2018 Impact Factors of SCM Journals

SCM Research

Other SCM-related journals with high impact factors are: Supply Chain Management: An International Journal (4.296; +0.5), Management Science (4.219; +0.7), International Journal of Operations & Production Management (4.111; +1.2), Journal of Business Logistics (3.171; +0.3) Research SCM Journal Ranking Supply Chain ManagementClaviate Analytics have recently published their newest InCites Journal Citation Reports.

Logistics & SCM, PLM, Manufacturing, and Procurement 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Logistics & SCM, PLM, Manufacturing, and Procurement 2016. URL: sapinsiderevents.wispubs.com/2016/Vienna/SCM-PLM-MFG-Procurement-CRM/. Logistics & SCM, PLM, Manufacturing, and Procurement 2016, sponsored by SAP, is the most important educational event of the year for organizations using SCM, PLM, manufacturing, and procurement solutions to fortify their business operations and infrastructure with proven methodologies and measurable, value-driven results.

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Adelante SCM and PINC Launch the First Annual State of Yard Management Report


Union City, CA – October 7 th , 2020 – Researched and prepared by Adelante SCM’s analyst Adrian Gonzalez and presented by PINC, the publication’s 2020 theme is The Impact Of Digital Yard Management on Enterprise Transportation Costs and Capacity.

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SCM Map Europe 2013-2014

Supply Chain Movement

Despite the economic malaise in Western Europe, multinationals are investing heavily in manufacturing and distribution in the eastern part of the continent. The Balkans are also an emerging manufacturing region for Europe. SCM Map Europe 2013. Visuals 2013 Buck Consultants International distribution Manufacturing SCM Map Europe Supply Chain Movement

When you think QAD, do you think SCM?

Logistics Viewpoints

QAD is far better known for their manufacturing than supply chain solutions. QAD provides full-featured manufacturing enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, on premise or via the cloud, with very deep functionality for the Automotive, Food & Beverage/Consumer Goods, High Tech, Industrial, and Life Sciences industries.

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New download: SCM Map Europe 2014-2015

Supply Chain Movement

In The Netherlands, cigarette manufacturer Philip Morris is closing its factory in Bergen op Zoom and AkzoNobel has decided to phase out its production of organic peroxides in Deventer by the end of 2016. In Belgium, the Ford factory in Genk will soon close for good, as will the Heinz manufacturing facility in Turnhout. Logistically speaking the location of this manufacturing facility, which produces the Peugeot 508 and the Citroën C5, makes little sense.”

New SCM Cloud eBook

Oracle SCM

Download the latest SCM Cloud eBook to learn why supply chain leaders are moving their SCM applications to the cloud. Read how cloud can help throughout every step of the supply chain process, from design, planning, procurement, and manufacturing through to execution and delivery. To learn more about Oracle Supply Chain Management applications, please visit www.oracle.com/scm.

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SCM Best Paper Award Winners 2013 (2/2)

SCM Research

Second, the article The Competitive Determinants of a Firm’s Environmental Management Activities: Evidence from US Manufacturing Industries by Hofer, Cantor and Dai has won the Journal of Operations Management Jack Meredith Best Paper Award. The Competitive Determinants of a Firm’s Environmental Management Activities: Evidence from US Manufacturing Industries. Three more leading journals of our field have announced the winners of their best paper awards.

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How Can Manufacturers Manage Disruption and Improve Productivity?


How can manufacturers manage disruption and improve productivity? By using advanced analytics for manufacturing, to understand the valuable information concealed within the data they already have! Advanced analytics for manufacturing is a good place to start.

SAPinsider SCM Conference: Digital Transformation, IoT, and S/4HANA


Supply Chain Manufacturing SAPLast week’s SAPinsider Supply Chain Management Conference in Orlando brought together leaders in supply chain from many of the largest companies in the world that run their businesses using SAP. Digital Transformation, Internet of Things (IoT), and the S/4HANA were the pervasive themes for this event which attracts a couple thousand SAP customers from around the globe.

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[Video] Ford Motor Company: Creating global data standards with SCM software


Every manufacturer in the automotive vertical has some kind of supply chain management software, Thomas says. The question is, what SCM software tool do they have to make that supply chain as accurate and as lean as possible? Vehicle manufacturers like Ford look out 18 to 24 months, and plans take time to work through. The post [Video] Ford Motor Company: Creating global data standards with SCM software appeared first on The 21st Century Supply Chain.

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Blockchain SCM Transformation Explained in Layman’s Terms


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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o9 Solutions and Samsung SDS enter a partnership to Expand SCM Business

o9 Solutions

This article has also been published on Business Wire Services including SCM consulting, SaaS solution implementation, and industry solutions will be offered to Korean market as well as the wider market worldwide.

