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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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Herding Geese: The Retail Supply Chain
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
BOOK: Steven Keifer draws on the pioneering work of US retailer, Walmart, to explain the essentials of EDI in the retail supply chain.
Posted: 22 Apr 2013 | Published: 22 Apr 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

Open Trusted Technology Provider Standard (O-TTPS)
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: This standard is aimed at enhancing the integrity of commercial off the shelf ICT products and helping customers to manage sourcing risk.
Posted: 10 Apr 2013 | Published: 10 Apr 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

Predictive inventory management: Keeping your supply chain in balance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Innovations such as just-in-time manufacturing bar codes and RFID tags have revolutionized supply chain management. Unfortunately these innovations have brought with it staggering amounts of data to deal with. This white paper outlines some of the major factors affecting inventory and supply chain management.
Posted: 07 Feb 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

IBM

Sap business suite now available on Sap Hana
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ANALYST REPORT: This analyst report from Nucleus Research assess the impact of SAPs decision to power SAP Business Suite by its SAP HANA in memory database technology.
Posted: 01 Feb 2013 | Published: 01 Feb 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

An Introduction to Quantum Lifecycle Management
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This report from The Open Group introduces QLM, explains why it is necessary and how its development and acceptance will be assured.
Posted: 18 Jan 2013 | Published: 05 Nov 2012

ComputerWeekly.com

Integrating and monitoring business-to-business (B2B) value chains
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ANALYST REPORT: Analysts Clive Longbottom and Rob Bamforth offer advice on putting in place an effective, integrated, overall B2B solution.
Posted: 14 Jan 2013 | Published: 04 Sep 2012

ComputerWeekly.com

Effective B2B Integration
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ANALYST REPORT: Date Vile identifies 6 key factors to help businesses integrate their supply and demand chains more effectively.
Posted: 29 Nov 2012 | Published: 21 Sep 2012

ComputerWeekly.com

LaSalle Solutions Achieves a 60% Reduction in Development Time Using Adeptia’s BPI Platform
sponsored by Adeptia
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper introduces a new approach that is enabling early adopters to support faster and more effective supply chain improvements by using a business process integration (BPI) approach. Discover how early adopters are realizing savings greater than 50% when compared to traditional techniques.
Posted: 11 Jun 2013 | Published: 15 Nov 2012

Adeptia

How enabling Supply Chain visibility can improve the bottom line
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource describes how enabling supply chain visibility can help you eliminate disruptions and improve your bottom line. Learn how you can get started by reading on today.
Posted: 07 May 2013 | Published: 31 Jan 2012

IBM

IBM Sterling Supply Chain Visibility - Optimize your supply chain network through real-time, end-to-end visibility
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Consult this resource to learn how greater visibility into the supply chain can help you effectively combat efficiency and performance challenges and pave the way for business success.
Posted: 07 May 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2011

IBM

Managing Volatility Through Smart Inventory Planning
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores the key trends shaping the consumer products sector, and details how you can use smart inventory optimization tools to drive critical savings across the entire supply chain. See if these tools can solve your manufacturing troubles by reading on now.
Posted: 03 May 2013 | Published: 31 Jan 2012

IBM

Solution Spotlight: Achieving End-to-End Order Management
sponsored by IBM and Oxford Consulting
EGUIDE: Optimal order management can provide higher sales volumes and order sizes – but many legacy systems lack the end-to-end visibility needed to reach order management perfection. Read this expert guide to gain practical tips for significantly improving your order management system including how to reduce waste, inefficiency, and more.
Posted: 20 Feb 2013 | Published: 20 Feb 2013

IBM and Oxford Consulting

Reducing Healthcare Costs Through Supply Chain Management
sponsored by Infor
EGUIDE: This e-guide from SearchHealthIT.com demonstrates how hospitals can integrate supply chain management into their overall strategic IT plan. Read now to learn how to form a collaborative relationship between IT and supply chain executives.
Posted: 19 Feb 2013 | Published: 19 Feb 2013

Infor

Solution Spotlight: Introduction to Supply Chain Management (SCM) EDI
sponsored by IBM and ComResource
EGUIDE: You know the business benefits of effective supply chain management (SCM) and electronic data interchange on their own, but what about the advantages of incorporating the two? This expert guide delves into the business value of SCM EDI including what to look for when evaluating a vendor or service provider.
Posted: 18 Feb 2013 | Published: 18 Feb 2013

