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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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Money Matters: Optimizing Payments, Invoicing, and Cash Flow for Distributors
sponsored by Sage Software
WEBCAST: Businesses unfamiliar with the concept of reverse distribution can learn more about the complexities of optimizing payments, invoices and cash flow and more in this webcast. Discover how your organization can unlock hidden potential by managing supply chain finances more effectively.
Posted: 30 Jun 2015 | Premiered: Jun 10, 2015

Sage Software

Supply Chain Strategy Best Practices
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: This e-guide provides readers with expert insight into what you should consider when deploying SCM software, and also takes a look at how to overcome five top supply chain and integration challenges.
Posted: 26 Jun 2015 | Published: 26 Jun 2015

IBM

Podcast - Money Matters: Optimizing Payments, Invoicing, and Cash Flow for Distributors
sponsored by Sage Software
PODCAST: Businesses unfamiliar with the concept of reverse distribution can learn more about the complexities of optimizing payments, invoices and cash flow and more in this presentation transcript. Discover how your organization can unlock hidden potential by managing supply chain finances more effectively.
Posted: 25 Jun 2015 | Premiered: Jun 10, 2015

Sage Software

Money Matters: Optimizing Payments, Invoicing, and Cash Flow for Distributors
sponsored by Sage Software
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Businesses unfamiliar with the concept of reverse distribution can learn more about the complexities of optimizing payments, invoices and cash flow and more in this presentation transcript. Discover how your organization can unlock hidden potential by managing supply chain finances more effectively.
Posted: 25 Jun 2015 | Published: 25 Jun 2015

Sage Software

Case Study: Automate Logistics and Distribution Processes and Increase Productivity
sponsored by Honeywell
CASE STUDY: This case study tells the story of how a fast-growing retailer achieved optimum efficiency with radio frequency identification (RFID).
Posted: 16 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Honeywell

Streamline Digital Asset Management with a Digital Media Supply Chain
sponsored by OpenText
WHITE PAPER: Decision-makers searching for a guide to an ideal digital media supply chain (DMSC) solution will find 11 key criteria inside this featured expert resource.
Posted: 08 Jun 2015 | Published: 08 Jun 2015

OpenText

Align, Adapt, and Grow: Using Technology to Drive Distribution
sponsored by Sage Software
WHITE PAPER: New technologies are making it easier for some distributors to meet their challenges and find success. Learn more about how these technologies can help your organization optimize inventory management and demand forecasting, improve sales and customer service efficiency, gain a comprehensive view of your business, and more.
Posted: 26 May 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

Sage Software

Distribution: Challenges and Outlook for a Fast-Moving Market
sponsored by Sage Software
WHITE PAPER: Learn how you can face the complexities of distribution in a fast-moving market to achieve outstanding outcomes for your customers.
Posted: 21 May 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Sage Software

5 Tips for Managing Food and Beverage Supply Chain
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: How can your organization devise a strategy to help them handle food and beverage supply chain more effectively? Discover how you can streamline your supply chain, maintain compliance with food safety guidelines, and improve productivity with 5 top tips.
Posted: 16 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

IFS

Processing the Perfect Order: How Automation Keeps Your Supply Chain Error-Free
sponsored by Esker Inc.
VIRTUAL SEMINAR: Access this exclusive webinar to discover how your organization can implement an automation system for your business that can achieve reduced error ratesDecreased cost per orderIncreased customer satisfactionImproved process transparencyAnd 2 more
Posted: 10 Apr 2015 | Premiered: 10 Apr 2015

Esker Inc.

Optimize global sourcing in your supply chain environment
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Explore this technical white paper to learn how you can implement the necessary software and structures to properly leverage your shipping data to optimize global sourcing in your supply chain.
Posted: 08 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Case Study: Avon Cycles SAP HANA Success Story
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: In this concise case study discover what system Avon Cycles employed to improve supply chain management, increase staff productivity and save money. Read now to discover if this scenario could help you devise a system that meets your organizational needs.
Posted: 03 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Gartner Sourcing & Strategic Vendor Relationships Summit 2015
sponsored by Gartner
BROCHURE: The Gartner Sourcing and Strategic vendor relationships summit can help dymystify some of the complexity surrounding IT sourcing, giving you best practices, and the latest techniques for the management of current and emerging providers. Access this brochure now to learn more about the Sourcing and Strategic Vendor Relationship summit.
Posted: 24 Mar 2015 | Published: 24 Mar 2015