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The End of SCM in China?

SCM Research

Previous studies about SCM in China have highlighted that uncertainty in the supply chain can be reduced by process flexibility, information sharing, and process integration. As China is in transition towards high-value add manufacturing, firms need to rethink the strategy of their manufacturing footprints.

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What is SCM and Why is it Important?

Oracle SCM

The acronym SCM stands for supply chain management. It refers to the systems, processes and software packages used by organizations to manage day-to-day operating activities such as, new product development , demand, supply and sales & operations planning , procurement , logistics , order management , manufacturing and asset maintenance. SCM systems provide a strategic advantage and business insight to companies and their operations. SCM Fundamentals.

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Trends & Strategies in Logistics and SCM

Supply Chain Movement

They are based on 1757 responses collected in an international survey from supply chain executives (including logistics service providers (LSPs), retailers, and manufacturing companies). However, our results show that costs are on the rise (larger than 8% on average for manufacturing industries). 2013 Trends and Strategies in Logistics and Supply Chain Management: Embracing Global Logistics Complexity to Drive Market Advantage.

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Oracle Announces New Updates to Oracle Cloud SCM

Supply Chain Brain

Oracle, an IT software provider, has recently launched the latest updates to Oracle Fusion Cloud Supply Chain & Manufacturing

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Manufacturers Should Focus on This Most Critical Component for Manufacturing Operations Excellence


We conclude this two part series about manufacturing operations excellence by consultant Chuck Intrieri, by outlaying why manufacturers should focus on a critical component that will help sustain manufacturing operations excellence for years to come. What is Driving Sustainable Manufacturing Operations Excellence? What is the most important part of manufacturing? The most important resource in manufacturing is people.

E2open Acquires icon-scm: Five Reasons Why You Should Care

Supply Chain Shaman

She cannot count the number of SCM software acquisition announcements that promised 1+1=10. icon-scm was founded in 1992. The company partnered with SAP to launch a product offering, SAP Supply Chain Response by icon-scm, in 2010. In 2012, icon-scm had revenues of approximately $10 million. The product was used to improve supply chain decisions in discrete manufacturing companies like Avnet, Hewlett-Packard, Pratt & Whitney, and Western Digital.

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Seasoned Leadership in Action™! An Interview with Brad Jackson, EVP SCM at Rakuten Kobo!

Supply Chain Game Changer

In 2014, I co-founded and continue to Chair the Board of ReMAP which is a $25M private/public partnership focused on accelerating the commercialization of Canadian innovations in the advanced and electronics manufacturing space. And most recently, I joined Rakuten Kobo a little over a year ago to lead the eReader hardware business where I am responsible for global supply chain, manufacturing, sales and distribution. An Interview with Brad Jackson, EVP SCM at Rakuten Kobo!

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SCM Map Europe: European location decisions remain complex

Supply Chain Movement

For the fourth consecutive year, Supply Chain Media has produced the SCM Map of Europe providing an overview of the most relevant data for value chains. Europe remains the world’s most complex continent from a supply chain perspective, which is why Supply Chain Media has developed the SCM Map of Europe for the fourth consecutive year. The logos illustrate the manufacturers’ choices about whether or not to produce close to their sales markets. SCM Map Europe 2015-2016.

Industry 4.0 & Transformation of SCM

Oracle SCM

technologies are changing the manufacturing landscape and how the factory of the future will be unrecognizable from those of today. Find out how manufacturers must act now so they can keep up and evolve in time. To learn more about Oracle Supply Chain Management applications, please visit www.oracle.com/scm. Check out this latest Oracle authored article which outlines how Industry 4.0

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SCM publishes groundbreaking list of supply chain leaders

Supply Chain Movement

Chris Tyas has been at Nestlé for thirty years, initially across manufacturing roles throughout Europe but also in human resources. Head of Competence Center SCM & Manufacturing. VP Supply Chain & Manufacturing EMEA. Unilever’s Pier Luigi Sigismondi named as Europe’s top Supply Chain Executive. Who are the most influential supply chain executives in Europe? Which leaders are truly shaping their organisations?

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SCM at Cloud World NY - Jan. 20

Oracle SCM

Modern Manufacturing in the Cloud. Journey to the Cloud (Inspirage Session with IDC Manufacturing Insights). To learn more about Oracle Supply Chain Management applications visit www.oracle.com/scm. Oracle Supply Chain Management cloud demos event new nyc scm sessions world yorkOracle CloudWorld will be in New York on January 20, 2016.

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What is Manufacturing ERP?


