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Supply Chain Management (SCM) RFI/RFP Template

Demand Management,Supply Chain Optimization,Warehouse Management System (WMS),Production and Supply Planning,Service Parts Planning,Transportation Management System (TMS),International Trade Logistics (ITL),Order Management,Supply Chain Event Management,Supplier Relationship Management (SRM),Product Technology  

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Actionable Supply Chain Intelligence: Leveraging the Services Hub


There’s no doubt that competing in today’s global marketplace is tough. In order to survive, organizations must become more aware of what’s going on throughout their supply chain. While many realize the importance of supply chain visibility, some businesses aren’t sure exactly how to achieve it. Find out the five things you’ll need to put together a visibility solution that’ll give you timely, accurate, and useful data.

need supply chain visibility inovis  most of what you need to improve your supply chain visibility and thereby cut costs and get a leg up on the competition. It''s your value added network (VAN) or Services Hub. Just as EDI grew into the concept of Value Added Networks, the traditional VAN, in some cases, has evolved into a Services Hub '' a hub of valuable supply chain data that can serve as a consolidated system of record for business community and supply chain data. You can extend this collection of real-time, transactional data from the su Read More

Inovis MESH Framework for Dial Tone Business Communities


When it comes to business-to-business (B2B) communications, two of the basic requirements for regulatory compliance are having a reliable network and a high quality dial tone. So why would you want to settle for anything less? To ensure that both are obtained, many companies are entrusting their data—and their compliance responsibilities—to the Inovis Multienterprise Expert Services Hub (MESH) platform. Find out why.

need supply chain visibility inovis  imposed by their business needs. With event-driven integration, the customer or Inovis can initiate a data-transfer session easily. Typically, the presence of data--the event --triggers a connection and the transfer of information. Real time - For many new interfaces such as Web Services, the customer provides a request/response interaction with trading partners, for example, an available-to-promise (ATP) Web Service requires a real-time inventory look-up. Inovis can handle this for the customer via appl Read More

Inovis Delves into PIM by Snatching QRS Part Two: QRS Marketing


QRS believes that it adds value to its customers because it offers the products and services that companies need to connect, transact, collaborate, and differentiate themselves, ultimately driving overall business performance improvement and improved brand equity as measured through customer awareness, image, preference, and loyalty.

need supply chain visibility inovis  and services that companies need to connect, transact, collaborate, and differentiate themselves, ultimately driving overall business performance improvement and improved brand equity as measured through customer awareness, image, preference, and loyalty. QRS markets its products and services within the following three Solutions Groups: Software Applications Trading Community Management Global Services This is part two of a five-part note. Part one began and part three 3 will continue to detail the Read More

Inovis Delves into PIM by Snatching QRS Part One: Event Notes


The termination of QRS' merger with JDA Software opened a window of opportunity for business commerce automation provider Inovis to acquire QRS, indicating a potential shift in its traditional strategy of B2B e-commerce connectivity (i.e., to drive its offerings well behind the enterprise firewalls).

need supply chain visibility inovis  To do this, they need to collaborate effectively with other members of their trading community, whereby internal optimization of a customer''s business is unlikely to be enough to differentiate itself in the current marketplace, which is also in tune with the Inovis'' thought process of late. Both QRS and Inovis claim that to collaborate, trading partners must interact and transact business efficiently, and automation of transactions helps make collaboration effective and differentiation easier. On the Read More

B2B E-business in the Supply Chain: New Services and Technologies Require Companies to Reevaluate Their Strategies


IT groups aspire to standardize on common integration platforms, but the pressure to integrate with business partners quickly often forces companies to favor expediency over strategy. With so many technology choices, it’s important to understand the role each can play when building an overall business-to-business (B2B) strategy. Learn about the four points you should consider when evaluating vendors and service providers.

need supply chain visibility inovis  can get it. The need for quick and decisive action generally sends companies down multiple paths to achieve their integration objectives, often with a combination of licensed software and third-party services. Throw software as- a-service (SaaS) providers into the mix, whose offerings range from data translation and transformation to business applications, and it''s easy to see how the B2B portfolio of a company can expand rapidly. With the myriad technology choices available, it''s important to understand 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.

need supply chain visibility inovis  control tower, companies do need to take a strategic view of supply chain visibility, recognize the competitive need for real-time visibility and decision making, and commit to achieving better visibility up and down most supply chains. TEC will have more to say about these technologies and vendors in 2014. Will end users be listening, and evaluating and selecting solutions for visibility? Let us know. Read More

Supply Chain Economy


The US Labor Department reported an increase in jobs in June and July ... but the manufacturing industry cut jobs for a third month in a row. We are moving from a manufacturing economy to a supply chain economy. This article gives the big picture.

need supply chain visibility inovis  nation. And they will need them, with a dwindling population. Unlike the US, the Japanese seem to display a personal self discipline (if you catch our drift) with later marriage and all the implications associated with that. They too, though, totally rely on exporting'' their ideas through innovative product launching. Then Korea. Interestingly, this is now being talked about with some fear. Snoopy says it all. Who is Snoopy? An extremely cute clone, a product of the Korean biotech industry. And those Read More

