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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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The Race for Supply Chain Excellence
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Supply chains in the future will be a success differentiator. Learn how to be among those that do it best to create profit, service level, and working capital improvement.
Posted: 17 May 2016 | Published: 17 May 2016

Infor

Profitable Supply Chain Execution with Customer- and Event-Driven Optimization
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Renowned analysts have put together best practices for cloud-based supply chain orchestration and execution capabilities. Examine the pressures, capabilities, and effective strategies of real-time and cloud-ready top performers.
Posted: 17 May 2016 | Published: 17 May 2016

Infor

Connected Manufacturing Ushers in Expanded, Digital Ecosystem
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
VIDEO: With the added complexity of the Internet of Things, how can you maintain visibility and control over your supply chains? Discover the biggest challenges and opportunities posed by connected manufacturing, including areas like customer data management, security, mobility, and analytics.
Posted: 16 May 2016 | Premiered: 26 Jan 2016

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

Supply Chain Optimization Evolves from Competitive Advantage to Necessary Capability
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Are you ready for supply chain optimization? Assess your ability to share data, best practices, and plans with supply chain partners, suppliers and customers for a smarter, more innovative approach to supply chain management.
Posted: 15 May 2016 | Published: 15 May 2016

Infor

Desperately Seeking Supply Chain Visibility
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: As companies evolve and operate in a world of connected commerce, supply chain thinking will evolve. Discover ways to provide visibility across a network of interoperable nodes for supply/demand management and the synchronized flow of goods.
Posted: 13 May 2016 | Published: 13 May 2016

Infor

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

From Supply Chains to Value Chains
sponsored by Every Angle
VIDEO: Discover the major challenges of today's supply chains and learn what you need in order to create personalized, localized experiences at every point in the supply chain.
Posted: 13 May 2016 | Premiered: 07 Oct 2015

Every Angle

Empowering Business Analytics for SAP
sponsored by Every Angle
VIDEO: The complexity of today's supply chains costs significant time and money. What if you could figure out not only where bottlenecks occur, but also understand why? Discover an analytics platform that works with any SAP system and can empower you to improve customer service, boost productivity, eliminate risks, and more.
Posted: 13 May 2016 | Premiered: 09 Dec 2015

Every Angle

7 Practical Steps to Help you Choose the Right Supply Chain Execution Solution
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Many companies are finding themselves unable to define their strategy for selecting and implementing new supply chain execution systems, or upgrading their current ones. Explore this practical roadmap for assessing, defining, and selecting the capabilities you need to compete and establish strategic relationships with new and existing customers.
Posted: 12 May 2016 | Published: 12 May 2016

Infor

Supply Chain Execution: 6 Signs You're Ready for a Change
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: As companies adopt new technologies to improve product ordering on the Internet, they're adding pressures to their supply chain execution capabilities. Explore six signs that you may be ready to expand your current system's capabilities, or invest in a new supply chain execution system altogether.
Posted: 12 May 2016 | Published: 12 May 2016

Infor

Case Study: Heineken Mitigates Their Myriad of Ad-hoc Data Governance Questions
sponsored by Every Angle
CASE STUDY: Discover how to improve data quality, data reliability, and quickly obtain difficult-to-access SAP data by utilizing an operational performance management add-on. Read this case study to learn from the Heineken Group, and get better insight into your supply chain process to identify cash-saving opportunities.
Posted: 12 May 2016 | Published: 12 May 2016

Every Angle

Asset Tracking: Keeping Track of Your Business Value
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to effectively enact IoT-enabled asset tracking, generating increased business value and optimizing your supply chain. Read this white paper to learn how to track moveable assets and innovative services for customers with IoT and smart devices throughout the supply chain.
Posted: 12 May 2016 | Published: 12 May 2016

Oracle Corporation

Insight and Transparency for your SAP Supply Chain
sponsored by Every Angle
VIDEO: How can you get insights into your supply chains quickly, in a way that's easy to share with others so that they can understand? Learn how you can leverage analytics to efficiently drill down into problems in supply chains and uncover the causes of issues that lead to bottlenecks.
Posted: 12 May 2016 | Premiered: 23 Feb 2016

Every Angle

Is Your Supply Chain Nearing the End of its Shelf Life?
sponsored by Every Angle
RESOURCE: How can you ensure that your supply chain isn't becoming obsolete? Discover why simple supply chains just won't cut it for much longer, and learn how you can make your supply chain more agile in order to execute and deliver on your organization's overall business strategy and vision.
Posted: 12 May 2016 | Published: 12 May 2016

Every Angle

Embracing the IoT Supply Chain: Biggest Challenges & Opportunities
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: As the number of connected devices continues to grow, supply chain management for the Internet of Things (IoT) has only become more complicated. This expert e-guide explores the major challenges and opportunities that the IoT will pose for supply chain management in the near future.
Posted: 11 May 2016 | Published: 05 May 2016

IBM

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

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 May 2016 | Published: 11 May 2016

Infor

How Predictive Analytics is Optimizing Manufacturing Performance
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: What if you could detect issues in the supply chain earlier on, before they can cause outages or affect customer experiences? This expert e-guide explains how predictive analytics can help manufacturers forecast issues and ensure optimal performance for enterprise assets.
Posted: 11 May 2016 | Published: 06 May 2016

IBM

Case Study: Optimizing Supply Chains with Analytics
sponsored by Every Angle
CASE STUDY: This brief case study reveals the strategy that empowered an industrial equipment provider to quickly diagnose the major causes of supply chain bottlenecks, identify excessive purchases or production, and more.
Posted: 10 May 2016 | Published: 10 May 2016

Every Angle

Control Your Supply Chain with Prescriptive Analytics
sponsored by Every Angle
WHITE PAPER: This resource reveals how prescriptive analytics can help supply chain managers identify and detect bottlenecks, analyze their root causes, and resolve those issues before the customer even notices.
Posted: 10 May 2016 | Published: 10 May 2016

Every Angle

Grow Profits With Supply Chain Analytics
sponsored by SearchManufacturingERP
EBOOK: This guide tells how supply chain analytics unlocks profitability, gives you critical information on IoT sensors and shares how to choose technology.
Posted: 09 May 2016 | Published: 05 May 2016

SearchManufacturingERP

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.

Supply Chain Insights: Keith Jacobson of Columbia
sponsored by GT Nexus
VIDEO: In this video, Keith Jacobson, Senior Director of Supply Chain at Columbia sportswear shares insights into their supply chain collaboration strategies. Connecting with suppliers in a cloud-based network allows Columbia to remove time and costs from the production lifecycle by empowering factories and suppliers to perform at a strategic level.
Posted: 06 Apr 2016 | Premiered: 06 Apr 2016

GT Nexus

GT Nexus Insights: Scott Hadwiger of Crocs
sponsored by GT Nexus
VIDEO: Scott Hadwiger of Crocs has helped eliminate paper and manual tasks from the PO, invoice, and settlement process. Greater collaboration continues to bolster Crocs' relationships with suppliers. In this short video listen as he describes the process of shifting Croc's supply chain process to a paperless one.
Posted: 05 Apr 2016 | Premiered: 05 Apr 2016

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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