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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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Rethinking the Supply Chain: Meeting the Complexity Challenge


The requirements of operating in a global, just-in-time (JIT) market have made supply chains much more complex than they were 10 years ago. Much of the software meant to assist in managing this complexity has itself become too complex to use—and too expensive to cost-justify. Discover the benefits of using a less complex supply chain solution that better supports a collaborative effort along your supply chain.

financial supply chain daily reaching  product lifecycle management, and financial management directly to the supply chain system. While there is some merit to synchronizing enterprise processes in this way, the complexity of an undertaking of this magnitude — which includes synchronizing processes and data from highly disparate systems — is a major contributor to the enormous cost and time-to-value for many supply chain management system implementations, and their users'' frustration with the results. Indeed, much of the problem of Read More

Is There a Panacea for Enterprise Software Pricing Yet?


While enterprise applications are becoming a commodity, their pricing schemes have yet to follow suit. Users are put in a costly position where the "fine print" clauses of implementation contracts may inhibit reasonable expectations for software warranties.

financial supply chain daily reaching  implementations of (for example) financial management and consolidation, or human capital management (HCM) systems over several divisions and several hundreds (or even thousands) of users worldwide, may make an enterprise reluctant to embark on another lengthy implementation adventure right away. Thus, a vast majority of business application software vendors still generate most of their revenues by selling their software licenses based on the number of named or concurrent users or seats, typically on a Read More

Not Small Change: World-class Financial Automation Delivers Dramatic Benefits


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financial supply chain daily reaching  Companies can make their financial supply chains more competitive with the help of financial value chain (FVC) technology, which helps to electronically exchange payments, related documents and information between buyers and sellers, banks, carriers and other involved parties. This focus on the FVC comes after a decade of automation of organizations physical supply chains that has reduced costs and increased customer satisfaction. After seeing the gains from automating physical supply chains, finance Read More

Fighting Terrorism with Global Trade Management


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SAP Learns The Ropes Of Fashion/Outfitting


With a heavy heart, in 1999, SAP had to go back to the drawing board, to do a thorough redesign of its erstwhile ill-reputed Apparel & Footwear Solution (AFS). It appears that the effort was worthwhile.

financial supply chain daily reaching  The ability to support financial, manufacturing and distribution operations across the entire global supply chain, from suppliers at one end, through the production process, to distributors and retailers at the other end. A Web-based system, with a full support for XML and EDI transactions. The vendor''s locally based support network in your geographic region. In addition to the above-mentioned fashion-specific functionality, another valuable feature is continual net-change MRP (Material Requirements Read More

Financial Executives Research Foundation


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financial supply chain daily reaching  Executives Research Foundation Financial Executives Research Foundation (FERF) is the non-profit research affiliate of Financial Executives International (FEI). FERF conducts research projects and professional education programs. Read More

The Effective Supply Chain: Maximizing Performance of the Entire Manufacturing Enterprise


Today's manufacturing supply chain is challenged with quality mandates, cost reductions, and delivery improvements. Technology plays a key role in a company's ability to build and manage an effective supply chain. Read this paper to learn about the next wave of supply chain solutions and how effective supply chain management of an enterprise reduces costs, lead times, and inventories throughout the entire supply chain.

financial supply chain daily reaching  Effective Supply Chain: Maximizing Performance of the Entire Manufacturing Enterprise Today''s manufacturing supply chain is challenged with quality mandates, cost reductions, and delivery improvements. Technology plays a key role in a company''s ability to build and manage an effective supply chain. Read this paper to learn about the next wave of supply chain solutions and how effective supply chain management of an enterprise reduces costs, lead times, and inventories throughout the entire supply Read More

Salesforce.com Offers Financial Industry Solutions


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financial supply chain daily reaching  com Offers Financial Industry Solutions Salesforce.com announced Salesforce1 for Financial Services , with the idea to better help retail banks, wealth management companies, and insurance providers attract, connect with, and retain customers. The cloud platform leader expects significant demand for customer relationship management (CRM) solutions from private enterprises and governmental organizations operating in the following six global industries: financial services/insurance, healthcare/life Read More

E2open Gets More High-tech Supply Chain Clout via SERUS


E2open, a provider of cloud-based supply chain network connectivity, business process management (BPM), and analytics solutions, recently acquired SERUS Corporation, supplier of extended supply chain management (SCM) solutions for high tech companies.

financial supply chain daily reaching  Gets More High-tech Supply Chain Clout via SERUS E2open , a provider of cloud-based supply chain network connectivity, business process management (BPM), and analytics solutions, recently acquired SERUS Corporation , supplier of extended supply chain management (SCM) solutions for high tech companies. By combining the SERUS technology with the E2open Business Network , E2open hopes to extend its dominance in the high tech supply chain in semiconductor and technology-driven discrete manufacturing Read More

TEC 2013 Market Survey Report: What Organizations Want in Accounting and Financial Software


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financial supply chain daily reaching  Want in Accounting and Financial Software Looking for an accounting and financial solution? This report can help you spot trends in the accounting and financial software space. See what your peers and competitors are looking for in those solutions, so you can develop a good understanding of what accounting and financial software vendors offer, what other companies have identified as important requirements, and what functionality might be a good fit for your company. Read More

Supply Chain 101: The Basics You Need to Know


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financial supply chain daily reaching  geographic and international issues, financial constraints, and the sheer number of players that can be involved, SCM software has been developed so that manufacturers and distributors can work without missing a beat. People typically involved in supply chain activities include manufacturers, distributors, logistics professionals, procurement specialists, vendor managers, commodity buyers, planners, and even retailers. All of these players need assistance in solving complex business issues that arise in Read More

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financial supply chain daily reaching  Voyager Solutions for Supply Chain Management (SCM) Certification Report Logility Voyager Solutions is now TEC Certified for online evaluation of supply chain 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 Read More

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financial supply chain daily reaching  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

Service Supply Chain Strategies to Increase Corporate Profitability


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financial supply chain daily reaching  here can deliver significant financial benefit to service organizations and help them achieve supply chain flexibility. Service organizations cannot afford to neglect the potential to deliver business value in today''s hyper-competitive, customer-centric world where service is often the key competitive differentiator. This article is from Parallax View, ChainLink Research''s on-line magazine, read by over 150,000 supply chain and IT professionals each month. Thought-provoking and actionable articles from Read More