Essays Tagged: "SCM"

What is a Supply Chain? - Case Study

hrough which such an integration can be achieved.Supply Chain ManagementSupply chain management, or SCM, is simply the process of optimizing the delivery of goods, services, and information from suppl ...

(4 pages) 825 0 3.1 Jul/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

The role of information systems in Supply Chain Management.

ny this might include parts suppliers, manufacturers, transport, logistics and retailers.Origins of SCMSCM has is origins in organisational extension theory first proposed by Mallen in 1963. Mallen's ... vocated the extension of an organization to include all members of the distribution channel.Why use SCM?Supply chain management as a concept has been evolved to address a number of issues that effect ...

(7 pages) 1264 2 4.9 Jul/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Article Critique relating to suplly chain management

lenges in managing supply chain" by Derek Maggs explores the definition of supply chain management (SCM) and then focuses on the relations among SCM systems, enterprise resource planning (ERP), and in ... terprise resource planning (ERP), and information technology (IT).The author argues that the aim of SCM is more than just cost reduction. He further argues that SCM tries to minimize the costs of prod ...

(2 pages) 161 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The strategic role of Supply chain management in manufacturing industry

n analysis of what is involved in the successful implementation of this role. An outline of how can SCM meet globalisation challenges.II The definition of SCM1.What is supply chain?A supply chain as a ... ials from suppliers, through transformation, and then as finished goods for the customers.2.What is SCMSupply-chain management is one of the hot topics in business today. The idea is to apply a total ...

(10 pages) 1035 1 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Case Study - Mama Products (customer service strategy, relationship between internal customers and supply chain management, JIT and TQM)

nt. As suggested by Dekker (2003) and Hadley (2004), the key to success in Supply Chain Management (SCM) require heavy emphasis on integration of activities, cooperation, coordination and information ...

(16 pages) 528 0 3.6 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Anticipatory Logistics on Supply Chain Management

tory" logistics really is. Just like some might interrupt "logistics" and "Supply Chain Management (SCM)" as being the same, some communities have different definitions to what these and anticipatory ... make instant decisions about ordering or re-ordering, which in some cases may begin the process of SCM. Before I talk about anticipatory logistics I want to discuss logistics, supply chain management ...

(4 pages) 263 0 4.3 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Integrated Supply Cain Management

production even display remarkable flexibility.Just In Time (JIT) approaches to Supply Management (SCM) represent an effort to gain the same advantages from the supply chain. By removing inventories, ... description of relationships among the elements of production within an organization has to do with SCM. The answer to this quandary is just this, in both cases; the central concern is how to orchestr ...

(7 pages) 304 0 4.4 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Can anticipatory logistics work in the corporate world?

Supply chain management (SCM) is one of the most important factors in today's business operations. With international product ... s be shipped accurately, on time, and with the agreed specifications of the product. The purpose of SCM is to minimize excess inventory and unnecessary costs.Anticipatory logistics is the key to maint ... in one way or another.I intend to prove my point by defining and analyzing Supply Chain Management (SCM) and Anticipatory Logistics (AL). I will further explain how and why they are used in the milita ...

(5 pages) 112 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Configuration Control Process

is essential for doing software assurance.This guidebook defines Software Configuration Management (SCM) and describes its constituent functions, processes, and procedures. The guidebook also describe ... ebook also describes a generic set of organizational elements and responsibilities for operation of SCM. It defines the role of SCM, its interfaces and its functions throughout the software developmen ...

(7 pages) 90 0 3.7 May/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

ERP and SCM Implementations.

ng (ERP) systems are typically very complex and all-encompassing software. Supply chain management (SCM) systems are no slouches when it comes to complexity and scope, either. So why would a company a ... er systems to supply this data foundation.ERP software manages, validates, and updates the data for SCM software. This data is the form of such things as ingredients or parts, formulas or bill-of-mate ...

(5 pages) 153 0 4.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

How can a company improve its Supply Chain Management to gain low cost competitive advantage?

Chapter 1IntroductionIn recent years supply chain management (SCM) has received a great deal of trade press and academic attention. For many chief executive offic ... icers (CEO) the time has come to shift attention to their supply base and embrace the principles of SCM. The resource-based approach to strategic management suggests that competitive advantage can be ... ng customer satisfaction from raw material provider to the crucial finished product customer. Using SCM, companies can create a source for differentiation or cost reduction. However, coordinating the ...

(54 pages) 1727 3 4.7 Jul/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Supply Chain Management

1. IntroductionOver the past few years the area of Supply Chain Management (SCM) has received much attention by a large number of academics, consultants and practitioners who a ... ly chain; there are IT/IS, which can be used only for the automation or the integration of just one SCM process (e.g. an IT/IS for inventory management). There are IT/IS that are employed for the inte ... heir own philosophy of managing and running supply chains (e.g. off the shelf software packages for SCM).The vendors who develop each of those IT/IS for SCM are also varied in terms of size, practices ...

(81 pages) 1511 0 4.8 Jan/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Supply Chain Management

Introduction:Supply chain management (SCM) is the combination of art and science of procuring raw components in order to make a product or ... ce and deliver it to customers. According to the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), Supply Chain Management "encompasses the planning and management of all activities involved i ... thin and across companies".Components of Supply chain management:There are five basic components of SCM.1.PlanThe plan involves the strategy for managing all the resources that are required to meet cu ...

(5 pages) 313 0 4.6 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making

Value chain analysis

or utilising different inputs. In some finance firm are currently using strategic cost management (SCM) as a way of gaining competitive advantage and adding value to their business. The term 'margin' ...

(4 pages) 91 0 0.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Supply Chain Management – Outsourcing

ply chain decisions have on the performance of a firm. It is also highlighted the important role of SCM in the strategic planning in both large and small companies today. Moreover, in this chapter, wa ... he discussed strategies and predictions about the future are illustrated.1.SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT (SCM)1.1 Evolution of SCM conceptSupply chain management (SCM) represents the third phase of an evolu ...

(14 pages) 125 0 3.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making

Supply Chain Management

five basic components of supply chain management and they are:Planning is the strategic portion of SCM. Companies need a strategy for managing all the resources that go toward meeting customer demand ... l the resources that go toward meeting customer demand for their product or service. A big piece of SCM planning is developing a set of metrics to monitor the supply chain so that it is efficient, cos ...

(3 pages) 53 0 0.0 May/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Week 4 CMGT 555 Business Requirements

Running head: SCM - PORTABLE WIRELESS SPEAKERS 1 SCM - PORTABLE WIRELESS SPEAKERS � PAGE �7� ... ment process and management features as it pertains to JLL's portable wireless speakers, to include SCM implementation and solutions.Supply Chain Management (SCM)VendorsJLL Inc. contracted two vendors ... channel of communication, storage, advertising and certain additional services.Management Process: SCMThe overall success of SCM management at JLL Inc. will rely heavily on an effective supply chain ...

(5 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2013

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Computer and Electronics Companies

Success Factors in Supply Chain Management

Running head: SUCCESS FACTORS IN SCM1Success Factors in Supply Chain Management6Success Factors in Supply Chain Managemen ... hatterjee Success Factors in Supply Chain ManagementSupply Chain ManagementSupply chain management (SCM) works with the process flow of information as well as products from supply chain organizations. ... ctivities for use of supply chain servicing. The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP, 2011) defines supply chain management in the following way:"Supply chain management encompasse ...

(5 pages) 3 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making