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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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Stages of Transformation: The Demand-Driven Journey Begins with the End
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This Report is intended to map the journey companies are making to build demand driven Value Chains. It includes a four-stage maturity model, and identifies the projects and appropriate technology components needed to transition through each stage.
Posted: 18 Sep 2008 | Published: 18 Sep 2008

SAP America, Inc.

Managing the Chargeback Life Cycle
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
PRODUCT LITERATURE: The SAP Paybacks and Chargebacks application by Vistex allows manufacturers and distributors to manage the entire chargeback process life cycle, from claim initiation and receipt through adjudication, accrual, settlement, and post settlement adjustment.
Posted: 18 Sep 2008 | Published: 18 Sep 2008

SAP America, Inc.

Using Web Technology for Competitive Advantage: How Manufacturers Leverage the Web for Internal Efficiency, Enhanced Customer Service and Increased Sales
sponsored by Bowen & Groves
WHITE PAPER: More than simply serving a marketing role, a Web presence can boost internal efficiency, enhance customer service and increase sales.
Posted: 16 Sep 2008 | Published: 19 May 2008

Bowen & Groves

Infor - ERP SyteLine
sponsored by Infor
SOFTWARE DEMO: Infor ERP SyteLine spans the business of manufacturing to align supply with demand and support the business and operational challenges of manufacturers. Download this demo to get a better understanding of how this software can benefit your company.
Posted: 04 Sep 2008 | Premiered: 04 Sep 2008

Infor

Infor - ERP VISUAL
sponsored by Infor
SOFTWARE DEMO: Infor ERP VISUAL combines affordability and deep functionality, and is ideal for high growth, mixed-mode manufacturers who need a modular solution. Learn why more than 4,000 businesses trust Infor ERP VISUAL to run their operations.
Posted: 04 Sep 2008 | Premiered: 04 Sep 2008

Infor

6 Key Metrics for Measuring Lean Success
sponsored by Infor
WEBCAST: This webcast by IndustryWeek discusses the key metrics your company can use to help ensure you accomplish you lean goals. It brings together members of the manufacturing community to discuss strategic and operational initiatives.
Posted: 04 Sep 2008 | Premiered: Sep 4, 2008

Infor

The 2008 ERP in Manufacturing Benchmark Report
sponsored by Infor
BOOK: This report explores feedback provided by over 1200 manufacturers, and aims to serve as a roadmap to those in the manufacturing community that desires to reduce costs, and develop customer responsiveness through successful ERP implementations.
Posted: 04 Sep 2008 | Published: 04 Sep 2008

Infor

Supply Chain Collaboration: The Key to Success in a Global Economy
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how you can transform traditional supply chains from linear, sequential processes into adaptive supply chain networks.
Posted: 06 Aug 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

SAP America, Inc.

The Unique Requirements of Product Data Quality
sponsored by Silver Creek Systems
WHITE PAPER: TDWI explores traditional approaches to data quality, which focus on well structured data, and shows why these do not work with less structured product data. Read about Product Data's unique requirements and how to address them.
Posted: 23 Jul 2008 | Published: 01 Mar 2008

Silver Creek Systems

Retail Fashion Market RFID Solutions
sponsored by Motorola, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explains how Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) provides real-time inventory visibility so you can react quickly to inventory demand and stocking levels, helping ensure that the right product is available for your customers at the right
Posted: 22 Jul 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Motorola, Inc.

Automating Complete PO Document Packages
sponsored by Esker Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Esker DeliveryWare offers a comprehensive solution that streamlines document processes by eliminating inefficient steps, automating information exchange regardless of source or delivery type.
Posted: 03 Jul 2008 | Published: 01 Jul 2008

Esker Inc.

