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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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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

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

Global Opportunities Await IM&E Manufacturers
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Explore how industrial equipment and machine (IM&E) manufacturers can increase their agility, develop a sound global plant portfolio, and optimize supply chains with cloud-based technologies for resource planning and scheduling, enterprise asset management, IoT, value-added services, and more.
Posted: 08 Jun 2017 | Published: 08 Jun 2017

Infor

The Current and Future State of Digital Supply Chain Transformation
sponsored by Infor
RESEARCH CONTENT: 75% of manufacturing organizations believe that digital transformation of the supply chain is important. In this research paper, discover survey results from global retail and manufacturing organizations, and explore the current and future state of digital transformation across supply and value chains.
Posted: 08 Jun 2017 | Published: 08 Jun 2017

Infor

Manage and Secure Your Supply Chain
sponsored by Unisys
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to secure your supply chain as well as gain insight and visibility into every step of the journey, helping to ensure compliance.
Posted: 08 Jun 2017 | Published: 08 Jun 2017

Unisys

Digital Transformation of the Chemical Manufacturing Industry
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Today's manufacturing environment is highly regulated and competitive. Chemicals companies must look beyond traditional industrial and business conventions to achieve the desired outcomes via digital transformation. Learn how digital transformation of the supply chain in chemical manufacturing companies is shifting the industry.
Posted: 22 May 2017 | Published: 04 May 2017

Infor

IDC Manufacturing Insights: Wholesale Distribution Investment Guide
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: IDC reveals what 146 United States-based wholesale distributors are saying about the blurring lines between their industry, manufacturing, and retail. Learn about the need to invest in emerging technologies to stay competitive.
Posted: 11 May 2017 | Published: 11 May 2017

Infor

6 Best Practices for High-Tech Manufacturers Collaborating with Non-Tech Companies
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: There's been a boom in traditionally non-technical products that now integrate technology – meaning that high-tech manufacturers need to learn how to collaborate with non-tech companies. Uncover 6 best practices to help high-tech manufacturers adapt their product lifecycle management, supply chain management, and more.
Posted: 10 May 2017 | Published: 10 May 2017

Infor

Case Study: Del Monte Overcomes Supply Chain Challenges
sponsored by Anaplan
WHITE PAPER: 3 major challenges were straining Del Monte's supply chain. But with a new approach to budgeting and planning, the pineapple distributor was able to improve data accuracy and reduce time-consuming processes. Learn more about how Del Monte's integrated corporate performance management systems helped them align their supply chain.
Posted: 08 May 2017 | Published: 08 May 2017

Anaplan

Automating Governance with DevOps and Supply Chain Management
sponsored by Sonatype
RESEARCH CONTENT: This Forrester Research report explores how to catch governance up to the speed of rapid app development practices with automated supply chain management. Learn how to deliver on the accelerated DevOps' time-to-market without sacrificing software quality and compliance.
Posted: 02 May 2017 | Published: 10 Nov 2016

Sonatype

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

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

How Process Manufacturers Can Prepare for the Factory of the Future
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: We're about to go through a fourth industrial revolution, but what does that mean for the future of process manufacturing and the factory of the future? Discover the 5 IT forces driving modernization, the 5 technologies the future is being founded on, and more.
Posted: 18 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

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
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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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