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  Supply Chain Management Review
Supply Chain Management Review's Resource Center is the supply chain professional's guide to the most authoritative information available for managing and developing your supply chain.
Supply Chain Management Revue has partnered with BuyerZone.com to bring you a free Request for Quotes service on hundreds of products, including time clocks, metal buildings and security systems.
Supply Chain Management Review is an executive-level publication dedicated to the art and science of moving goods to market.
www.scmr.com   (973 words)

  Supply chain - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A supply chain, logistics network, or supply network is a coordinated system of organizations, people, activities, information and resources involved in moving a product or service in physical or virtual manner from supplier to customer.
Supply chain activities (aka value chains or life cycle processes) transform raw materials and components into a finished product that is delivered to the end customer.
The primary objective of supply chain management is to fulfill customer demands through the most efficient use of resources, including distribution capacity, inventory and labor.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Supply_chain   (206 words)

 Supply chain management - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Supply chain management (SCM) is the process of planning, implementing, and controlling the operations of the supply chain with the purpose to satisfy customer requirements as efficiently as possible.
Supply chain event management (abbreviated as SCEM) is a consideration of all possible occurring events and factors that can cause a disruption in a supply chain.
Supply chain management is a cross-functional approach to managing the movement of raw materials into an organization and the movement of finished goods out of the organization toward the end-consumer.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Supply_chain_management   (3158 words)

 The ABCs of Supply Chain Management - Supply Chain Management Research Center - CIO
Supply chain management (SCM) is the combination of art and science that goes into improving the way your company finds the raw components it needs to make a product or service and deliver it to customers.
Suppliers wouldn't have to guess how many raw materials to order, and manufacturers wouldn't have to order more than they need from suppliers to make sure they have enough on hand if demand for their products unexpectedly goes up.
So if you make text books, then your extended supply chain would include the factories where the books are printed and bound, but also the company that sells you the paper, the mill where that supplier buys their stock, and so on.
www.cio.com /research/scm/edit/012202_scm.html   (2999 words)

 Supply Chain General
Closing the Circle (ITtoolbox Supply Chain)- While ERP solutions were built -for the most part- on top of very well defined needs (such as accounting) which have existed as mature definitions for a long time, CRM was still in its infancy, living an identity crisis.
Supply Chain Management for Emerging Economies - This blog presents the challenges related to implementing Supply Chain Management principles in economies that are cost-sensitive as well as accustomed to taking on a "follower" position in the adoption of best of breed methods.
Supply Chain Development Strategy (ITtoolbox Supply Chain)- This document outlines a program that can be followed by firms in establishing a development program for their supply chains.
supplychain.ittoolbox.com /topics/t.asp?t=306&p=306&h1=306   (2086 words)

 Supply Chain Quick Resource and Reference
Suppliers must be separated by the number of purchases (one time buy vs. ongoing) and the relationship wanted with the supplier (from strategic to distant relationship.
Two that are commonly used are "cradle to grave" and "dirt to dirt." The supply chain starts from the origin of the raw material and ends once the product has been discarded or recycled.
Supply chain visibility is terminology that will be used significantly among consultants.
www.supplychaintoday.com /reflections.htm   (2529 words)

 Integrated Supply Chain Management
Supply Chain Management is a proven business strategy that has gained wide acceptance in recent years due to increasing customer demands for quality, delivery, and speed.
Supply chains can exist in both manufacturing and service organizations, and they are principally concerned with the flow of products and information between supply chain member organizations (procurement of materials, transformation of materials into finished product, and distribution of that product to end customers).
In an integrated supply chain, there is coordination among the different players—rather like a relay team, where each player is correctly positioned for the handoff.
www.dod.mil /comptroller/icenter/learn/iscm.htm   (1304 words)

 SCC Experience | Supply Chain Consultants
SCC continues to help numerous process manufacturers like Sunoco, CIV, and Rhodia, in process industries ranging from oil and gas to glass, in managing their supply chains quantitatively.
Supply chain management and manufacturing are usually not regarded as core competencies by semiconductor companies.
However, a few leading edge companies like Anadigics and Atheros have come to realize that costly missteps in supply chain planning can be prevented by prudently managing their supply chains across multiple regions.
www.supplychain.com /scc-experience   (197 words)

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Peggy Vaughan, senior partner and global supply chain and operations solutions leader of PwC Consulting, says that budgetary pressures are driving companies to leverage existing technology investments, especially with their enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems.
We at Supply Chain e-Business take full responsibility for this list, but as we did last year, we have developed it with help from more than 20 consultants, analysts and users who have wide expertise in what solutions are available, what is leading-edge and what is most useful.
These industry experts may be right about these coming trends in supply chain technology, but it is the users who ultimately determine the winners by how they invest their precious IT dollars.
www.supplychainbrain.com /archives/8.02.Top100.htm   (1645 words)

 Supply chain -
A marketing system is defined as the chain of links between producers/suppliers and consumers/users, including all mechanisms, flows, interchanges, services and operators, and which determine the relationships between producer earnings and the supply of the physical product.
However, the extent to which effective market signals about consumers and consumers needs actually reach the producers and suppliers and the responsiveness of producers/suppliers to supply these needs depend to a large degree upon the efficiency and design of the system.
Where the supply chain is found to be well operating there is little need for direct involvement of the government.
www.oceansatlas.org /cds_static/en/supply_chain__en_13279_all_1.html   (311 words)

