What is Supply Chain Management (SCM)? (Video)

Supply Chain Game Changer

The term was coined over 35 years ago but still to this day there are a large number of different definitions of SCM. To someone who is starting out their career, or who is new to the field of Supply Chain, it is understandable that there may be confusion as to the definition of SCM.

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SCM Map Europe 2013-2014

Supply Chain Movement

The growth in intercontinental freight flows into Europe is primarily coming from the Far East, and particularly from China, although these freight flows are increasingly heading for eastern Mediterranean and Baltic Sea ports. SCM Map Europe 2013.

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[INFOGRAPHIC] 3 Core Supply Chain Management Trends Gearing Up to Change SCM Forever

Cerasis

The 3 Big Supply Chain Management Trends Surely to Change SCM as we know it Forever. ” SCM Core Trend #2: The Manufacturing Factory of the Future. “ SCM Core Trend #3: The Internet of Things to Greatly Impact the Supply Chain.

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New download: SCM Map Europe 2014-2015

Supply Chain Movement

However, the main growth in freight flows lies on the periphery of Europe and the Middle East is also continuing to develop, both for domestic supply and for distribution to Africa. SCM Map Europe 2014-2015. Slight shift in European networks.

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Do You Have Hidden Freight Costs?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Having come from a company wherein we were selling Freight management services I was curious about Freight spend at this new company. “How much were we spending on Freight?” Hidden Freight Costs. Hidden Freight Costs In The Piece Price. Subscribe Here!

Cloud Supply Chain Management: SCM’s Head is in the Clouds…and For Good Reason

Cerasis

Concerning Oracle’s new improvements in the SCM cloud, user accessibility and ease-of-access will further drive adoption rates of cloud-based solutions, particularly TMS solutions. The use of cloud computing in supply change management is not some dark, forbidden territory any longer.

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Blockchain SCM Transformation Explained in Layman’s Terms

Shipchain

While this comparison is most commonly associated with benchmarking, it is also part of the reason why more people in the shipping industry are turning to blockchain for supply chain management (SCM). Blockchain SCM is poised to create links between all existing supply chains, even competitors, which allows supply chain networks to function more efficiently and with greater transparency. Why Do Shippers Underestimate Blockchain SCM ?

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What is SCM and Why is it Important?

Oracle SCM

The acronym SCM stands for supply chain management. SCM systems provide a strategic advantage and business insight to companies and their operations. Today, SCM systems are critical to businesses of all sizes and in all industries for managing their day to day operations.

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Freight Rate News November 2015

Freightos

Wouldn’t it be amazing if someone could cut through the hype and summarize the key freight and logistics trends every month? Short Term Medium Term Special Feature Carriers & Cargo Innovation Freightos focus November 2015 freight and logistics trends that rate.

Check Out the SCM IT Systems Subway Map

Supply Chain Network

Recently I have been contemplating developing what I would call the SCM Systems Functional Continuum, but given my new role who knows when or if I’ll get the time. Emerging Trends Freight & Transportation Information Technology New Ideas Supply Chain Management

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Do you have a Freight Management Strategy or are you Spinning your Wheels?

Supply Chain Game Changer

In going door to door trying to sell a Freight Management service, as well as in my experience working in companies, I have had the opportunity to see a variety of ways in which companies, large and small, were managing their Freight and Logistics spend. But I’ve seen instances where Freight is one of the top 5 largest expenses within a company. Aside from the cost impact the service implications of a poor Freight management system are enormous.

Freight and Logistics – Breaking the Traffic Jam that is your Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Check out Freight and Logistics (Part 4) – Do You Have Hidden Freight Costs? . Freight #Logistics #SupplyChain #SCM #Distribution #Transportation. The post Freight and Logistics – Breaking the Traffic Jam that is your Supply Chain! Subscribe Here!

50 Most Read Articles of All Time in Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Logistics, Transportation, & Freight

Cerasis

Since today is the last day of the year before we all get ramped up towards a productive 2016 and after finishing out top 10 most read articles in each of our five main categories ( Manufacturing , Supply Chain , Logistics , Transportation , & Freight ) we wanted to give you all a treat and list the top 50 most read articles of all time from the Cerasis blog. 8 Most Common Reasons Why You May Receive a Freight Claim Declination Letter. Happy New Year!

Supply Chain Technology Roundup: 3 Ways Augmented Reality Can Transform SCM

Elementum

2) Freight/Container Loading. Advanced software is already used in freight transportation for optimizing container selection and loading.

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Supply Chain Technology Roundup: 3 Ways Augmented Reality Can Transform SCM

Elementum

2) Freight/Container Loading. Advanced software is already used in freight transportation for optimizing container selection and loading. Although these technologies automatically account for factors like size, dimensions, weight distribution, destination, and processing to help workers load freight optimally, they don't have sufficient tools in place for reducing loading time itself.

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Supply Chain Technology Roundup: 3 Ways Augmented Reality Can Transform SCM

Elementum

2) Freight/Container Loading. Advanced software is already used in freight transportation for optimizing container selection and loading. Although these technologies automatically account for factors like size, dimensions, weight distribution, destination, and processing to help workers load freight optimally, they don't have sufficient tools in place for reducing loading time itself.

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What’s The Difference Between Logistics and Supply Chain Management? (Infographic)

Supply Chain Game Changer

Logistics #SupplyChain #Leadership #SCM #Distribution #Freight. Freight and Logistics Supply Chain Management Distribution Freight Leadership Logistics SCM supplychainSubscribe Here! Email Address. Blog post provided by [link].

