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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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OneSCM® supply chain collaboration solution


OneSCM® from TAKE Supply Chain helps midmarket companies create better supply chains through automation, collaboration, and execution. Internal business systems and external trading partners are easily integrated into a single management console that features powerful procurement collaboration, AP automation, and shipping/logistics collaboration tools.   Flexible data integration consolidates information from back office systems with supplier interactions—more processes and data combined into a "single source of the truth." OneSCM® can integrate with nearly every enterprise resource planning (ERP) or back-office system, including JDEdwards, Oracle, Sage, Epicor, SAP, and Microsoft Dynamics, allowing for management of all supply chain-related data via a single login. Workflow automation is included and can be modified quickly and inexpensively as requirements change. Routine tasks are easy to automate so users can “manage by exception” (MBE).  OneSCM® also enables mobile visibility and control so buyers and trading partners can leverage smart mobile devices—not just for communication updates, but also to execute real-time transactions that keep purchase orders and fulfillment moving regardless of location—creating a more continuous workflow across the supply chain.

create supply chain solution  Chain helps midmarket companies create better supply chains through automation, collaboration, and execution. Internal business systems and external trading partners are easily integrated into a single management console that features powerful procurement collaboration, AP automation, and shipping/logistics collaboration tools.   Flexible data integration consolidates information from back office systems with supplier interactions—more processes and data combined into a single source of the truth. Read More

Supply Chain Management 101


I covered the basics of ERP previously, and thought I'd move on to supply chain management (SCM), which we're also featuring in tomorrow's TEC Newsletter (go to Newsletter archives), with lots of white paper goodness, to boot. So, What is SCM? Supply chain management (SCM) systems coordinate the movement of products and services from suppliers to customers (including

create supply chain solution  your operating costs—corporate-wide 6. Create supply chain visibility among your trading partners 7. Respond quickly to changing market conditions—and adjust accordingly Want to learn more about SCM applications and how to select the right one for your organization? Visit our SCM Evaluation Center , where you''ll get the skinny on demand management, supplier relationship management (SRM), supply chain event management, supply chain optimization, transportation management systems, and warehouse Read More

Delivering Supply Chain Excellence


Gaps between enterprise resource planning (ERP) functionality and best-of-breed applications are diminishing rapidly. Deciding between the two may thus come down to overall IT strategy. If it is already segmented, it makes sense to add best-of-breed applications for specific operational areas. However, if a more rationalized common operating platform is the strategy, there are compelling arguments for supply chain ERP.

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Improving Supply Chain Effectiveness


Increased globalization, volatility in demand and commodity costs, regulatory requirements, and greater dependency on suppliers and other partners have significantly increased the risk of doing business. To manage performance efficiently, midsize companies need a unified planning, budgeting, and consolidation solution. Learn how such a solution can streamline the planning process and help reduce business risk.

create supply chain solution  has the time to create the modern and flexible information architecture your enterprise requires to address its evolving supply chain needs. The SAP® BusinessObjects TM Supply Chain Performance Management application helps you measurably improve the effectiveness of supply chain operations and better deliver on corporate mandates such as lowering costs and improving return on working capital. In addition to providing a more accurate measure of whether you are meeting your supply chain goals, the Read More

Optimize Internal Supply Chain


The new reality for manufacturing CIOs is that budgets are far less than what they used to be and the ability to provide business intelligence to front line users in a simple and workable format is a new measure of information technology (IT) performance.

create supply chain solution  flexibility and information to create a Lean Enterprise. If you are embarking on a new production Planning system, Production/3 system could standalone enabling you to achieve benefits of a full scale ERP implementation. Figure1: Internal Supply Chain The system’s pure internet architecture allows you to work with the system from any where and from any computer as long as you have access to internet. Our rapid implementation (in days), continuous and complete training and customer support enables your Read More

Successful Supply Chains Part II: Supply Chain Alignment Assessment—A Road Map


The Supply Chain Operations Reference Model (SCOR) describes the supply chain as extending from the supplier’s supplier to the customer’s customer. This white paper from Waer Systems explores the process within SCOR of procuring incoming goods and the relationship with the upstream supplier, and details how a supply chain alignment assessment can help you with mapping your supply chain ROI.

create supply chain solution  Supply Chains Part II: Supply Chain Alignment Assessment—A Road Map The Supply Chain Operations Reference Model (SCOR) describes the supply chain as extending from the supplier’s supplier to the customer’s customer. This white paper from Waer Systems explores the process within SCOR of procuring incoming goods and the relationship with the upstream supplier, and details how a supply chain alignment assessment can help you with mapping your supply chain ROI. Read More

