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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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Tackling the International Supply Chain


Effective supply chain management is vital for global manufacturers' and retailers' success. If TradeBeam GTM blueprint proves successful, the time and money spent managing suppliers to ensure inventory levels are maintained will be optimized

international supply chain visibility scm  the International Supply Chain An Example of TradeBeam''s GTM Solution Blueprints Collaborative Inventory Management (CIM) Another acquisition took place in early 2004, when TradeBeam , an international global trading solutions provider with over 3,000 customers and users in over 100 countries, acquired SupplySolution . SupplySolution is a Southfield, Michigan-based (US) offers a supply chain execution (SCE) application called i-Supply , which communicates inventory levels and consumption patterns Read More

The Essential Supply Chain


Supply Chain Management (SCM) once viewed as a way to obtain a competitive advantage, is now perceived as a logical and necessary extension of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP). The reasons: First, traditional ERP systems lack the advanced planning tools necessary for companies to respond to an increasingly competitive business environment. Second, advances in computing power and data transmission enable disparate entities to communicate efficiently and at a low cost. Finally, vendors have observed the complementary nature of SCM and ERP and are engaged in consolidation of their product suites.

international supply chain visibility scm  SAP AG Investment OKEF-techILOGCatalyst International 6/98 7/98 9/99 51% 5% 10% Oracle Corporation JMA Industri-Matematik 1/97 (and informal earlier) - i2 Technologies Interface EXE Technologies 4/99 - Great Plains Software Embedded License Logility 7/00 - Key : Acquisition : One company taking over controlling interest in another company Investment: Equity investment by one partner in another in exchange for product technology Embedded License : Code or Application-level integration of product in 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.

international supply chain visibility scm  Transportation management system (TMS) International trade logistics (ITL) Supplier relationship management (SRM) Demand management Supply chain analytics Order management Service parts planning Product technology These categories correspond to a high-level functional breakdown of software features. In this reference guide, we give a short explanation of how each category impacts your supply chain management processes. If you would like more information about full listings of enterprise software Read More

Why Is In-transit Visibility (ITV) in the Supply Chain Important?


ITV capabilities allows an organization to meet the challenges of rapidly increasing fuel prices, changes in regulatory requirements, and provides customers with premium services without increasing the total cost of operations. Find out more in this article!

international supply chain visibility scm  organization can implement the International Trade Logistics (ITL) capability within a TMS. This will provide the organization''s quality management team with insight on non-compliance issues. The cost of non-compliance issues are high for transportation organizations and the creditability of an organization is jeopardized when facing non-compliance issues. ITV allows organizations to locate fleet based on inventory or shipment at any given time and are aware which items on the fleet comply with 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.

international supply chain visibility scm  supplier relationship management (SRM), international trade logistics (ITL), procurement, demand management (DM), supply chain analytics, order management, and service parts planning. At the heart of an SCM solution lies both the WMS and the TMS applications. The WMS solution deals with the inventory that is to be moved throughout the supply chain. For inventory movement within the warehouse to be efficient, the process must be optimized through visibility of the products. Visibility is usually enabled Read More

Case Study: Endries International


Endries International, distributor of products for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), aims to develop partnerships by helping customers meet their cost reduction, vendor consolidation, and productivity improvement goals. But Endries knew its old software wouldn’t enable long-term growth or manage business changes. With the new solution, processes such as demand planning are more accurate and efficient. Find out why.

international supply chain visibility scm  Study: Endries International Endries International, distributor of products for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), aims to develop partnerships by helping customers meet their cost reduction, vendor consolidation, and productivity improvement goals. But Endries knew its old software wouldn’t enable long-term growth or manage business changes. With the new solution, processes such as demand planning are more accurate and efficient. Find out why. Read More

Distribution Company Bearings International Selects Sage ERP X3


As follows from its name, Bearings International is a distributor of a wide range of imported bearings and power transmission equipment. The company is located in South Africa and has more than 50 branches and other subsidiaries. The company has been using a number of UNIX-based legacy software applications that have been modified several times but eventually have come to the end of their tether

international supply chain visibility scm  Company Bearings International Selects Sage ERP X3 As follows from its name, Bearings International is a distributor of a wide range of imported bearings and power transmission equipment. The company is located in South Africa and has more than 50 branches and other subsidiaries. The company has been using a number of UNIX-based legacy software applications that have been modified several times but eventually have come to the end of their tether. Thus, a modern, flexible, and technologically Read More

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.

international supply chain visibility scm  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

Infor SCM


Infor SCM (formerly SupplyWEB) is an automotive, web-enabled supply chain management solution. It enables interenterprise communication and systems integration and combines information from disparate systems.    

international supply chain visibility scm  SCM Infor SCM (formerly SupplyWEB) is an automotive, web-enabled supply chain management solution. It enables interenterprise communication and systems integration and combines information from disparate systems. Read More

Epicor HCM Going Mobile and More International


The human capital management (HCM) space is apparently becoming attractive and important to even upper mid-market vendors that have traditionally focused on manufacturing and distribution, and have mainly partnered for HCM capabilities. After Infor’s recent acquisition of Certpoint Systems for learning management (to add to its HCM portfolio that came from the merger with Lawson Software), Epicor

international supply chain visibility scm  Going Mobile and More International The human capital management (HCM) space is apparently becoming attractive and important to even upper mid-market vendors that have traditionally focused on manufacturing and distribution, and have mainly partnered for HCM capabilities. After Infor ’s recent  acquisition of Certpoint Systems for learning management (to add to its HCM portfolio that came from the merger with Lawson Software ), Epicor announced general availability of its latest Epicor HCM version Read More

SECUDE International AG


SECUDE International AG is a market leader in the areas of authentication & authorization, encryption, data integrity and the management of digital identities, delivering a higher level of IT Security to organizations around the world. The company offers solutions in single sign-on, role-based access control, and the security of documents, applications and transactions.

international supply chain visibility scm  International AG SECUDE International AG is a market leader in the areas of authentication & authorization, encryption, data integrity and the management of digital identities, delivering a higher level of IT Security to organizations around the world. The company offers solutions in single sign-on, role-based access control, and the security of documents, applications and transactions. Read More

Radwell International Selects Epicor to Advance Its Business


Epicor, a provider of business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail, and services organizations, has announced that Radwell International has selected Epicor Prophet 21 as its enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution to streamline its processes and support its growth plans. Operating as PLC Center, Radwell International stocks and sells new and surplus

international supply chain visibility scm  International Selects Epicor to Advance Its Business Epicor, a provider of business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail, and services organizations, has announced that Radwell International has selected Epicor Prophet 21 as its enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution to streamline its processes and support its growth plans. Operating as PLC Center, Radwell International stocks and sells new and surplus industrial automation; maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO); 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.

international supply chain visibility scm  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

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.

international supply chain visibility 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