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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


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global supply chain visibility tool  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

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global supply chain visibility tool  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

Optimize Internal Supply Chain


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global supply chain visibility tool  effort and investment in global supply chain integration, the majority of corporate world is still struggling with optimization of internal supply chain i.e. what is happening on the shop floor. Very few organizations can locate the status of customer order in their internal supply chain. If for any reason order priority or sequence needs to be changed, production planners physically have to chase the work orders on the shop floor. Furthermore, state of the art ERP systems do not communicate with state Read More

Understanding and Managing Supply Chain Risk


As supply chains continue to grow in size and complexity, companies are focusing more of their energies on managing supply chain risk. While the topic is gaining prominence in boardrooms, many companies do not yet fully comprehend the risks they face. But understanding risk is the first step to managing it—and using the right IT tools can help. Learn what steps you can take to better address your supply chain risks.

global supply chain visibility tool  comprehensive model of the global supply chain, capturing business activities and key supply chain operations of primary partners, suppliers, and customers. Use this model to identify risks that can be ameliorated through business strategy or process changes '' for example, having flexible production supplier contracts or reserve production capacity. Implement IT solutions that connect business data and processes from end to end, providing visibility into planned events, warnings for unexpected events, 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.

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Oracle Global IT (GIT) Streamlined Security


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LLamasoft Ushers In SaaS Supply Chain Design Platform


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Supply Chain Commerce Vendor Manhattan Broadens TMS Reach


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Supply Chain Apptricity


Apptricity's supply chain management solutions help enterprises increase visibility and control over their value chain. Apptricity's applications support supplier relationships by allowing vendors to provision invoices and make catalog updates from a self-service portal; optimize labor utilization by automating scheduling, shift design, and workload matching; optimize asset utilization by automating assignment, tracking, and maintenance management; and fully automate company-mandated or regulatory-mandated compliance.  

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