Thursday Mar 26, 2015

Chicago's Pace Suburban Bus Improves Service and Expects Savings of $1M with Oracle

Chicago-based Pace Suburban Bus is one of the largest bus services in North America, covering 3,500 square miles, and serving tens of thousands of daily riders with fixed bus routes, vanpools, and Dial-a-Ride programs. Pace selected Oracle E-Business Suite 12.1 to maintain all of Pace Suburban Bus's financial, grants accounting and asset management records, resulting in the elimination of data silos, reduction of data redundancy and enhanced information sharing across the bus system's departments.

With Oracle Enterprise Asset Management, Pace Suburban Bus is able to maintain optimum inventory and aid in effective preventive fleet maintenance for approximately 5,000 vehicles. Pace also won, along with partner Viziya Corporation, the 2014 Oracle Excellence Award for Sustainability Innovation, which recognizes the innovative use of Oracle technology to address global sustainability business challenges. 

To find out more about how Pace Suburban Bus is using a range of Oracle solutions, including Oracle Exadata Database Machine, Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine, Oracle Order Management, Oracle Financials and many more, check out the complete story here

Wednesday Mar 25, 2015

Suguna Foods Improves Production Control

Suguna Foods is one of the top-10 poultry companies worldwide. With an upgrade to Oracle E-Business Suite 12.1.3, Suguna has standardized business processes, including sales, production, procurement, inventory, and poultry-health maintenance across 20,000 farms.

Oracle Process Manufacturing allows them to accurately calculate and capture actual batch-feed costs, providing the right amounts of ingredients required to produce the correct feed recipe for specific poultry types throughout their lifecycles. Click here for the story.

To learn more about Oracle Supply Chain Management applications, visit www.oracle.com/scm

Monday Mar 23, 2015

Oracle Innovation Management Cloud at JDSU

At the recent Oracle Value Chain Summit, Francis Blackburn, Senior IT Manager at JDSU discusses their use and vast footprint of Oracle PLM solutions, as well as their recent purchase of Innovation Management Cloud

You can find the video here

To learn more about Oracle Supply Chain Management applications, visit www.oracle.com/scm

Friday Mar 20, 2015

Menu Calorie-Labeling FDA Guidelines Webcast

Oracle Development and Solution Consulting teams will discuss these FDA regulation changes and how Oracle's Product Lifecycle Management for Process (P4P) solution can help companies streamline and automate packaging and labeling processes.

Date: Tuesday, March 31

Time: 1:00 p.m. EST

Registration Link

To learn more about Oracle Supply Chain Management applications, visit www.oracle.com/scm

Wednesday Mar 18, 2015

Services Parts Planning Seminar

Oracle and Inspirage are hosting a Services Parts Planning Lifecycle Management seminar where customers will learn how leading companies are streamlining and optimizing their service supply chain operations.

It takes place on Monday, March 23 from 5:00 p.m. – 7:20 p.m. at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, CA.   

Click here for event details.

To learn more about Oracle Supply Chain Management applications, visit www.oracle.com/scm


Tuesday Mar 17, 2015

India-Based Poultry Producer Suguna Foods Manages Risk and Saves Costs with Oracle

Founded in 1984, Suguna Foods Ltd. is a leading producer of broiler chickens in India and is one of the top-10 poultry companies worldwide. With more than 60% of the country’s poultry produced through Suguna Foods’ contract-farming model, the company has helped to protect over 20,000 rural farmers from market risks, such as daily fluctuations in broiler pricing, to provide farmers with consistent incomes and improve their livelihoods. With the upgrade to Oracle E-Business Suite 12.1.3, Suguna has realized a number of improvements including:[Read More]

Thursday Mar 12, 2015

REDISA Creates Thousands of Jobs and Helps Protect the Environment with Integrated Waste Tire Management Plan

The Recycling and Economic Development Initiative of South Africa (REDISA) is a non-profit organization aiming to develop a sustainable South African tire recycling industry through an integrated waste tire management plan.  By utilizing Oracle's Transportation Management solution, REDISA is able to manage the logistics involved in collecting and aggregating waste tires for delivery to recyclers.  They are also now able measure and minimize the carbon footprint impact for the tire collection process for more than 1,600 pick-up activities per week.

REDISA's CIO, Ian Beaton, had this to say - “Although a new initiative, REDISA is already putting money and food on the table of South African people at the very bottom of the economic food chain. REDISA supports entrepreneurs, creates jobs, and builds a better society. Oracle technology empowers this profound social development and supports public well-being.”

