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Supplier Logistics Management (SLM) Part 2
Supplier Logistics Management (SLM) offers the opportunity for considerable improvement in efficiency as well as cost reductions. SLM enables companies and

shipment and traffic planning  the purchase order and shipment notifies all parties of changes and discrepancies, eliminating the asynchronous flow of purchase order information from company to supplier and shipment information from supplier to company.   This concludes Part Two of a three-part article. About the Author Mr. Buelow is a Product Manager at Elogex Inc. and has several years ofindustry experience in supply chain software and strategy. Buelow was previously a Senior Consultant in the Supply Chain Strategy Group at iXL and

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Production and Supply Planning RFI/RFP Template

Strategic Supply Chain Planning, Operational Planning, Procurement Collaboration, Order Management, Fulfillment, and Channel Integration, Utilities for Planning Systems, Systems Integration,... Get this template

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