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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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Podcast: Why SAP ERP As A Platform For Growth?
sponsored by itelligence, Inc.
PODCAST: Midsized organizations are challenged to strike the right balance between reducing costs and making targeted investments for future success.  This session teaches you how to optimize the implementation of your ERP deployment for maximum gain.
Posted: 14 Oct 2010 | Premiered: Oct 14, 2010

itelligence, Inc.

The Cloud-Connected Management Suite
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: CA implemented a strategy to help manage and exploit cloud computing as part of an existing infrastructure and help run IT as a supply chain. Continue reading to learn more about the CA Cloud-Connected Management Suite and how it will help manage and optimize the dynamic IT supply chain.
Posted: 29 Sep 2010 | Published: 03 May 2010

CA Technologies.

SAP® Railcar Management Component: Improve Transportation Visibility and Control Costs
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This product brief describes how the SAP® Railcar Management Component software gives you this visibility – helping you exert greater control over outbound and inbound logistics processes. Read on to learn the business benefits of SAP Railcar Management Component and learn of the success of three railcar companies that employed the software.
Posted: 28 Sep 2010 | Published: 28 Sep 2010

SAP America, Inc.

The Smarter Supply Chain of the Future - Chief Supply Chain Officer Study
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: With so many challenges facing supply chain executives worldwide today, how do they cope? Read this study to discover how the Smarter Supply Chain of the Future can give your business the edge.
Posted: 26 Aug 2010 | Published: 15 Oct 2009

IBM

Making Your Portal and Mashup Decision: Advantage IBM
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: If your organization is considering deploying a new portal or migrating from one solution to another, IBM can help you make an educated and benefits-focused decision. This evaluation guide takes a scenario-based approach to help you navigate the portal decision criteria based on your current business priorities.
Posted: 17 Aug 2010 | Published: 14 Apr 2010

IBM

Embedding Analytics into Processes
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: In their latest book, Thomas Davenport, Jeanne Harris and Robert Morison show how companies apply analytics in their daily operations. We see examples of analytics at work within core processes in a variety of business areas. Read this white paper to learn how embedding analytics into your organization's processes can help you.
Posted: 30 Jul 2010 | Published: 30 Jul 2010

SAS

The Rise of Collaboration in the Budgeting Process
sponsored by Tagetik Software
WEBCAST: Learn how companies can use social software in combination with Business Intelligence applications to improve decision-making in key business processes.Watch this webcast presented by Tagetik, Microsoft and featuring Gartner as new collaboration strategies and methodologies for budgeting and forecasting are introduced.
Posted: 11 Jun 2010 | Premiered: Jun 22, 2010, 11:00 EDT (15:00 GMT)


E-Book: Lean Manufacturing and ERP: How to Leverage ERP to get Lean
sponsored by Infor WFM Workbrain
EBOOK: A manufacturing firm adopting the principles of lean manufacturing can effectively leverage the company’s ERP system during its transition to lean. This E-Book explains what part of the plant you should start with; the importance of simplifying the ERP system; how to balance the ERP system with lean principles; and what pitfalls to avoid.
Posted: 15 Apr 2010 | Published: 15 Apr 2010

Infor WFM Workbrain

How to Get Lean with Automated Process Discovery - Live demonstration and case study presentation
sponsored by Fujitsu America, Inc.
WEBCAST: The biggest challenge to improving the efficiency of your business processes often lies in knowing how these processes really work in your organization. This webcast will teach you how to visualize and analyze your business processes from historical data, expose process waste and apply lean initiatives to achieve significant value.
Posted: 23 Mar 2010 | Premiered: Mar 23, 2010

Fujitsu America, Inc.

Manufacturing Execution Systems Strategy Update: Trends and Tips for 2011
sponsored by Apriso Corporation
EBOOK: Read this e-book to learn about MES trends today, find advice and analysis from leading manufacturing experts, learn what top performers are doing with their MES systems, and get insight into creating or updating a successful strategy for MES at your organization.
Posted: 15 Mar 2010 | Published: 15 Mar 2010

Apriso Corporation

How Mobile Printers Drive Efficiency Throughout the Supply Chain
sponsored by Zebra Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses how supplementing enterprise-printing operations with mobile printers eliminates bottlenecks and boosts accuracy, resulting in better overall performance of manufacturing, warehouse management, and supply chain operations.
Posted: 26 Feb 2010 | Published: 26 Feb 2010

Zebra Technologies

RFID in Apparel and Footwear: Store-Level Success Sets the Stage for Bigger Benefits
sponsored by Motorola RFID Solutions
WHITE PAPER: It's long been expected that the use of radio frequency identification (RFID) technology would have beneficial effects. RFID is indeed having a positive impact - but it's the retail store, rather than the supply chain, that is seeing the biggest benefits. Read this white paper to learn more about the benefits retailers are seeing from RFID.
Posted: 23 Feb 2010 | Published: 21 Sep 2009