Click here to read more on the positive impact REDISA is making through their efforts.

REDISA is a 2014 Oracle Sustainability Innovation Award Winner.

To learn more about Oracle Supply Chain Management applications, visit www.oracle.com/scm

Monday Mar 09, 2015

Promotion Optimization Institute 2015 Event

Oracle is sponsoring the Promotion Optimization Institute (POI) event which takes place April 13 – 15 in Chicago, IL.

Oracle customer, Mead Johnson, will present in a keynote session, there will be a booth showcasing Oracle solutions, as well as an Oracle and AVATA sponsored networking reception on April 13 from 7:00 – 9:00 pm at Eataly Chicago.

To learn more about Oracle Supply Chain Management applications, visit www.oracle.com/scm

Friday Mar 06, 2015

Invitation Video to European Value Chain Summit

The 2015 European Value Chain Summit kicks off in the UK next week, during March 10 & 11. Use this latest video featuring Oracle GVP Jon Chorley, to invite your customers and prospects to register and attend.  There is still time!

At this year’s Summit visitors will have access to more networking time, solution labs, and industry sessions.  Video Link

For more information on Oracle Supply Chain Management applications, visit www.oracle.com/scm 

OTM & GTM Cloud Webcasts Showcasing Live Demos Available in March & April

The OTM webcasts will educate your customers on how to implement Oracle’s Transportation Management in the cloud and achieve fast ROI. Click here to register for an upcoming webcast. 

During the GTM webcasts your GTM customers will learn how Oracle’s Global Trade Compliance applications can be implemented in the cloud. Click here to register for an upcoming webcast.

For more information on Oracle Supply Chain Management applications, visit www.oracle.com/scm 

Wednesday Mar 04, 2015

CNH Cuts Transportation & Logistics Overhead

CNH Industrial designs, manufactures, and sells agricultural and earth-moving machinery, trucks, and commercial vehicles.  By using Oracle Transportation Management they have enhanced the efficiency of inbound and outbound transportation, optimized processes, and achieved complete visibility into shipment status.  

Valerio Mazza, Logistics ICT Project Manager had this to say, "Oracle Transportation Management is absolutely the best program for managing transportation and logistics.”

Read the full story here

To learn more about Oracle Supply Chain Management applications, visit www.oracle.com/scm

Tuesday Mar 03, 2015

Inspiring Stories From Some of the 2015 Value Chain Management Award Winners

A few weeks ago, Oracle hosted the 3rd Annual Oracle Value Chain Summit in San Jose, during which more than 2,500 value chain experts from 425 companies in 31 countries attended, networked, and took advantage of amazing learning opportunities. It was an energetic and inspiring three days and a great opportunity for Oracle to honor the six winners of the 2015 Oracle Excellence Award in Value Chain Management (VCM).

Did you miss it? The Oracle Excellence Awards recognize customers and partners who have excelled in driving business value together with Oracle. Here are some of the inspiring stories about how... 


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Monday Mar 02, 2015

Video: 2015 Oracle Value Chain Summit Event Highlights

The 2015 Oracle Value Chain Summit in San Jose, CA was an enormous success. This event highlights video showcases the renowned speakers, enthusiastic customers and great entertainment throughout the three day event.  

In case you missed it or want to relive the experience, view the video here. Be sure to share this video with colleagues and prospects and entice them to come to next year's Summit which will be even bigger and better.

To learn more about Oracle Supply Chain Management applications, visit www.oracle.com/scm

Wednesday Feb 25, 2015

OVCS 2015 Keynote Speaker Featured in Forbes SCM Article

Recent Oracle Value Chain Summit 2015 keynote speaker, Andrew Winston, author of The Big Pivot, sat down with Oracle Voice to discuss the new challenges that are facing supply chain executives and what they need to do to help prepare their companies to last in the future.

Click here to read the article in its entirety. 

To learn more about Oracle Supply Chain Management applications, visit www.oracle.com/scm 

Monday Feb 23, 2015

Exclusive WebCast - Oracle Innovation Management Cloud

76% of companies view product innovation as a key strategic business priority, but 90% of them admitted they are slow to market and often over-budget.

Join us on March 6, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. PT / 12:00 p.m. ET for an exclusive live webcast to see how Oracle Innovation Management Cloud can help you optimize your portfolio, drive top-line revenue growth, and innovate at lightning speed. 

For more details on upcoming Oracle Innovation Management Cloud webcasts click here

To learn more about Oracle Supply Chain Management applications visit www.oracle.com/scm


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