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Supply Chain Management Vendor Finds Balance for Service Supply Chains
Click Commerce recognizes that the SCM playing field is highly competitive and fragmented. However, it believes it will remain competitive because its composite

integrated supply chain  and newly developed technology: Integrated service supply chains require the connection of demand, supply, and service, to power high performance supply chains that are lean, extended domestically and globally, agile and flexible, and demand-driven. Supply chain execution can be more complex in the service supply chain, as parts and assemblies have multiple and varied part identities, workflow, and assembly and disassembly processes. Service supply chain optimization is the key message and strategic

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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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The Effective Supply Chain


In The Effective Supply Chain, learn how your manufacturing operation can employ cross-organizational traceability, kanban loops, EDI, and supplier...

integrated supply chain  offer more effective, more integrated supplier management capabilities. In The Effective Supply Chain , learn how your manufacturing operation can employ cross-organizational traceability, kanban loops, EDI, and supplier portals to: cut costs reduce lead times reduce inventories increase visibility throughout the supply chain In today's challenging business environment, manufacturers must leverage supply chain advances to compete successfully. Learn how in The Effective Supply Chain . Download your PDF Read More

The Supply Chain in the Cloud


Many companies today are obviously interested in using enterprise technology that they can access via the cloud. The software-as-a-service (SaaS) delivery model avails companies, as is well known, of technology without a large fixed cost, and that is device independent, and accessible by more users, without continual upgrades to worry about. While there are the oft-mentioned concerns around

integrated supply chain  operations planning (S&OP) and integrated business planning (IBP) areas of supply chain. Steelwedge challenges us to think about “ Why S&OP Belongs in the Cloud ,” and, indeed, the collaborative nature of the S&OP process should mean that S&OP can derive considerable benefit from the “access anywhere” advantages of the cloud. Transportation management systems (TMS) have been making use of SaaS for a while, and there have of late been reports of this evolving in some cases to the next stage of Read More

Optimize Internal Supply Chain


The new reality for manufacturing CIOs is that budgets are far less than what they used to be and the ability to provide business intelligence to front line users in a simple and workable format is a new measure of information technology (IT) performance.

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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.

integrated supply chain  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! Correct? Wrong! Wrong - because globalization has had several unintended side effects Read More

Supply Chain Execution Suite


RedPrairie’s best-of-breed supply chain, workforce, and all-channel retail solutions put commerce in motion for many of the world’s leading companies. Installed in over 60,000 customer sites across more than 50 countries, RedPrairie solutions help ensure flawless execution, visibility and collaboration between manufacturers, distributors, retailers and consumers to enable the consistent flow of goods from raw materials to finished products in the hands of buyers. The comprehensive and collaborative portfolio of RedPrairie supply chain and retail solution lines includes Warehouse Management, Transportation Management, Enterprise Workforce Management, Enterprise Store Operations, All-Channel Commerce, and Visibility & Performance Management.  

integrated supply chain  Chain Execution Suite RedPrairie’s best-of-breed supply chain, workforce, and all-channel retail solutions put commerce in motion for many of the world’s leading companies. Installed in over 60,000 customer sites across more than 50 countries, RedPrairie solutions help ensure flawless execution, visibility and collaboration between manufacturers, distributors, retailers and consumers to enable the consistent flow of goods from raw materials to finished products in the hands of buyers. The Read More

Micro-verticals, Channels, and New Technologies for Infor Supply Chain


If you are evaluating supply chain solutions in 2014, Infor’s offerings are worth another look, particularly if you have not looked at how Infor is using its new technologies to enhance its supply chain offerings.

integrated supply chain  its offering into one integrated supply chain execution solution. Infor has also adopted social collaboration through Infor Ming.le, but does yet not offer transportation fleet management or global trade management (GTM). In the Infor SCE 10.2 released in 2013, Infor leveraged the newly released Infor 10x technology to add mobile and voice enablement, visual metrics, Infor ION integration to ERP, the Infor Ming.le social collaboration capabilities, and in-context business intelligence.  Still, Infor is Read More

Integrated Solutions: Look Before You Leap


When it comes to integrated enterprise systems, functionality is not exactly unimportant, but it needs to be combined within a fairly simple-to-use application set that actually gets used rather than languishes on the shelf.

