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Supply Chain Management (SCM)
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Supply chain management (SCM) solutions include applications for managing supplier, manufacturer, wholesaler, retailer, and customer business processes. Addressing demand management, warehouse mana...
 

 supply and chain logistics


Driving Costs Out of the Supply Chain: Inbound Logistics
One of the most neglected areas of the manufacturing and retail supply chain is the inbound logistics segment. Following best practices and creating a

supply and chain logistics  complex, labor-intensive and fragmented supply base and by getting a grip on the supplier.s lead times. IT systems that enable the flow of information (visibility prior to and after shipping of physical goods, resources and available capacity in the supply chain) may provide Logistics Managers with just the right tools for this task. This paper discusses best practices observed from the most successful Inbound Logistics Programs of manufacturing organizations in the automotive industry and Consumer

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International Trade Logistics (ITL) RFI/RFP Template

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The Automotive Supply Chain in the New Normal: Analysis of the Industry and its Supply Chain Opportunities


While change is never easy, continuing with an outdated process does not help companies to stay competitive. Learn how transforming your S&OP process from a supply-demand balancing exercise to a strategic approach that integrates your entire business can increase supply chain visibility, improve customer service, and ensure a better balance between demand, capacity, and profitability. And know the Top 10 myths in S&OP.

supply and chain logistics  entire business can increase supply chain visibility, improve customer service, and ensure a better balance between demand, capacity, and profitability. And know the Top 10 myths in S&OP. 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.

supply and chain logistics  supply chain coordination; global supply and demand visibility; order and forecast collaboration; real-time sense and respond capabilities; predictive, exception-based event management; and supply chain analytics. More specific to service parts management than previous releases, this release also offers subinventory tracking of inventory details, attribute and rule specifications based on part group, parts substitution, user level configurability, replenishment based on inventory condition, and enhanced Read More

Tightening the Chain-Supply Chain Cost-cutting Strategies


As companies struggle to control costs, the supply chain and management of supply resources have come under scrutiny. The supply chain is one area where a company can achieve quick gains and receive a fast return on investment.

supply and chain logistics  evaluation: Assess the current supply chain and identify all bottlenecks and anomalies. Once identified, create a plan on how these situations can be corrected. Evaluate the options and possible costs, and calculate the return on investment (ROI) for any solutions that may be required. Compute a baseline for the company on key performance indicators (KPIs) that are industry standards. This information can usually be found on industry web sites for specific verticals. Implement the strategies, software, Read More

Best Practices: Inbound Logistics - Driving Costs Out of the Supply Chain


This paper discusses best practices observed from the most successful inbound logistics programs of manufacturing organizations in the automotive industry and among consumer packaged goods manufacturers. It also discusses the role of third-party logistics (3PL) service providers in terms of transportation and warehousing.

supply and chain logistics  Costs Out of the Supply Chain This paper discusses best practices observed from the most successful inbound logistics programs of manufacturing organizations in the automotive industry and among consumer packaged goods manufacturers. It also discusses the role of third-party logistics (3PL) service providers in terms of transportation and warehousing. Read More

CEVA Logistics Selects IBM SmartCloud


Market conditions are driving requirements for visibility and control across global operations and supply chains, as witnessed by a number of recent E2open wins. In today’s increasingly digital world, supply chain leaders are delivering competitive advantage to their customers by sharing critical information across their vast supplier networks more quickly and efficiently through the cloud. During

supply and chain logistics  help companies manage their supply and demand processes through intelligent automation. This solution is also part of IBM’s growing  SmartCloud portfolio of more than 100 cloud-based solutions. To start, IBM’s integration services enable CEVA to onboard new customers quickly. Then, the flexibility of a cloud service helps CEVA adjust to changes in supply and demand quickly. How SmartCloud Helps SmarterCommerce CEVA brings a lean and industry-specific approach to SCM, helping its customers face Read More

Brain of Supply Chain System


Advanced planning and optimization makes supply chain systems cost effective. It is the brain of the supply chain because it works on top of all other software tools that plan, monitor, and control supply chain activities and control them.

supply and chain logistics  close the gap between supply side activities and demand side activities. The limitation here is that, they do not have enough intelligence or flexibility to cope with the tremendous amount of data, activities, and other considerations which are part of today's big businesses. CRM systems are just one part of the equation in that they only take care of the demand side of business activities, so they do not help to match the supply side to the demand side in a cost-effective manner. Fortunately, there is Read More

E2open Gets More High-tech Supply Chain Clout via SERUS


E2open, a provider of cloud-based supply chain network connectivity, business process management (BPM), and analytics solutions, recently acquired SERUS Corporation, supplier of extended supply chain management (SCM) solutions for high tech companies.

supply and chain logistics  in the high tech supply chain in semiconductor and technology-driven discrete manufacturing industries, such as medical devices, aerospace and defense (A&D), automotive, industrial equipment, and telecommunications.   In order to manage change in a collaborative planning environment, one needs processes to evaluate the potential impact and execution of change. If a supplier must make new stuff for the buyer, it must develop a new product, ramp up inventory, handle obsolete inventory, etc. SERUS adds Read More

