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Supply Chain Cost-cutting Strategies
Process industries (chemicals, food and beverage, oil and gas, etc.) face rising manufacturing and logistics costs. And they’re finding that the old strategies

five major types of supply chain process  customer demand (aim for five days or less). Upgrade supply chain applications and move to a closed-loop planning and execution technology framework. Table of Contents Executive Summary Chapter One: Issue at Hand Cost Challenges Coming from All Sides Supply Chain Reinvention Is Happening Now Barriers to Transformation Success Top Supply Chain Transformation Goals for 2007 Chapter Two: Key Business Value Findings The Best in Class Advantage What the Best in Class Do Differently Case Study: Basic American

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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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