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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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B2B integration tools for a streamlined value chain
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Did you know that while 73% of executives say B2B integration is key to business success, only 17% believe they've actually achieved this goal? If you're struggling to manage a complex value chain of partners, suppliers, customers, and distributers, the right B2B integration tools may be the answer to your woes.
Posted: 09 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

IBM

SYSPRO Customer Feedback Loop: Lee Spring Company
sponsored by SYSPRO
WEBCAST: This on-demand video case study reveals how a strategic ERP investment enabled Lee Spring Company – a manufacturer of custom and stock springs and wire forms – to achieve inventory control, global visibility, cost savings, and more.
Posted: 08 Apr 2014 | Premiered: Jan 2, 2013

SYSPRO

Security Trends 2014
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, find out what you need to know about security trends in 2014.
Posted: 21 Feb 2014 | Published: 21 Feb 2014

Global Knowledge

Smith & Associates reacts faster to emerging opportunities gaining faster insight into supply chains and operations with IBM Cognos software
sponsored by IBM
CASE STUDY: Access the following case study to reveal the BI and analytics solution that allowed Smith and Associates to gain rapid, real-time insight into inventory levels, pricing, and the supply chain, ultimately delivering the best products and services to their customers. See what this technology can do for you as well.
Posted: 24 Jan 2014 | Published: 24 Jan 2014

IBM

Accelerate time to actionable insight for supply chain procurement analytics
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper today to learn how a packaged application helps procurement decision makers assess the performance of suppliers and gain greater insight into overall spend. Discover how to accelerate time to richer insight now!
Posted: 20 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2011

IBM

The Benefits of Perpetual Perioperative Supply Chain
sponsored by GE
WEBCAST: In this webcast, hear from Brent Painter, Inside Sales Executive at GE Healthcare and Teresa Westfall, RN and Program Manager at Northridge Hospital as they discuss the need for perioperative OR supply chain management systems to reduce costs, as well as relieve clinician time spent in inventory for better patient care.
Posted: 11 Dec 2013 | Premiered: Dec 11, 2013

GE

Perioperative Supply Costs
sponsored by GE
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover the need for information technology to improve healthcare supply chain management accuracy and efficiency while keeping costs low.
Posted: 03 Dec 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

GE

Northridge Hospital Medical Center Projects Nearly $2 million in Benefits with Centricity Perioperative
sponsored by GE
WHITE PAPER: In this case study, learn how the Northridge Hospital Medical Center deployed an automated supply chain management solution to reduce inventory costs and management to improve patient care delivery time.
Posted: 27 Nov 2013 | Published: 30 Sep 2012

GE

Symmons Industries turns up the pressure on larger competitors with IBM Business Analytics software
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this fascinating case study today to see how Symmons - a mid-sized, US-based manufacturer in the plumbing industry - implemented expert solutions that enabled production-line staff to adapt manufacturing schedules and meet demands in real time, and much more!
Posted: 05 Nov 2013 | Published: 05 Nov 2013

IBM

Implementing product mix optimization that works
sponsored by Quintiq
WHITE PAPER: This guide offers insight to help you optimize your product mix and maximize profits.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 01 Apr 2014

Quintiq

Experts Reveal Top Manufacturing Trends of 2014
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide offers a primer on enterprise resource planning (ERP), answering frequently asked ERP questions and exploring the top manufacturing trends of 2014.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 01 Apr 2014

Epicor Software Corporation

3 Smart Moves That Slash Intermodal Costs
sponsored by Quintiq
WHITE PAPER: Even with near limitless intermodal options, planners typically fall back on familiar routes and patterns – regardless of whether or not there's a better way to operate. Fortunately, this resource lays out three smart moves that slash intermodal costs while delivering real planning transparency.
Posted: 31 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

Quintiq

LANSA Case Study: High Liner Foods transforms its business with LANSA
sponsored by LANSA
CASE STUDY: This brief case study reveals how a virtual supply chain gave frozen food processor High Liner Foods, Inc. consistent, easy access to the same up-to-date information – allowing the company to reduce errors, increase efficiency, and more.
Posted: 19 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2005