Logility Patents Its Supply Chain Planning Functionality


Logility, a provider of collaborative supply chain optimization solutions, has been issued a patent for advanced supply chain planning functionality. Read up on how advanced composite curves can help companies produce more accurate total plans while keeping inventory and costs low.

need supply chain visibility inovis  Patents Its Supply Chain Planning Functionality Logility was recently issued a patent for advanced supply chain planning (SCP) functionality, specifically the use of advanced composite curves . Supply chain management (SCM) software solutions traditionally build a demand curve based on demand forecast and actual customer orders. Logility’s composite curves integrate multi-tier (multi-echelon) inventory into this equation as well. By factoring in inventory, companies can develop a more accurate Read More

Quintiq-The Biggest Supply Chain Vendor You May Not Have Heard Of


Quintiq may be one of the faster growing supply chain vendors, and seems to be rising up the ranks of the supply chain vendors, based on supply chain revenues. How does a vendor emerge from relative obscurity to become one of the largest vendors? Apparently by largely ignoring discrete industry segments where other supply chain vendors focus and, instead, delivering planning and scheduling

need supply chain visibility inovis  The Biggest Supply Chain Vendor You May Not Have Heard Of Quintiq  may be one of the faster growing supply chain vendors, and seems to be rising up the ranks of the supply chain vendors, based on supply chain revenues. How does a vendor emerge from relative obscurity to become one of the largest vendors? Apparently by largely ignoring discrete industry segments where other supply chain vendors focus and, instead, delivering planning and scheduling optimization software to a broad range of process Read More

Supply Chain Portfolio 2004


Here we are in the New Year. So, what should the going forward picture be of the Supply Chain portfolio? Something old, something new, something from a service provider, something blue. OK, enough of that.

need supply chain visibility inovis  vendors of yore, you need to get your head out of the 2002 blues and start anticipating what issues the customer is concerned with now. Revisionists went the way of the Berlin Wall . Think The Power of Now! This article is from Parallax View, ChainLink Research''s online magazine, read by over 150,000 supply chain and IT professionals each month. Thought-provoking and actionable articles from ChainLink''s analysts, top industry executives, researchers, and fellow practitioners. To view the entire magazine, Read More

Supply Chain Optimization RFI/RFP Template


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

need supply chain visibility inovis  features and functions you need instead of building a list from scratch. Easily add your company''s unique Supply Chain Optimization requirements. Find out what features and functions vendors support, and how they support them. Collect Clear Supply Chain Optimization RFI and RFP Responses Improve vendor participation by issuing RFIs that vendors can understand, and respond to easily. Use RFI responses to create lists of requirements for your RFPs or requests for quotation (RFQs). Make sure that vendors und Read More

Supply Chain Risk Management for Wholesale Distribution Companies: Planning for Disruption


Forward-looking companies are focusing on managing supply chain risk. The same functionality that supports supply chain network visibility, collaboration, and analytics can also enable supply chain risk management. This white paper shows that companies often actually possess the data they need, but disconnected systems impede the ability to make the right data accessible to the right people at the right time.

need supply chain visibility inovis  possess the data they need, but disconnected systems impede the ability to make the right data accessible to the right people at the right time. Read More

Supply Chain Visibility Excellence: Fostering Security, Resiliency, and Efficiency


The increased complexity of global supply chains has led to longer lead time, more pipeline inventory, and the need to control downstream and upstream logistics. Growing supply chain complexity is a top business pressure, contributing to increased supply chain management costs. This report focuses on gaining visibility into critical elements across the end-to-end logistics network for improving cost and service.

need supply chain visibility inovis  pipeline inventory, and the need to control downstream and upstream logistics. Growing supply chain complexity is a top business pressure, contributing to increased supply chain management costs. This report focuses on gaining visibility into critical elements across the end-to-end logistics network for improving cost and service. Read More

Remapping the Supply Chain Universe, by Ann Grackin and Sree Hameed


Supply chain management is a truly dynamic field. Over the last few years the fundamental structure of the chains has changed to the point where many of the working assumptions have to be reevaluated. ChainLink Research’s new 3D approach provides a useful framework for evaluating supply chain solutions.

need supply chain visibility inovis  and where do I need to collaborate? etc., both a physical and a logical boundary starts to emerge. For example, a company like Dell may physically touch only 20 percent of the end-to-end supply chain, but logically wants visibility over 100 percent of it. This sets up the next decision criteria, which is the delivery architecture. It poses both a business process question, as well as a technology enablement question, which many businesses are thinking through. Delivery architectures have nuances, which Read More

The Role of the Wholesale Distributor in the Supply Chain


The future of wholesale distribution isn't entirely clear, says Robert Eastman, senior analyst, supply chain management, Technology Evaluation Centers. However, distributors will continue to be a vital part of the economy. Robert Eastman was interviewed by SupplyChainBrain at the TEC Vendor Challenge in September 2013.

need supply chain visibility inovis  Role of the Wholesale Distributor in the Supply Chain The future of wholesale distribution isn''t entirely clear, says Robert Eastman, senior analyst, supply chain management, Technology Evaluation Centers. However, distributors will continue to be a vital part of the economy. Robert Eastman was interviewed by SupplyChainBrain at the TEC Vendor Challenge in September 2013. Read More