How to Choose the Right Hosted CRM Solution for You


How can you get the most out of a customer relationship management (CRM) solution while reducing operating costs and increasing overall profitability? By purchasing a hosted CRM solution that’ll provide the benefits of an on-premise CRM solution without the need for a complex implementation or the assistance of an in-house IT team. Hosted CRM is a cost-effective solution that promises a quick return on investment (ROI).

create supply chain solution  to specific advertising initiatives, create targeted campaigns, and assess campaign results. Service and Support: Enables businesses to provide prompt customer service, accurate product support, call-center service and proactive IT help-desk assistance. Analytics: Generates real-time, graphical and customized reports so that businesses can better allocate resources, gain strategic insights and optimize enterprise performance. Hosted vs. On-Premise CRM There are two primary types of CRM solutions for Read More

New Wave of Supply Chain Solutions Drives Higher Performance


In Maximizing Performance of the Entire Manufacturing Enterprise, learn how a new wave of innovative supply chains solutions can help your company ...

create supply chain solution  Wave of Supply Chain Solutions Drives Higher Performance Manufacturers are caught in a perfect storm of tough markets, tight margins, escalating costs, and increased competition. In Maximizing Performance of the Entire Manufacturing Enterprise , learn how a new wave of innovative supply chains solutions can help your company overcome these challenges. You''ll discover how improved communications through supplier portals, EDI, and kanban loops allows you to achieve higher levels of supplier trust, Read More

Cream.HR's Solution to Today's Recruiting Challenges


I recently interviewed Caitlin MacGregor, chief executive officer (CEO) and co-founder of Cream.HR, a company that produces a software solution that supports organizations with their recruitment and staffing needs. Cream.HR first captured my attention when it published an announcement about a potential collaboration with the Mars One mission to tackle Mars One’s flood of applications. To meet

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Measuring the Supply Chain Outside Your Enterprise


Since supply chains, by definition, are about the end-to-end inter-enterprise process, we highlight the growing importance of looking outside your four walls when thinking about supply chain performance management. If you are overwhelmed by the number of supply chain measures you are tracking, it’s better to focus your energies on a few that can have a significant impact.

create supply chain solution  and other standards to create a cohesive and consistent picture that everyone agrees to. The other challenge with measuring is that you can get a lot of data, and not have any real insight. In fact, there is never a shortage of numbers within any organization, because people are always being asked to quantify their contribution, and it''s common to find situations where everyone is working harder than ever, but the organization as a whole is failing. Similarly, within the supply chain, you can find a Read More

Demand Management Demand Solutions for Supply Chain Management Certification Report


The Demand Management product Demand Solutions is now TEC Certified for online evaluation of demand management solutions in the Supply Chain Management (SCM) Evaluation Center. The certification seal is a valuable indicator for organizations relying on the integrity of TEC research for assistance with their software selection projects. Download this report for product highlights, competitive analysis, product analysis, and in-depth analyst commentary.

create supply chain solution  Management Demand Solutions for Supply Chain Management Certification Report The Demand Management product Demand Solutions is now TEC Certified for online evaluation of demand management solutions in the Supply Chain Management (SCM) Evaluation Center. The certification seal is a valuable indicator for organizations relying on the integrity of TEC research for assistance with their software selection projects. Download this report for product highlights, competitive analysis, product analysis, and Read More

Managing Your Supply Chain Using Microsoft Navision


This is a reprint of the summary chapter from the book Managing Your Supply Chain Using Microsoft Navision by Dr. Scott Hamilton.

create supply chain solution  Your Supply Chain Using Microsoft Navision Introduction The starting point of the book Managing Your Supply Chain Using Microsoft Navision is that supply chain management requires effective use of an integrated enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. Its central theme focuses on using Microsoft Navision for managing supply chain activities in manufacturers and distributors. Its target audience includes those individuals implementing or considering Microsoft Navision as their ERP system. The Read More

Current Trends in Supply Chain Analytics Systems


Supply chain analytics is gaining popularity with organizations, as it is an effective mechanism to monitor and track supply chain performance. And with new technological innovations promising to enhance these tools, businesses can look forward to benefiting more fully from this area of supply chain management.

create supply chain solution  Organizations are trying to create a framework for top management to link corporate strategy and operations strategy. So once senior-level executives (CXOs) decide on on a corporate strategy’s objectives, they want to break it down at every level of the organization’s hierarchy. At each of these levels, the key performance indicators (KPIs) are designed to align to the top-level key performance index. For example, the chief operations officer (COO) may be targeting a 5 percent reduction in costs for Read More

Reflexis Unveils SMB Retail Execution Solution


Reflexis Systems announced a new store task management solution called ReflexisPlus for smaller retailers (with about 200 stores or fewer, and less than $250 million in annual sales).

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