 Supply Chain Management Software Directory
Supply chain visibility, demand planning, supplier collaboration, demand/supply matching, and supply chain execution.
Supply chain execution and planning solutions for CPG manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers and logistics providers.
Affordable supply chain management solutions that are easy and rapid to implement and maintain.
www.capterra.com /businessclick?url=supply-chain-management-solutions   (2470 words)

 Supply Chain Security Policy - Privacy Policy
Supply Chain Security, Inc. may collect certain specific personal information (such as name, mailing address, purchases, e-mail address, etc.) from customers and visitors to our site, and will not share such information with third parties.
Because Supply Chain Security, Inc. respects the privacy of its customers and visitors, you can be taken off our own mailing list about future promotions and offers by sending an e-mail message to the same address: privacy@supplychainsecurity.biz.
Supply Chain Security, Inc. also reserves the right to reject any order or to request additional information from any customer.
www.supplychainsecurity.biz /policy/privacy.html   (164 words)

 Amazon.com: E-Supply Chain: Using the Internet to Revolutionize Your Business: Books: Charles C. Poirier,Michael J. ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Supply chain is now a core business improvement effort for most companies, as senior management directives in that area are becoming commonplace.
True, this is a practical handbook for creating and then sustaining a "value chain constellation." But in quite significant ways, it is also a manifesto in which the authors share their heart-felt beliefs and carefully-reasoned convictions.
The authors touch on current supply chain issues that are quite relevant in the new e-world.
www.amazon.com /E-Supply-Chain-Internet-Revolutionize-Business/dp/1576751171   (2162 words)

 Supply Chain Management | Oracle Products   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Oracle E-Business Suite Supply Chain Management family of applications integrates and automates all key supply chain activities, from design, planning and procurement to manufacturing and fulfillment.
Supply chain operations are increasingly global, with outsourcing playing a key role.
Oracle Supply Chain Management 11i.10 enables you to collaborate with partners across global regions, manage complex suppliers networks with real-time information, and adapt quickly to global constraints and demand.
www.oracle.com /applications/scm/index.html   (344 words)

 Supply Chain Sites - Privacy Statement
Visitors are tracked throughout portions of the site to provide information about the most frequently visited pages so that additional emphasis may be applied where needed to ensure visitors are provided with the type of information and resources they are looking for.
Advertising banner information is used to provide advertisers with the number of times their banner has been displayed, the number of times their banner has been clicked, and the ip address and browser type of the visitor who clicked on the banner.
The LogLink / Supply Chain Sites email service is provided as is. LogLink / Supply Chain Sites disclaims all liability for undeliverable email resulting from this or any other receiving host configuration that prevents delivery.
www.supplychainsites.com /privacy.asp   (1475 words)

 Supply Chain Education
The purpose of the new site is three-fold: (1) to promote the new SCE brand, (2) to offer a turn-key training solution for both individuals and corporations alike, and (3) improve the overall user experience.
Supply Chain Education, Inc. and Luttrell Training and Consulting Inc. have joined forces to offer more to their customers.
SCE and LTC seized the opportunity to coming together and offer a one-of-a-kind service that provides training for the supply chain as well as the internal processes.
www.supplychaineducation.com /about_us/announcements.cfm   (389 words)

 SAS Supply Chain Intelligence
Enhancing both the effectiveness and efficiency of the overall supply chain operations is a critical component in a company's ability to compete successfully.
From ERP systems to traditional supply chain management software, the market is filled with silo-based transactional systems that fall short in generating and delivering the performance-driving insights that seamlessly and profitably link supply with demand.
As a result, companies improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the overall supply chain, thus maximizing their own profits at optimal levels of customer satisfaction.
www.sas.com /solutions/sci   (345 words)

 Supply Chain Management ( Supply-Chain Management, Supply Chain Optimization, Supply Chain Planning, SCM, Managing ...
DEFINITION: Supply chain management (SCM) is the oversight of materials, information, and finances as they move in a process from supplier to manufacturer to wholesaler to retailer to consumer.
Supply chain management involves coordinating and integrating these flows both within and among companies.
The proliferation of multinational trade and emerging security requirements are compelling multinational corporations, governments and ports to improve the security and visibility of their global supply chain.
www.bitpipe.com /tlist/Supply-Chain-Management.html   (506 words)

 Supply Chain Education
Supply Chain Education, Inc. (SCE) is an online education venture in the field of supply chain management certification reviews and continuing education.
We formed SCE as an initiative to drive value to our customers as they pursue certification review in the supply chain field.
SCE provides one-stop shopping for supply chain certification review and continuing education needs.
www.supplychaineducation.com /about_us/what_is_sce.cfm   (171 words)

 Supply Chain Solutions— Supply Chain Market
Supply Chain Market, is a reference library and weekly e-newsletter service, focused on supply chain planning and execution software for manufacturers, distributors, and their supply chain trading partners.
Cornerstone Solutions is an independent supply chain executionconsulting firm, specializing in helping clients improve distribution through improved processes, increased efficiency and the addition of technology to the distribution process.
With supply chains lengthening, it is becoming critical to know where your products are at all times while they are in transit.
www.supplychainmarket.com   (2814 words)

 Supply Chain Solutions | ciber.com
Whether your goal is to define a supply chain strategy to dramatically improve warehouse and logistics operations, select a supply chain management system that is right for your business, or implement a system you have already selected, CIBER can help.
CIBER's Supply Chain practice is uniquely qualified to help you get the most from your supply chain.
Extensive experience and partnerships with leading supply chain applications, as well as supply chain modules of SAP and Oracle (including PeopleSoft Enterprise™, EnterpriseOne™ and World™).
www.ciber.com /ces/supplychain   (737 words)

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