Exciting roster of supply chain and manufacturing speakers at Oracle CloudWorld 2023

August 24, 2023 | 8 minute read
Lynne Sampson
Managing Editor
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It’s that time of year again! Oracle CloudWorld is almost upon us, and tickets are selling out fast. This year we’re excited to host customer speakers across supply chain and manufacturing from all corners of the world. Here are some of the great sessions you can attend to learn, first-hand, from leading global organizations about the successes of their digital supply chain and manufacturing transformations—and what pitfalls to avoid.

Keynote session: Deliver Bottom-Line Results with a Smart, Responsive Supply Chain

Supply chains are at the core of every business decision, and we’ve all seen how global events can create variability and disruption. Companies need to address supply challenges faster than ever before, causing major headaches for executives, trading partners, and customers. See how leading organizations are navigating from data to decisions—delivering bottom-line results with a smart, responsive supply chain that can quickly adapt to dynamic business conditions. Learn how to effectively mitigate risk with a cloud supply chain platform that enables visibility, control, and execution support, and improves the quality and speed of your supply chain decision-making.

Customer speakers: AT&T, Milwaukee Tool, Western Digital, Zebra Technologies

Race to Zero: On the Road to Reducing Emissions

Transportation is the largest source of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions—including CO2, which represents almost 97% of GHG emissions. Organizations need to take immediate action on carbon emissions as they commit to joining the United Nations Race to Zero global campaign. Hear how Oracle Logistics is en route to providing a new framework to calculate and analyze current carbon emissions, identify and plan sustainable logistics networks, and find improvements to take advantage of vehicle alternatives to decarbonize the fleet.

Customer speakers: Emerson, Zebra Technologies

Cummins and KPMG: Opportunities with Trade Agreements and Incentive Programs

Trade agreements and trade incentive programs such as duty drawback, bonded warehouses, economic processing zones, and other regional programs provide a unique opportunity to both expand and compete in new markets and reduce your cost of sourcing components. We explore how Cummins and KPMG are using Oracle Global Trade Management to leverage these programs for both benefits, and source components for less by deferring, reducing, or eliminating duty payments. Compete more aggressively in target markets through the strategic use of trade agreements and manufacturing programs that eliminate duty for your customers.

Customer/partner speakers: Cummins, KPMG

How Procurement Best Practices Increase Business Resilience and Profitability

Mitigating the cost effects of the current inflationary environment and protecting profitability have become top priorities for procurement organizations. This customer panel discusses how industry leaders leverage modern technologies to manage spend classifications, global rollout, “no PO no pay,” sourcing, supplier management, and self-service procurement to increase business resilience and profitability.

Customer speakers: Royal Vopak, Hearst, Western Digital, Royal KPN

Deliver Seamless Customer Experience with Integrated Order-to-Cash Solutions

Enabled by cloud technologies, businesses are transforming how they interact with customers. Stalwarts in luxury retail, De Beers leads the pack by enhancing customer experience and providing more seamless diamond buying options. With InspireXT’s Connected Solutions underpinned by Oracle Fusion Cloud Order Management (part of Oracle Cloud SCM) and Oracle Cloud ERP, De Beers optimized their omnichannel across ecommerce, stores, and traditional channels. Learn how Oracle capabilities such as Product Hub, Order Management, Global Order Promising, Pricing, and Inventory Management work at the heart of this transformation to complement De Beers’ existing technologies and increase fulfillment rates, order promising accuracy, and on-time delivery.

Customer/partner speakers: De Beers Jewellery, InspireXT

Your Path to the Future of Supply Chain Decision-Making

For your organization to achieve supply chain planning excellence you need a strong current and future supply chain strategy. Get the most up-to-date view of Oracle’s supply chain planning product strategy and roadmap to guide you. Real-time data, guided issue resolution with prescribed recommendations, and continuous improvement will transform your demand management, supply planning, and sales and operation planning processes. Learn how to accelerate your supply chain planning journey and enable a path for the future of supply chain decision-making.

