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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 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 value chain sap  become highly complex, are global in scope, and include multiple touch points that range from the handling of raw materials to the delivery of finished goods to the customer. In this new environment, supply chains must exhibit a high degree of adaptability, responsiveness, and collaboration. Organizations are now finding it essential to transform traditional supply chains from linear, sequential processes into adaptive supply chain networks in which communities of customercentric, demand-driven companies Read More

Global ERP Functionality Delivered


Today, global trade management issues affect small and midsized businesses (SMBs) and large multinationals alike. While enterprise resource planning (ERP) is a key component of any globalization strategy, not all ERP vendors offer the same degree of localization. Before undertaking an ERP implementation, it’s important to understand the extent to which each vendor provides international support and functionality.

global value chain sap  (or divisions) across a global enterprise are dissimilar and operate autonomously, and where there is little or no need to coordinate and share across the divisions, force fitting into a single instance can be counter-productive. This is often the case where the parent company is nothing more than a holding company or if the companys growth strategy has been driven by a combination of acquisition and diversification. Multiple ERPs For those companies with multiple ERPs, the decision will come down to Read More

SAP Support of the Health Care Supply Chain’s Ongoing Effort to Ensure Patient Safety and Drive Business Value


Electronic product code information services (EPCIS) is a standard mechanism for inter-company collaboration and data sharing, which can enable health care partners to deploy solutions that meet short-term mandates driven by patient safety, as well as lay the foundation for long-term business value. Learn more about the impact of EPCIS in a study concerning data management and data sharing in the health care supply chain.

global value chain sap  primary formats are Serialized Global Trade Item Number (SGTIN) for items and homogeneous cases, and Serialized Shipping Container Code (SSCC) for mixed cases and pallets. Business Process Execution: Manufacturers, distributors, retailers and hospitals that handle serialized product will need to integrate serialization steps into their normal business processes. The list of business process that are impacted by serialization include packaging, receiving, picking/packing/shipping, kitting, repackaging and Read More

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 value chain sap  process metrics. On a global level, analytics can give companies insight into current capacity utilization status, as well as inventory within the supply chain, helping provide a company-wide view into inventory. With real-time visibility into goods movements within a warehouse, analytics can help companies track which products or parts are slow or fast moving and provide insights into warehouse workloads and inefficiencies. In addition to their inherent and sometimes indirect benefits, analytics can Read More

Logility: Supply Chain Innovator and Workhorse


Logility, a global provider of collaborative supply chain software solutions, is relatively small, but its functional scope (from planning to execution) and depth of expertise is on par with or stronger than that of its competitors for the markets it serves. TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic gives an overview of Logility’s capabilities and interviews Logility’s vice president of marketing, Karen Bursa.

global value chain sap  The product’s intuitive, Web-based global view of the supply chain is easy to use. Logility’s S&OP product brings together data from demand, inventory, and supply planning applications, and has the ability to look at inventory as an integral part of the S&OP process. The product’s granularity allows users to drill down through S&OP views, from bigger picture (regions, product families, etc.) to customer level. Logility Voyager also provides visibility and management across the S&OP ecosystem, Read More

FinancialForce Supply Chain Management: Manage Your Supply Chain Processes in One Unified App


Built on the Salesforce Platform, FinancialForce SCM helps manage a company’s entire supply chain processes from order to procurement and back to inventory, in a single closed-loop process. This application aims to improve efficiency in acquiring, managing, and selling goods and services, through visibility, automation, and control. This data sheet identifies some supply chain challenges and the functionality FinancialForce SCM offers to address them.

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Has SAP Become a PLM Factor to Be Reckoned With?


You have probably heard of SAP’s recent blockbuster acquisitions, but did you know about the vendor’s fervent in-house innovation and newly developed products for SCM and PLM sectors. In his recent article, TEC Principal Analyst P.J. Jakovljevic takes a close look at the continuous product and service innovation at SAP and discusses the key products and development strategies with SAP PLM solutions managers. Read more.

global value chain sap  from new products. Moreover, global price and time pressures demand efficiency in new product research and development (R&D). Companies must leverage information from the entire enterprise, collaborate in a secure environment, develop digital prototypes, increase the re-use of information, and ensure seamless information exchange across the value chain. According to SAP’s Value Engineering survey of 2010, market leaders have an annual revenue to R&D spend ratio of 115, versus 61, on average, for laggard Read More

'Collaborative Commerce': ERP, CRM, e-Proc, and SCM Unite! A Series Study: SAP AG


SAP AG has seemingly crossed a strategy chasm, from a strict, stodgy, Not-Invented-Here (NIH) approach to software development and delivery, to a seemingly quite open approach of broad development alliances, company acquisitions, Internet portals development, and a deep, new relationship with IBM for both technology sharing as well as bolstering IBM Consulting’s support for SAP’s new multiple mySAP.com™ initiatives. 'Collaborative' and 'SAP' were not two words you might have ever seen in the same article. You’re seeing it now.

