Supply Chain Management White Papers

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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

SAP Global Available-To-Promise Check rapid-deployment solution
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
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 Enterprise

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

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

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

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

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

Stay or Switch? How Switching Your Value-Added Network (VAN) can Payoff Beyond Just Price
sponsored by Liaison Technology
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses key capabilities needed in a value-added network (VAN) and what to look for in selecting your next VAN provider.
Posted: 23 May 2012 | Published: 23 May 2012

Liaison Technology

Sell. Smarter. Redefining commerce in the age of the customer
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Discover innovative commerce technologies designed to enable businesses to sell smarter and transform buyers into loyal, returning customers. Uncover the 6 key selling areas these strategies target, including cross-channel selling, payments and settlements, store solutions, distributed order management, and more.
Posted: 18 May 2012 | Published: 01 May 2012

IBM

SEEBURGER Supply Chain Management (SCM) Monitor for SAP Achieving Real-Time Supply Chain Visibility with New SAP Best Practices
sponsored by SEEBURGER
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how, centralizing and intelligently automating supply chain monitoring within SAP, you can extend real-time B2B supply chain insight and problem-solving beyond the IT department to your business departments.
Posted: 18 May 2012 | Published: 18 May 2012

SEEBURGER

Reverse Auction Best Practices
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Reverse auctions are a key tool that sourcing organizations can use to bring about huge success if executed along with a well-defined sourcing process. Careful thought and planning must precede an auction event in order to achieve double-digit price compression.
Posted: 26 Apr 2012 | Published: 28 Feb 2011

SAP America, Inc.

Extended Warehouse Management with SAP SCM
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover how SAP supply chain management has been extended to provider more in-depth warehouse management support through SAP Extended Warehouse Management (SAP EWM) and how it supports higher process and stock visibility, better warehouse operations planning, and better efficiency.
Posted: 26 Apr 2012 | Published: 26 Apr 2012

SAP America, Inc.

An On-Demand Sourcing Solution for Rapid and Sustainable Savings
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Many procurement organizations struggle to meet savings goals with an overworked staff using time-consuming, manual processes or outdated systems. Read this paper to learn how to better collaborate with key stakeholders, qualify suppliers, ensure a competitive bidding process, and negotiate contract terms with suppliers.
Posted: 22 Apr 2012 | Published: 31 May 2011

SAP America, Inc.

The Strategic Supplier Mandate: Three Principles to Deliver Transparency Across the Supply Base
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this article to discover the three supplier management initiatives that have helped market-leading procurement organizations drive innovation, increase productivity and mitigate risk.
Posted: 21 Apr 2012 | Published: 31 Mar 2012

SAP America, Inc.

Procurement Lessons Learned from the Economic Downturn (SAP Insider Article)
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to discover the top four tactics employed by best-in-class companies of varied sizes and industries to elevate procurement proficiencies in today's recalcitrant economy, along with the metrics they use to measure their success.
Posted: 21 Apr 2012 | Published: 30 Sep 2011

SAP America, Inc.

3 Questions to Ensure You’re Collaborating Effectively Across Your Supply Chain
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: To drive market share, sales, product adoption and greater efficiency, many businesses are strategically partnering with suppliers and other supply chain participants to collaborate and share information. In this white paper, find answers to three of the top concerns for organizations developing these collaborative supply chain networks.
Posted: 31 Jan 2012 | Published: 30 Sep 2009

SAP America, Inc.

Usability and Compliance: The Carrots and Sticks that Drive E-Procurement Success
sponsored by Simplifying-IT
WHITE PAPER: Enhancing usability is the key to getting beyond tacit user acceptance of an e-Procurement system to the full adoption and compliance that yields cost reduction and full ROI. Read this paper to learn the full compliance strategies that best-in-class organizations are using for their e-Procurement implementations.
Posted: 09 Jan 2012 | Published: 06 Jan 2012

All resources sponsored by Simplifying-IT

Collaborative Sourcing: The Keys to Unlocking Greater Value
sponsored by Ariba, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This report looks at how a collaborative sourcing approach can help sourcing teams deliver greater value to the enterprise.
Posted: 27 Dec 2011 | Published: 22 Dec 2011

Ariba, Inc.

Executive Brief Digital Transformation: Creating New Business Models Where Digital Meets Physical
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: As businesses embrace the digital revolution, they're rethinking what customers value most and creating operating models that take advantage of what’s newly possible for competitive differentiation. This report is designed to provide senior executives with analysis and insight on how fast and how far to go on the path to digital transformation.
Posted: 17 Nov 2011 | Published: 17 Nov 2011

IBM