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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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Top 5 Trends in Enterprise Labeling
sponsored by Loftware
WHITE PAPER: Find out how key labeling drivers are impacting today's organizations and uncover the top 5 trends in enterprise labeling.
Posted: 16 Dec 2014 | Published: 16 Dec 2014

Loftware

Make Way for Mobile ERP Applications
sponsored by SearchManufacturingERP
EBOOK: Mobile ERP is changing the face of warehouse applications and hardware -- and it offers up a host of tricky hardware, security and software-design issues.
Posted: 10 Dec 2014 | Published: 10 Dec 2014

SearchManufacturingERP

5 Best Practice Steps for B2B and B2C Convergence
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this Aberdeen research report to find out how customer requirements and cross-channel logistics flow, grow, and coverage – and what that means for your supply chain strategy.
Posted: 05 Dec 2014 | Published: 05 Dec 2014

IBM

How to Achieve a Well-Oiled Value Chain
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
EBOOK: Find out how Oracle's Value Chain Planning solution can help you fine tune your supply chain.
Posted: 05 Dec 2014 | Published: 05 Dec 2014

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Leading Manufacturer Gives Their Supply Chain a Makeover
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
VIDEO: Find out how one industry-leading manufacturing company is giving their supply chain a makeover with help from Oracle solutions.
Posted: 04 Dec 2014 | Premiered: 04 Dec 2014

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Revolutionize Your Supply Chain with Oracle VCP
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
VIDEO: Find out how NCR revamped its forecasting and planning processes to improve customer service, reduce freight and inventories and increase utilization of capital assets.
Posted: 04 Dec 2014 | Premiered: 20 Aug 2014

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Modern Value Chains: Agents of Change
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
VIDEO: Find out how value chains are creating a customer centric, innovative, responsive and empowered business environment for companies everywhere.
Posted: 04 Dec 2014 | Premiered: 04 Dec 2014

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Meet Global Trade Compliance Regulations While Improving Performance and Cost Savings
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
VIDEO: In this short video, medical device company Beckman Coulter's senior IT manager describes how Oracle Global Trade Management enabled the organization to meet global trade compliance regulations while realizing performance gains and cost savings.
Posted: 03 Dec 2014 | Premiered: 24 Feb 2014

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Finance’s Role in Bridging the S&OP Gap with Enterprise Performance Management
sponsored by Host Analytics, Inc
WHITE PAPER: Learn about the finance's role in bridging the gap between the different functions that support the manufacturing organization.
Posted: 02 Dec 2014 | Published: 02 Dec 2014

Host Analytics, Inc

Value Chain Execution: Re-Inventing Logistics Excellence
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
EBOOK: Find out how Oracle's Value Chain Execution can help you simplify global supply chain and logistics processes to make sure your organization remains competitive and profitable.
Posted: 01 Dec 2014 | Published: 01 Dec 2014

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Achieve Seamless Integration of All Supply Chain Executions
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
RESOURCE: Learn about a fully integrated supply chain execution solution that bridges the functional silos and delivers true convergence.
Posted: 26 Nov 2014 | Published: 04 Apr 2014

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

The Benefits of Improved Speed in Supply Chain Planning
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
RESOURCE: Robert Parker, IDC group vice president, sits down to answer common questions about the supply chain, and what can be done to improve its performance.
Posted: 26 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

How Supply Chain Convergence and Cloud Impact Global Trade Management Usage
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: Find out how 170 global trade practitioners feel about their global trade management strategies, technology usage, investment plans and their attitudes toward cloud-based solutions and supply chain convergence.
Posted: 26 Nov 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Value Chain Innovation - Transforming Supply Chains for Superior Performance
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
RESOURCE: Learn about the set of processes that make up an integrated value chain.
Posted: 24 Nov 2014 | Published: 24 Nov 2014

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Cloudera and Qlik: Big Data Analytics for Business
sponsored by Cloudera
WHITE PAPER: Find out how big data analytics can help businesses sort through enormous volumes of data to reap its benefits.
Posted: 06 Nov 2014 | Published: 06 Nov 2014

Cloudera

IFS Blogs on Technology, Innovation & Creativity
sponsored by IFS
RESOURCE: Gain access to multiple articles on ERP so you can make sure you're up to date on the latest technologies and innovations.
Posted: 27 Oct 2014 | Published: 27 Oct 2014

IFS

Why Business Agility Matters, Right Now
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: Find out just how important business agility is to your organization's success, as well as systems such as ERP and the supply chain.
Posted: 23 Oct 2014 | Published: 23 Oct 2014

IFS

BP Turns to Fujitsu for Technology Upgrade
sponsored by Cisco & Fujitsu
VIDEO: Find which vendor BP selected to ensure a seamless transition to their new operating system.
Posted: 20 Oct 2014 | Premiered: 11 Feb 2014

Cisco & Fujitsu

EDI: Workhorse of the Value Chain – A Closer Look at B2B Connectivity Benchmarks in the Extended Supply Chain
sponsored by OpenText GXS
WHITE PAPER: Get the hard facts from this independent B2B study from Supply Chain Insights, focused on global best practices of EDI and XML solutions in procurement, logistics and finance. "In this study, we find that when companies successfully use EDI, there are REAL and meaningful business results.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 08 Oct 2014

OpenText GXS

5 Tips to Secure Small Business Backdoors in the Enterprise Supply Chain
sponsored by SurfWatch Labs
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper explores the most common challenges associated with backdoor security in the midst of the data explosion and provides readers with the top 5 tips on how to secure small business backdoors within the supply chain.
Posted: 07 Oct 2014 | Published: 07 Oct 2014

SurfWatch Labs

Implementing Global E-Invoicing with Guaranteed Legal Certainty
sponsored by OpenText GXS
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the role local tax compliance plays in successful supply chain management and e-business initiatives, and how leading global brands and governments are addressing this need.
Posted: 11 Aug 2014 | Published: 11 Aug 2014

OpenText GXS

5 Power Gen ERP Lessons From the Manufacturing Industry
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the 5 power generation ERP lessons from the manufacturing industry.
Posted: 08 Aug 2014 | Published: 08 Aug 2014

IFS

IBM Rational Automotive Engineering Solution ekit
sponsored by IBM
RESOURCE: Uncover all the ins-and-outs of a supply-chain based software solution for the automotive industry.
Posted: 06 Aug 2014 | Published: 06 Aug 2014

IBM

5 key areas for accelerating automotive innovation
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore the challenges auto manufacturers face in creating more complex products -- made up of interconnected systems -- and how a holistic systems engineering approach can help overcome these difficulties.
Posted: 05 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

IBM

B2B Integration Services for Secure Connectivity and Collaboration
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: Watch this brief video to learn about B2B integration services that provide a lower TCO than in-house B2B technology. With a pay-as-you go service configured for your business, you'll get help managing, onboarding, and supporting your trading partners.
Posted: 26 Jun 2014 | Premiered: 16 Jan 2012

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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