Customer speaker: Diebold Nixdorf

Customer Insight: Building Resilient, Sustainable Manufacturing Supply Chains

Never have manufacturers needed to adapt so often and so quickly to disruption and change. Customers are more demanding, competitors are more capable, supply chains are more complex, and sustainability is a hotter topic than ever. See how your industry peers are using cloud, AI, machine learning, the Internet of Things, and analytics to build supply chains that can adapt to meet stakeholder demands—and will continue in the future.

Customer speakers: Cummins, Milwaukee Tool

Customer Insight: Deliver Anything as a Service in High Tech and Manufacturing

For manufacturing and high-technology companies, supplementing products with services and offering products as a service opens up new revenue streams. This transformation affects how you define your products, use digital technology, interact with customers, and deliver great experiences. Learn from industry leaders as they discuss how they’ve reconfigured their products, sales, service, operations and finance systems to support anything as a service.

Customer speaker: Johnson Controls

Implement an AI/ML-Powered Logistics Platform—a Keysight Technologies Case Study

Customer demand and competition have placed high expectations on speed and reliability despite labor issues, high inflation, and volatile freight costs. AI and machine learning (ML) enable organizations to analyze vast amounts of data to automate decision-making and improve logistics performance—including transit time predictions, warehouse productivity, and intelligent trade processes. Learn more about the AI/ML capabilities of Oracle Logistics and learn from Keysight Technologies on how using AI/ML-based analytics can increase accuracy, reduce costs, and optimize your logistics process.

Customer speaker: Keysight Technologies

How Leaders Plan in the Face of Uncertainty and Disruptions

Supply chain planning professionals are increasingly challenged with supply-and-demand variability and supply chain network complications across multiple tiers and trading partners. We show how companies are leveraging strong supply chain data management, planning, and collaboration technology to minimize the impact of these inevitable changes. Learn how to securely share multitier plans, collaborate between planning cycles across trading partners, and detect events to quickly respond and prescribe a resolution that maximizes results.

Customer speakers: JM Huber, NTN Bearings Corporation, Bimbo Bakeries USA

Americana Restaurants Automates Critical Business Processes with Oracle Cloud

Americana Restaurants operates in more than 12 countries across the Gulf Cooperation Council, Africa, and Central Asia regions, and needed to streamline both back-office and front-office business processes. Hear how they implemented Oracle Fusion Cloud applications for ERP, supply chain management, human capital management, enterprise performance management, and PaaS to centralize their data management, enhance reporting and analytics, and reduce overall operational costs.

Customer/partner speakers: Americana Restaurants International, Cognizant Technology Solutions

Digitalizing Manufacturing: The Cloud Journey at Astec Industries and Panduit

Facing economic headwinds with growing cost pressures and lower demand in many sectors, manufacturers may be tempted to pull back from major technology and other initiatives. Retooling factories, revamping supply chains, digitalizing processes, and finding employees with new skillsets all come with a price tag. Research shows that companies that invest in innovation during the toughest times emerge from the storm stronger, ready to outperform the competition. See how ASTEC Industries and Panduit are standardizing, simplifying, and digitally connecting processes with Oracle Cloud, establishing a platform for growth. Get insights for your transformation journey.

Customer/partner speakers: Panduit, Astec Industries, PwC

Measure the Value Achieved from Your Manufacturing Transformation

Hunker down to weather the crisis, or pivot investments to business transformation? In an uncertain economic environment, it’s more important than ever that manufacturers measure the value acheived before, during, and after their transformation projects. Oracle Value Realization can help customers can measure and track the value delivered from transformation programs. Get insights from more than 100 value realization assessments and jump-start your transformation journey.

