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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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Manufacturing Analytics: Uncovering Secrets on Your Factory Floor
sponsored by Sight Machine
WHITE PAPER: Download this white paper to learn about an advanced manufacturing analytics platform that can help uncover hidden problems on the factory floor for real-time, data-driven insight, enabling fact-based decisions.
Posted: 12 Nov 2018 | Published: 12 Nov 2018

Sight Machine

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

10 Ways to Improve Your Employee Notification System
sponsored by OnSolve
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn 10 key strategies for improving your notification system and alert response rates for the public as well as your employees.
Posted: 03 May 2018 | Published: 31 Dec 2017

OnSolve

How IT Drives Workplace Transformation Through Digital Procurement
sponsored by GEP
RESOURCE: In the rush to build a digital business, procurement is often overlooked. Download this resource to see the potential benefits of an optimized procurement system with standardized purchasing practices.
Posted: 09 Apr 2018 | Published: 09 Apr 2018

GEP

Artificial Intelligence and Procurement
sponsored by GEP
RESOURCE: Artificial intelligence (AI) could be the way to streamline and optimize source-to-pay operations and enable procurement teams to focus less on transactional processes and more on strategy.
Posted: 05 Feb 2018 | Published: 05 Feb 2018

GEP

Digital Procurement Transformation: People
sponsored by GEP
WHITE PAPER: In Part 1 of this series on digital procurement transformation, get into the mindset of a digital-first procurement officer by thinking holistically about 3 elements: process, people and technology.
Posted: 02 Feb 2018 | Published: 02 Feb 2018

GEP

The Procure-To-Pay Automation Playbook
sponsored by GEP
WHITE PAPER: A unified, cloud-based platform can eliminate support costs and spiraling infrastructure in procurement. Explore how several companies in various industries turned to a procure-to-pay platform to become more efficient.
Posted: 02 Feb 2018 | Published: 02 Feb 2018

GEP

Unified Procurement Solutions
sponsored by GEP
WHITE PAPER: Explore how a unified procurement solution can help you reduce operating costs and improve compliance.
Posted: 01 Feb 2018 | Published: 01 Feb 2018

GEP

Digital Procurement Transformation: Process
sponsored by GEP
RESOURCE: Discover 4 steps that can take your procurement department from outdated and exposed to modern and driving more business.
Posted: 31 Jan 2018 | Published: 31 Jan 2018

GEP

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

Weak links – Strengthening the information supply chain
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ANALYST REPORT: Analysts Bob Tarzey and Rob Bamforth argues the case for a systematic approach to securing the information supply chain.
Posted: 01 Sep 2015 | Published: 01 Sep 2015

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

How the Internet of Things Will Reshape Enterprise Operations and Consumer Applications
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: How will the expansion of the Internet of Things (IoT) influence the workplace and the consumer sphere? This two-part e-guide explains how the IoT will impact supply chain management in the near future and explores how IoT devices will transform enterprise and consumer applications alike.
Posted: 11 May 2016 | Published: 06 May 2016

IBM

Benefits of Predictive Analytics for the Manufacturing Industry
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: The manufacturing industry has not yet taken full advantage of the ways predictive analytics can improve the supply chain. This expert e-guide dives into the benefits that manufacturers can experience with predictive analytics, especially when used in combination with sensor data from the Internet of Things.
Posted: 11 May 2016 | Published: 06 May 2016

IBM

Grow Profits With Supply Chain Analytics
sponsored by SearchERP
EBOOK: The transformation of supply chain management is happening now. Learn how companies, such as The Bouqs Company, are using supply chain analytics to grow profits and avert costly mistakes, why and how IoT sensor technology is changing supply chain management forever, and how to navigate the complex supply chain analytics product landscape.
Posted: 09 May 2016 | Published: 05 May 2016

SearchERP

Launch Your IoT Supply Chain Strategy Now
sponsored by SearchERP
EBOOK: The exponential growth of Internet of Things technology will shake up traditional supply chain management. Here's advice on making the IoT supply chain work for you.
Posted: 11 Mar 2016 | Published: 11 Mar 2016

SearchERP

Fill In the Missing Links in Your SAP Supply Chain
sponsored by SearchSAP
EBOOK: SAP supply chain tools have many useful features that are hiding in plain sight. Users must be more observant to get the most out of their investment.
Posted: 31 Aug 2015 | Published: 31 Aug 2015

SearchSAP

Multi-Enterprise Relationship Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper for an in-depth look at one platform that provides a modern system of engagement when it comes to supplier relations and supply chain management. Access now to see how ongoing activity monitoring can reshape how your operations function.
Posted: 22 Jan 2015 | Published: 22 Jan 2015

IBM

Multi-Enterprise Relationship
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: Access these brief videos for a quick demonstration of one platform that addresses multi-enterprise relationship management. See demonstrations that include activity rollout, activity monitoring, and activity creation and customization.
Posted: 22 Jan 2015 | Premiered: 22 Jan 2015

IBM

Make Way for Mobile ERP Applications
sponsored by SearchERP
EBOOK: Mobile ERP is changing the face of warehouse applications and hardware -- and it offers up a host of tricky hardware, security and software-design issues.
Posted: 10 Dec 2014 | Published: 10 Dec 2014

SearchERP
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