Tips to Improve Inbound Logistics by Managing Partner Performance


The number of steps involved in getting materials or products from suppliers to buyers makes inbound logistics an error-prone process. Each mistake costs you time, labor, money, customer satisfaction, and, ultimately, your competitive position in the marketplace. Learn how implementing a partner performance management program can help your company reduce the number of inbound-logistics problems, and minimize their impact.

supply and chain logistics  complexity and cost of supply chain communication. This foundation of highquality, reliable and secure connectivity provides real-time visibility across the orderto- payment lifecycle. The resulting actionable intelligence enables users to proactively address supply chain issues before they impact profitability, shortening cycle times, improving productivity and increasing customer satisfaction. With more than 20 years of expertise, Inovis delivers its products and services to more than 20,000 companies Read More

SAP and IBM to Serve Transportation and Logistics Industry


SAP and IBM have announced plans for a global collaboration to provide business software solutions and consulting services for the transportation and logistics industry. The new collaboration is intended to combine IBM’s strategy, industry consulting, and experience in managing large-scale global business transformation projects with SAP’s supply chain management (SCM) software.

supply and chain logistics  transformation projects with SAP’s supply chain management (SCM) software.   The SAP Transportation Management (SAP TM), SAP Event Management (SAP EM) , and SAP Customer Relationship Management (SAP CRM) applications, as well as the SAP Billing and Revenue Innovation Management solutions, will be integrated with IBM’s implementation and configuration services. Backed by deep industry knowledge and experience from IBM’s SAP Center of Competence , IBM’s best practice templates aim to tailor SAP Read More

Successful Supply Chains Part II: Supply Chain Alignment Assessment—A Road Map


The Supply Chain Operations Reference Model (SCOR) describes the supply chain as extending from the supplier’s supplier to the customer’s customer. This white paper from Waer Systems explores the process within SCOR of procuring incoming goods and the relationship with the upstream supplier, and details how a supply chain alignment assessment can help you with mapping your supply chain ROI.

supply and chain logistics  Model (SCOR) describes the supply chain as extending from the supplier’s supplier to the customer’s customer. This white paper from Waer Systems explores the process within SCOR of procuring incoming goods and the relationship with the upstream supplier, and details how a supply chain alignment assessment can help you with mapping your supply chain ROI. Read More

Collaborative Logistics Technology: Filling the Competency Gap


It’s not just operating talent and facilities that win business for logistics service providers. Every community of clients, customers, suppliers, and carriers must work together to fulfill perfect orders. However, few supply chain communities consist entirely of companies with top-notch supply chain applications. Learn how a software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution can help fill the gaps—and increase value to your clients.

supply and chain logistics  investment is needed in supply chain software and technical expertise? *Aberdeen Group, August 2007 Speeding Up to Fill the Technology Competency Gap Electronic supply chain execution capabilities are usually borne out of necessity. Most companies start using EDI because a powerful client or other trading partner mandates that they do so as a prerequisite to the business relationship. They insist on it because it saves them time and money. It’s rare that a service based logistics company initiates use Read More

Challenges for an Expanding Supply Chain Solutions Vendor


Although Click Commerce is a thriving provider of on-demand supply chain management (SCM) solutions for a variety of worldwide industries, it does have to face up to a variety of challenges, some of which are of its own making.

supply and chain logistics  applications: Click Commerce Service Supply Chain , to provide end-to-end support of service and repair planning and execution Click Commerce Extended Order Management , to orchestrate the management of orders from businesses and consumers across an extended network of user company-owned and third party facilities However, more concrete details and products are needed to see how well-rationalized this framework will be for all Click Commerce products. Given how much thought and excruciating effort is has Read More

GT Nexus Enterprise Solutions for Global Logistics


GT Nexus integrated global logistics solutions are based on a proven, Internet-centric technology platform designed for transportation logistics and supply chain execution coordination on a global scale. Acting as the secure corporate "nerve center" for supply chain data and intelligence, GT Nexus-powered Private Logistics Networks connect partners, standardize processes, and streamline the global logistics and order fulfillment. Delivered as a hosted service over the Web, users interact through standard Web browsers while electronic integratations to partner systems are accomplished through standard EDI or XML message transaction management, using GT Nexus-developed integration tools as well as industry-standard integration software.  

supply and chain logistics  corporate nerve center for supply chain data and intelligence, GT Nexus-powered Private Logistics Networks connect partners, standardize processes, and streamline the global logistics and order fulfillment. Delivered as a hosted service over the Web, users interact through standard Web browsers while electronic integratations to partner systems are accomplished through standard EDI or XML message transaction management, using GT Nexus-developed integration tools as well as industry-standard integration Read More

Moving Beyond Lean Manufacturing to a Lean Supply Chain


Most lean manufacturing deployments target production operations, but can also be extended to other supply chain processes. To realize the multiplicative benefits of real time information and reduced inventory, companies must assess their production environment and supply chain activities.

supply and chain logistics  in components of the supply chain and not visible in any actionable format. Manufacturing based on consumer demand has not been the priority but instead the focus has been on asset utilization, production efficiencies, and cost cutting. Fragmented IT applications did not help integrate and synchronize business processes from customer demand back to manufacturing schedule execution for profitably meeting demand. But this is changing as leading manufacturers turn to interdependent supply networks which Read More