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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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Case Study: Anchor Blue


Fashion retailer Anchor Blue was looking for a way to increase supply chain visibility, reduce costs, and shorten the time required to get products onto store shelves. The company implemented the Inovis AS2 software solution to consolidate data from multiple partners into a single view. Learn how the new electronic data interchange (EDI) system helped reduce transaction costs and get merchandise into stores faster.

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QAD Pulling Through, Patiently But Passionately Part Five: Challenges


QAD still has to create greater market recognition and additional revenue. QAD admits it has been struggling to offer complete "across the board" functionality for larger companies, although the system supports multiple currencies and global tax management, and it is tailored to financial practices and requirements in major geographic markets, while the eB2 release features improved financial reporting and inter-company accounting.

edi losing supply chain visibility  PLM, as opposed to EDI Commerce, VMI or self-service modules, which has relegated its delivery to the back seat. However, one could hardly imagine successful supply chain management without PLM collaboration, particularly within QAD''s industries of focus, and one should expect a much more energized involvement from QAD in that regard, such as its forthcoming Product Visualization module to catch up with the competition. Incidentally, the competition now comes from a slew of SCE point solution providers Read More

Merging Disparate IT Systems and Exploiting Multichannels


Astute IT strategies should help any company develop a strong competitive advantage whether it be improved time-to-market, better insights about customers behavior and preferences, or to devise a more efficient supply chain. This should be embraced by Sears Holding and Federation/May.

edi losing supply chain visibility  information, electronic data interchange (EDI) routing and setup information, insurance requirements, and so on. In the field of product information management (PIM), Sears has worked closely with QRS , a company that was recently acquired by Inovis and that addresses the problem of global data synchronization (GDS) between retailers and suppliers (see Inovis Delves into PIM by Snatching QRS ). Accurate product descriptions, specifications, pictures, etc., should give consumers and business partners more Read More

The Enterprise Applications 'Arms Race' To Be Number Three


Although their consolidation appetite is not diminishing by any means, some major acquisition protagonists like SSA Global and Infor seem to be showing signs of more deliberation and even restraint, rather than jumping the gun to indiscriminately gain market share.

edi losing supply chain visibility  and Gain of Integrated EDI Part Two: Automotive Suppliers Gain ), and which has meanwhile been rewritten in Java and is available for all ERP products. Further examples include the Infor eCommerce (formerly bizLinx ), eStorefront , and eCatalog products from the Infor distribution division, and VISUAL WMS , from former Lilly VISUAL . As a result, Infor has been able to integrate the collective industry-specific functionality and savvy of the products and people it assembles, as exemplified by Infor .NET Read More

SSA GT to EXE-cute (Yet) Another Acquisition Part Two: EXE


Like the previous few SSA GT acquisitions, this merger too seems aimed at enlarging SSA GT's customer base, market share, and more importantly, its predictably recurring support revenue and consequently larger R&D pool. Both companies have notable customer bases with a wide geographic spread (particularly in emerging markets that have been much less affected by the recession).

edi losing supply chain visibility  example. The types of EDI and XML documents that the system would actually be transmitting include shipment notifications, shipment orders, purchase orders, and receipt notifications. When communicating over the Internet with business partners, the software supports communications protocols including HTTP and FTP. Data EXchange is Java 2 Enterprise Edition (J2EE) compliant, and it also supports IBM MQSeries and Java Message Service as ways to move data within or between enterprises. EXceed Unified Read More

Managing Supply Chain Disruption with Continuous Design


Natural disasters, customer bankruptcies, product recalls . . . there are dozens of unexpected events that can wreak havoc on your global supply chain. Are you prepared to react swiftly to these contingencies? A continuous supply chain design is a new concept that is emerging to help companies succeed in the face of the unexpected. See how you can design the supply chain around both long-term goals and short-term realities.

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Macola ERP Supply Chain Management (SCM): Supply Chain Management (SCM) Competitor Analysis Report


Criteria in this knowledge base pertain to 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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Micro-verticals, Channels, and New Technologies for Infor Supply Chain


If you are evaluating supply chain solutions in 2014, Infor’s offerings are worth another look, particularly if you have not looked at how Infor is using its new technologies to enhance its supply chain offerings.

edi losing supply chain visibility  is still hard to predict Infor’s success in reinvigorating its channel partners), but it also requires a commitment and flair at the corporate level that has not been particularly evident from Infor in the past. Infor is shrewdly going on the attack with new technologies and strategies, but there are hints that silos from the past continue to persist in places. No one can accuse Infor, however, of not aggressively trying to shed the perception of being a legacy vendor of legacy solutions. Infor’s Read More

10 Ways to Use ERP to Lean the Manufacturing Supply Chain


A lean supply chain is more than just those activities relating directly to supply chain management (SCM). Lean supply chain improvements require a commitment to finding the correct mix of efficiency and responsiveness. But the reward is great for manufacturers that do embark on the path to lean. Using the right enterprise resource planning (ERP) software can be your key to reaping the benefits of lean SCM. Learn how.

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Supply Chain Shorts for the Week of May 6, 2013


It's a busy conference season and quarterly results reporting period. TEC is chugging down the coffee, keeping up with happenings in the supply chain space. Descartes has announced another acquisition this past week, and we share a few insights from our conversation with them. We also found ourselves on the phone recently with DCRA’s Jon Kirkegaard. TEC’s new Supply Chain Management (SCM) Market

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Remapping the Supply Chain Universe, by Ann Grackin and Sree Hameed


Supply chain management is a truly dynamic field. Over the last few years the fundamental structure of the chains has changed to the point where many of the working assumptions have to be reevaluated. ChainLink Research’s new 3D approach provides a useful framework for evaluating supply chain solutions.

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Supply Chain Economy


The US Labor Department reported an increase in jobs in June and July ... but the manufacturing industry cut jobs for a third month in a row. We are moving from a manufacturing economy to a supply chain economy. This article gives the big picture.

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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.

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The Business Value of Plant Floor Visibility


Best-in-class manufacturers are driven to improve plant floor data management by the need to enhance performance improvement program effectiveness, as well as operational performance visibility. Up to two-thirds of these manufacturers address these pressures through technology. If you want to lead the pack—instead of getting buried under it—read this white paper to find out which technologies are right for you.

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