LANSA

Is GMO Product Information on Your Radar?
sponsored by LANSA
WHITE PAPER: This brief resource explores the need for food manufacturers to disclose GMO information before the upcoming Global Data Synchronization Network (GDSN) is introduced, and describes how the right product information management and data aggregation systems can help you get there.
Posted: 19 Feb 2014 | Published: 19 Feb 2014

LANSA

SAP Procurement Savings eBook
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Many of today's companies have third-party costs that equal up to 70% of revenue. To remain competitive, it is essential to use procurement applications to identify and accelerate savings and contribute to the bottom line. Access this eBook to learn how to close the loop between spend analysis, sourcing, and contract management.
Posted: 15 Feb 2014 | Published: 21 Aug 2012

SAP America, Inc.

How the New Mobile Supply Chain Impacts Field Sales and Field Service
sponsored by DSI
WHITE PAPER: This FAQ sheet provides answers to your pressing mobile supply chain questions, revealing how mobility is impacting field service and field sales, key benefits you can achieve, and more.
Posted: 03 Jan 2014 | Published: 03 Jan 2014

DSI

How the Cloud can Help with ERP, Supply Chain Management, Inventory Management and More!
sponsored by SearchManufacturingERP
EBOOK: This expert e-book provides insight into the technical, organizational, and budgetary issues surrounding the use of cloud computing in manufacturing.
Posted: 15 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

SearchManufacturingERP

How to: Establishing a baseline for manufacturing metrics
sponsored by IQMS
EGUIDE: Fore a look at mission-crticial metrics, this e-guide provides an overview of Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) metrics and the Supply Chain Operations Reference (SCOR) model, addressing the fundamental tenets and benefits of each.
Posted: 03 Oct 2013 | Published: 03 Oct 2013

IQMS

SAP Global Available-To-Promise Check rapid-deployment solution
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Your customers want access to timely information, and you need to confirm and process orders quickly and efficiently. What if you could do both - while also increasing customer satisfaction? Access this white paper to find out how that's possible using SAP Global Available-to-Promise check rapid-deployment technology.
Posted: 25 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Synchronizing your value chain of suppliers, partners and customers
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Check out this informative paper to explore a smarter solution to buy, sell and market your products by integrating operations and enhancing interactions through community, collaboration, process and analytics. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 18 Sep 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

IBM

How Distributors Can Streamline Supply Chain Management
sponsored by Junction Solutions
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to learn how to optimize your entire value chain for increased cost control, streamlined supply chain processes, and more effective customer service.
Posted: 16 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

Junction Solutions

Case Study: Peet's Coffee & Tea Sets Direction for Growth with Outstanding Quality
sponsored by Junction Solutions
CASE STUDY: In this case study, discover how Peet's Coffee & Tea leveraged a unified business management technology to overcome the challenges of a legacy business management system.
Posted: 16 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2010

Junction Solutions

A Delicate Dance of Supply and Demand
sponsored by Junction Solutions
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, explore the various challenges facing many manufacturing companies (in particular the dairy industry) when it comes to supply chain management (SCM). Learn how these obstacles are key drivers for business process improvements in SCM, enterprise resource planning (ERP), order processing, and more.
Posted: 16 Sep 2013 | Published: 16 Sep 2013

Junction Solutions

Supply Chain Management Strategies
sponsored by Aptean
EGUIDE: In this e-guide from the experts at SearchManufacturingERP.com, uncover essential strategies for creating an effective supply chain plan and learn how to drive supply chain management (SCM) success.
Posted: 12 Sep 2013 | Published: 12 Sep 2013

Aptean

Aberdeen Group: Today's Customer Data-Driven Supply Chain: Top Five Practices
sponsored by IBM
EBOOK: In this informative e-book, you will learn about the impact of using customer data on key supply chain metrics. Access this paper today to get the analyst perspective on thorough research and insights regarding the connection between customer profile data and companies' supply chains.
Posted: 10 Sep 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

IBM
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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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