IBM and ComResource

Strategically leveraging Sales and Operations Planning in manufacturing
sponsored by IQMS
EGUIDE: Read this SearchManufacturingERP.com e-guide to find industry expert recommendations for how to choose the right sales and operations planning (S&OP) tools for your organization (ERP add-ons vs. specialized "best of breed" tools) and leverage new S&OP capabilities such as what-if analysis and financial performance data integration.
Posted: 16 Jan 2013 | Published: 08 Jan 2013

IQMS

Practical tips for deploying sustainable supply chains
sponsored by IQMS
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, explore expert tips for developing an effective sustainability model for your supply chain, factors and obstacles you'll need to consider, and two case studies detailing the real-world challenges and successes of manufacturers identified as "leaders in sustainability" by the analyst firm IDC Manufacturing Insights.
Posted: 16 Jan 2013 | Published: 08 Jan 2013

IQMS

Mobile computing strategies in manufacturing
sponsored by IQMS
EGUIDE: Understanding the challenges you'll face and finding the right role within your operations for mobile devices or applications will be crucial to the success of a manufacturing mobility initiative.Read this expert e-guide to understand the current state of the market for mobility in manufacturingand how it stands to shape up in the coming months.
Posted: 16 Jan 2013 | Published: 08 Jan 2013

IQMS

Presentation Transcript- Leveraging Enterprise Modeling to Optimize SAP Implementation
sponsored by OpenText
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Learn how Salt River Project focused on understanding the business architecture of their company to enable process visibility and understanding. And examine their multi-phase approach to building a foundation on SAP around finance, human resources, and supply chain management.
Posted: 09 Jan 2013 | Published: 09 Jan 2013

OpenText

Unifying supplier, customer data for manufacturing
sponsored by Stibo
EGUIDE: Read this e-guide to learn how to fine tune data management systems to collect relevant data, consolidate it, and integrate it for analytics systems.
Posted: 04 Jan 2013 | Published: 04 Jan 2013

Stibo

Solution Spotlight: Supply Chain Management and Electronic Data Interchange
sponsored by IBM and ComResource
EGUIDE: Read this expert e-guide to learn how today's manufacturers can maximize their use of electronic data interchange (EDI) to improve supply chain management (SCM) efficiency.
Posted: 12 Dec 2012 | Published: 10 Dec 2012

IBM and ComResource

Choosing Supply Chain Management Software
sponsored by Plex Systems
EGUIDE: Read this expert e-guide to learn tips that will help you evaluate your supply chain management (SCM) needs and options in order to make a smart investment for your company. Discover: the benefits and drawbacks of full-fledged on-premise suites vs. specialized SaaS options; why many manufacturers are leveraging a hybrid SCM deployment; and more.
Posted: 04 Dec 2012 | Published: 27 Nov 2012

Plex Systems

New Industries Finding Useful Roles for Dynamic Case Management
sponsored by Eccentex
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: In this expert handbook, ebizQ contributor Alan R. Earls reveals current dynamic case management (DCM) trends and explores how the approach is expanding to new fields. Plus, Stephanie Mann, ebizQ's assistant site editor, shares feedback from industry observers about picking the right DCM platform. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 29 Nov 2012 | Published: 29 Nov 2012

Eccentex

Improving supply chain management with analytics
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
EGUIDE: This e-guide examines the business case for manufacturing BI, and shows how manufacturers can take both demand and supply side signals into account when predicting future needs.
Posted: 08 Nov 2012 | Published: 08 Nov 2012

Epicor Software Corporation

Best practices for adopting a sustainable, collaborative and dynamic supply chain strategy
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
EGUIDE: This e-guide reveals key trends and technologies driving the adoption of sustainable, collaborative and dynamic supply chain management strategies and explains why manufacturers are embracing third-party logistics providers (3PLs).
Posted: 08 Nov 2012 | Published: 08 Nov 2012

Epicor Software Corporation

Smarter Commerce for Consumer Products
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The connected customer is changing the way you must conduct business. In order to comply with your customers' demands, you must change the way your products are sourced, manufactured and distributed. Smarter commerce enables this, allowing you to transform how quickly you can manage and adapt your source, market, sell and service processes.
Posted: 18 Jul 2012 | Published: 16 Nov 2011

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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