Friday Jun 12, 2015

GTM Cloud Webcast Series Continued

During these webcasts your GTM customers will learn how Oracle’s Global Trade Compliance applications can be implemented in the cloud.

Friday, June 12, 11:00 a.m. PST   Register

Friday, June 26, 11:00 a.m. PST   Register

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

Thursday Jun 11, 2015

New Video on Oracle In-Memory Cost Management Solutions

Oracle In-Memory Cost Management solutions allow businesses to drive their strategic cost management objectives by helping to maximize gross margins and gross profits, optimize product cost structures through minimizing component costs, create profitable product mixes across their global operations, and find the right products to both increase penetration in existing markets and enter new markets. To find out more about these innovative new solutions, check out this new Oracle In-Memory Cost Management overview video:

Oracle In-Memory Cost Management solutions provide a bottom-up approach to maximizing profit and margins by enabling real-time insight into all aspects of cost management. Its extreme performance is possible because of the gamechanging technical innovations of the Oracle Database In-Memory option and Oracle Engineered Systems. For more information on these solutions, check out: Oracle In-Memory Cost Management for Discrete Industries and Oracle In-Memory Cost Management for Process Industries.


Wednesday Jun 10, 2015

OTM Cloud Webcast Series Continued

This webcast series will educate your OTM customers on how to implement Oracle’s Transportation Management in the cloud and achieve fast ROI.

Friday, June 12, 8:00 a.m. PST    Register

Friday, June 26, 8:00 a.m. PST    Register

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

Monday Jun 08, 2015

Opportunities for Smarter Supply Chains

IndustryWeek just posted a byline article written by Oracle's Maha Muzumdar and Margie Steele. The article focuses on the Internet of Things and how smarter supply chains enabled by IoT can help manufacturers better understand their demand and inventory, accelerate innovation, and improve quality.  Click here for the complete article.

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

Thursday Jun 04, 2015

Frustrated Yet? Here's a Simpler Look at Innovation Best Practices

Your newsfeeds are probably just as full as mine of articles and comments about brilliant new innovations. Now is an exciting time to be a product and supply chain professional. But it can also be pretty aggravating, especially if those articles are written about your competition. Even worse, if you failed to get the same idea off the ground two years ago!

PwC reported five-year growth projections for top innovators run beyond 60% but sit around just 20-35% for average innovators, so it’s no wonder most CEOs are pushing their organizations to figure out how to make better innovation happen more effectively.

Therein lies the struggle: Although the benefits of being a top innovator are well documented, how to become a top innovator… not so much.

Oracle recently launched a new Modern Best Practice for Innovation website designed to ... 


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Wednesday Jun 03, 2015

APL Puts Shipments in the Fast Lane with OTM

APL Logistics expedites shipping for customers in the automotive, consumer, industrials, and retail industries and manages 200 logistics facilities in more than 60 countries.

The feature article in the May issue of Profit magazine showcases how APL is using Oracle Transportation Management in the planning and execution areas of their business to improve margins, reduce freight costs, and get shipments to their destinations faster. Click here for the full article.

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

Monday Jun 01, 2015

Panduit & OTM Cloud Article

The June 2015 issue of American Shipper magazine features an interview with Sam Hanieh, Global Logistics Manager at Panduit, an Oracle OTM Cloud customer.

The article highlights Panduit’s rationale for selecting OTM Cloud and the benefits they expect to achieve throughout their global logistics network.

To access the article, click here. Jump to page #24. Note, you may need to register for a free American Shipper account.

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

Friday May 29, 2015

Innovation Management Cloud Webcast

Oracle and partner Kalypso are partnering with Supply Chain Management Review to deliver a webcast on Innovation Management in the Cloud and how companies can best manage the intersection of supply chain risk and product innovation. Invite your customers so they can learn how to align their supply chain strategies for innovative products.

Date: Thursday, May 28, 2015

Time: 2:00 p.m. EST

Register

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

Thursday May 28, 2015

Free Demo of Oracle Innovation Management Cloud on June 5

The Oracle team will host a free, live demo for anyone who's interested in learning more about Oracle Innovation Management Cloud.  Register now for the webinar on June 5, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. PT.


See what analysts, bloggers, and innovation visionaries have been buzzing about - a way to systematize innovation that closes the gap between executive strategy and executing development.  Only Oracle Innovation Management Cloud can provide insight into the business outcome of every idea, giving you the information to make better decisions about investing in new innovations. Learn how to influence top line revenue by innovating strategically.  Register now for the webcast on June 5, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. PT.

