Monday Oct 29, 2012

Value Chain Execution E-Book

Taking a smart approach to logistics – from streamlining transport networks and global trade management, to optimizing everyday warehouse operations – can simultaneously reduce costs and maximize competitive advantage.

Download your exclusive Oracle e-book, Oracle Value Chain Execution: Reinventing Logistics Excellence, to learn why our world-leading, unified solution is relied on by market-leading companies across the planet.

Discover how it can help you:
  • Drive business agility, scalability and innovation
  • Reduce costs and increase efficiency
  • Enhance visibility, productivity and inventory accuracy
  • Simplify compliance and mitigate risk
  • Measure and boost customer satisfaction
See what reinventing logistics excellence could mean for your organization.

Monday Oct 22, 2012

Oracle Leader in Transportation Management

Oracle Named a Leader in the Transportation Management Systems Market by Leading Analyst Firm

Redwood Shores, Calif. – October 15, 2012

News Facts

Gartner, Inc. has placed Oracle Transportation Management in the Leaders Quadrant of its 2012 report, “Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems (TMS).” (1)
Gartner Magic Quadrants position vendors within a particular market segment based on their completeness of vision and ability to execute on that vision.
According to the report, “Multiple subcomponents make up a comprehensive TMS across planning (for example, load consolidation, routing, mode selection and carrier selection) and execution (for example, tendering loads to carriers, shipment track and trace, and freight audit and payment).”
Built on modern, flexible, Internet based architecture, Oracle Transportation Management is a global transportation and logistics operations system that allows companies to minimize cost, optimize service levels, support sustainability initiatives, and create flexible business process automation within their transportation and logistics networks.
With a share of 26% of worldwide software revenue for 2011, Oracle is also number one in TMS vendor share according to Gartner’s report, “Market Trends: A Golden Opportunity in the Transportation Management System Market, 2012 – 2016.” (2)

Supporting Quote

“Shippers and logistics service providers face increasingly complex challenges as they try to reduce costs, secure capacity and improve overall freight efficiency,” said Derek Gittoes, vice president, logistics product strategy, Oracle. “We believe our high standing in both Gartner reports is a reflection of Oracle’s commitment to addressing these challenges by delivering the industry’s broadest and deepest transportation management platform. With a flexible and modern platform, we are able to support customers with both basic transportation needs, as well as those with highly complex logistics requirements.”

Supporting Resources

(1) Gartner, Inc., “Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems,” by C. Dwight Klappich, August 23, 2012

(2) Gartner, Inc., “Market Trends: A Golden Opportunity in the Transportation Management System Market, 2012 – 2016,” by Chad Eschinger and C. Dwight Klappich, September 24, 2012.

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Karen Hartquist
Oracle
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Simon Jones
Blanc & Otus
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Thursday Oct 18, 2012

Oracle Industrial Manufacturing Forum, Nov 8, W Hotel-Chicago

 Attend this exciting Industrial Manufacturing Forum in Chicago Nov 8th, 2012 and hear success stories from leading corporations who have adopted Oracle technologies. Hear from fellow customers and network with your manufacturing peers and Oracle Partners.[Read More]

Friday Oct 12, 2012

All-Things Supply Chain at the Oracle Value Chain Summit

The 1st Oracle Value Chain Summit is officially planned for Feb 4-6 in San Francisco.  If you are a current Oracle SCM customer or are interested in learning about Oracle SCM applications and services, this is a must-attend event.   Follow this link to save-the-date as the registration page will be available shortly. 

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