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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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Amazon Supply Chain Model Disrupts Entire Industry
sponsored by SearchAWS
RESOURCE: Amazon has conditioned consumers to get goods as quickly as possible, which has affected the global supply chain industry from top to bottom, including inventory management and logistics. Find out exactly how Amazon has impacted—and transformed—the supply chain in this article.
Posted: 11 Feb 2020 | Published: 11 Feb 2020

SearchAWS

Should You Upgrade to an Enterprise Management Solution?
sponsored by Sage Software
WHITE PAPER: Is your ERP software properly supporting your business? Typical organizations in manufacturing, distribution, and services tend to feel burdened by their ERP system. That’s why organizations are adopting cloud-based enterprise management solutions. Explore the top 4 reasons to make the change in this white paper.
Posted: 27 Nov 2019 | Published: 27 Nov 2019

Sage Software

Achieve Inventory Optimization Inside SAP ERP
sponsored by GIB
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: Discrete optimization is critical in wringing out the last drop of excessive, unproductive inventory in your supply chain. Learn how you can conduct discrete optimization within core SAP ERP using GIB in this white paper.
Posted: 25 Nov 2019 | Published: 25 Nov 2019

GIB

Analyst Report: ROI of Sage Business Cloud X3 Solution for Distribution Organizations
sponsored by Sage Software
ANALYST REPORT: Sage commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) study and objectively examine the potential return on investment (ROI) that enterprises may realize by deploying its X3 solution as part of Sage Business Cloud X3. Explore the results in this report.
Posted: 22 Nov 2019 | Published: 22 Nov 2019

Sage Software

Industry 4.0: The Future of Manufacturing
sponsored by Mindshare - Sage
WHITE PAPER: Digital transformation is now in the rearview for today’s top-performing manufacturers. Industry 4.0 is the next phase of the journey toward “perfect production,” where the aim is minimal downtime, neglect, waste, and inefficiency.In this white paper, learn about industry 4.0 and how you can create a successful strategy.
Posted: 21 Nov 2019 | Published: 21 Nov 2019

Mindshare - Sage

GIB VMI: Conserve Resources Through Intelligent Supplier Network Connectivity
sponsored by GIB
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: Vendor Managed Inventory covers the transfer of responsibility for operational scheduling and parts control management from the buyer to the supplier. The supplier assumes responsibility for the entire delivery process and stock management. Learn about GIB’s approach to VMI in this product overview.
Posted: 20 Nov 2019 | Published: 20 Nov 2019

GIB

Optimize Transport Costs with GIB Buying
sponsored by GIB
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: GIB Suite Buying supports your reliable and efficient ordering process in SAP. Learn about it in this product overview and how it can make your SCM more efficient.
Posted: 19 Nov 2019 | Published: 19 Nov 2019

GIB

Supply Chain Optimization Inside of SAP
sponsored by GIB
WHITE PAPER: According to supply chain industry research, a pervasive challenge for manufacturing and distribution companies is linking supply chain planning with execution. In this white paper, learn about GIB and how the SAP certified suite can help you simplify the integration process.
Posted: 18 Nov 2019 | Published: 18 Nov 2019

GIB

Supply Chain Excellence
sponsored by GIB
WHITE PAPER: SAP has been reminding top management and executives with increasing urgency about focusing on supply chain optimization amid the S/4HANA migration. In this e-zine, explore how GIB can help you tackle common optimization challenges and guide you towards supply chain excellence with SAP.
Posted: 18 Nov 2019 | Published: 18 Nov 2019

GIB

Business Case for Supply Chain Tech
sponsored by GIB
WHITE PAPER: Supply Chain technology projects are as much about business process and organizational readiness as they are about technology. In this brief white paper, learn how to build a strong business case for your supply chain technology investment.
Posted: 18 Nov 2019 | Published: 18 Nov 2019

GIB

Key Considerations in Global Supply Chain Management
sponsored by GIB
EGUIDE: Because supply chain management lies at the core of many businesses, it's important to have a strong understanding of the processes involved and how they differ. In this expert e-guide, discover a list of 7 SCM key terms that both enterprises and customers alike should be familiar with.
Posted: 14 Nov 2019 | Published: 12 Apr 2019

GIB

GIB Planning: Precise Capacity Planning
sponsored by GIB
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: Sales and Operations Planning is the cornerstone of supply chain.  Unfortunately, standard SAP lacks the tools and flexibility required. That’s where GIB Planning comes in. Learn about it in this brief product overview and find out how it can help you.
Posted: 14 Nov 2019 | Published: 14 Nov 2019

