Competitive pressures in today's business world have caused a shift in the way Best-in-Class enterprises are viewing and engaging their suppliers and the source-to-pay processes that support those relationships.These leading enterprises are taking a more holistic view of the supply management workflow while also looking for better ways to communicate, collaborate, and transact with their trading partners.
The capabilities that enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems enable in wholesale and distribution have a wide umbrella of influence throughout an organization. Using ERP data to make better business decisions while cutting your costs is only one way you can make the most of your system.
Published By: MuleSoft
Published Date: Sep 27, 2017
As one of the most popular integrated enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions on the market, SAP has enabled organizations to optimize many of their most essential business functions in finance, human capital management, enterprise performance management, and supplier relationship management. One of the most pervasive challenges for SAP shops is integrating SAP to other applications within their organization. Without proper integration between SAP and these systems, organizations fail to fully automate and optimize their business processes. This whitepaper provides an overview of some of the most common challenges faced when integrating SAP, a brief overview of SAP interfaces and integration points, various approaches for SAP integration and a suggested best architecture for solving the SAP integration challenge.
Published By: Rizepoint
Published Date: Feb 13, 2017
Consumers and other stakeholders increasingly want to know where their products come from and how they are produced. A successful Responsible Sourcing program strengthens the corporate brand by making it more predictive and adaptive to changing market needs and helping the company develop resilience, mitigate risk, improve efficiency, and better manage supplier relationships.
Download this complimentary guide to read about key concepts and principles that apply to virtually any organization when managing Corporate's Responsible Sourcing guidelines, and ensuring franchisee compliance for protection of your brand and commitment.
Enterprises increasingly operate in a digitally interconnected world where third parties like suppliers, customers, channel partners, and others are often directly connected to their internal IT systems, and where their underlying IT infrastructure may be owned and managed by an outside organization. These business relationships can knowingly or unknowingly introduce different types of risks that need to be identified and managed as if these third parties were part of the enterprise itself. Recorded Future's latest risk intelligence offering enables threat intelligence teams to better understand, monitor, and measure their real-time exposure to these third-party risks. Armed with this information, organizations can better assess and prioritize risk mitigation actions.
Business Community Management is a strategic vision that creates a comprehensive view of the supply chain by integrating the technology, business processes and communication of the entire business community to facilitate end-to-end supply chain visibility. This white paper will examine the current state of B2B communication; detail the steps needed to mitigate the challenges created by B2B; and more.
Read an analysis of how the addition of SAP Sybase ASE as SAP's preferred database for SAP Business All-in-One solutions can reduce the overall total cost of ownership (TCO) for the database and optimize performance of SAP Business All-in-One.
Until recently, many high-tech manufacturers – especially small and medium-sized businesses – have been able to survive by applying 80% of their operational focus to 20% or less of their critical customers and suppliers. That was then. The new mandate from channel masters is for more intense, collaborative relationships with fewer suppliers.
Networked business models are the wave of the future as we extend collaboration, knowledge sharing and networking beyond the corporate firewall to customers, partners and suppliers. Focusing resources on optimizing your relationships with these stakeholders can make you more resilient and adaptive to shifts in the market.
Today, many companies do not have a consistent and transparent process established in their Product Information Supply Chain. In this white paper you will find out just what exactly PIM 360° means and how it relates to your business.
In today’s globalized business environment, the need to build strong relationships with partners, suppliers, internal teams, investors and customers is more important than ever. High-quality video conferencing solutions enable you to communicate as effectively as actually being there in person, helping you to build the engaging relationships needed for success in business.
People drive your business. Whether you are a customer, supplier, owner, or employee, it is cultivating and maintaining those people relationships within and beyond your company that determine how well you will fare in the marketplace. This is why IBM knows that it is important that you have ultimate choice and flexibility to work the way you want.
Infor Discrete Manufacturing Essentials are built exclusively for discrete manufacturers, with specific functionality that addresses the industry's essential challenges. The result? For one typical Infor customer, a 50 percent reduction in data processing costs and fully automated management of more than 11,000 items and 200 suppliers.
SupplyWEB® is an advanced, web-enabled Supply Chain Management and Execution solution from Infor. It is designed to reduce supply chain costs, reduce inventory and increase operational efficiencies. It delivers significant ROI by increasing supplier visibility, enabling inter-enterprise communication,and providing a high level of systems integration.
You can't capture the full benefits of eInvoicing without getting all your suppliers onboard. This webinar will cover: How to communicate the change to suppliers The importance of supporting multiple transaction models Financial and efficiency gains for both parties Impact on supplier relationships
You can't capture the full benefits of eInvoicing without getting all your suppliers onboard. This webinar will cover: how to communicate the change to suppliers The importance of supporting multiple transaction models Financial and efficiency gains for both parties Impact on supplier relationships
The sponsor named below commissioned Ardent Partners to write this report. While the report topic In 2015, collaboration is the name of the game in procurement and frequently entails working with key internal stakeholders (like line-of-business managers and legal departments) or preferred suppliers to drive greater value through sourcing and procurement. For Chief Procurement Officers ("CPOs") and other supply management leaders, collaboration has taken on many new and innovative forms over the years, causing these executives to leverage new (and, in some cases, existing) processes, relationships, and technologies to enhance compliance, decrease risk, and increase savings. One such business process, contract management, has been reborn with digital, automated features that can shift the way procurement teams collaborate, mitigate risk, drive performance, and realize greater savings for the enterprise.