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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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E-Book: Lean manufacturing and ERP: How to leverage ERP to get lean
sponsored by IQMS
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: 05 Mar 2009 | Published: 05 Mar 2009

IQMS

eBook: Manufacturing ERP software selection demystified: How to evaluate ERP platforms
sponsored by IQMS
EBOOK: There are many choices and considerations in the manufacturing ERP software market - and navigating the many options to find the right choice for your organization can seem like an overwhelming task. In this E-Book, read how SearchManufacturingERP.com turned to the experts at Panorama Consulting Group find the right one.
Posted: 05 Mar 2009 | Published: 05 Mar 2009

IQMS

Do You Know Where Your Assets Are? Maximizing ROI With Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Asset Management
sponsored by Intermec
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines asset tracking with RFID technology by providing a brief overview of technologies available, an explanation of how passive UHF RFID can be used for asset tracking, an exploration of who's using RFID, a discussion on deciding what to track and making a business case for RFID, and a guide to choosing the right RFID partners.
Posted: 04 Mar 2009 | Published: 04 Mar 2009

Intermec

Automating Industrial Supply Chains
sponsored by Intermec
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn what total automation can do for an industrial/manufacturing enterprise, how it can dramatically improve operations by providing real-time data to all the interdependent parts of the supply chain.
Posted: 04 Mar 2009 | Published: 04 Mar 2009

Intermec

Beyond the Tag: Finding Radio-frequency Identification (RFID) Value in Manufacturing and Distribution Applications
sponsored by Intermec
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will describe how companies have used internal RFID systems to reduce costs and improve efficiency, and explain how the lessons learned can be applied to a variety of industrial operations.
Posted: 04 Mar 2009 | Published: 04 Mar 2009

Intermec

RFID Basics for Retailers
sponsored by Intermec
WHITE PAPER: This white paper illuminates RFID by providing an overview of RFID technology; describing the current status of relevant RFID standards initiatives; illustrating how RFID can be integrated to enhance existing wireless LAN, bar code and mobile computing systems; and providing guidance for selecting and planning RFID pilots and implementations.
Posted: 04 Mar 2009 | Published: 04 Mar 2009

Intermec

ABCs of RFID: Understanding and Using Radio Frequency Identification
sponsored by Intermec
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an overview of RFID technology and capabilities, describes the common frequencies and technologies used in business applications, identifies major standards, and introduces ways to take advantage of RFID to improve convenience, accuracy, safety and security.
Posted: 04 Mar 2009 | Published: 04 Mar 2009

Intermec

Data Governance: 5 Questions for Sustainable SAP Data Quality Success
sponsored by BackOffice Associates
WHITE PAPER: With SAP Data Quality Experts, enthusiasts and Project Managers in mind, this paper is written specifically for companies interested in understanding how to best approach and plan for maintaining sustainable business-ready data in SAP. It discusses five key questions as a baseline from which an organization can begin planning for a data...
Posted: 27 Feb 2009 | Published: 27 Feb 2009

BackOffice Associates

Maximizing the Power of Your Desktop Database: Top business advantages of moving your data online
sponsored by Intuit QuickBase
WHITE PAPER: Many organizations that rely on desktop solutions to house data are frustrated with their lack of flexibility and scalability. This paper shows how online databases are an alternative to desktop products, combining speed and ease of use with the collaborative functions required to power organizations' unique business processes and performance.
Posted: 24 Feb 2009 | Published: 24 Feb 2009

Intuit QuickBase

Warehouse Management Better Business Practices: Cycle and Annual Counting
sponsored by VAI, Vormittag Associates, Inc.
BOOK: This first chapter of Better Business Practices Series, explores the many benefits of cycle counting. Chief among them is the elimination of an annual physical count of your inventory. While cycle counting is the preferred inventory counting process, many companies still conduct annual counts.
Posted: 13 Feb 2009 | Published: 13 Feb 2009


Presentation Transcript: Data Masking Essentials for SAP Software
sponsored by IBM
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: In this paper Sandeep S. Desai and Cynthia Babb explain about the IBM and Enterprise data management, how to protect privacy, what's at stake and data privacy in a sap environment.
Posted: 11 Feb 2009 | Published: 11 Feb 2009

IBM

Beyond the Security Breach: Protecting Sensitive Data Using Encryption & Key Management
sponsored by Linoma Software
WHITE PAPER: This paper identifies how organizations need to deploy new solutions to protect their information assets from theft and misuse, it also explores the landscape of legal liabilities and identifies the technical hurdle facing both management and IT.
Posted: 10 Feb 2009 | Published: 10 Feb 2009