GIB

Shop Floor Integration by GIB: A Product Overview
sponsored by GIB
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: The GIB software solution, Shop Floor Integration (SFI), makes the data exchange between an SAP system and the varied world of sensors, controls and machines possible. Learn about it and how it can make your SCM processes more efficient in this product overview.
Posted: 13 Nov 2019 | Published: 13 Nov 2019

GIB

Transforming In-Store Fulfillment With Work Execution Software
sponsored by Lucas Systems
WHITE PAPER: Read this e-book to learn how work execution software can be a vital supplement to POS and other store systems in creating effective in-store picking and other ecommerce fulfillment options.
Posted: 28 Oct 2019 | Published: 28 Oct 2019

Lucas Systems

7 Steps to Secure Your Supply Chain
sponsored by RackTop Systems
RESOURCE: Supply chain security requires a multifaceted approach to protecting the checkpoints, assets and infrastructures involved with the production of a product. In this resource, explore 7 steps to securing your supply chain.
Posted: 08 Aug 2019 | Published: 08 Aug 2019

RackTop Systems

Surviving the Amazon Effect: Differentiating and Optimizing to Thrive in the Age of Amazon
sponsored by NetSuite
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore how manufacturers and wholesale distributors are rising to the meet the expectations of the 21st century consumer. Discover how businesses can thrive in this competitive climate through differentiation and optimization, and learn how to survive and thrive in the age of Amazon.
Posted: 05 Jun 2019 | Published: 30 Jun 2018

NetSuite

3 Ways Intelligent Information Management is Transforming the Manufacturing Industry
sponsored by M-Files
WHITE PAPER: Nearly 21% of manufacturing companies say a lack of document control has resulted in 50% of all document remediation incidents within their business. In this white paper, discover how enterprise information management (EIM) can help manufacturers overcome common industry obstacles such as document remediation, and achieve digital transformation.
Posted: 18 Feb 2019 | Published: 18 Feb 2019

M-Files

Data Modeling Sabotages Supply Chain Analytics
sponsored by Incorta
WHITE PAPER: Analytics has the potential to drive operational efficiencies by providing visibility into your supply chain. Download this white paper to discover the benefits of using a modern approach to supply chain analytics with Incorta. Plus, explore 4 key obstacles facing supply chain analytics today.
Posted: 21 Sep 2018 | Published: 21 Sep 2018

Incorta

Computer Weekly – 14 November 2017: How fashion is turning to tech to get closer to customers
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EZINE: 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.
Posted: 10 Nov 2017 | Published: 10 Nov 2017

ComputerWeekly.com

Supply Chain Disruption Risk Planning
sponsored by Infor
EGUIDE: 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.
Posted: 14 Jun 2017 | Published: 13 Jun 2017

Infor

How Supply Chain Partners can Enhance Analytics by Sharing Data
sponsored by Sage Software
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, we examine how sharing data between supply chain partners radically increases their chances of success when predicting customer demand. Find out how to boost data management from logistics to capacity planning, uncover tips for gathering supplemental data, and discover how CRM tools can improve supply chain management.
Posted: 16 Dec 2016 | Published: 14 Dec 2016

Sage Software

Key Strategies and Technologies for Modern Supply Chain Management
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
EGUIDE: Digital transformation and traceability are two major considerations for modern supply chain management, and each has their own challenges that need to be addressed. Learn about the technologies and strategies you can use to improve your supply chain's abilities and allow you to make more informed decisions.
Posted: 02 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

Oracle Corporation

ChainLink Research: Which Supply Chain Issues are Key for Process Manufacturing?
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
EGUIDE: Process manufacturers face some unique challenges, and therefore require unique strategies and techniques for supply chain management. Learn 7 key issues to consider for process manufacturers today.
Posted: 01 Sep 2016 | Published: 30 Aug 2016

Oracle Corporation

What Supply Chain Hurdles Most Worry Discrete Manufacturers?
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
EGUIDE: Discrete manufacturers—as diverse as this category can be—have shared challenges. In this expert e-guide, learn about 4 of the most common supply chain management challenges faced by these manufacturers, and what can be done to help overcome them.
Posted: 31 Aug 2016 | Published: 30 Aug 2016

Oracle Corporation

SAP Provides the Visibility Modern Businesses Need
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: In this expert e-guide, find out how two SAP offerings provide visibility in an increasingly complex digital world. First, discover how SAP Lumira can support 4 critical supply chain KPIs, then learn about SAP Digital Consumer Insight, a data-as-a-service tool designed to provide brick-and-mortar stores with digital data about their customers.
Posted: 09 Aug 2016 | Published: 05 Aug 2016

Pure Storage
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