Welcome to SCM Portal

SCM Portal is an independent portal aimed to bring to you the most relevant and updated information on Demand & Supply Chain Management Evolution in a systemic and organic way.

SCM Portal Conceptual Framework is based on the SCOR Model (TM). In order to let you get the most appropriate information according to your actual role inside Supply Chain Management, to each information has been assigned a specific label to identify its main concentration:



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How Data Accuracy in Your ERP Impacts Supply Chain Planning

With the seismic disruptions caused by COVID-19, many companies are looking for ways to automate and streamline their business processes and data. One way they are looking to do this is through the implementation of ERP systems. And the numbers are staggering, with Thomasnet estimating that during the COVID-19 crisis that started in March, industrial searches for ERP shot up 278% compared to Q1.

But there is a big difference between searching for a solution and implementing best in class software. While ERP systems can help pave the way to better data management, data accuracy is a critical concern at deployment and maintains its importance ongoing as the system comes online.


Dangers of Data Inaccuracy

Like all software deployments, ERP systems must rely on accurate ...  >>

White Paper Chemical Logistics
Digitalization opens the door to a new age for the chemical industry. It paves the way for companies in the industry from material suppliers to solution and service providers. It is the driving force behind development that creates a new level of efficiency and transparency for the industry’s sensitive supply   >>

Aviation Supply Chain Digitalisation webinar for business
Date: March 12, 2021 Start: 1:00 pm (GMT) Your opportunity to hear directly from academic researchers and industrial experts as to how to shape business transformations and drive digital transformations in supply chains. The UK aviation industry has pledged to cut its net carbon emissions to zero by 2050 t
National Manufacturing Summit (NMS)
The forum for industry leaders, manufacturers, government and academia, to discuss and set the national manufacturing agenda. The Inaugural National Manufacturing Summit (NMS), hosted by the Manufacturing Technology Centre, will take place on the 16th and 17th March. This event will be the forum for indust
MTC campus at Ansty, Warwickshire  
Artificial Intelligence for Manufacturing 2021
Driving the Future of Business Intelligence The highly popular Artificial Intelligence for Manufacturing returns for 2021. Join us for an exciting event packed full of inspiring keynote presentations from AI experts, insightful demonstrators and advice on future technologies and taking the next steps in your man

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Continuous Improvement Manager
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Fleet & Procurement Manager
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Head of Manufacturing
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Powertrain Capacity and Constraints Buyer
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Production Planner
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IT Supplier Relationship Manager (SRM) - 60K
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Logistics Coordinator
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Operational Buyer - Facilities Management
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Head of Logistics (E-Commerce)
     Leeds  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
PPE - Sourcing Lead
     England  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Sourcing Manager - Software
     London  -  PERM  -  Beaumont Select
Assistant Buyer
     West Yorkshire  -  PERM  -  Cast UK
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Supply chain E-learning

Explore available supply chain e-learning modules by language and academy

News & Trends

Last update 6 Feb 2021
Manufacturing upturn constrained by COVID-19 restrictions and supply-chain disruptions
   Source: Markit /CIPS UK Manufacturing PMI   -  IHS Markit
United Kingdom 


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Introduction to procurement

Local & Regional Agenda

Tudor Rose International increases productivity through integrated SCM platform ASSIST4

Tudor Rose International is Europe’s leading export market management company specialising in building brands around the world. In business for nearly 30 years, the innovative company mastered an ambitious IT mo...

EU businesses say goodbye to UK suppliers as Brexit bites into key relationships

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International Agenda