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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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Technology Spotlight – Birst Supply Chain Analytics Demo
sponsored by Birst
VIDEO: Applying business intelligence to your supply chain operations can deliver better results. Inside, receive a demo of Birst's supply chain analytics tool, and understand how you can use it to improve KPIs, blend data sources, and more on your way to greater supply chain visibility.
Posted: 28 Apr 2017 | Premiered: 10 Jan 2017

Birst

The State of Software Supply Chain Management
sponsored by Sonatype
RESEARCH CONTENT: Good news: Enterprises can enhance and accelerate innovation with improved software supply chain management practices. To learn more about how, access this extensive report that examines the connections between supply chain management, automation, and open source software consumption.
Posted: 24 Apr 2017 | Published: 31 May 2016

Sonatype

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

7 Ways To Improve Inventory Management
sponsored by Sage Software
WHITE PAPER: For many businesses, inventory management is mission critical. Ensuring stock levels without tying up excessive capital might sound easy. But with a myriad of potential problems, it can be a major challenge. Discover 7 ways to improve your inventory management using business management technology.
Posted: 06 Apr 2017 | Published: 06 Apr 2017

Sage Software

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

Reinventing Logistics Excellence
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Your logistics network is continuously changing. And delivering to the rightcustomers at the right time, and at the right cost is crucial. This requires new thinking in: controlling all costs, meeting sustainability goals, and satisfying internal and external customer demands. Explore 5 ways to help accomplish these goals.
Posted: 06 Mar 2017 | Published: 06 Mar 2017

Oracle Corporation

Modern Supply Chain Strategies for Logistics
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: To compete effectively and create value for shareholders, you need sophisticated transportation management systems that offer 6 key capabilities. Learn which tools you can turn to so you can utilize these features.
Posted: 01 Mar 2017 | Published: 01 Mar 2017

Oracle Corporation

Transform Your Supply Chain Business Processes
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: 25% of manufacturing companies are actively considering cloud for their supply chain. Learn how to grow yours and achieve 5 benefits.
Posted: 01 Mar 2017 | Published: 01 Mar 2017

Oracle Corporation

Modern Warehouse Management for the New Fulfillment Economy
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Unaligned processes, technologies and corporate structures affect warehouse operations and the customer experience. Learn how to avoid these issues with cloud warehouse management tools.
Posted: 28 Feb 2017 | Published: 28 Feb 2017

Oracle Corporation

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

Architecting a Digital Supply Chain
sponsored by Birst
CASE STUDY: In this case study, learn how Citrix was able to aggregate over 400 sources of data to build a digital supply chain that grants near real-time visibility into sales forecasts, bookings, backlog, shipments, inventory, material forecast, product reliability, and more.
Posted: 12 Jan 2017 | Published: 11 Jul 2016

Birst

Modernize your Supply Chain with Smart, Connected Analytics
sponsored by Birst
WHITE PAPER: Use this white paper to learn how supply chain analytics can help you increase internal visibility to create a highly orchestrated business network. Inside discover how you can connect all your data into one coherent view, the benefits of aligning supply chain and sales goals, plus much more.
Posted: 11 Jan 2017 | Published: 11 Jan 2017

Birst

Connect Operations Across Your Food and Beverage Enterprise
sponsored by Sage Software
EBOOK: Discover a tool designed to meet the needs of those in the food and beverage industry but can be adopted for any business. It brings together all of your critical data—reducing the inefficiencies of running discrete supply chain, manufacturing, and financial systems. Then, read on to learn how 4 companies improved their global operations.
Posted: 30 Nov 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

Sage Software

What are the Key Challenges Facing Process Manufacturers?
sponsored by Sage Software
RESOURCE: Uncover the key challenges facing process manufacturers and 6 components you need to look for when looking for flexible cost-effective business management solutions.
Posted: 28 Nov 2016 | Published: 28 Nov 2016

Sage Software

Curing Your Inventory Management Headache
sponsored by Sage Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines legacy ERP systems and their inability to keep up with many of today's inventory and resource planning challenges. Discover an approach to inventory management that helps modernize your business processes, create flexibility, and generate key insights by enabling real-time visibility across supply chains.
Posted: 22 Nov 2016 | Published: 22 Nov 2016

Sage Software

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

Target Profitable Growth in the Fashion Industry with Cloud-Based ERP
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores ERP strategies designed specifically to meet the needs of fashion companies. Uncover capabilities that leverage key areas such as design and development, sourcing, supply chain visibility, manufacturing, and more.
Posted: 08 Sep 2016 | Published: 08 Sep 2016

Infor

Why Supply Chain Leaders are Moving to the Cloud
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Most supply chains are becoming stagnant as they focus on maintenance rather than innovation. Building an efficient, modern supply chain means moving to the cloud. Learn how cloud simplifies design, order management, planning, sourcing, manufacturing, and delivery.
Posted: 29 Aug 2016 | Published: 29 Aug 2016

Oracle Corporation

The Future for Cloud-based Supply Chain Management Technology
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
RESEARCH CONTENT: Explore the attitudes towards and future plans for the adoption of cloud-based supply chain management (SCM) technology, and take a look at the current approach to SCM and strategic advantages, cloud-based SCM advantages vs. disadvantages, and more.
Posted: 29 Aug 2016 | Published: 29 Aug 2016

Oracle Corporation

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
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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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