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					What is SCM or Supply Chain Management?
Overview : Supply Chain Management Solution is popularly known as SCM
also. Supply Chain Management Solution also known as Demand Chain
Management Solution or DCM also.
What is Supply Chain Management Solution ?
A supply chain is between Manufacturers and many other departments inside
companies linked by a flow of goods, information, and funds. It not only
includes the company, but also its suppliers, buyers, vendors, customers,
and others with whom it interacts.Why Supply Chain Management Solution ?
There are four dimensions to integrated Supply Chain Management Solution
Integration of purchasing, manufacturing, transportation and warehousing
activities.


Integration of above activities across vendors, facilities, and markets


Integration of these activities over strategic, tactical and operational
planning


Enterprise integration

Benefits of Supply Chain Management Solution
Companies can forecast
production planning


flow and process management


inventory management


customer delivery


after-sales support and service


trucks and ships tracking systems
How Supply Chain Management Solution software can help Small Business
Companies?
Small business companies can use Supply Chain Management Solution
software to access their data from various locations. Companies can use
various Supply Chain Management Solution softwares for different
different perpose and use solution to access data from their own web
server's database and use in local offline software.
Yogesh Ahire is Software consultant from Mumbai. http://www.business-
india.co.in and http://www.business-world.co.in