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Supply Chain Management 101
I covered the basics of ERP previously, and thought I'd move on to supply chain management (SCM), which we're also featuring in tomorrow's TEC Newsletter (go to

logistics tutorials  management • international trade logistics • transportation management The difference between managing these components effectively and mismanaging them can mean the difference between success and disaster. Why An Effective SCM Evaluation Process is Vital IT disasters are not just for SMBs. Even the biggest companies in the world can trip over their supply chains. In May 2001, Nike announced that sales for the preceding quarter had been $100 million (USD) lower than expected. The official reason,

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