Supply Chain Management White Papers

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B2B Integration and Collaboration: Strategies for Building a ROI Business Case
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Aberdeen conducted a follow-up survey in May 2011 in which over 60 organizations detailed their B2B integration and collaboration issues and challenges - specific focus was given to return on investment (ROI) related issues. This research excerpt summarizes the findings of this survey.
Posted: 16 Nov 2011 | Published: 16 Nov 2011

IBM

Getting Started with UHF RFID Solutions: The Technology, Applications and Benefits
sponsored by Motorola, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) can provide the supply chain and asset visibility required for business success through automated identification, location and tracking of your products and assets.
Posted: 01 Sep 2011 | Published: 31 Jul 2011

Motorola, Inc.

7 SUCCESS FACTORS FOR TODAY’S SUPPLY CHAIN PROJECTS
sponsored by Kinaxis
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes seven success factors for today’s SCM projects. These factors correspond closely to the 10 success factors for IT projects identified by The Standish Group during 25 years of analysis, and can dramatically boost the chances of success for your SCM project.
Posted: 19 Jul 2011 | Published: 31 Dec 2010

Kinaxis

Protect Your Brand By Improving Quality And Compliance
sponsored by Apriso Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Today's businesses need to make their brand unique-- but with all the challenges they face regarding supply chain management, what is the solution?
Posted: 13 May 2011 | Published: 13 May 2011

Apriso Corporation

Management Excellence: Leveraging Technology & Techniques
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes a set of six management processes that lead organizations to become smarter, more agile, and better aligned—the key attributes of management excellence.
Posted: 18 Mar 2011 | Published: 03 Nov 2008

Oracle Corporation

Building a World-Class Supply Chain – New Insights from Chemical & Petroleum Producers
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn what leading companies do differently to outperform their peers. From strategy decisions to investment in information technology and performance measurement systems, MPI’s latest research explains how your company can realize tangible returns though greater flexibility and improved delivery performance.
Posted: 22 Feb 2011 | Published: 22 Feb 2011

IBM

Seven Reports Every Supply Chain Executive Needs
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn how IBM Cognos solutions can harness data from multiple systems, wrapping the critical information into easy-to-understand reports that help you identify and respond to trends as they are happening. Download this white paper now and see examples of seven essential supply chain reports designed to answer your most pressing questions.
Posted: 22 Feb 2011 | Published: 22 Feb 2011

IBM

New Rules for a New Decade: A Vision for Smarter Supply Chain Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This report demonstrates the benefits of building smarter supply chains and highlights three new rules for optimizing performance given today’s often-daunting challenges. Find out if your supply chain organization is an ‘Operator’, ‘Planner’ or ‘Visionary’, and the strategic capabilities required at each level to advance supply chain performance.
Posted: 22 Feb 2011 | Published: 22 Feb 2011

IBM

7 Success Factors for Today's Supply Chain Projects
sponsored by Kinaxis
WHITE PAPER: In today’s economic climate, no manufacturer can afford to fund any supply chain management (SCM) project that fails to deliver results. This white paper describes seven success factors for today’s SCM projects, which have been identified by seasoned executives with decades of experience in the field.
Posted: 14 Feb 2011 | Published: 14 Feb 2011

Kinaxis

Oracle Business Intelligence Applications Overview
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains how Oracle Business Intelligence (BI) Applications are complete, prebuilt BI solutions that deliver intuitive, role-based intelligence for everyone in an organization - from front line employees to senior management - that enable better decisions, actions, and business processes.
Posted: 22 Jan 2011 | Published: 22 Jan 2011

Oracle Corporation

In Dynamic Market, Consumer Goods Companies Rely on Manufacturing Operations Management Systems
sponsored by Apriso Corporation
WHITE PAPER: To succeed in today’s competitive marketplace, consumer goods manufacturers need to pay attention to several areas including operational excellence, compliance, and supply chain synchronization. Learn how today’s powerful and cost-effective solutions, such as Apriso’s MOM offering, can provide companies with benefits in each of these areas.
Posted: 13 Dec 2010 | Published: 13 Dec 2010

Apriso Corporation

The Smarter Supply Chain of the Future - Chief Supply Chain Officer Study
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: With so many challenges facing supply chain executives worldwide today, how do they cope? Read this study to discover how the Smarter Supply Chain of the Future can give your business the edge.
Posted: 26 Aug 2010 | Published: 15 Oct 2009