Customer speaker: Taylor Corporation

Customer Insights: Simplify Your Journey to Product Data Mastery

Leading companies leverage Oracle Product Lifecycle Management to connect the product value chain; drive faster, high-quality innovations; and align new product development and introduction with growth and sustainability objectives. This panel lets you hear directly from product lifecycle management leaders about their approach to unify processes and effectively manage data to prioritize and agree on the requirements needed to continuously innovate and commercialize new products and services in a modern cloud solution.

Customer speakers: Christie Digital Systems, Niagara Bottling, Western Digital

Iron Mountain Streamlines Procurement Processes with Oracle Cloud

Iron Mountain, a $5 billion information management services company operating in over 70 countries, was running antiquated ERP platforms that lacked global business process standards and operating efficiencies in finance, accounting, procurement, and supply chain management. The company wanted to decommission more than 20 disparate platforms, including Oracle E-Business Suite, and consolidate its operations into a single global instance of Oracle Cloud ERP, including Financials, Procurement, Inventory Management, Risk Controls, Project Accounting, and Tax in the Asia, LATAM, and EMEA regions. Oracle Cloud set global operating efficiencies and process standards and reduced IT spend. See how Iron Mountain is executing this transformation.

Customer/partner speakers: Iron Mountain, Perficient

Chart a Logistics Technology Roadmap That Delivers Results and Resiliency

Oracle Fusion Logistics, part of Oracle Cloud SCM, provides warehouse, global trade, and transportation management capabilities that help your organization’s supply chain achieve high levels of order fulfillment performance, resource utilization, and cost efficiency. We explore trends in logistics and examine Oracle’s product strategy to deliver new capabilities in areas such as sustainability, artificial intelligence and machine learning, warehouse automation and robotics, warehouse workforce management, transportation capacity forecasting, global trade agreements, trade incentive programs, and more. Learn how to develop a logistics technology roadmap that positions your organization for sustainable success.

Customer speaker: onsemi

Winning Strategies for More Resilient and Profitable Wholesale Distributors

Today’s wholesalers must move beyond a “pick, pack, and ship” model and deliver their B2B customers a modern B2C experience. That requires connected order capture, fulfillment, and logistics systems to optimize pricing, accelerate fulfillment, drive down costs, and navigate disruptions to increase customer satisfaction. Discover solutions that provide wholesale distributors the intelligence and control needed to proactively manage a complex mix of channels, products, and pricing while gaining real-time visibility across the supply chain. Also, find out how to take advantage of automating order fulfillment, billing, inventory, and warehouse management to introduce value-add services, reduce costs, and increase profitability.

Customer speaker: ABC Supply Company Inc.

The Evolving Warehouse: Modernizing Warehouse Management

Smart companies are building and maintaining automated warehouses and distribution centers that help them adapt and stay resilient to disruptions and changing customer needs. We explore the ever-evolving warehouse and distribution environment, describe the challenges it presents for organizations, and show how companies can harness “anytime, anywhere distribution” to address current challenges and plan more effectively for the future.

Customer speakers: Nite Ize, Navico Group

SharkNinja Fuels International Expansion with Oracle Cloud ERP

Hear how SharkNinja, a well-known consumer goods manufacturer of vacuum cleaners, blenders, and kitchen appliances, looked to Oracle Cloud to streamline and optimize its business processes around the world. Join this session to hear how they use Oracle ERP to enhance the global operations, improve visibility into financials and supply chain activities, and gain better insights through data analytics.

Customer speaker: SharkNinja

Don’t miss your opportunity to hear from these and many more customers at Oracle CloudWorld, September 18-21, 2023. Register now!



Lynne Sampson

Managing Editor

Lynne has 25 years experience in journalism and marketing. She spent the first 10 years of her career at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, covering major news events such as the Quebec referendum, two federal elections, and the crash of Swissair flight 111 - coverage of which won a Gemini Award for “Best News Special Event Coverage.” Since then, Lynne has worked in marketing and communications for high technology companies such as Whitehill Technologies and Skywire Software. She currently works at Oracle as managing editor of The Modern Finance Leader, winner of a 2018 Killer Content Award from Demand Gen Report.

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