Gartner

Enabling the Transformation of Business and Procurement
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn more about procurement strategies by accessing this in-depth white paper. Discover how a single source of supply information can reduce the need for IT and control costs, making your supply chain streamlined and agile. Read on to determine if this strategy could help your organization optimize your procurement processes.
Posted: 20 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

IBM

Supply Chain Integration Strategy: What's Best for your Business
sponsored by GT Nexus
EGUIDE: Learn more about how you can build an individualized supply chain integration strategy for your business. Read on to discover how different integration factors can influence the deployment of SCM software.
Posted: 04 Mar 2015 | Published: 04 Mar 2015

GT Nexus

GT Nexus Insights: Jennifer Mcfarland - A&F
sponsored by GT Nexus
VIDEO: Watch this exclusive video to hear from Jennifer McFarland about how Abercrombie was able to automate 86% of its invoice processes using cloud technology, and find out if this is a viable option for your business.
Posted: 27 Feb 2015 | Premiered: 27 Feb 2015

GT Nexus

Supply Chain Finance in the Cloud: a New Approach to Increasing Capital, Reducing Risk and Assuring Supply
sponsored by GT Nexus
VIDEO: Access this in depth video to hear from training programs administrator Terica Adams, and Founder and Chief Strategy officer Kurt Cavano of GT Nexus. Listen as they discuss the benefits cloud technology innovation can provide for your supply chain finances.
Posted: 27 Feb 2015 | Premiered: 27 Feb 2015

GT Nexus

Bloomberg Radio: Taking Stock With Greg Johnsen (podcast)
sponsored by GT Nexus
PODCAST: Listen to this exclusive Bloomberg podcast to hear from Co-founder and Chief marketing Officer, Greg Johnson, of GT Nexus, to learn how major companies are using cloud technology to streamline their global supply chains and gain end-to-end visibility.
Posted: 27 Feb 2015 | Premiered: Feb 27, 2015

GT Nexus

Bridges Insights: Ulrich Marte of P&G
sponsored by GT Nexus
VIDEO: Watch this brief testimonial from Ulrich Marte, international trade/global program manager of P&G about how their organization were able to employ cloud-based control towers for end-to-end visibility in their global supply chain.
Posted: 26 Feb 2015 | Premiered: 26 Feb 2015

GT Nexus

Case Study: The World’s Most Efficient Pair of Jeans
sponsored by GT Nexus
CASE STUDY: Explore this informative case study to learn more about how Levi Strauss migrated to a paperless supply chain and how you can leverage automation to simplify your SCM.
Posted: 26 Feb 2015 | Published: 26 Feb 2015

GT Nexus

Restoration Hardware: Adopting Cloud-Based Technology in the Retail Supply Chain
sponsored by GT Nexus
CASE STUDY: In this valuable case study learn more about Restoration Hardware's specific supply chain management needs and how they were able to meet those demands. Read on to learn how a cloud based system could help you better manage your supply chain.
Posted: 25 Feb 2015 | Published: 25 Feb 2015

GT Nexus

Jeans maker launches cheap financing for more ethical finances
sponsored by GT Nexus
RESOURCE: Access this informative article from the Financial Times to learn more about Levi Strauss' move and how is affecting the supply chain management landscape.
Posted: 25 Feb 2015 | Published: 05 Nov 2014

GT Nexus

Inventory Management: How the Right System Can Facilitate Dynamic Allocation with the Cloud
sponsored by GT Nexus
RESOURCE: In this brief solution overview learn more about how you can gain a complete picture of supply chain inventory by matching supply to demand and dynamically allocating inventory where it's needed the most.
Posted: 25 Feb 2015 | Published: 25 Feb 2015

GT Nexus

Solution Overview: Transportation Management
sponsored by GT Nexus
RESOURCE: In this brief solution overview learn more about how more effective transportation management can reduce transportation cost and increase delivery reliability through collaboration across all modes and providers.
Posted: 24 Feb 2015 | Published: 24 Feb 2015

GT Nexus

Bridges Insights: Scott Hadwiger of Crocs
sponsored by GT Nexus
VIDEO: Access this brief video to learn hear from croc's director of supply chain finance Scott Hardwiger, about the unique challenges that Crocs faced and how they were able to improve supplier relations through one cloud based platform.
Posted: 26 Feb 2015 | Premiered: 26 Feb 2015

GT Nexus
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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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