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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.

global supply chain visibility tool scm  devices once managed its global supply chain with a tool accessible through the company intranet, but found that its growing process management demands could no longer be met with this homegrown solution. The manufacturer was able to achieve realtime, integrated supply chain management by implementing the SAP Event Management application, which is part of the mySAP Supply Chain Management (mySAP SCM) application. The company realized many benefits from this implementation, including these: availability Read More

Supply Chain 101: The Basics You Need to Know


Today’s manufacturers face increasing global competition and complex manufacturing networks. Supply chain management provides manufacturers with the needed visibility into their supply chain, as well as software solutions, to help give them a competitive edge.

global supply chain visibility tool scm  needs of firms with global distribution, logistics, and manufacturing needs. Lean manufacturing and visibility in the supply chain are crucial elements for both distributors and manufacturing executives. Moving products among multiple locations and countries can be a daunting task, and SCM software offers the flexibility to track all inventory at any point in the supply chain. Additionally, the issues of compliance, scheduling, flexibility, coordination, and visibility can be greatly improved because of Read More

How to Get the Most from Your Supply Chain: SCM Reaches the Mid-market


Today’s midsized distributors can benefit from their software systems in ways that were impossible a few years ago. By layering advanced, affordable supply chain management (SCM) and electronic data interchange (EDI) functionality on top of their existing enterprise resource planning (ERP) system, they can profit from improved productivity and lower labor costs. Find out how.

global supply chain visibility tool scm  an increasingly complex and global supply chain is a baseline of doing business no matter what the organization''s size. Small and medium companies (those with annual revenues of $250 million [USD] and below) must now look to other differentiators and process improvements to stay ahead of encroaching competitors and to retain their customers. Mid-market companies face the same issues as large companies, but they do not have the same resources to implement costly, high-end, integrated suites to answer the 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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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.

global supply chain visibility tool scm  among partners within the global supply chain. These approaches solve many of the connectivity problems between organizations, but they can be costly and require substantial commitments of IT resources. Also, at present, even with EDI, XML, or virtual private network (VPN) solutions integrated directly into back-end systems, some companies still only dump the data into data warehouse technologies or only partially integrate the data into a business process. You are then able to provide only limited 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 visibility tool scm  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

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A growing company with a challenging payroll environment

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SAP SCM 4.0


SAP SCM 4.0 is the one solution platform that offers packaged application capabilities that grow with your organization, support your business requirements, and transform traditional supply chains into adaptive supply chain networks. SAP SCM 4.0 includes SAP Advanced Planning & Optimization (SAP APO), SAP Inventory Collaboration Hub (SAP ICH), and SAP Event Management (SAP EM).    

global supply chain visibility tool scm  SCM 4.0 SAP SCM 4.0 is the one solution platform that offers packaged application capabilities that grow with your organization, support your business requirements, and transform traditional supply chains into adaptive supply chain networks. SAP SCM 4.0 includes SAP Advanced Planning & Optimization (SAP APO), SAP Inventory Collaboration Hub (SAP ICH), and SAP Event Management (SAP EM). Read More

Everest Global, Inc.


Everest Global, also known as Everest Group, provides advisory services with a focus on outsourcing. Its Everest Research Institute publishes reports and other analysis.

global supply chain visibility tool scm  Global, Inc. Everest Global, also known as Everest Group, provides advisory services with a focus on outsourcing. Its Everest Research Institute publishes reports and other analysis. Read More

Diversified Global Company Standardizes On SumTotal


Looking to establish global consistency and best practices in managing its employees, and to centralize its HR information and data, ALFA, a Mexican company in manufacturing and other industries, selected SumTotal’s integrated talent management platform to be its standard human capital platform across its diverse business units. See how the flexibility and configurability of SumTotal facilitated ALFA’s new HR strategy.

global supply chain visibility tool scm  Global Company Standardizes On SumTotal Looking to establish global consistency and best practices in managing its employees, and to centralize its HR information and data, ALFA, a Mexican company in manufacturing and other industries, selected SumTotal’s integrated talent management platform to be its standard human capital platform across its diverse business units. See how the flexibility and configurability of SumTotal facilitated ALFA’s new HR strategy. Read More

Supply Chain Optimization RFI/RFP Template


Supply Chain Network Optimization, Transportation Network Optimization, Inventory Management Optimization, Product Technology

global supply chain visibility tool scm  Chain Optimization RFI/RFP Template The Supply Chain Optimization RFI/RFP Template lists and describes 448 features and functions found in Supply Chain Optimization software solutions. This Supply Chain Optimization Template can help you save time, control costs, and communicate clearly with vendors at nearly every stage of your Supply Chain Optimization software selection projects. Features and functions included in this Supply Chain Optimization Template: Supply Chain Network Optimization Read More

EXEControl Global Solutions


Headquartered in Clifton Park, New York (US), EXEControl Global Solutions was established as a software company in 1969. EXEControl Global Solutions focuses on small and medium-sized businesses. The company supplies integrated information systems, which include the EXEControl software, computer hardware, operating system, relational database software, educational services, initial implementation assistance, continuing system support, and on-going software enhancements and upgrades.

global supply chain visibility tool scm  Global Solutions Headquartered in Clifton Park, New York (US), EXEControl Global Solutions was established as a software company in 1969. EXEControl Global Solutions focuses on small and medium-sized businesses. The company supplies integrated information systems, which include the EXEControl software, computer hardware, operating system, relational database software, educational services, initial implementation assistance, continuing system support, and on-going software enhancements and Read More

Global Recruitment: Strategic Advice from Top-Performing Brands


A global recruiting strategy can strengthen a global brand, expand the talent pool and support standardized, cost-efficient processes and better candidate experiences. Read this white paper for more information on best practices for building a global recruitment strategy based on tips and strategies from iCIMS' top-performing global clients, including a best practice global recruitment checklist.

global supply chain visibility tool scm  from Top-Performing Brands A global recruiting strategy can strengthen a global brand, expand the talent pool and support standardized, cost-efficient processes and better candidate experiences. Read this white paper for more information on best practices for building a global recruitment strategy based on tips and strategies from iCIMS'' top-performing global clients, including a best practice global recruitment checklist. Read More

The Truth About Supply Chain Visibility


That's just one of the key realities you'll learn about in the white paper achieving supply chain visibility: there is more than meets the eye.

global supply chain visibility tool scm  Truth About Supply Chain Visibility If you had supply chain visibility, but couldn''t respond to the issues and problems that it brought to light, what good would that be? The truth about supply chain visibility is that it isn''t a goal in itself —its real value is as a stepping stone to effective response management. And it''s response management that allows you to turn visibility into quick, effective action—so that you can run a more nimble, efficient, and profitable organization. That''s just one Read More

The Elusive Goal of Supply Chain Visibility


Visibility continues to take center stage among many supply chain issues—as it has for more than a few years and is likely to for the foreseeable future. But what is this visibility issue, and why does it continue to be such an elusive goal for many companies to achieve? TEC Senior SCM Analyst Bob Eastman answers these questions and offers up some ideas on how to gain greater visibility into your company’s supply chain.

global supply chain visibility tool scm  Elusive Goal of Supply Chain Visibility Visibility continues to take center stage among many supply chain issues—as it has for more than a few years and is likely to for the foreseeable future. But what is this visibility issue, and why does it continue to be such an elusive goal? Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) has touched on the issue of visibility from many perspectives in many forms in research that can be found on the TEC Web site . Numerous recent events—including stories about Apple and Read More