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Social Media in Your Supply Chain Keeps Everyone in the Loop
Social media is adding new value to cloud-based supply chain management for companies of all sizes. Internal social media (via Intranet) and external sites like

customer value in supply chain  of communication and incorporate customer feedback into its product development. We needed a tool that would allow us to provide information vital to the project directly to the participants; at the same time, we had to have a way to capture our field staff's feedback on any technical challenges, and the customer reception to the new product. Moxie helped us deliver both, through one view. As a cloud-based solution, it also allowed for increased employee mobility, both in space and time, and across

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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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Managing the Weakest Link in Your Supply Chain


Recent uncertainty in the global economy is not only having a negative impact on international economies, but an equally deleterious effect on global supply chains. As with the international economies they serve, global supply chains are interwoven and inextricably linked to one another. For instance, if one link is severed in the supply chain it can cause a ripple effect which could collapse the

customer value in supply chain  have an impact on customer count and check averages. (Accommodation & Food Services) Uncertainty is having the usual effect on business. Our response is traditional — stop all discretionary spending. (Management of Companies & Support Services) General pick-up in business in spite of all the bad economic global news. (Wholesale Trade) We are experiencing a slowdown in new job orders and existing job awards are lower. Clients are not extending project support professionals. (Professional, 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.

customer value in supply chain  and adaptability to changing customer demands. An approach to reducing the size of the chain is to reduce the amount of inventory within that chain. Reducing inventory can lead to recovered monies that can be applied to the bottom line. A method of doing this is attribute-based demand planning . This is a variation of the just-in-time (JIT) methodology for inventory reduction. Attribute-based demand planning is defined as the granular differentiation of product, with additional products or services added Read More

Supply Chain Collaboration: The Key to Success in a Global Economy


Outsourcing and global competition are forcing companies to transform their supply chains from linear processes into adaptive networks. Communities of customer-centric, demand-driven companies must share knowledge in order to adapt to changing markets, and respond to shorter life cycles. Discover how supply chain management (SCM) solutions can help your company create a truly adaptive and collaborative supply network.

customer value in supply chain  products, as well as customer demand for increasing configuration and delivery flexibility, are creating intense time-to-market pressure. Low-cost manufacturing has gained parity with traditional suppliers, and high fuel prices are causing companies to look for ways to lower distribution and transportation costs. Shrinking capital availability is forcing companies to streamline manufacturing and supply operations and build efficiencies, which are critical to the supply network. Customers are armed with Read More

Supply Chain Operations Reference and Other Features in ASW


IBS may be the first vendor to fully integrate a supply chain operations reference model in its business intelligence solution. Customers receive more efficient measurements and benchmarking across their supply chain regardless of their supply chain and ERP software.

customer value in supply chain  of key improvements. With customer profitability and measurable business value as central themes, IBS delivered new functionality aimed at helping its customers improve supply chain communication, customer service, and process automation. The new release included improvements to the architecture and existing end-user applications, as well as entirely new modules. The software's highlights include a number of different features: a newly designed and enhanced user interface (UI) to offer greater efficiency Read More

Blending Transactions and Analytics in a Single In-Memory Platform: Key to the Real-Time Enterprise


This white paper discusses the issues involved in the traditional practice of deploying transactional and analytic applications on separate platforms using separate databases. Rather than using separate transactional and analytical applications built on separate platforms, a single data management environment for both systems of record and systems of decision would yield numerous benefits. These include real-time data analysis and accelerated decision making, and the potential to transform and innovate the business.

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University of Kentucky Leveraging SAP HANA to Lead the Way in Use of Analytics in Higher Education




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The Evolution of the Last-mile Supply Chain


“Last-mile supply chain services” is an evolving segment of the supply chain industry, but a cutting-edge segment that has evolved as supply chain managers across the US struggle to cope with the inadequacies of the current globalized supply chain model. Learn five reasons why current supply chain models are flawed and how you can use a new architecture to balance supply chain risk, globalized sourcing, and economics.

customer value in supply chain  after receipt of the customer order) and doing so (from my perspective) in a location that minimizes non value- add freight costs - which means that postponement is typically implemented in the market where the product is going to be used. Let me be clear, postponement only applies to products that merit it. These are typically high value products, generally costing more that $1 per cubic inch. Also, the more configurable a product is, the more postponeable it is. The Last Mile The Last Mile Supply Read More

Logility Voyager Solutions for Supply Chain Management (SCM) Certification Report


Logility Voyager Solutions is now TEC Certified for online evaluation of supply chain management solutions in the Supply Chain Management (SCM) 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.

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Managing Risk in the Global Supply Chain


Global fashion supply chains face a “perfect storm” of risk factors, ranging from volatile materials prices and skyrocketing shipping costs, to uncertainty about the outcome of legislative trade initiatives such as the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Download this white paper to find out how NGC’s Web-based Supply Chain Management (SCM) and Global Sourcing system can help.

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What's in a Name for Supply Chain Vendors?


Paragon Management Systems, now Adexa, is the latest niche supply chain management vendor to re-christen itself in the last seven months. Since July, four small vendors have assumed new names and personas to better differentiate their offerings in the marketplace.

customer value in supply chain  communication and collaboration with customers and trading partners. Of course, it also gains a certain alphabetical advantage in vendor directories and search engines. The rest of the new faces: Provia Software: On July 12, 1999, warehouse management system (WMS) vendor Haushahn Systems and Engineers became Provia Software. According to the company, the name Provia was chosen because of the word's combined Latin roots. The word Provenio means 'proven'. The word Via means 'a way'. The combination of Read More

Best-in-class Marketers Drive Enhanced Customer Loyalty


The path to a complete view of the customer lies not in eliminating data sources but in integrating them and providing access that is easy to navigate and always available. This report explores how top-performing companies are capturing, integrating, managing, measuring, and acting on valuable customer data throughout the entire customer lifecycle, to maximize customer loyalty and achieve best-in-class bottom-line results.

customer value in supply chain  in-class Marketers Drive Enhanced Customer Loyalty The path to a complete view of the customer lies not in eliminating data sources but in integrating them and providing access that is easy to navigate and always available. This report explores how top-performing companies are capturing, integrating, managing, measuring, and acting on valuable customer data throughout the entire customer lifecycle, to maximize customer loyalty and achieve best-in-class bottom-line results. Read More

7 Steps to Supply Chain Utopia


And now you can with the white paper actionable supply chain intelligence: leveraging the services hub.

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PeopleSoft Supply Chain Is Music To Mid Market Ears


PeopleSoft has once again proven the naysayers wrong about its ability to sell supply chain management. Its Accelerated Supply Chain Management offering bundles core e-business functionality into a scaled down package for the mid market, a segment that not even SCM market leader i2 has conquered.

customer value in supply chain  operations efficiency and managing customer profitability. Driving bottom-line cost savings into the supply chain has become an imperative for companies our size. We found this fixed-price solution to be a very strategic investment. The solution will be hosted by PeopleSoft eCenter , PeopleSoft's application service provider. PeopleSoft eCenter provides single-vendor accountability for the Accelerated Supply Chain Management solution. PeopleSoft eCenter will implement the solution, manage operations, Read More