Within recent years, enterprise resource planning (ERP) has been redefined as a platform for enabling collaborative e-business globally. Originally focused on automating internal processes of an enterprise, extended ERP systems increasingly include customer and supplier-centric processes.
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raw materials to the ultimate consumption of the finished product linking across supplier-user companies (see The Essential Supply Chain ). APICS Dictionary , the 10th Edition defines SCM as The design, planning, execution, control, and monitoring of supply chain activities with the objective of creating net value, building a competitive infrastructure, leveraging worldwide logistics, synchronizing supply with demand, and measuring performance globally. In other words, at a high level, the SCM software