Common Mistakes in Importing and Exporting! (Infographic)

Supply Chain Game Changer

SCM #SupplyChain #Distribution #Logistics #Freight #Trade #Import #Export. Freight and Logistics Guest Blog Post Supply Chain Management Distribution Export Freight Import Logistics SCM supplychain TradeSubscribe Here! Email Address.

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Panduit Optimizes Global Freight Spend with Oracle Transportation Management Cloud

Oracle SCM

To learn more about Oracle Supply Chain Management applications visit www.oracle.com/scm. Value Chain Execution cloud freight otm panduit spend story transportation

Importing From China! The Essential Guide! (Video)

Supply Chain Game Changer

China #Import #Export #Logistics #SupplyChain #SCM #Freight. Freight and Logistics Guest Blog Post Procurement Supply Chain Management China Export Freight Import Logistics SCM supplychainSubscribe Here! Email Address.

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What are the Top 7 Trends in Last Mile Logistics?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Up to 84 percent of global freight spend on trucking costs, including fuel, labor, technology and asset tracking, amounting to more than $800 in the industry. Retail #ECommerce #SupplyChain #Logistics #SCM #Freight #Omnichannel. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

What Exactly Is Supply Chain Management? 10 Different Definitions!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Supply Chain Management (SCM) is the management and oversight of a product from its origin until it is consumed. SCM involves the flow of materials, finances and information. SCM #SupplyChain #Technology #Logistics #Freight #Purchasing #Procurement #Business.

Welcome To The Supply Chain Game Changer™ Blog

Supply Chain Game Changer

SupplyChain #SCM #Logistics #Procurement #Leadership #Change #ECommerce #Business #Transformation #Freight. The Supply Chain Game Changer Blog! Welcome to the Supply Chain Game Changer blog. The Supply Chain touches all of our lives whether it be in business or personally.

22 Tips for Offering Profitable Free Shipping! (Infographic)

Supply Chain Game Changer

SCM #SupplyChain #Transportation #Logistics #Freight #ECommerce. E-Commerce Freight and Logistics Guest Blog Post Supply Chain Management Freight Logistics SCM supplychain TransportationSubscribe Here! Email Address.

Is Your Supply Chain A Cost Centre or a Value Creator?

Supply Chain Game Changer

In areas such as E-Commerce the Supply Chain is instrumental in arranging delivery strategies such as Same-Day delivery and Drop Shipping, along with reducing freight costs to support Free Shipping services. Brand #IoT #ECommerce #SupplyChain #SCM #Leadership #Finance #brandprotection.

What’s the Difference Between Logistics and Distribution?

Supply Chain Game Changer

When I have thought of Logistics I think of Freight management, Transportation, Carriers and the overall planning and management of the movement of goods throughout the end to end Supply Chain. SCM #SupplyChain #supplychainmanagement #logistics #freight #transportation #distribution.

6 Major Delivery Logistics Trends!

Supply Chain Game Changer

SCM #SupplyChain #Logistics #Freight #ECommerce #Business. Freight and Logistics Guest Blog Post Supply Chain Management Business ECommerce Freight Logistics SCM supplychainSubscribe Here! Email Address.

The Growing Expectations of Last Mile Delivery!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Another Uber offering, Uber Freight, is still chugging along, but has faced similar problems that other logistics startups like Shyp have. SCM #SupplyChain #Distribution #Logistics #Freight #ECommerce #Retail. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Shipping Containers! More than just a Box! (Infographic)

Supply Chain Game Changer

SCM #SupplyChain #Freight #Logistics #Transportation. Freight and Logistics Supply Chain Management Freight Logistics SCM supplychain TransportationSubscribe Here! Email Address. Check out The Digital Supply Chain (SC 4.0) Overview! What You Need to Know! Video).

Amazon and Uber’s Impact on Logistics! (Infographic)

Supply Chain Game Changer

Logistics #Freight #SCM #SupplyChain #Amazon #Uber #ECommerce. E-Commerce Freight and Logistics Guest Blog Post Supply Chain Management Technology Amazon ECommerce Freight Logistics SCM supplychain UberSubscribe Here! Email Address.

TMS is Mandatory in the Digital Age! Get Yours For Free!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Many years ago I launched a new Supply Chain service focussed largely on the sale of freight and logistics services. Yet every company does not have the size, scale, resources or leverage to optimally manage their freight and logistics requirements. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Self-Storage Has Become Big Business! (Infographic)

Supply Chain Game Changer

warehouse #storage #freight #logistics #SupplyChain #SCM. Freight and Logistics Guest Blog Post Inventory Management Supply Chain Management Freight Logistics SCM storage supplychain warehouseSubscribe Here! Email Address.

What is a 3PL? The Ultimate Guide Including Definitions of 1PL, 2PL, and 4PL!

Supply Chain Game Changer

International freight forwarding services. SCM #SupplyChain #Distribution #Logistics #Freight #Transportation. Freight and Logistics Guest Blog Post Supply Chain Management Distribution Freight Logistics SCM supplychain TransportationSubscribe Here!

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The Amazing Supply Chain of Chocolate Easter Eggs

Supply Chain Game Changer

SCM #SupplyChain #Chocolate #Logistics #Freight #Transportation. Guest Blog Post Retail Supply Chain Supply Chain Management Chocolate Freight Logistics SCM supplychain TransportationSubscribe Here! Email Address.

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The Digital Supply Chain – Supply Chain 4.0! (Infographic)

Supply Chain Game Changer

SCM #SupplyChain #Industry40 #Technology #AI #IoT #Robotics #digitalsupplychain. Freight and Logistics Internet of Things (IoT) Supply Chain Management Technology AI digitalsupplychain Industry40 IoT robotics SCM supplychainSubscribe Here! Email Address.