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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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City University London Policy Challenge Report: Removing barriers to government using SME IT suppliers
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: The present need to radically cut public expenditure provides a once in a generation opportunity to transform the efficiency of the public sector. In order to achieve this, the public sector needs to radically change its current business processes to achieve greater efficiency.
Posted: 21 Oct 2011 | Published: 18 Aug 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

Procurement Lessons Learned from the Economic Downturn (SAP Insider Article)
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to discover the top four tactics employed by best-in-class companies of varied sizes and industries to elevate procurement proficiencies in today's recalcitrant economy, along with the metrics they use to measure their success.
Posted: 21 Apr 2012 | Published: 30 Sep 2011

SAP America, Inc.

CPO Rising 2011 -- The State of Spend Analysis
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Companies that can move high percentages of their spend into managed scenarios will reap much larger returns. This article discusses the importance of visibility in bringing more spend under management, and the types of outcomes one can expect from a strong spend analysis program.
Posted: 21 Apr 2012 | Published: 30 Sep 2011

SAP America, Inc.

The Global Supply Chain: Under New Management
sponsored by SearchManufacturingERP
EBOOK: Get a primer on the supply chain management software and hardware that can help you get a handle on global supply chain risks.
Posted: 30 Mar 2012 | Published: 29 Mar 2012

SearchManufacturingERP

Tommy Hilfiger Customer Testimonial Video
sponsored by SAP APJ
VIDEO: View this brief video to learn how SAP has helped Tommy Hilfiger to mobilize its business processes, including making its entire look book available on the iPad and improving its relations with suppliers in over 40 countries.
Posted: 27 Mar 2012 | Premiered: 27 Mar 2012

SAP APJ

eGuide: Supply Chain Management Tips and Best Practices
sponsored by SEEBURGER
EGUIDE: According to a recent Aberdeen Group study, companies are prioritizing supply chain visibility, inventory optimization, supply chain analytics, and supply chain outsourcing as ways to cut supply chain management (SCM) costs this year. Read this e-guide to explore the latest expert tips and guidance on SCM cost-cutting strategies.
Posted: 13 Mar 2012 | Published: 12 Mar 2012

SEEBURGER

Reengineering the Foundation for B2B Information Exchange in the Supply Chain
sponsored by GT Nexus
WHITE PAPER: Cloud platforms represent a radical shift in how companies exchange information with one another across global supply chain networks. Read this white paper to learn how the cloud is enabling manufacturers and suppliers to become agile and more efficient than ever.
Posted: 27 Feb 2012 | Published: 24 Feb 2012

GT Nexus

Getting ROI Out of Your ERP system
sponsored by IFS
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, readers will learn more about the basics of ERP and how to reduce maintenance and support costs for these systems.
Posted: 01 Feb 2012 | Published: 01 Feb 2012

IFS

3 Questions to Ensure You’re Collaborating Effectively Across Your Supply Chain
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: To drive market share, sales, product adoption and greater efficiency, many businesses are strategically partnering with suppliers and other supply chain participants to collaborate and share information. In this white paper, find answers to three of the top concerns for organizations developing these collaborative supply chain networks.
Posted: 31 Jan 2012 | Published: 30 Sep 2009

SAP America, Inc.

Onboarding suppliers to sustainable supply chain
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: It is essential to convey sustainability in a meaningful way to manufacturers and clear manner for suppliers. In this tip guide, you will learn best practices for green manufacturing policies, tips for overcoming resistance to green supply chain management and expert insights to identify and manage performance metrics.
Posted: 31 Jan 2012 | Published: 31 Jan 2012

IBM

Usability and Compliance: The Carrots and Sticks that Drive E-Procurement Success
sponsored by Simplifying-IT
WHITE PAPER: Enhancing usability is the key to getting beyond tacit user acceptance of an e-Procurement system to the full adoption and compliance that yields cost reduction and full ROI. Read this paper to learn the full compliance strategies that best-in-class organizations are using for their e-Procurement implementations.
Posted: 09 Jan 2012 | Published: 06 Jan 2012


How to Choose a Distribution System
sponsored by Sage Software
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn best practices for selecting the best distribution strategy and accompanying enterprise resource planning (ERP) software for your organization.
Posted: 05 Jan 2012 | Published: 05 Jan 2012

Sage Software

SearchManufacturingERP.com eBook: Improving effectiveness and adoption in ERP procurement to drive increased savings
sponsored by Ariba, Inc.
EBOOK: This e-book provides tips on how to increase the value of your ERP – and your supply chain – with tools for more effective collaboration.
Posted: 29 Dec 2011 | Published: 29 Dec 2011

Ariba, Inc.

