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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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Supply Chain Insights: Keith Jacobson of Columbia
sponsored by GT Nexus
VIDEO: In this video, Keith Jacobson, Senior Director of Supply Chain at Columbia sportswear shares insights into their supply chain collaboration strategies. Connecting with suppliers in a cloud-based network allows Columbia to remove time and costs from the production lifecycle by empowering factories and suppliers to perform at a strategic level.
Posted: 06 Apr 2016 | Premiered: 06 Apr 2016

GT Nexus

GT Nexus Insights: Scott Hadwiger of Crocs
sponsored by GT Nexus
VIDEO: Scott Hadwiger of Crocs has helped eliminate paper and manual tasks from the PO, invoice, and settlement process. Greater collaboration continues to bolster Crocs' relationships with suppliers. In this short video listen as he describes the process of shifting Croc's supply chain process to a paperless one.
Posted: 05 Apr 2016 | Premiered: 05 Apr 2016

GT Nexus

The Network Approach to Inventory Management
sponsored by GT Nexus
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper discover how the sharing of accurate inventory information across your supply chain can help your organization streamline your processes and tackle common issues.
Posted: 05 Apr 2016 | Published: 05 Apr 2016

GT Nexus

Retail Supply Chain Execution: New Requirements To Meet New Demand
sponsored by GT Nexus
RESEARCH CONTENT: In this white paper you will learn how your supply chain can keep up with escalating customer demands to boost customer experiences. Download now to discover how you tackle fundamental supply chain challenges and more.
Posted: 01 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2015

GT Nexus

Going Live: Supply Chain Execution Gets Strategic With Real-Time, Contextual Data
sponsored by GT Nexus
WHITE PAPER: Businesses are slowly transitioning to a "live" supply chain. Discover how you can make the shift with real-time contextual data.
Posted: 31 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Mar 2016

GT Nexus

Lenovo’s Supply Chain Reboot
sponsored by GT Nexus
CASE STUDY: Discover how top PC retailer Lenovo was able to revamp its supply chain in order to grow in a competitive market.
Posted: 30 Mar 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

GT Nexus

State of the Global Supply Chain: A Research Report on the Top Issues Facing Industry Executives for 2016 and Beyond
sponsored by GT Nexus
WHITE PAPER: In a recent study, a leading supply chain vendor sought to discover the top supply chain issues facing manufacturers for 2016 and beyond. Download the full report now to get the results of the study.
Posted: 29 Mar 2016 | Published: 29 Mar 2016

GT Nexus

Case Study: Dean Shoes
sponsored by GT Nexus
CASE STUDY: Asian shoe manufacturer Dean shoes, was able to increase visibility, automate their transactions, and streamline their supply chain with one cloud based supply chain collaboration program. Discover how you could do the same.
Posted: 28 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

GT Nexus

2016: The Year We Network Our Supply Chains
sponsored by GT Nexus
WHITE PAPER: Download this white paper to reevaluate your vision of the supply chain. Discover why viewing your supply chain as a network of parties rather than a chain of individuals can lead to greater integration, visibility and data management for all involved.
Posted: 24 Mar 2016 | Published: 24 Mar 2016

GT Nexus

8 Things Every Proactive Supply Chain Genius Knows
sponsored by Axway
WHITE PAPER: Learn what it takes to run a smarter supply chain that optimizes order-to-cash processes, minimizes errors and their associated costs, and boosts your market competitiveness by downloading this white paper now. Plus, read on to get 8 things every effective supply chain manager should know.
Posted: 22 Mar 2016 | Published: 22 Mar 2016

Axway

Launch Your IoT Supply Chain Strategy Now
sponsored by SearchManufacturingERP
EBOOK: The exponential growth of Internet of Things technology will shake up traditional supply chain management. Here's advice on making the IoT supply chain work for you.
Posted: 11 Mar 2016 | Published: 11 Mar 2016

SearchManufacturingERP

ERP for Drilling Contractors
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: Discover how an integrated value chain as part of your ERP software can give your drilling industry organization greater visibility, control, performance, and accountability.
Posted: 10 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IFS

Cyber Security Intelligence Index for Retail
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This security intelligence report examines the types of threats that retailers face and gives advice for staying safe. Access it now to learn how you can protect your retail organization from advanced attacks.
Posted: 14 Dec 2015 | Published: 14 Dec 2015

