Supply chain management (SCM) is the optimization of a product's creation and flow from sourcing to production, logistics and delivery. Because it's such a complex undertaking, each partner must communicate and work together to create efficiencies, manage risk and adapt quickly to change. In this infographic learn about the 5 steps of SCM.
To develop a multi-carrier e-commerce platform for a containerized shipping company, INTTRA leveraged a variety of hardware and software solutions from IBM® and VSS. The solutions delivered reliability, performance and scalability - all within the client’s space and budget. Read the case study to find out more.
Learn how Dell IT made the transition from proprietary Unix-based servers to running mission critical supply chain management applications on standards-based servers to avoid significant expenditures, increase server uptime, and improve scalability.
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.
Early this year, Ventana Research Inc. released a study that found supply chain analytics appears to be a poorly understood technology in dire need of some best practices. In this tip guide, readers will learn expert advice for putting supply chain analytics to use in manufacturing business intelligence (BI).
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.
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.
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.
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.