Collaborative Sourcing: The Keys to Unlocking Greater Value
sponsored by Ariba, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This report looks at how a collaborative sourcing approach can help sourcing teams deliver greater value to the enterprise.
Posted: 27 Dec 2011 | Published: 22 Dec 2011

Ariba, Inc.

Video - Andrew Bartolini on Collaborative Sourcing
sponsored by Ariba, Inc.
VIDEOCAST: Ardent Partners analyst and CPO Rising author, Andrew Bartolini, shares his insights into successful buyer/seller collaboration and supply chain sourcing.
Posted: 22 Dec 2011 | Premiered: Dec 22, 2011

Ariba, Inc.

eGuide: Best practices for managing sustainable supply chains
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: Many organizations, from large corporations to small not-for-profits, are eager to jump on the supply chain sustainability bandwagon without fully understanding what such a program means to the organization and its supply chain. In this e-guide, find best practices for managing sustainable supply chains and onboarding suppliers.
Posted: 23 Nov 2011 | Published: 16 Nov 2011

IBM

Executive Brief Digital Transformation: Creating New Business Models Where Digital Meets Physical
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: As businesses embrace the digital revolution, they're rethinking what customers value most and creating operating models that take advantage of what’s newly possible for competitive differentiation. This report is designed to provide senior executives with analysis and insight on how fast and how far to go on the path to digital transformation.
Posted: 17 Nov 2011 | Published: 17 Nov 2011

IBM

B2B Integration and Collaboration: Strategies for Building a ROI Business Case
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Aberdeen conducted a follow-up survey in May 2011 in which over 60 organizations detailed their B2B integration and collaboration issues and challenges - specific focus was given to return on investment (ROI) related issues. This research excerpt summarizes the findings of this survey.
Posted: 16 Nov 2011 | Published: 16 Nov 2011

IBM

InfoSphere MDM Solution for Product Information Management
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: Watch this short video and learn how leading retailers, distributors and manufacturers leverage IBM InfoSphere Product Information Management solutions to boost supply chain productivity and deliver an optimal customer purchase experience.
Posted: 15 Nov 2011 | Premiered: 15 Nov 2011

IBM

Tip Guide: A tale of two small businesses and their ERP software
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
EGUIDE: Investment in enterprise resource planning (ERP) software by small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) is exploding, according to a recent report by Boston-based AMR Research. This Tip Guide discusses two SMBs and their approaches to the need for ERP software.
Posted: 11 Nov 2011 | Published: 27 Oct 2011

SAP America, Inc.

Tip Guide: Supply chain analytics offers cost, revenue advantages
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
EGUIDE: Propelled by globalization and the convergence of mobile and cloud computing, industry experts believe that although supply chain analytics has been around for a decade, it is truly on the verge of taking off. In this tip guide, readers will discover the advantages of advanced manufacturing business intelligence (BI).
Posted: 07 Nov 2011 | Published: 07 Nov 2011

SAP America, Inc.

Presentation Transcript: A New MOM: Manufacturing Operations Management for the 21st Century
sponsored by Apriso Corporation
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: This presentation transcript explains how to apply manufacturing operations management (MOM) and business intelligence (BI) to create a real-time, enterprise-wide operational platform.
Posted: 07 Nov 2011 | Published: 07 Nov 2011

Apriso Corporation

Tip Guide: Tips for supply chain analytics and manufacturing BI
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
EGUIDE: Early this year, Ventana Research Inc. released a study that found supply chain analytics appears to be a poorly understood technology in dire need of some best practices. In this tip guide, readers will learn expert advice for putting supply chain analytics to use in manufacturing business intelligence (BI).
Posted: 04 Nov 2011 | Published: 10 Oct 2011

SAP America, Inc.

Managing Spend in a Distribution Environment
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper for best practices on how to integrate supplier relationship management (SRM) into your overall distribution enterprise strategy.
Posted: 25 Oct 2011 | Published: 21 Oct 2011

Epicor Software Corporation

HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR SUPPLY CHAIN WITH AN INTEGRATED ONLINE PORTAL
sponsored by SolarSoft
WHITE PAPER: By creating effective two-way communication with suppliers, food and beverage companies can flag imminent supply chain needs, pre-empt time-consuming invoice inquiries, drive down supplier costs, and ultimately improve order fulfillment. Read this white paper to learn more.
Posted: 18 Oct 2011 | Published: 18 Oct 2011

SolarSoft
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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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