IBM

Real, Measurable, and Credible: The Value of Visibility
sponsored by GT Nexus
PODCAST: In this exclusive podcast hear the value cases for a container utilization analysis that reduced the amount of air shipped and a postponement strategy that eliminated stockpiles of out-of-fashion apparel. Access this resource now to learn how your organization can uncover the value of visibility with real, measurable, and credible results.
Posted: 21 Oct 2015 | Premiered: Oct 21, 2015

GT Nexus

Reducing Cost and Thriving in the Omni-Supply Chain via Network Effect
sponsored by GT Nexus
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper readers will learn how to build a strong and assured supply chain network so that retailers and their supply chain partners can develop and manage a sustainable cost-to-serve model. Read on to uncover the main components in building a successful supply chain.
Posted: 20 Oct 2015 | Published: 20 Oct 2015

GT Nexus

Supply Chain Analytics 101
sponsored by TIBCO Software Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights strategies for optimizing supply chain operations by combining and visualizing all data sources. Access now to learn how this allows you to identify key trends earlier so you can make better decisions.
Posted: 01 Sep 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

TIBCO Software Inc.

Weak links – Strengthening the information supply chain
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ANALYST REPORT: Analysts Bob Tarzey and Rob Bamforth argues the case for a systematic approach to securing the information supply chain.
Posted: 01 Sep 2015 | Published: 01 Sep 2015

ComputerWeekly.com

Modernize Your Enterprise with Effective Big Data Analytics Strategies
sponsored by TIBCO Software Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This brief white paper describes how big data analytics and management can enable you to improve customer experiences, reduce cost, minimize risk, and accelerate business outcomes with the aid of data-driven insights. Learn how to combine software, infrastructure, and services to deliver an end-to-end approach for big data information management.
Posted: 31 Aug 2015 | Published: 31 Aug 2015

TIBCO Software Inc.

5 Tips for Managing Food and Beverage Supply Chain
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: How can your organization devise a strategy to help them handle food and beverage supply chain more effectively? Discover how you can streamline your supply chain, maintain compliance with food safety guidelines, and improve productivity with 5 top tips.
Posted: 16 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

IFS

Supply Chain Integration Strategy: What's Best for your Business
sponsored by GT Nexus
EGUIDE: Learn more about how you can build an individualized supply chain integration strategy for your business. Read on to discover how different integration factors can influence the deployment of SCM software.
Posted: 04 Mar 2015 | Published: 04 Mar 2015

GT Nexus

Benefits of Predictive Analytics for the Manufacturing Industry
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: The manufacturing industry has not yet taken full advantage of the ways predictive analytics can improve the supply chain. This expert e-guide dives into the benefits that manufacturers can experience with predictive analytics, especially when used in combination with sensor data from the Internet of Things.
Posted: 11 May 2016 | Published: 06 May 2016

IBM

Grow Profits With Supply Chain Analytics
sponsored by SearchManufacturingERP
EBOOK: This guide tells how supply chain analytics unlocks profitability, gives you critical information on IoT sensors and shares how to choose technology.
Posted: 09 May 2016 | Published: 05 May 2016

SearchManufacturingERP

Case Study: Achieve Unprecedented Visibility of B2B Processes
sponsored by TIBCO Software Inc.
CASE STUDY: eBuilder, a company that helps organizations streamline their business processes, needed to enable their clients to quickly analyze large amounts of information and make critical decisions. This case study reveals the strategy that allowed the company's clients to achieve greater visibility of B2B processes, boost efficiency, and reduce costs.
Posted: 06 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

TIBCO Software Inc.

Expand Your Business with an ERP Platform for Growth
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to determine if your organization requires a redesign to streamline operations, reduce costs, and improve quality of service. Uncover questions to ask to help you get started.
Posted: 25 Feb 2016 | Published: 25 Feb 2016

Infor

Fill In the Missing Links in Your SAP Supply Chain
sponsored by SearchSAP
EBOOK: SAP supply chain tools have many useful features that are hiding in plain sight. Users must be more observant to get the most out of their investment.
Posted: 31 Aug 2015 | Published: 31 Aug 2015

SearchSAP
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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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