Linoma Software

Warehouse Management Today: Balancing Financial Pressures and Growing Demands
sponsored by SAP AG
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains why a warehouse management system (WMS) is one of the key technologies required to create a successful adaptive supply chain network. This system enables the extended warehouse to sense and respond to a variety of business requirements and meet complex and changing customer needs.
Posted: 26 Jan 2009 | Published: 23 Jan 2009

SAP AG

Best Practices in Complex Equipment Manufacturing, Sales, and Service
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper gives a brief overview of the SAPĀ® solutions used by manufacturers of complex products and equipment to differentiate themselves from the competition through superior-value products and services against low-cost global providers.
Posted: 26 Jan 2009 | Published: 23 Jan 2009

SAP America, Inc.

The Secret SaaS: On-Demand Supply Chain Management
sponsored by E2open
BOOK: Through the responses of over 130 enterprises, Aberdeen identifies whether SaaS and related approaches are a long-term, viable option in the SCM space or not.
Posted: 19 Jan 2009 | Published: 19 Jan 2009

E2open

Create the Optimal Architecture for Your Critical Applications
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: IBM has the vision, expertise, experience and product offerings that enable you to build an optimal architecture for application performance that drives business success.
Posted: 16 Jan 2009 | Published: 16 Jan 2009

IBM

How to Assure ERP Success: Taking Ownership
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: CarSound CFO Steve Ragow encourages you to take ownership of and master your ERP system to assure your success.
Posted: 12 Jan 2009 | Published: 12 Jan 2009

IFS

Four Common ERP Implementation Mistakes
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: Here are four common mistakes an implementation leader and team can make, and suggestions on how to avoid them.
Posted: 12 Jan 2009 | Published: 12 Jan 2009

IFS

How Successful Manufacturing ERP Selections Are Made: The Top Things to Look for, Look at, and Look beyond When Evaluating an ERP Purchase
sponsored by IQMS
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines the major considerations manufacturers looking to add, upgrade of replace Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software should be aware of. By being cognizant of these aspects you'll ensure that you'll be able to select a solution that best fits your needs, both now and in the future.
Posted: 24 Dec 2008 | Published: 24 Dec 2008

IQMS

MDM Journey: The Right and Wrong Master Data Management Strategies to Start Small and Grow Big
sponsored by Siperian, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: No master data management journey is the same. Read this paper to learn from the successes and failures of MDM early adopters, how to select a technology that doesn't limit MDM's evolution and to compare approaches based on industry-specific examples.
Posted: 19 Nov 2008 | Published: 19 Nov 2008

Siperian, Inc.

Is JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Right for Your Business?
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WEBCAST: View this Webcast to learn why the new transformation of JD Edwards applications can integrate your manufacturing strategies to improve your competitiveness and overall performance.
Posted: 14 Nov 2008 | Premiered: Dec 3, 2008, 12:00 EST (17:00 GMT)

Oracle Corporation

FUELING GROWTH, DRIVING OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE
sponsored by SoftBrands, Inc.
BROCHURE: Learn about an easily implemented, affordable and standardized solution that will boost your productivity with the advanced technologies of SAP combined with the manufacturing functionality.
Posted: 13 Nov 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

SoftBrands, Inc.

SEEBURGER Technology Proves Profitable for SEGA
sponsored by SEEBURGER
CASE STUDY: SEEBURGER's B2B Gateway handles business integration for SEGA, due to which SEGA has reduced time to load orders less than 4 minutes, reduced administrative personnel training from three months to three weeks.
Posted: 27 Oct 2008 | Published: 27 Oct 2008

SEEBURGER

Size DOES Matter - When Choosing the Right ERP Solution
sponsored by Xperia
WHITE PAPER: In regards to Enterprise Resource Planning, customer-supplier relationships are more important for small-to-medium manufacturers than large ones, because small-to-medium manufacturers tend to have few IT resources, and rely more on the software supplier.
Posted: 02 Oct 2008 | Published: 30 May 2006

Xperia

Getting Value from Industry Best Practices the High-Tech Supply Chain Challenge
sponsored by SAP AG
WHITE PAPER: Supply chain operations play a vital role in the success of any consumer or high-tech original equipment manufacturer (OEM). This SAP Executive Insight examines how the adoption of industry best practices can add value to your organization.
Posted: 18 Sep 2008 | Published: 18 Sep 2008

SAP AG
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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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