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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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Supply Chain Analytics 101
sponsored by TIBCO Software Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights strategies for optimizing supply chain operations by combining and visualizing all data sources. Access now to learn how this allows you to identify key trends earlier so you can make better decisions.
Posted: 01 Sep 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

TIBCO Software Inc.

Weak links – Strengthening the information supply chain
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ANALYST REPORT: Analysts Bob Tarzey and Rob Bamforth argues the case for a systematic approach to securing the information supply chain.
Posted: 01 Sep 2015 | Published: 01 Sep 2015

ComputerWeekly.com

Modernize your Enterprise with Effective Analytics Strategies
sponsored by TIBCO Software Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This brief white paper invites you to explore innovative business models and use cases made possible by analytics and data management.
Posted: 31 Aug 2015 | Published: 31 Aug 2015

TIBCO Software Inc.

AbbVie builds a global pharmaceuticals company on new foundations with SAP and IBM
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides a look into how AbbVie, a global pharmaceuticals company, successfully adopted enterprise-wide standardized SAP-enabled processes. Read on to discover the benefits of AbbVie's transition, including enabling global strategy with integrated SAP applications.
Posted: 31 Aug 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2015

IBM

Fill In the Missing Links in Your SAP Supply Chain
sponsored by SearchSAP
EBOOK: SAP supply chain tools have many useful features that are hiding in plain sight. Users must be more observant to get the most out of their investment.
Posted: 31 Aug 2015 | Published: 31 Aug 2015

SearchSAP

Wholesale Distribution Solutions: JD Edwards and Oracle on IBM Cloud Infographic
sponsored by IBM
RESOURCE: In this infographic you will learn how to drive greater results in your wholesale distribution system. Access this resource now to learn how different software can help advance your supply chain capabilities and improve profit margins.
Posted: 14 Aug 2015 | Published: 14 Aug 2015

IBM

Top Five Supply Chain Technology and Integration Challenges
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: This e-guide reviews five top challenges to avoid when it comes to implementing a supply chain integration strategy. Keep your mission-critical value-chain on target and avoid common missteps.
Posted: 13 Aug 2015 | Published: 13 Aug 2015

IBM

Supply Chain Intelligence: Descriptive, Prescriptive, and Predictive Optimization
sponsored by Qlik
WHITE PAPER: This report discusses how businesses are using their data to develop predictive and prescriptive analytics and what those forms of analytics bring to the supply chain.
Posted: 12 Aug 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2015

Qlik

How Data Can Help You Build the Sustainable Supply Chain
sponsored by Qlik
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how you can use enterprise data to easily find points of waste or inefficiency in your supply chain and discern ways to become more sustainable.
Posted: 12 Aug 2015 | Published: 12 Aug 2015

Qlik

How Data Analysis Reveals Unseen Associations and Opportunities
sponsored by Qlik
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how the right data analysis tools can simplify supply chain management by revealing exactly where efficiency is being lost.
Posted: 10 Aug 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2015

Qlik

HP Global Supply Chain Systems
sponsored by HP
CASE STUDY: This white paper details how your organization can deliver real time access to information to empower business users with self-service capabilities on a variety of devices. Discover how one system paired with SAP HANA can leverage your information to uncover value in your supply chain.
Posted: 07 Aug 2015 | Published: 31 Aug 2013

HP

Avon Cycles Ltd. improves supplier management with SAP HANA
sponsored by HP
CASE STUDY: 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: 07 Aug 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

HP

The World’s Most Important Gathering of Supply Chain Leaders
sponsored by Gartner
BROCHURE: The following brochure details the analysts, networking opportunities, solutions, and schedules planned to take place at this year's Gartner Supply Chain Conference. Access now and learn how you can save €400 if you register by July 24.
Posted: 14 Jul 2015 | Published: 14 Jul 2015

Gartner

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

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

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

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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