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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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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

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.

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.

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

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

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

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
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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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