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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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Supply Chain Network Visibility and Analytics


The complexity of the global economy is a powerful motivation for companies to look for new ways to increase efficiency and productivity. That’s why companies must have the ability to transform information into meaningful, accurate insights. Most importantly, these insights must be systematically interconnected, to align business strategy with tactics through a seamless integration of analytical, transactional, and collaborative processes.

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Tackling the International Supply Chain


Effective supply chain management is vital for global manufacturers' and retailers' success. If TradeBeam GTM blueprint proves successful, the time and money spent managing suppliers to ensure inventory levels are maintained will be optimized

edi increase supply chain visibility  traditional value-added network-based (VAN) EDI infrastructure is not required. With the old system, suppliers had to queue up and access incoming messages and data files. With TradeBeam, a supplier only needs a Web browser to view data. The Web-based interface gives the supplier the ability to export whatever data they need and can see, including forecast information and real time consumption numbers. They can export that data in a comma separated value (CSV) format to their desktops or laptops with a Read More

Supply Chain Collaboration: The Key to Success in a Global Economy


Outsourcing and global competition are forcing companies to transform their supply chains from linear processes into adaptive networks. Communities of customer-centric, demand-driven companies must share knowledge in order to adapt to changing markets, and respond to shorter life cycles. Discover how supply chain management (SCM) solutions can help your company create a truly adaptive and collaborative supply network.

edi increase supply chain visibility  order process without an EDI connection. Release Processing Release processing is the communication of customer scheduling-agreement releases to suppliers. Releases reflect net cus tomer requirements over time and usually contain a firm order horizon and a forecast horizon. By minimizing administrative steps, automating the release process leads to a reduction in errors and results in real-time, accurate communication of requirements and the associated commitments from suppliers. Supplier-Managed Read More

Supply Chain Operations Reference and Other Features in ASW


IBS may be the first vendor to fully integrate a supply chain operations reference model in its business intelligence solution. Customers receive more efficient measurements and benchmarking across their supply chain regardless of their supply chain and ERP software.

edi increase supply chain visibility  extensible markup language (XML), EDI, or file transfer protocol (FTP). It allows complete business processing in and out of ASW, with all relevant conceivable messages. On the other hand, the business application protocol (BAP) is synchronous within a Java environment and executed on the IBM WebSphere Platform . Field Service Management Capability Mid-2004, IBS launched the new modules ASW Advanced Service Management and ASW Mobile Service Management , part of the IBS field service industry solution, Read More

The Effective Supply Chain


In The Effective Supply Chain, learn how your manufacturing operation can employ cross-organizational traceability, kanban loops, EDI, and supplier...

edi increase supply chain visibility  cross-organizational traceability, kanban loops, EDI, and supplier portals to: cut costs reduce lead times reduce inventories increase visibility throughout the supply chain In today''s challenging business environment, manufacturers must leverage supply chain advances to compete successfully. Learn how in The Effective Supply Chain . Download your PDF copy today. For assistance, please contact customer service. Hours: 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM EST. Phone: +1 514-954-3665, ext.367. Read More

Optimizing The Supply Chain Network And Reducing Distribution Costs - An Andersen Point Of View


The objective of supply chain logistics - to provide goods to the right place at the right time in the right quantity - is easy to understand, but achieving this objective while minimizing costs is not an easy task.

edi increase supply chain visibility  The Supply Chain Network And Reducing Distribution Costs - An Andersen Point Of View Introduction    The objective of supply chain logistics - to provide goods to the right place at the right time in the right quantity - is easy to understand, but achieving this objective while minimizing costs is not an easy task. Each decision made at one level of the supply chain has an impact on another level. The goal of conducting a network analysis is to determine: From how many facilities, which ones a Read More

Managing Risk in the Global Supply Chain


Global fashion supply chains face a “perfect storm” of risk factors, ranging from volatile materials prices and skyrocketing shipping costs, to uncertainty about the outcome of legislative trade initiatives such as the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Download this white paper to find out how NGC’s Web-based Supply Chain Management (SCM) and Global Sourcing system can help.

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Supply Chain Event Management Software Evaluation Report


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Supply Chain Shorts for the Week of May 6, 2013


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Not many people know of WAM Systems, a privately held supply chain management vendor situated in a Philadelphia suburb. Emboldened by growing interest and new venture capital, the company intends to make its presence known.

edi increase supply chain visibility  Strategy WAM Systems remains dedicated to solving the supply chain problems characterizing the chemical industries. Though its core market is polymers, WAM has identified new areas of growth in peripheral verticals. It plans to target primary expansion markets in paints, adhesives, and lubricants and then move on to organics (carbon-based chemicals), inorganics, gaseous products, and agricultural products. WAM sees huge potential in these markets and estimates that only four percent of chemical plants Read More

Does Supply Chain Management Software Make Sense in Wholesale Distribution? Part 2: The Critical Objectives


There are critical objectives that Supply Chain Management Software must satisfy to meet the challenges faced by wholesale distributors.

edi increase supply chain visibility  are not only good expediters and know their products, but who also understand how to use decision support tools to make their work more effective. Advances in information technology now make it more feasible for distributors to adopt these tools such as supply chain management software. This paper examines the steel service center segment of the wholesale distribution industry as a case in point of the challenges facing distributors and the relief offered through supply chain software. This is Part Two Read More

Outsourcing Supply Chain Planning Processes


Supply chain planning tools deliver potentially tremendous savings when well implemented, and wreak havoc when they fail. A company considering an outsourcing strategy for their supply chain planning processes should first address some key aspects of these tools.

edi increase supply chain visibility  Agilocity Consulting, a firm dedicated to helping companies improve their performance and profitability by driving positive change through the intelligent use of strategy, technology, outsourcing, and offshoring. A.B. has a master of business administration from Villanova University (US) and a bachelor of industrial engineering from Georgia Tech (US), and has been CPIM-certified by APICS. He can be reached at ab.maynard@agilocityconsulting.com Ron Boling is a management consultant focused on aligning Read More

Supply Chain Shorts for the Week of February 11, 2013


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Staying on Top of the Food and Beverage Supply Chain


Food and beverage manufacturers must aim to keep up with customer demands for a wide range of products, while managing the complex global supply chain and taking advantage of growth in new markets. For fast-growing or midsize companies, the challenges are even greater. Find out about a solution that can help optimize sales and marketing, and enable consumer-driven supply chains by speeding collaboration with suppliers.

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New Wave of Supply Chain Solutions Drives Higher Performance


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