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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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Eliminate Manufacturing Operational Pressures
sponsored by Sage Software
WHITE PAPER: Gain insight into manufacturing operational pressures and how you can eliminate these challenges with a modern business management tool. Discover the top 5 functions a business management tool should support, and more.
Posted: 18 Aug 2017 | Published: 18 Aug 2017

Sage Software

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

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

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

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

APIs and Mobile: Creating an Integrated Physical-Digital Consumer Experience
sponsored by TIBCO Software Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how retailers are leveraging APIs to improve mobile strategies and enhance consumer engagement. Discover how APIs make your digital assets consumable in any sort of app across a variety of platforms, allowing you to improve customer experiences without sacrificing security for sensitive data.
Posted: 02 Dec 2016 | Published: 03 Oct 2016

TIBCO Software Inc.

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

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

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

Benefits of Predictive Analytics for the Manufacturing Industry
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: The manufacturing industry has not yet taken full advantage of the ways predictive analytics can improve the supply chain. This expert e-guide dives into the benefits that manufacturers can experience with predictive analytics, especially when used in combination with sensor data from the Internet of Things.
Posted: 11 May 2016 | Published: 06 May 2016

IBM

Grow Profits With Supply Chain Analytics
sponsored by SearchERP
EBOOK: The transformation of supply chain management is happening now. Learn how companies, such as The Bouqs Company, are using supply chain analytics to grow profits and avert costly mistakes, why and how IoT sensor technology is changing supply chain management forever, and how to navigate the complex supply chain analytics product landscape.
Posted: 09 May 2016 | Published: 05 May 2016

SearchERP

Case Study: Achieve Unprecedented Visibility of B2B Processes
sponsored by TIBCO Software Inc.
CASE STUDY: eBuilder, a company that helps organizations streamline their business processes, needed to enable their clients to quickly analyze large amounts of information and make critical decisions. This case study reveals the strategy that allowed the company's clients to achieve greater visibility of B2B processes, boost efficiency, and reduce costs.
Posted: 06 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

TIBCO Software Inc.
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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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