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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
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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

Manufacturing Technology Trends in 2013
sponsored by Sage Software
EGUIDE: How are macro technology trends such as mobile and cloud affecting the manufacturing sector? What implications does the Dodd-Frank Act and an increasing numbers of Millennials in the global workforce have on supply chains? This E-Guide exposes trends to watch out for in 2013 and beyond
Posted: 24 Jul 2013 | Published: 24 Jul 2013

Sage Software

Tips For Streamlining a Global Supply Chain
sponsored by Sage Software
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, learn how you can simplify the challenges of enterprise resource planning (ERP) integration and increase efficiency through data consolidation, standardization, and supply chain visibility.
Posted: 23 Jul 2013 | Published: 23 Jul 2013

Sage Software

Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference 2013
sponsored by Gartner
BROCHURE: Learn details about Gartner's upcoming Supply Chain Executive Conference in September and how it offers the objective guidance and expertise today's supply chain proficiency demands.
Posted: 18 Jul 2013 | Published: 18 Jul 2013

Gartner

Aberdeen Report: Understanding the Complexity of B2B Integration: Insights for Mid-Market Leaders“
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Coordinating with partners across multiple channels and sites isn't easy, however, gaps can lead to poor sales performance and lost business due to unhappy customers or suppliers. Explore this analyst report from the Aberdeen Group to learn how mid-market enterprises can improve collaboration with multi-channel and real-time data integration.
Posted: 15 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Jun 2012

IBM

How IBM helps midsize business thrive: Leveraging Smarter Commerce to improve the customer experience and increase ROI
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Today, businesses must meet increased customer demands - and need to optimize service, sales, and supply chain management to do so. This resource offers advice for midsize businesses on how to achieve rapid ROI in a customer-focused world, while leveraging social media and mobile channels to better connect with customers.
Posted: 15 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

IBM

Customer case Heineken Netherlands
sponsored by Every Angle
CASE STUDY: Check out this case study to learn how Heineken implemented an out-of-the-box self-service application to improve data analytics and business intelligence (BI) from SAP. Read on to discover how Heineken achieved easier access to stock overview data, service levels, lead times in the supply chain, and other benefits.
Posted: 10 Jul 2013 | Published: 10 Jul 2013

Every Angle

How to Navigate Today's Supply Chain Challenges
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems are taking an increasingly prominent role in a variety of business activities. View this resource to find out more about how to modernize the user experience as mobile, analytics, social and the cloud.
Posted: 20 Jun 2013 | Published: 11 Jun 2013

Epicor Software Corporation

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
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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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