integrated supply chain  of Breed Versus Fully Integrated Software: The Pros and Cons , Single Source or Best of Breed—The Debate Continues , and Pure-Play CRM Vendors: Choose an Integrated or Best-of-Breed Solution? ), we believe it consistently leads to additional integration costs and complicates service and support arrangements. As depicted above, interfaces between components like ERP, customer relationship management (CRM), warehousing management systems (WMS), MES, or e-business usually require significant tailoring. Read More

Reference Guide to Supply Chain Management (SCM) Features and Functions


This guide to supply chain management (SCM) functions/features will help you determine which SCM features are a high priority for your organization. Learn about SCM functions and features for WMS, TMS, international trade logistics (ITL), supplier relationship management (SRM), demand management, supply chain analytics, order management, service parts planning, and more.

integrated supply chain  plans are frequently not integrated into the demand stream. Promotions are launched without the requisite tracking of real-time events to monitor and modify the promotions in action, during the promotion cycle. Pricing and profit optimization The pricing and profit module manages profitable and sellable prices for products by dimensions such as markets, demographics, and channel partners. The module also enables future evaluation by maintaining pricing logic and results. The challenge in pricing is that Read More

Macola ERP Supply Chain Management (SCM): Supply Chain Management (SCM) Competitor Analysis Report


Criteria in this knowledge base pertain to 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.

integrated supply chain  ERP Supply Chain Management (SCM): Supply Chain Management (SCM) Competitor Analysis Report Criteria in this knowledge base pertain to 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. Read More

Managing Risk in the Global Supply Chain


Global fashion supply chains face a “perfect storm” of risk factors, ranging from volatile materials prices and skyrocketing shipping costs, to uncertainty about the outcome of legislative trade initiatives such as the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Download this white paper to find out how NGC’s Web-based Supply Chain Management (SCM) and Global Sourcing system can help.

integrated supply chain  Risk in the Global Supply Chain Global fashion supply chains face a “perfect storm” of risk factors, ranging from volatile materials prices and skyrocketing shipping costs, to uncertainty about the outcome of legislative trade initiatives such as the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Download this white paper to find out how NGC’s Web-based Supply Chain Management (SCM) and Global Sourcing system can help. Read More

Using Visibility to Manage Supply Chain Uncertainty


Technology has advanced supply chain visibility beyond mere track and trace functions. Visibility can be used to manage supply chain uncertainty, thereby preemptively troubleshooting problematic areas and reallocating resources to better meet the demands of an enterprise.

integrated supply chain  Visibility to Manage Supply Chain Uncertainty Background Leonardo da Vinci was once quoted as saying, Art is difficult to replicate, and unpredictable in its application, other than by Mother Nature . This explains why there are so few Stradivarius violins on the market. Yet today, contemporary art is easy to replicate by using modern duplicating technology. However, in the case of modern manufacturing, art has mostly been replaced with statistical measurement and process control. For this reason, Read More

Logility 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 commentary.

integrated supply chain  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

Achieving Supply Chain Visibility: There Is More to It than Meets the Eye


Industry research shows that one of the most important challenges facing supply chain professionals today is supply chain visibility. As companies scramble to adopt a way to gaining better visibility into their supply chain, they quickly realize that it’s not as simple as it seems. While achieving the right type of visibility is the first step, leveraging it to take quick and effective action is the key to its success.

integrated supply chain  be easily manipulated or integrated, and can be subject to version control, cross-referencing problems or dificulties with dissemination. Again, when you need visibility across multiple sites, several static pieces of information do not make for a complete picture or offer a single version of the truth. Many have come to rely on tools such as Excel as a way to extract, consolidate and share data. The problem is that Excel was not designed for this particular purpose. It cannot manage the volume of data Read More

Technology Enablers for the Lean Supply Chain


Transforming an enterprise to a lean supply chain requires both enabling technology and discipline. By following some specific guidelines to extend lean methodology, you can proceed through your supply chain transformation to become effectively lean.

integrated supply chain  Lean functionality must be integrated within, and supplement existing enterprise resource planning (ERP) and supply chain management (SCM) infrastructure. The prevailing attitude in a company that is adopting lean must be, we're all in this together . The adoption of lean manufacturing tools and concepts requires much more that just bolting on a new technology application. Synergy with existing business applications is mandatory to achieve success. Traditional push -type scheduling with phased pull Read More