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Supply Chain Management (SCM)
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Supply chain management (SCM) solutions include applications for managing supplier, manufacturer, wholesaler, retailer, and customer business processes. Addressing demand management, warehouse mana...
 

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A Supply Chain Applications Vendor Expands Beyond Its Roots
Click Commerce has evolved beyond its roots, into a provider of much more comprehensive on-demand supply and demand chain management software, consulting

global supply chain esb  (directly and through its global service partners, including Atos Origin ) that made manufacturers' MDM and related cost reduction projects successful. In addition to providing MDM capabilities, the acquisition added patented technology and increased Click Commerce's presence in Europe with additional sales and support staff in key markets. This provided the vendor with additional opportunities to deliver its demand, supply, and service chain collaborative commerce solutions (see Will a Tool Manufacturer

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Supply Chain Management (SCM) RFI/RFP Template

Demand Management,Supply Chain Optimization,Warehouse Management System (WMS),Production and Supply Planning,Service Parts Planning,Transportation Management System (TMS),International Trade Logist... Get this template

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Case Study: Big Lots


Big Lots, the largest closeout retailer in the United States (US), needed a way to manage vendors, and get its products to stores as quickly as possible. The company chose Inovis Partner Performance Management—an on-demand, service-oriented architecture (SOA)-based solution—as its supplier management system. Learn how this solution helped Big Lots share data with vendors, reduce errors, and improve its supply chain.

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Challenges for an Expanding Supply Chain Solutions Vendor


Although Click Commerce is a thriving provider of on-demand supply chain management (SCM) solutions for a variety of worldwide industries, it does have to face up to a variety of challenges, some of which are of its own making.

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Enterprise Resource Planning: Bridging the Gap between Product Vision and Execution


Why has Infor been successful at tacitly nurturing and growing acquired companies when many more noisy competitors have not?

global supply chain esb  standards for more efficient global development teams and for database independence of all future products; enterprise java beans (EJB) will not be used. Stored procedures written in structured query language (SQL), which are operations that are stored with the database server, will not be used either. Instead Infor will move business logic to an application layer of its products, opening up the use of Web services, and allowing clients of all types to consume business logic, as needed. Corestone will Read More

May a New Day Begin for Mature Enterprise Applications - Part 1


While attending a number of vendors’ annual user conferences and/or by being briefed by vendors about their future directions, I’ve lately discerned this trend: virtually every vendor is attempting to win its users’ hearts and minds (as well as wallets) via a more intuitive and appealing user interface (UI). But it would be a real understatement to attribute everything to improved screens without

global supply chain esb  in complex and expanding global supply chain networks. In addition to complex integration and disruptive heterogeneous system upgrades, a major global network’s challenge is confusing UX due to multiple views of information that come from independent resources (e.g., trading partners’ systems) and disparate business processes. Confusing UX means that users spend much more time interacting with business applications, searching for the right information, and consolidating data manually, rather than on Read More

Supply Chain Visibility Excellence: Fostering Security, Resiliency, and Efficiency


The increased complexity of global supply chains has led to longer lead time, more pipeline inventory, and the need to control downstream and upstream logistics. Growing supply chain complexity is a top business pressure, contributing to increased supply chain management costs. This report focuses on gaining visibility into critical elements across the end-to-end logistics network for improving cost and service.

global supply chain esb  The increased complexity of global supply chains has led to longer lead time, more pipeline inventory, and the need to control downstream and upstream logistics. Growing supply chain complexity is a top business pressure, contributing to increased supply chain management costs. This report focuses on gaining visibility into critical elements across the end-to-end logistics network for improving cost and service. Read More

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.

global supply chain esb  including local, regional, and global levels. (When it comes to customer information, perhaps the single biggest hurdle comes down to attitudes towards data sharing. For a great discussion on this, read Bill McBeath's article, A Matter of Trust: What to Share with Partners. Again, if you take a systemic view towards managing variability and look for the source of it, it will lead you to the appropriate supply chain strategy.) Concluding thoughts There are a couple of takeaways from this as it relates 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.

global supply chain esb  Supply-Chain Council is a global organization whose goal is to improve the supply chain efficiency of its practitioner members. Hence, SCOR encapsulates the collective knowledge and experience of SCC members worldwide. Its members are skilled practitioners in SCM, and whose understanding comes from working with real-life organizational problems. SCOR provides both a helicopter or 10,000 feet view of the entire supply chain as well as a deep and granular analysis of each individual process. It is Read More

Supply Chain Consultants (SCC)