IBM

Making Your Portal and Mashup Decision: Advantage IBM
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: If your organization is considering deploying a new portal or migrating from one solution to another, IBM can help you make an educated and benefits-focused decision. This evaluation guide takes a scenario-based approach to help you navigate the portal decision criteria based on your current business priorities.
Posted: 17 Aug 2010 | Published: 14 Apr 2010

IBM

Embedding Analytics into Processes
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: In their latest book, Thomas Davenport, Jeanne Harris and Robert Morison show how companies apply analytics in their daily operations. We see examples of analytics at work within core processes in a variety of business areas. Read this white paper to learn how embedding analytics into your organization's processes can help you.
Posted: 30 Jul 2010 | Published: 30 Jul 2010

SAS

RFID in Apparel and Footwear: Store-Level Success Sets the Stage for Bigger Benefits
sponsored by Motorola RFID Solutions
WHITE PAPER: It's long been expected that the use of radio frequency identification (RFID) technology would have beneficial effects. RFID is indeed having a positive impact - but it's the retail store, rather than the supply chain, that is seeing the biggest benefits. Read this white paper to learn more about the benefits retailers are seeing from RFID.
Posted: 23 Feb 2010 | Published: 21 Sep 2009

Motorola RFID Solutions

Revenue Management: Exploiting existing data to generate increased revenue
sponsored by Datactics
WHITE PAPER: This white paper considers the potential of exploiting existing data held by organizations in such a way that it can be used to generate increased revenue. It considers the issues facing organizations in terms of the quality of their master data, as well as making recommendations to achieve improved revenue management.
Posted: 28 Jan 2010 | Published: 28 Jan 2010

Datactics

Managing Change Effectively with ERP: The Impact On 5 Key Business Functions
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the impact of using disparate systems versus an integrated ERP system on your manufacturing operations. The detailed charts on the following pages provide insight into how the inefficiencies associated with change management today can be easily and cost-effectively eliminated.
Posted: 04 Dec 2009 | Published: 03 Dec 2009

Infor

Spend Performance Management - Maximize Savings, Reduce Supplier Risks
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The SAP BusinessObjects Spend Performance Management application provides full visibility into direct and indirect spend, and helps companies proactively identify cost savings opportunities and supply risks, reduce costs, maintain supply continuity, and increase spend under management.
Posted: 05 Nov 2009 | Published: 05 Nov 2009

SAP America, Inc.

Management Excellence: Leveraging Technology and Techniques
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: One in a series of white papers about management excellence, this white paper describes the techniques and technologies that organizations should master on their way to management excellence.
Posted: 13 Oct 2009 | Published: 01 Nov 2008

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Ensuring Reliable Inbound Supply Integration
sponsored by Sterling Commerce, An IBM Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will enumerate the critical business challenges, as well as specific opportunities and benefits of working aggressively to achieve inbound supply integration.
Posted: 14 Sep 2009 | Published: 01 Sep 2009

Sterling Commerce, An IBM Company

Do More with Less: The Five Strategies used by Successful SMB Manufacturers
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: A common issue facing small and medium-sized business (SMB) manufacturers today is how to increase revenue and grow their business without significantly adding staff. Read this paper to learn five strategies used by successful SMBs.
Posted: 10 Aug 2009 | Published: 04 Sep 2008

Infor

Supply Network Collaboration in a Solution Provider Network
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: See how manufacturers are adding value to product offerings with a new business model. Using their ecosystems to build a solution provider network, they are enabling supply network collaboration with suppliers, engineers, and financial services organizations, as well as developing industry coalitions to drive more value to customers.
Posted: 07 Aug 2009 | Published: 07 Aug 2009

SAP America, Inc.

Tightening the Chain - Supply Chain Cost-Cutting Strategies
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Maintain operational efficiency while cutting supply chain costs with new approaches, technologies, and methodologies. Third party logistics providers, radio frequency identification rentals, and attribute-based demand planning can help you reduce supply chain costs and boost customer satisfaction.
Posted: 07 Aug 2009 | Published: 07 Aug 2009

SAP America, Inc.

More Than a Vision: SAP's Perfect Plant in the Chemical Industry
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Find out what ARC has to say about SAP's progress towards turning the "perfect plant vision" into reality by leveraging the chemical industry value network. SAP is also well-aligned with ARC's thought leadership models related to collaborative manufacturing Management.
Posted: 07 Aug 2009 | Published: 07 Aug 2009

SAP America, Inc.

Implementable Best Practices Speed Chemical Industry SAP ERP Deployments
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read ARC's view on how SAP's best practices and SAP Business All-in-One solutions for chemicals ensure rapid deployment with low risk for small and midsize companies.
Posted: 07 Aug 2009 | Published: 07 Aug 2009

SAP America, Inc.