SCM applications News
May 02, 2014
In this week's news, read about Deloitte's newest supply chain study, Savi's new IoT sensor analytics and Epicor's release of ERP version 10.
September 17, 2013
The 'factory of the future' will be all about customer satisfaction and special-order fulfillment, according to an IDC study.
September 13, 2013
ARC Advisory Group's latest WMS technology study shows that retail flexibility and system integration are areas of interest to consumers.
March 21, 2013
Business people attending the Microsoft Dynamics Convergence conference talk about the difficulties and rewards associated with CRM initiatives.
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A requisition, in procurement, is a request for goods or services made by an employee to the person or department in a company that is responsible for purchasing. If the request is approved, that entity will submit a purchase order (PO) to a supplier for the goods or services. In this context, a requisition is also known as a purchase requisition. Continue Reading
The transformation of supply chain management is happening now. IoT is driving that change, but supply chain analytics is instrumental in taming the massive amounts of data generated by IoT sensors, devices and objects and turning it into insight -- and into a competitive edge. Smart companies recognize this.
Take The Bouqs Company, a flower retailer delivering straight from farms. The company has created a supply-driven, farm-to-table, eco-friendly model literally built on the capabilities of supply chain analytics. This includes reducing the typical waste of the flower industry by only cutting flowers when a customer places an order.
In the first part of this three-part supply chain analytics handbook, you'll get more detail on how companies, such as The Bouqs Company, are using supply chain analytics to grow profits and avert costly mistakes. In the second article, you'll learn why and how IoT sensor technology is changing supply chain management forever. And, in the third, you will discover how to navigate the complex supply chain analytics product landscape.Continue Reading
SAP Financial Supply Chain Management (SAP FIN-FSCM) is a set of applications meant to support a company's cash-related business processes for more efficient management of working capital, receivables and payments. Continue Reading
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As technology-like sensors, IoT and analytics become more common, supply chain visibility systems can help mitigate disruptions, improve demand sensing and ensure product quality. Continue Reading
Within the SAP Materials Management system, the Vendor Evaluation component can help evaluate which vendors are performing well -- and which ones are not. Continue Reading
SAP Cash Management, a subcomponent of SAP Financial Supply Chain Management, may help you more effectively monitor working capital through its procure-to-pay and order-to-cash functions. Continue Reading
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Global contract manufacturer used its Intelligent Digital Supply Chain to quickly alert supply chain managers affected by a major earthquake in Italy. Continue Reading
IoT could bring major changes to supply chain analytics. Here are ways businesses can think about the technologies and strategies involved in implementing IoT-based applications. Continue Reading
Corporate giants in chemicals and agribusiness relied on GT Nexus cloud software to tighten up logistics and collaborate better with partners. Continue Reading
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The Internet of Things and the Industrial Internet of Things are two concepts that are being used more and more in supply chain management discussions. Here's what you need to know. Continue Reading
Use digital signatures to manage SAP Supply Chain Management (SCM) processes. They can save companies time and money, says SCM expert Jawad Akhtar. Continue Reading
Best of breed vendors JDA and Logility join ERP heavyweights Oracle and SAP in Gartner’s Leaders quadrant for supply chain planning software. Continue Reading