Supply Chain Consultants (SCC) is a provider of supply chain planning software. The company was founded in 1993. SCC solutions address the areas of forecasting, demand management, collaborative planning, inventory management, production planning, scheduling, distribution planning, and sales and operations planning (S&OP). SCC products and solutions have been implemented at over 200 locations around the world.

global supply chain esb  Chain Consultants (SCC) Supply Chain Consultants (SCC) is a provider of supply chain planning software. The company was founded in 1993. SCC solutions address the areas of forecasting, demand management, collaborative planning, inventory management, production planning, scheduling, distribution planning, and sales and operations planning (S&OP). SCC products and solutions have been implemented at over 200 locations around the world. Read More

Service Supply Chain Strategies to Increase Corporate Profitability


This article describes the unique challenges of the service supply chain, provides a framework for understanding the service management decision hierarchy, and highlights the dramatic value proposition available to companies that deploy advanced service strategies and decision-support tools to address these challenges. Brief case studies from leading service organizations Cisco and KLA-Tencor show examples of successful deployments of service supply chain strategies.

global supply chain esb  chain, consider Cisco Systems Global Product Services, which manages a complex supply chain consisting of the following elements: Over 10 million service contracts defined in terms of specific customer performance targets (i.e., high priority with 2—4 hour response time guarantee, 8—12 hour response time and next business day response time), with thousands of service contract transactions per day. 3—5 echelons consisting of nearly 750 stocking locations (including a central depot, regional Read More

The Evolution of the Last-mile Supply Chain


“Last-mile supply chain services” is an evolving segment of the supply chain industry, but a cutting-edge segment that has evolved as supply chain managers across the US struggle to cope with the inadequacies of the current globalized supply chain model. Learn five reasons why current supply chain models are flawed and how you can use a new architecture to balance supply chain risk, globalized sourcing, and economics.

global supply chain esb  Supply Chain Strategy , Global Supply Chain Integration , Supply Chain Services , Supply Chain System , Integrated Supply Chain , Supply Chain Model . A Brief History Beginning in the 1980s, the United States led a massive globalization effort. Free Trade was the mantra of choice and ideas like Michael Porter's classic, The Competitive Advantage of Nations flourished. Global wages grew, poverty fell dramatically, and hunger was surely being eliminated. Mankind certainly had entered the golden age! Read More

The Automotive Supply Chain in the New Normal: Analysis of the Industry and its Supply Chain Opportunities


While change is never easy, continuing with an outdated process does not help companies to stay competitive. Learn how transforming your S&OP process from a supply-demand balancing exercise to a strategic approach that integrates your entire business can increase supply chain visibility, improve customer service, and ensure a better balance between demand, capacity, and profitability. And know the Top 10 myths in S&OP.

global supply chain esb  Automotive Supply Chain in the New Normal: Analysis of the Industry and its Supply Chain Opportunities While change is never easy, continuing with an outdated process does not help companies to stay competitive. Learn how transforming your S&OP process from a supply-demand balancing exercise to a strategic approach that integrates your entire business can increase supply chain visibility, improve customer service, and ensure a better balance between demand, capacity, and profitability. And know the Top Read More

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.  

global supply chain esb  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 in Read More

Supply Chain Management Audio Conference Transcript


This is a transcript of an audio conference on Supply Chain Management presented by TechnologyEvaluation.Com. The presentation used the TEC patented selection engine WebTESS, to conduct a live real time evaluation and selection. It then reviewed the critical differentiating supply chain management criteria, as well as detailed comparisons of i2 Technologies, Manugistics, Aspen Technology, Logility, and Adexa.

global supply chain esb  malaise, weakness in the global economy, and increased competition from ERP vendors. Logility Strengths Comprehensive supply chain planning product offering: Logility's Voyager supply chain management solutions cover a wide area within supply chain management. Its distribution planning is especially strong in consumer packaged goods. Out-of-the-box product: A chief advantage of Voyager over competitive offerings, most notably i2's Rhythm and Chesapeake's MIMI, is the ability to provide a competent solutio Read More

Brain of Supply Chain System


Advanced planning and optimization makes supply chain systems cost effective. It is the brain of the supply chain because it works on top of all other software tools that plan, monitor, and control supply chain activities and control them.

global supply chain esb  of Supply Chain System Q. What is the ultimate goal of supply chain management in business? A. To perfectly match the supply side activities of procurement, production planning, distribution planning, production allocation, warehouse planning, inventory planning and so forth with the demand side activities of incoming orders and forecasts so that all demands are met with the least cost. Are today's enterprise resource planning (ERP), supply chain management (SCM), customer relationship management Read More