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
  • 7 Lessons For Retail In The Age of E-Commerce

    … online. Changing the look and feel of your store periodically gives a good push in footfalls and ultimately sales. Work on the store’s design and layout, and the products you sell. Your physical store can benefit from a strategy similar to content calendars for digital marketing. Story is a store based in New York. The store renovates itself…

    Marketing Technology Blogin Affiliate- 23 readers -
  • 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- 22 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

    … in The Shareholder Value Era, with lean manufacturing techniques such as kanban and just-in-time supply chain management. But software developers at the end of the 20th century were the ones who really flushed out modern agile processes, by breaking big analytical matters into small steps with an emphasis on: Short review cycles Many iterations…

    Scott Brinker/ Chief Marketing Technologist- 12 readers -
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