Motorola RFID Solutions

Birst Case Study: Citrix Systems: Citrix Improves Profitability with Supply Chain Insight Provided by Birst
sponsored by Birst
CASE STUDY: Read this case study to learn how Fred Tiso and his team from Citrix Systems used Birst to optimize their Supply chain. Birst helped Citrix quickly digitize the entire Citrix supply chain, gain real-time visibility into sales forecasts, bookings, shipments, tracking numbers, backlog, product reliability, inventory, material forecast, and more.
Posted: 17 Feb 2010 | Published: 17 Feb 2010

Birst

Revenue Management: Exploiting existing data to generate increased revenue
sponsored by Datactics
WHITE PAPER: This white paper considers the potential of exploiting existing data held by organizations in such a way that it can be used to generate increased revenue. It considers the issues facing organizations in terms of the quality of their master data, as well as making recommendations to achieve improved revenue management.
Posted: 28 Jan 2010 | Published: 28 Jan 2010

Datactics

Presentation Transcript: Enabling Total Spend Analysis in the Enterprise
sponsored by TIBCO Spotfire Division
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: In this transcript of the webcast, TIBCO Spotfire's John Callan will discuss how you can perform Total Spend Analysis to help drive supplier consolidation, contract compliance and identify maverick spend in a user-friendly, visual analysis environment.
Posted: 04 Dec 2009 | Published: 04 Dec 2009

TIBCO Spotfire Division

Managing Change Effectively with ERP: The Impact On 5 Key Business Functions
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the impact of using disparate systems versus an integrated ERP system on your manufacturing operations. The detailed charts on the following pages provide insight into how the inefficiencies associated with change management today can be easily and cost-effectively eliminated.
Posted: 04 Dec 2009 | Published: 03 Dec 2009

Infor

Spend Performance Management - Maximize Savings, Reduce Supplier Risks
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The SAP BusinessObjects Spend Performance Management application provides full visibility into direct and indirect spend, and helps companies proactively identify cost savings opportunities and supply risks, reduce costs, maintain supply continuity, and increase spend under management.
Posted: 05 Nov 2009 | Published: 05 Nov 2009

SAP America, Inc.

Management Excellence: Leveraging Technology and Techniques
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: One in a series of white papers about management excellence, this white paper describes the techniques and technologies that organizations should master on their way to management excellence.
Posted: 13 Oct 2009 | Published: 01 Nov 2008

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

IBM Cognos Online Conference for Retailers and Manufactures
sponsored by IBM
VIRTUAL SEMINAR: This 2-hour complimentary virtual seminar on performance management (PM) takes place on October 21 and continues on November 4th — Join us to learn how PM can help you improve visibility into your manufacturing business so you can reduce costs, speed delivery and efficiency, satisfy customers and create innovative new products.
Posted: 24 Sep 2009 | Premiered: 21 Oct 2009

IBM

How to Optimize Supply Chain Management in SAP Environments
sponsored by TAKE Supply Chain
EBOOK: It's getting more and more difficult for SAP customers to contain the costs of supply chain management. This eBook looks at the technologies and techniques that SAP customers are using to optimize their sourcing processes and to make their supply chains as efficient as possible.
Posted: 18 Sep 2009 | Published: 18 Sep 2009

TAKE Supply Chain

Ensuring Reliable Inbound Supply Integration
sponsored by Sterling Commerce, An IBM Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will enumerate the critical business challenges, as well as specific opportunities and benefits of working aggressively to achieve inbound supply integration.
Posted: 14 Sep 2009 | Published: 01 Sep 2009

Sterling Commerce, An IBM Company

Do More with Less: The Five Strategies used by Successful SMB Manufacturers
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: A common issue facing small and medium-sized business (SMB) manufacturers today is how to increase revenue and grow their business without significantly adding staff. Read this paper to learn five strategies used by successful SMBs.
Posted: 10 Aug 2009 | Published: 04 Sep 2008

Infor

Streamlining Operations: Discrete Manufacturers Pursue Improved Efficiency
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Find out in this EIU study how discrete manufacturers are pursuing improved efficiency. Tightening inventories, reducing waste, and shortening cycle times are strategies that will help lay the foundation for renewed growth in better times.
Posted: 07 Aug 2009 | Published: 07 Aug 2009

SAP America, Inc.

Supply Network Collaboration in a Solution Provider Network
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: See how manufacturers are adding value to product offerings with a new business model. Using their ecosystems to build a solution provider network, they are enabling supply network collaboration with suppliers, engineers, and financial services organizations, as well as developing industry coalitions to drive more value to customers.
Posted: 07 Aug 2009 | Published: 07 Aug 2009

SAP America, Inc.

Tightening the Chain - Supply Chain Cost-Cutting Strategies
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Maintain operational efficiency while cutting supply chain costs with new approaches, technologies, and methodologies. Third party logistics providers, radio frequency identification rentals, and attribute-based demand planning can help you reduce supply chain costs and boost customer satisfaction.
Posted: 07 Aug 2009 | Published: 07 Aug 2009

SAP America, Inc.
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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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