Supply Chain Management

Supply chain management (SCM) is the management of the flow of goods. It includes the movement and storage of raw materials, work-in-process inventory, and finished goods from point of origin to point of consumption. Interconnected or interlinked networks, channels and node businesses are involved in the provision of products and services required by end customers in a supply chain. Supply chain management has been defined as the "design, planning, execution, control, and monitoring of supply chain activities with the objective of creating net value, building a competitive infrastructure, leveraging worldwide logistics, synchronizing supply with demand and measuring performance globally.
Posts about Supply Chain Management
  • Clicks, Customers, and Cashflow, Part Three: Profit

    … chain management So the most important thing you can do in your business is to - -keep this supply chain as short as possible -ensure all the links in the supply chain are connected up -measure the performance between every link in the chain so you can improve it This is why the success of AdWords campaigns is about more than just clicks…

    David Rothwell/ 3Q Digitalin Paid Search EMail Google- 16 readers -
  • Digital innovation puts us all in the software business

    … company does what it does. At how many points do your business functions pass through digital channels? It doesn’t matter if it’s back office, customer-facing, supply chain management or whatever, the answer is either 'a lot' or 'entirely', then your success is tied to software. This in fact is a major conceptual shift of how digital experiences…

    Dave Wieneke/ Econsultancy- 2 readers -
  • A call-to-arms for The Agile Era of business management

    … and Kevin describe four eras of business management: The Efficiency Era (quasi-engineering efficiency in the wake of late 19th-century monopolies and robber-baron largesse) The Social Era (post World War II prosperity and hope) The Shareholder Value Era (1980′s onward) The Agile Era (emerging today) The Agile Era has its roots back…

    Scott Brinker/ Chief Marketing Technologist- 10 readers -
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