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Optimizing The Supply Chain Network And Reducing Distribution Costs - An Andersen Point Of View


The objective of supply chain logistics - to provide goods to the right place at the right time in the right quantity - is easy to understand, but achieving this objective while minimizing costs is not an easy task.

global value chain sap  The Supply Chain Network And Reducing Distribution Costs - An Andersen Point Of View Introduction    The objective of supply chain logistics - to provide goods to the right place at the right time in the right quantity - is easy to understand, but achieving this objective while minimizing costs is not an easy task. Each decision made at one level of the supply chain has an impact on another level. The goal of conducting a network analysis is to determine: From how many facilities, which ones Read More

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).    

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SAP Jam


SAP Jam brings together several types of social collaboration including social networking, collaboration with external participants (customers, recruits, partners, vendors, suppliers), structured collaboration for problem solving (business tools to strategize, rank items, enabling groups to weigh in on options, etc.), and business process integration. This combination of features enables businesses to seamlessly bring social into any process: social learning, social opportunity management, collaborative customer engagement, etc.

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NEC to Inflate SAP Business ByDesign Tires


A new offering, NEC Global Localization Package for SAP Business ByDesign, will leverage the cloud ERP solution from SAP and the cloud deployment capabilities from NEC to offer subsidiaries of large corporations and SMEs a solution for gaining insights into real-time enterprise-wide operations.

global value chain sap  ByDesign solution with its global cloud-based ERP services. The new offering, NEC Global Localization Package for SAP Business ByDesign , will leverage the cloud ERP solution from SAP and the cloud deployment capabilities from NEC to offer subsidiaries of large corporations and SMEs a solution for gaining insights into real-time enterprise-wide operations.   This OEM agreement is the first of its kind worldwide regarding SAP Business ByDesign. NEC first plans to roll out the new offering in key Southeast Read More

SAP Delivers Innovative Supply Chain Execution Solutions


SAP recently announced the general availability of the 9.1 versions of the SAP Transportation Management (SAP TM) and SAP Extended Warehouse Management (SAP EWM) applications in its continuous pursuit of innovating its supply chain execution (SCE) platform. This release is heralded as the next step in SAP’s integrated SCE platform, enabling its customers to achieve efficient logistics and order fulfillment processes.

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SAP Remains One Of The Market’s Beacons Of Hope


On April 19, SAP announced upbeat results for Q1 2001, contradicting thereby the current market malaise. However, flat currency adjusted license revenue in the US and expected cascading economic slowdown from the US to other markets, may feel like a cutthroat competition, a loss of market share and the fact that not all troubles have been overcome.

global value chain sap  Portals will be a global company with headquarters in Palo Alto, Calif. and will initially employ more than 700 people. SAP Portals will combine TopTier Software with SAP''s existing efforts in enterprise portals. One of the first assignments of SAP Portals will be to create a portal for the new joint venture between SAP and Yahoo! Market Impact SAP continues to be a stalwart vendor despite the gloomy prospects of the economy. It has broken away from its traditional ERP mindset and is moving in a direction Read More

SAP for Chemicals Functionality


SAP has been delivering on its chemicals industry strategy by expanding its capabilities for manufacturing and supply chain management, broadening its composite package applications in areas such as emissions management, pricing management, and manufacturing dashboards, and focusing on mid-market companies.

global value chain sap  processes) and providing a global view of trade across an enterprise. How Is All That Packaged? As hinted earlier on, SAP Best Practices for Chemicals v1.500 has been updated and revised, based on SAP NetWeaver-compliant mySAP ERP 2004 . All business scenarios of the previous release were revised, and six new scenarios (drums handling, Chemical Industry Data Exchange [CIDX], relabeling, storage tank management, VMI, and waste management) have been added, making a total of twenty-four preconfigured industr Read More