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.
In this week's Computer Weekly, we examine how the fashion world and clothing retailers are using technology to better understand customers. Brexit continues to dominate conversation in the UK tech sector – we find out the hopes and fears of the industry. And we look at how to use OpenStack in a hyper-converged infrastructure. Read the issue 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.
According to a recent Aberdeen Group study, companies are prioritizing supply chain visibility, inventory optimization, supply chain analytics, and supply chain outsourcing as ways to cut supply chain management (SCM) costs this year. Read this e-guide to explore the latest expert tips and guidance on SCM cost-cutting strategies.
In this expert tip guide, readers will learn details around the recent advances in automatic identification and data capture (AIDC), especially item-level radio frequency identification (RFID) and smartphone-based social media and scanning applications for consumers, as well as new applications of supply chain analytics.
Disruption and the supply chain go hand-in-hand: It's a major challenge to overcome. In this expert e-guide, learn how the Presidency of Donald Trump is effecting supply chain disruption in the United States; and how you can combat that disruption. Plus, discover 3 misconceptions about supply chain disruption risks.
This brief case study reveals how a virtual supply chain gave frozen food processor High Liner Foods, Inc. consistent, easy access to the same up-to-date information – allowing the company to reduce errors, increase efficiency, and more.
This brief resource explores the need for food manufacturers to disclose GMO information before the upcoming Global Data Synchronization Network (GDSN) is introduced, and describes how the right product information management and data aggregation systems can help you get there.
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.