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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


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.

platform applications supply chain visibility scm  include the SAP NetWeaver platform and its SAP Auto-ID Infrastructure component - allow companies to connect information and data related to transactions and business rules and processes with the physical world of inventory, products, and people. Using SAP solutions, companies can seamlessly integrate RFID data into business applications with an approach that goes beyond the demands of customer compliance. Companies can use RFID to automate processes and transactions across the supply chain to achieve Read More

Analyzing Manhattan Associates’ Supply Chain Platform Play - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog series analyzed Manhattan Associates’ innovative Supply Chain Process Platform (SCPP)-based applications, such as Supply Chain Intelligence (SCI) and Total Cost to Serve (TCS). The Manhattan SCOPE suite’s modules were also discussed as well as the company’s recent evolution from a mere supply chain execution (SCE) provider. The article concluded that

platform applications supply chain visibility scm  innovative Supply Chain Process Platform (SCPP) -based applications, such as Supply Chain Intelligence (SCI) and Total Cost to Serve (TCS) .  The Manhattan SCOPE suite’s modules were also discussed as well as the company’s recent evolution from a mere supply chain execution (SCE) provider. The article concluded that Distributed Order Management (DOM) is a critical “cerebral” application of the entire suite.  A smart order management system takes customer orders and decides which warehouse (or Read More

Analyzing Manhattan Associates’ Supply Chain Platform Play - Part 1


My recent article on Manhattan Associates (NASDAQ: MANH) and RedPrairie Corporation stated that these two vendors continue to duke it out at almost every large-scale selection deal for a warehouse management system (WMS), distribution labor management system (LMS), and/or transportation management system (TMS) solution. But over the last few years they have also pursued

platform applications supply chain visibility scm  mobility capabilities to its platform via the FieldScout solution, which is part technology stack and part lightweight receiving and shipping application. Right now Manhattan FieldScout is aimed at the following two supply chain nodes: hubs/cross-docks and retail stores. For example, in a hub warehouse located at a port, a company might not need a full WMS with RF scanners, but rather just light functionality for receiving and shipping. The only applications that are not yet fully on the SCPP platform Read More

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 applications will create business process solutions that follow the current trend toward integrated suites of best-of-breed applications.

platform applications supply chain visibility scm  best-of-breed operators, and B2B platform players. It is imperative for Click Commerce to differentiate via the provision of strategic business process-centric solutions, with technology and solutions that compliment ERP, designed for the extended enterprise. These complimentary solutions need to be flexible, adaptable, and efficient. Click Commerce believes that it will remain competitive because its composite applications will create true business process solutions that follow the current market trend Read More

A Supply Chain Applications Vendor Expands Beyond Its Roots


Click Commerce has evolved beyond its roots, into a provider of much more comprehensive on-demand supply and demand chain management software, consulting, hosting, and related services that should enable users throughout the world to collaborate in near real time.

platform applications supply chain visibility scm  includes Click Commerce''s integration platform, best business practice methods, and a supply chain intelligence dashboard. Supported supply chain business processes include supplier enablement; fulfillment coordination; service logistics; shipment execution; and warehouse management. In May 2006, Click Commerce released MOVE version 8.1 of its WMS software, which aims at enabling user companies to offer more value-added services, and provides support for RFID- and voice-enabled operations in the Read More

ERP for Green Supply Chain Management in Manufacturing


Manufacturers are under pressure to document their impact on the environment. This white paper addresses the various drivers for the green supply chain trend. It also shares considerations for satisfying a customer’s green supply chain initiative or initiating your own. Finally, it discusses the role of enterprise software like enterprise resource planning (ERP) in keeping pace with this industry trend.

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Boost Productivity By Merging Enterprise Applications


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platform applications supply chain visibility scm  Productivity By Merging Enterprise Applications Did you realize that knowledge workers spend almost 80 percent of their workdays using some combination of enterprise applications and desktop tools? This can give you a golden opportunity to increase productivity in your organization. In the Aberdeen report , Do More with Less: Merging Enterprise Applications with Desktop Tools, learn how integrating enterprise applications with desktop tools can increase productivity by making your IT environment more Read More

Does Supply Chain Management Software Make Sense in Wholesale Distribution? Part 2: The Critical Objectives


There are critical objectives that Supply Chain Management Software must satisfy to meet the challenges faced by wholesale distributors.

platform applications supply chain visibility scm  Supply Chain Management Software Make Sense in Wholesale Distribution? Part 2: The Critical Objectives Does Supply Chain Management Software Make Sense in Wholesale Distribution? Executive Summary    Growing competitive pressures compel strategies and tactics that yield efficiency and efficacy within virtual supply chains. This is especially true for middle tier suppliers. For example, distributors are finding that they need managers who are not only good expediters and know their products, but who Read More

IFS Applications (v. 7.5) for Discrete Manufacturing ERP Certification Report


IFS Applications (v. 7.5) is TEC Certified for online evaluation of discrete manufacturing enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions in the ERP 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.

platform applications supply chain visibility scm  Applications (v. 7.5) for Discrete Manufacturing ERP Certification Report IFS Applications (v. 7.5) is TEC Certified for online evaluation of discrete manufacturing enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions in the ERP 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

EXE Latest Vendor to Join IBM Supply Chain Club


IBM and EXE Technologies today announced a global strategic relationship in which the two vendors will provide supply chain customers with integrated solutions that will help them transform into e-businesses. These solutions will be initially targeted to customers in the automotive, consumer packaged goods, electronics, retail and wholesale distribution industries. In addition, EXE and IBM announced that Pep Boys, a large automotive products retailer in the United States, and Metro Richelieu, one of Canada's largest grocers, are the first customers to take advantage of this relationship.

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J. D. Edwards FOCUSes on Active Supply Chain


With co-founder McVaney once again at the helm, J. D. Edwards flexed its new supply chain management capabilities at FOCUS 2000 in Denver.

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Continuous Testing of Production Web Applications


Is your information security system staying on top of the 400 new threats that appear monthly? Securing your Web applications is not a one-time event, but a continuous process of testing and re-testing for new vulnerabilities, especially when vital data is in development or production. Learn how a Web application security optimization process can help you perform effective continuous assessments of your system.

platform applications supply chain visibility scm  Testing of Production Web Applications Is your information security system staying on top of the 400 new threats that appear monthly? Securing your Web applications is not a one-time event, but a continuous process of testing and re-testing for new vulnerabilities, especially when vital data is in development or production. Learn how a Web application security optimization process can help you perform effective continuous assessments of your system. Read More

IFS Applications (version 8.0) for Process Manufacturing ERP Certification Report


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