Webcast today: Align Supply Chain Strategies for Innovative Products

How prepared are you for the next "Big Product Offering" that can pump up the bottom line and lead to top line profits?

Join George Young, Chairman at Kalypso LP, today at 2pm ET, as he walks you through a comprehensive checklist of innovation analytics and product lifecycle management that all successful supply chains now regard as essential.

You'll also hear from Gayle Hayes, Sr. Director, Product Strategy at Oracle, who will go into greater detail on Cloud-based Innovation Management solutions.

During this webcast you'll learn how successful innovators
:

- Quickly identify product requirement necessary for success

- Build pipeline visibility to deliver vital business results

- Measure innovation to refine and improve existing practices

- Reduce cost and supply risk by tracking ideation through development

Register now!

Monday May 25, 2015

New Global Trade Management Infographic

A recent American Shipper report entitled “Hype or Reality? How Supply Chain Convergence and Cloud Impact Global Trade Management Usage” looked at how global trade professionals are designing future-ready strategies.

This new infographic displays some of the report’s key findings in a quick and easy to read way.

Click here for the infographic

Click here for the American Shipper report

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

Monday May 18, 2015

Agile PLM for Process Wins Reader's Choice

Oracle Agile PLM for Process was voted "Best in Category" in Consumer Goods Technology 2015 Readers' Choice for New Product Development & Introduction.

"Oracle Agile PLM for Process brings process and workflow capability to our supplier relationships. In the past, that would have been manual. Now, we have visibility and gate keeping with our PLM system to ensure accountability." said Randy Gunzburger, Global IT Enterprise Architect, HJ Heinz Company. Click here for the full article.

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

Thursday May 14, 2015

Minerals Technologies Supports Global Expansion with Oracle eAM, Oracle Process Manufacturing and Oracle Managed Cloud Services

Minerals Technologies Inc., a resource- and technology-based company that develops, produces, and markets worldwide a broad range of specialty mineral, mineral-based, and synthetic mineral products, and related systems and services, recently implemented a number of Oracle applications worldwide including Oracle EBS 12.1, Oracle Process Manufacturing, Oracle Enterprise Asset Management, Oracle Order Management, Oracle Transportation Management, Oracle Financials, and Oracle Managed Cloud Services.

These solutions have already enabled Minerals Technologies to:

  • Allow 3,000 employees in 30 countries to have access to the system
  • Provide global visibility into all financial, manufacturing and logistics data across 60 manufacturing plants worldwide
  • Minimize IT complexity, as well as time and money spent on maintenance, support and administration
  • Reduce turnaround time for external and internal reporting to facilitate faster decision-making
  • More effectively track product warranties and material inventory with Oracle Enterprise Asset Management, which resulted in an improved ability to schedule proactive equipment maintenance across 60 worldwide plants--providing visibility into machine uptime and minimizing breakdowns
  • Support a complex process manufacturing system with Oracle Process Manufacturing that helps manage costing for inherently variable chemical products 

Check out the complete story here.

Wednesday May 13, 2015

Oracle & Accelalpha at AAEI 2015 Event

AAEI's 2015 Annual Conference, taking place in Washington, DC from May 31 - June 2, will feature a two-day examination of the origins and current realities of both the U.S. and global trade climate.

Oracle & Oracle partner Accelalpha will be sharing and co-exhibiting at Booth #35 during the 3 day event. There will also be a customer dinner on Monday, June 1st at Jaleo. For further details about the dinner, contact Dusty Knight. For more event information click here.

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

Monday May 11, 2015

Herdez Boosts Accuracy of Demand Forecasts

The Herdez Group is a leader in the processed foods industry in Mexico and also one of the Mexican food leaders in the US with brands like Chi-Chis’s, Don Migues, Herdez, etc.  They implemented an integrated solution using Oracle’s Demantra applications to support demand planning, inventory, production, and procurement, ultimately optimizing inventory, on-time delivery, and profitability.

"Oracle's Demantra solutions enable us to replicate marketing trends in our mature product line to identify patterns and generate more accurate supply cost and sales forecasts. We can now optimize our working capital and investments by making decisions to address potential problems before they occur." - Hernán Gonzalez, Senior Director, Herdez

Click here for the English language version

Click here of the Spanish language version

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

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