Optimizing the Quality and Performance of SAP Applications
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how HP and SAP can optimize the application lifecycle for our mutual customers.
Posted: 02 Jul 2008 | Published: 01 Jun 2007

Hewlett-Packard Company

Enable Project-Centric Manufacturing with Business Software
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: Project-centric manufacturing business models that involve outsourcing and short product lifecycles expose manufacturers to a number of risks they were not vulnerable to previously.
Posted: 01 Jul 2008 | Published: 01 Jun 2008

IFS

Building a Green Supply Chain: Social Responsibility for Fun and Profit
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
BOOK: This report provides a roadmap to green best practices that Best-In-Class organizations are leveraging today to reduce overall supply chain coast, limit environmental impact, and increase competitive advantage.
Posted: 26 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Mar 2008

SAP America, Inc.

Supply Chain Management in Kraft
sponsored by Board International
CASE STUDY: In order to maintain its market leadership, Kraft Food's products should reach their destinations faster and faster, but in the most effective way.
Posted: 19 Jun 2008 | Published: 19 Jun 2008

Board International

The Forrester Wave™: Business Process Management for Document Processes, Q3 2007
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: To see how the vendors stack up, Forrester evaluated eight business process management suite (BPMS) suppliers best suited and most experienced for document-intensive processes across approximately 150 criteria.
Posted: 16 Jun 2008 | Published: 09 Jul 2007

EMC Corporation

The Evolution of Asset Management
sponsored by IBM Line of Business
WHITE PAPER: This paper will discuss key perspectives and strategies for new asset management programs within the most capital intensive and revenue producing area of today's businesses.
Posted: 16 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Feb 2008

IBM Line of Business

Anatomy of an IPv6 Unicast Address
sponsored by Command Information
PRODUCT LITERATURE: IPv6 is the next generation Internet protocol. It was designed to replace the current version, IPv4, and will bring superior reliability, flexibility and security to the Internet.
Posted: 09 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Command Information

Top 10 Supply Chain Technology Trends
sponsored by Intermec
WHITE PAPER: This white paper identifies the top 10 technology trends in mobile, industrial and supply chain operations environments and presents results from users who have adapted the technologies to improve their businesses.
Posted: 05 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Apr 2007

Intermec

REACH Compliance: How the Business Process Expert Community Helps The Chemicals Industry
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn compliance challenges posed by new legislation and how to break down its complexity into actionable requirements at the business process level. Access and share compliance best practices, tools and methodologies using a collaborative platform.
Posted: 02 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Jun 2008

SAP America, Inc.

Debunking the Top Eight Myths Surrounding Small-Business Warehouse Management Systems (WMS)
sponsored by HighJump Software
WHITE PAPER: Learn why companies of all sizes are turning to best-of-breed warehouse management systems (WMS) in an effort to reduce costs and boost productivity in the face of increased globalization, regulation and competition.
Posted: 26 May 2008 | Published: 01 Aug 2007

HighJump Software

Business Activity Monitoring: Process Control for the Enterprise
sponsored by SL Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper discusses how lessons can be taken from traditional process monitoring applications and applied in today's more complex multi-dimensional environments.
Posted: 19 May 2008 | Published: 12 Feb 2008

SL Corporation

Technology Focus Drives and Supports Rapid Growth at Applied Engineering
sponsored by Bowen & Groves
CASE STUDY: A contact led Applied Engineering to M1 by B & G™ software, an application that provides total integration and automation from quoting through invoicing, specifically for manufacturing environments.
Posted: 19 May 2008 | Published: 19 May 2008

Bowen & Groves

Mastering Carbon Management: Balancing Trade-offs to Optimize Supply Chain Efficiencies
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Taking into account traditional concerns about quality, service and cost, a comprehensive carbon-management strategy can build a base for sustaining growth -- enabling companies to maintain competitive differentiation.
Posted: 14 May 2008 | Published: 01 Feb 2008

IBM

Managing a Bountiful Harvest: Blending Long-term Planning with Short-term Scheduling: Constraint Based Planning and Scheduling for Food Manufacturers
sponsored by Logility, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains strategies for effectively using existing manufacturing capacity with a constraint-based production planning and a scheduling method to predict and minimize the impacts of seasonal harvests on manufacturing.
Posted: 30 Apr 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2006

Logility, 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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