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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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10 Ways To Use ERP To Lean The Manufacturing Supply Chain
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: This white paper gives four tips to help you bring lean supply chain improvements to your manufacturing operation. Additionally, it discusses six technology tools that help automate these lean supply chain practices.
Posted: 19 Jun 2009 | Published: 19 Jun 2009

IFS

Reverse Logistics Management-- An Effective Strategy for Revenue Maximization in CPG Industry
sponsored by Wipro Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This paper presents an overview and introduction to reverse logistics and how to manage reverse logistics in the CPG industry in an efficient manner.
Posted: 27 Jul 2009 | Published: 06 Apr 2009

Wipro Technologies

Painting the CPG Supply Chain GREEN
sponsored by Wipro Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This paper offers a solution for businesses to achieve balance between profitability and sustainability by leveraging the platform of packaged implementations.
Posted: 27 Jul 2009 | Published: 02 Apr 2009

Wipro Technologies

Which SAP® Warehouse Management Application is Right For You?
sponsored by CDC Global Services - Catalyst
WHITE PAPER: This white paper is designed to give warehouse operations managers and IT managers a useful framework for understanding SAP's newer Warehouse Management (WM) application functionality. It encompasses a look at both the core ERP Central Component (ECC) functionality in addition to the SCM Extended Warehouse Management product.
Posted: 17 Jun 2009 | Published: 16 Jun 2009

CDC Global Services - Catalyst

20 Steps To Delivering The Perfect Order
sponsored by Sterling Commerce, An IBM Company
ANALYST REPORT: How can business process and applications professionals lead the charge in optimizing the processes and systems to deliver the perfect order? How does a business process and applications professional know the key steps to supporting a perfect order? Forrester has developed a best practices checklist of 20 steps required to support a perfect order.
Posted: 10 Jun 2009 | Published: 02 Mar 2009

Sterling Commerce, An IBM Company

SAP® Support of the Healthecare Supply Chain's Ongoing Effort to Ensure Patient Safety and Drive Business Value
sponsored by SAP AG
WHITE PAPER: The Center for Healthcare Supply Chain Research (formerly the HDMA Research & Education Foundation) recently published an important study concerning data management and data sharing in the healthcare supply chain. This whitepaper discusses the key conclusions of their study.
Posted: 05 Jun 2009 | Published: 02 Jun 2009

SAP AG

Presentation Transcript: Best Practices to Gain Visibility and Control of Your Demand Network
sponsored by E2open
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: In this presentation transcript of the "Best Practices to Gain visibility and Control of Your Demand Network" webcast E2open and AMR Research will discuss new demand network management trends and technologies that will enable multi-enterprise companies to maximize the potential of their demand networks by providing more visibility and control.
Posted: 03 Jun 2009 | Published: 03 Jun 2009

E2open

IT Briefing: Is JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Right for Your Business?
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
IT BRIEFING: JD Edwards EnterpriseOne is a comprehensive and highly integrated suite of core business applications including things like financials, manufacturing, distribution, supply chain management, human capital management and so forth.
Posted: 19 May 2009 | Published: 07 Jan 2009

Oracle Corporation

Presentation Transcript: On Implementation Trends and Lean Supply Chain Management (SCM)
sponsored by E2open
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Read this presentation transcript to learn what a lean supply chain is and how it can cut costs out of your supply chain, as well as make your supply chain as efficient as possible. Learn what steps a company must take to make its supply chain lean, and the top ten technology trends to implement a lean supply chain, and more.
Posted: 17 Apr 2009 | Published: 17 Apr 2009

E2open

Best Practices for Achieving Sustainable Supply Chains
sponsored by E2open
WEBCAST: Sustainable and green initiatives are becoming increasingly important in today's business climate, as companies restructure their supply chains to reduce their carbon footprint, while also improving their bottom line. This upcoming webinar sheds light on the move towards sustainable supply chain management.
Posted: 10 Apr 2009 | Premiered: Apr 9, 2009

E2open

Handling Demand Volatility: Creating Integrated Demand-Supply Networks
sponsored by E2open
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: This presentation transcript gives advice on handling demand volatility, with creating an integrated demand-supply network being the key. You'll read details on the evolution of supply chains demand-supply networks and gather information on overcoming issues that can challenge your demand-supply network implementation.
Posted: 07 Apr 2009 | Published: 16 Mar 2009

E2open

Overall Labor Effectiveness (OLE): Achieving a Highly Effective Workforce
sponsored by Kronos Incorporated
WHITE PAPER: A sound measurement framework is something every manufacturer would like to have. Yet today, most measurement systems focus on machinery effectiveness or production output.
Posted: 25 Mar 2009 | Published: 25 Mar 2009

Kronos Incorporated

Overall Labor Effectiveness (OLE): The Business Case for Labor Productivity
sponsored by Kronos Incorporated
WHITE PAPER: Manufacturers have made great strides in optimizing materials usage by implementing powerful supply chain applications, but the labor side of the equation, which concerns a company's most vital and controllable resource, has been largely neglected.
Posted: 25 Mar 2009 | Published: 25 Mar 2009

Kronos Incorporated

Not Small Change: World-class Financial Automation Delivers Dramatic Benefits (BusinessWeek Research Services)
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper by BusinessWeek and SAP discusses how replacing manual and disjointed financial processes with an enterprise wide system cuts costs and improves operational performance. Automated financial value chains can reduce costs by up to 45 percent and improve productivity by up to 50 percent.
Posted: 17 Mar 2009 | Published: 16 Mar 2009

SAP America, Inc.

IBM Lotus Sametime Demo: Unified Communications and Collaboration Solution
sponsored by IBM
SOFTWARE DEMO: IBM Lotus Sametime software provides an easy-to-use unified communications and collaboration solution with the policy controls and security features your business requires. Check out this demo to see how IBM Lotus Sametime can be used in everyday business situations to quickly and efficiently communicate and drive business success.
Posted: 13 Mar 2009 | Premiered: 13 Mar 2009

IBM

Transforming to a Flexible and Lean Demand-Supply Network
sponsored by E2open
CASE STUDY: LSI, a provider of silicon, systems, and software technologies that power solutions in the storage, networking, and mobility markets, had simple business objectives: improve customer service and product quality while cutting down on costs. LSI implemented E2open's multi-enterprise solution, increasing overall business intelligence, control..
Posted: 06 Mar 2009 | Published: 06 Mar 2009

E2open

Breaking the Supply Chain Barrier: Dynamic Demand-Supply Networks for Today's Virtual Enterprises
sponsored by E2open
WHITE PAPER: Few business objectives have been so ill-served as the notion of equilibrium between demand and supply. This report is intended as a "call to arms" for companies currently managing their supply chains as though they were still horizontally-integrated, linear systems.
Posted: 06 Mar 2009 | Published: 06 Mar 2009

E2open

Profiting on Sustainability through Smart Demand-Supply Networks
sponsored by E2open
CASE STUDY: In this white paper, learn how manufacturers can gain visibility and control over their products' lifecycles, reduce the carbon and energy footprints of their trading partners, and attain brand and cost leadership in an increasingly environmentally-conscious business climate by employing a Smart Demand-Supply Network.
Posted: 06 Mar 2009 | Published: 06 Mar 2009

E2open

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

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

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

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

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

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
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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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