What distinguishes Manufacturing ERP from other ERP systems? ERP started in the manufacturing industry, but it headed off in new directions. Most ‘front-office’ functions, such as such as Customer Relationship Management (CRM), e-Commerce, Supply Chain Management (SCM), and Business Intelligence (BI) were added from 2000 onwards, as the internet allowed interconnectedness and access for employees, customers and vendors. Defining Manufacturing ERP.

Supply Chain Management (SCM) is Becoming Younger, More Educated, More Diverse!

Supply Chain Game Changer

When we speak with SCM professionals from the baby boomer and Gen X generations, it’s really common for us to hear, “I didn’t plan on going into Supply Chain, but I fell into it.” Planning and Procurement are taking on a bigger role in the field: 22% of millennials surveyed are working in Planning and 21% in Procurement , compared to 15% in Logistics , 11% in Inventory Management, and 9% in Manufacturing. Jobs #HumanResources #SCM #SupplyChain #Millennials. Subscribe Here!

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Seasoned Leadership in Action! An Interview with Paul Kretz, Head of SCM at Church & Dwight!

Supply Chain Game Changer

I started my career in Automotive parts manufacturing as a shift supervisor and can remember when my boss asked me to come off shift and become a master production scheduler. Then I went into Contract manufacturing and gained some great exposure to lean, became black belt certified and saw what best in class Supply Chain operations really looked like. The site had been trying to fix it and were using the manufacturing engineering team to drive the improvements.

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Manufacturers bouncing back after COVID using low-code technology


The COVID-19 pandemic continues impacting manufacturers in an unprecedented way, globally hitting demand, supply, and workforce at the same time. The global manufacturing and supply chain ecosystems have been among the hardest-hit sectors by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Part 2: An S&OP Q&A with SCM World’s Kevin O’Marah


In Part 1: An S&OP Q&A with SCM World’s Kevin O’Marah we discussed the drivers impacting S&OP, the value of the process and the changing rhythm of S&OP meetings. SCM World conducted a large field survey to answer this question and, interestingly, being run by sales or P&L owners did not equate to improved performance. For example, no matter what you manufacture, you have certain constraints in your supply chain.

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It’s Time to Move Beyond Rough Cut Capacity Planning

River Logic

SCM Supply Chain Manufacturing Capacity Planning Sales and Operations Planning Rough CutSimilar to the phrase ‘a guy goes into a bar,’ the concept of delivering profit across the entire product portfolio can seem like a punchline when it comes to rough-cut capacity planning (RCCP). Isn’t rough-cut capacity planning (RCCP) about meeting demand at the lowest cost?

Manufacturing Connect Seminar 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Manufacturing Connect Seminar 2016. URL: jda.com/manufacturing-connect-2016-scm. Join us at the Hilton Amsterdam on 25th May for this exclusive gathering of Supply Chain experts and business strategists which will address the challenges that manufacturers are faced with today; delivering profitable fulfillment and adaptable manufacturing. Date: 25 May 2016. Venue: Hilton Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. Organisation: JDA Software.

SAPInsider SCM 2017: Two Demand Planning Sessions That You Shouldn’t Miss


From discussions on enabling advanced business processes and improving supply chain visibility, to supply chain technology trends, the SAPInsider SCM 2017 in Orlando Florida, is set to be a fun learning and networking experience for supply chain professionals using SAP systems. SAPInsider Demand Planning Session #1: Improve your forecasts – How to Implement demand sensing for upstream manufacturers. Why those options are not available to all upstream manufacturers in the B2B space.

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How smart steel manufacturers are sustaining continuous growth

DELMIA Quintiq

Smart steel manufacturers have found a simple solution — intelligent, flexible planning. Smart steel manufacturers realize that the market’s volatile conditions require lightning-fast response in order to sustain growth. – Wolfgang Meißner, Head of SCM Design, thyssenkrupp Steel Europe (TKSE). Steel manufacturing is a series of highly complex and precise processes. Manufacturing Supply Chain Planning & Optimization

Additive Manufacturing and 3D Printing – Changing Future Supply Chains!

Supply Chain Game Changer

All of this is creating an amazing amount of opportunity creating more efficient supply chains, new product types, de-centralized manufacturing schemes, and easier approaches to mass-customization. Additive manufacturing technologies have been changing approaches to design for years. As a manufacturer of end products or a contributing supply chain partner, it is imperative to understand the opportunities and challenges additive manufacturing will present for you.

Major organisational and cultural changes lie ahead for SCM

Supply Chain Movement

Reima, a rapidly growing Finnish manufacturer of children’s clothing, has been around for 70 years yet still has the genes of a start-up in its DNA, explained Chief Supply Chain Officer Nina Anttila. Recent european and international supply chain management conferences have been primarily characterised by their focus on strongly emerging trends and their impact on companies’ supply chains.

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