 | Published: 29 Jan 2016

Infor

The Role of Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) in Modern Manufacturing
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Explore the issues of supply chain performance for today's manufacturers in this infographic. Learn the top challenges and opportunities, the role sales and operations planning can play in improving performance, and how to successfully implement this potential game-changer.
Posted: 16 Aug 2016 | Published: 16 Aug 2016

Infor

Four ways a warehouse management system delivers greater ROI than an ERP system alone
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Discover 4 ways warehouse management systems can improve ROI and augment ERP, including by boosting productivity while reducing cycle time, enhancing supply chain results through deeper visibility, and 2 more.
Posted: 15 Aug 2016 | Published: 15 Aug 2016

Infor

How Pharmaceutical Co. Allergan Transformed Their Supply Chain Operations
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Access this case study to learn the business impacts Allergan, a global pharmaceutical company, realized when they adopted integrated demand planning and scheduling tools, including improved inventory management, increased data integration, and more.
Posted: 12 Aug 2016 | Published: 12 Aug 2016

Infor

Profitable Supply Chain Execution with Customer and Event Driven Optimization
sponsored by Infor
RESEARCH CONTENT: The growth and complexity of today's end-to-end supply chain is driving renewed focus on optimizing supply chain cost and profit to become more event and customer-driven. Access this report to explore the pressures, capabilities, and best practices specific to top performers who tend to be more real-time and cloud-ready.
Posted: 11 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Jan 2016

Infor

5 Ways to Optimize Your Warehouse Costs with Voice-Enablement Tools
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore 5 ways voice-enablement technologies can lower warehouse costs, including: speeding up new employee training, reducing manual entry to enhance accuracy, and 3 more.
Posted: 11 Aug 2016 | Published: 11 May 2016

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: 10 Aug 2016

Infor

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

The Synergy of GT Nexus and Infor: Cloud-based Enterprise Asset Management
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: In the sprawling enterprise, is it possible to distribute visibility into product status and inventory to all OEMs, brand owners, and their supply chain partners? Download this paper to take advantage of cloud-based supply chain management, and discover how to unite and coordinate multi-enterprise order management.
Posted: 28 Jul 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Infor

Top 3 Ways EAM Can Decrease Your Operating Costs
sponsored by Infor
WEBCAST: Tune into this webcast to examine the top 3 ways enterprise asset management (EAM) will decrease your operating costs. Listen in now to employ the latest EAM solutions to manage costs, while increasing your return on assets (ROA).
Posted: 20 Jul 2016 | Premiered: Jul 20, 2016

Infor

Chico's Battles with Explosive Growth in Central Distribution Warehouse
sponsored by Infor
VIDEO: Tune into this video to discover how Chico's leveraged an enterprise asset management (EAM) platform to control its inventory, expand its distribution campus, and streamline its work orders—keeping pace with demand and accelerating business growth.
Posted: 20 Jul 2016 | Premiered: 20 Jul 2016

Infor

First Transit Transforms the Backbone of Their Fleet with SCM
sponsored by Infor
VIDEO: Tune into this video to discover how to optimize resource and labor utilization, improve inventory and shipping accuracy, respond faster to changing market conditions with an open architecture SCM platform. Learn how to gain the visibility you need to deliver the perfect order every time.
Posted: 20 Jul 2016 | Premiered: 20 Jul 2016

Infor

Improve risk management, compliance and customer satisfaction in Asset Management with ISO 55000
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn more about asset management strategy, and how a highly configurable EAM tool can shore up your bottom line and prepare you for top-line growth.
Posted: 18 Jul 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Infor

Harness Enterprise Asset Management to Improve Your Profitability
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Accessible, timely information and an effective enterprise asset management (EAM) strategy can help companies make informed decisions that improve profitability. How can you leverage EAM across your enterprise? Read now to find out.
Posted: 15 Jul 2016 | Published: 05 May 2016

Infor

Why Enterprise Asset Management is Important for Driving Value
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Businesses today are deploying new technologies to gain greater efficiencies and reduce costs. This analyst interview from IDC provides the biggest enterprise asset management (EAM) trends and disruptors in the gas and oil industry, explores how companies can address EAM gaps, and explains how you can use EAM tools to drive value.
Posted: 05 Jul 2016 | Published: 27 Feb 2015

Infor

Challenges Facing the Global Oil & Gas Industry and How Individual Companies Can Thrive
sponsored by Infor
RESOURCE: Learn more about challenges facing the global oil and gas industry in this infographic. Learn how to ensure the safety of workers, investments, and the environment, as well as how enterprise asset management can enable you to capture real-time, accurate performance maintenance data at the point of occurrence, and more.
Posted: 05 Jul 2016 | Published: 05 Jul 2016

Infor

5 Ways to Prepare for Increased Transit Ridership
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Transit ridership is steadily increasing: In the US, citizens took 10.8 billion trips on public transportation in 2014; In the EU, there are nearly 60 billion passenger journeys on public transport each year. Prepare your assets for increased ridership by focusing on the 5 methods outlined in this paper.
Posted: 01 Jul 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

Infor

Drager Service MVS Gains Operational Visibility and Increases Service Delivery Levels with Infor EAM
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Gain insights on adopting an integration strategy that can allow your financial organization to meet the challenges of digital transformation in in an agile and cost-effective way. Learn use cases, best practices, and more.
Posted: 30 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Infor

Des Moines WRA Cuts Energy Consumption by 20% with Enterprise Asset Management
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details the path Des Moines WRA took to overhaul the way it used energy. Learn how they gained improved visibility into energy consumption, achieved efficient control, fine-tuned processes, and cut costs by 20% using enterprise asset management tools. Discover how you can mimic their success at your own organization.
Posted: 30 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Infor

Manufacturing and the Search for More Intelligence
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Big data analytics are bringing factory production to new heights, and self-manufacturing goods are just one interesting side effect. Discover how advanced analytics and sensor data are improving yield, processes and supply chains.
Posted: 22 Jun 2016 | Published: 22 Jun 2016

Oracle Corporation

Uncovering Risk in the Supply Chain
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: Learn how to extract the benefits from global sourcing while weighing and managing risks. The discussion will go beyond assessing the risk of a supplier and their supply, to identify collaboration opportunities and assess a supplier's level of resiliency and where appropriate, and to engage in actions of remediation.
Posted: 06 Jun 2016 | Premiered: May 31, 2016

IBM

Seven Ways to Improve Inventory Management
sponsored by Sage Software
WHITE PAPER: With an effective business management strategy, you can streamline operations across your supply chain. Explore seven ways to improve inventory management without tying up excessive capital in stock.
Posted: 13 May 2016 | Published: 13 May 2016

Sage Software

How the Internet of Things Will Reshape Enterprise Operations and Consumer Applications
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: How will the expansion of the Internet of Things (IoT) influence the workplace and the consumer sphere? This two-part e-guide explains how the IoT will impact supply chain management in the near future and explores how IoT devices will transform enterprise and consumer applications alike.
Posted: 11 May 2016 | Published: 06 May 2016

IBM
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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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