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Supply Chain Management (SCM)

Supply chain management (SCM) solutions include applications for managing supplier, manufacturer, wholesaler, retailer, and customer business processes. Addressing demand management, warehouse management, international trade logistics, transportation execution, and many other issues for a complete solution, this knowledge base will support your evaluation of an SCM suite. 

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The Strengths of a Vertically Centric Enterprise Software Provider


Verticent, a revitalized reincarnation of the languishing public mid-market enterprise applications vendor PowerCerv, seems to be thriving under a financially stable adopted parent, and it has found a defendable niche where it can exploit its competitors' functional "fatal flaws".

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ach value chain  chemical plant SCP installations reaching $950 million the same year. These projections are based in part on a survey conducted by WAM of 638 chemical industry executives in which 70% reported planned SCP or e-business initiatives in year 2001. WAM plans to nearly double its workforce within the next year to keep pace with its growth projections. Many of the new recruits will assume roles in sales and marketing as most of WAM''s forty employees are engaged in consulting services and product development. Read More

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n.Skep


The n.SKEP solution suite enables a company to view, analyze, simulate, and understand all supply chain data. Supply chain managers are given a clear vision of the alternatives so they can easily make the right decisions. n.SKEP covers all supply chain processes at the strategic and tactical levels, as well as at the operation level, and enables drawing up multilevel forecasts, planning, optimization of distribution, and production. n.SKEP solutions enable information sharing between users via the intranet or Internet, warning them if any changes are made by anyone, and allowing synchronization of all relevant data. By using Single Click Collaborative technology, each click by a user enables immediate recalculation of all parameters impacted at all supply chain levels, while minimizing the number of clicks helps make n.SKEP more user friendly.  

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The Evolution of the Last-mile Supply Chain


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ach value chain  of a basic portal (detached from hosted services and procurement) is Aspen Technology''s ProcessCity.com, a collaborative web site for the process industries. The portal offers process industry-specific news and event information, discussion forums, career guidance and employment information, and access to consultant expertise among other information. Portals are a natural result of competition, the need for better customer support, and the Internet. In addition to benefits for participating users, the Read More

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ach value chain  do these leading companies achieve and maintain this competitive advantage? Benchmarking studies can help provide the answer. Studies examining supply chain operations reveal a strong correlation between supply chain performance and the adoption of industry best practices. But questions remain. What are those best practices? How can your company benefit from the lessons learned by industry leaders? This SAP Executive Insight examines how the adoption of industry best practices can add value to your organi Read More

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ach value chain  over the Supply Chain Abyss with Real-time Alerts Despite increased use of key performance indicators (KPIs), supply chain managers’ measurement initiatives continue to come up short. Because of their retrospective nature, KPIs offer little value to today’s complex supply chains. But several market-leading companies are using network-wide KPIs, supported by real-time alerts, to flag problems early, intervene as needed, and improve business results. Find out how. Read More

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