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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

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

The Ultimate Upgrade Experience for Oracle E-Business Suite 12.1
sponsored by Fujitsu & Oracle
WEBCAST: This on-demand webcast outlines new features and functionality in Oracle's E-Business Suite R-12.1, including support, and explains how to build the business case for upgrading. Find out how to ensure a ROI when you upgrade to R-12.1 using the strategic approach this webcast provides.
Posted: 30 Sep 2011 | Premiered: Sep 29, 2011

Fujitsu & Oracle

E-Book: Improving Supply Chain Visibility via Technology: Options, trends, and ROI-driven projects
sponsored by iMANY
EBOOK: Brush up on the latest technologies for supply chain visibility that will improve efficiency and get your company a higher ROI.
Posted: 20 Sep 2011 | Published: 20 Sep 2011

iMANY

Warehouse management tips, techniques, and technologies
sponsored by IQMS
EBOOK: This eBook explains the benefits of warehouse management systems (WMSs) and how to boost their effectiveness through integration with related technologies, such as labor management systems (LMSs) and RFID.
Posted: 05 Sep 2011 | Published: 05 Sep 2011

IQMS

Getting Started with UHF RFID Solutions: The Technology, Applications and Benefits
sponsored by Motorola, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) can provide the supply chain and asset visibility required for business success through automated identification, location and tracking of your products and assets.
Posted: 01 Sep 2011 | Published: 31 Jul 2011

Motorola, Inc.

Keys to Improving Manufacturing Efficiency
sponsored by Apriso Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows how to achieve enterprise-wide supply chain visibility, manufacturing synchronization, and control over efficiency through an integrated solution that directly addresses manufacturing competence.
Posted: 26 Aug 2011 | Published: 26 Aug 2011

Apriso Corporation

BPM Quarterly eZine: Process Governance: Where The Rubber Meets The Road
sponsored by IBM
EZINE: In this issue of ebizQ's BPM Quarterly, discover an expert overview of process governance, as well as industry-leading best practices and common pitfalls to avoid.
Posted: 18 Aug 2011 | Published: 18 Aug 2011

IBM

Which SAP® Warehouse Management Application is Right For You?
sponsored by CDC Global Services - Catalyst
WHITE PAPER: This paper gives a current, detailed review of what's available within SAP Warehouse Management (WM), including core SAP ERP Central Component (ECC) functionality and new features in SAP Extended Warehouse Management (EWM). Read it to learn what's right for your organization, regardless of your size or industry.
Posted: 17 Aug 2011 | Published: 17 Aug 2011

CDC Global Services - Catalyst

Real-world ROI: Optimize your supply chain with native SAP packing and shipping
sponsored by CDC Global Services - Catalyst
WHITE PAPER: Many SAP companies face significant cost and resource commitments that make deploying an integrated small parcel/LTL packing and shipping solution challenging. Read this white paper for a comparison of various approaches to integration, and learn how you can leverage your SAP investment to optimize your supply chain for efficient operations.
Posted: 17 Aug 2011 | Published: 17 Aug 2011

CDC Global Services - Catalyst

Newest techniques for using technology to enable the demand-driven supply chain
sponsored by IQMS
EBOOK: This eBook explains the latest demand planning software tools and strategies, provides an update on advanced demand-sensing technologies, and offers tips on handling BI challenges,
Posted: 11 Aug 2011 | Published: 10 Aug 2011

IQMS
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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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