Friday Mar 06, 2015

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 

Thursday Oct 02, 2014

OTM and GTM in the Cloud Webcast - Watch the Replay

If you missed last week’s webcast, Finally! Transportation and Trade for Everyone, no need to fret as the webcast replay link is now available. 

Simply click on the link to watch the webcast at a time that suits you best.

Hear from Oracle Vice President, Derek Gittoes, as he discusses the evolution of logistics applications to the Cloud, the corresponding benefits that can be achieved, as well as Oracle’s newly released Transportation and Global Trade Management solutions in the Cloud.

Kathy Moore, CEO of Eminent Group also discuss best practices for transitioning to the Cloud and case studies of customers that have transformed their transportation operations by making the transition.

 To learn more about Oracle Transportation and Global Trade Management in the Cloud, read the Solution Brief or check out the eBook.

Visit www.oracle.com/scm to learn more about Oracle Supply Chain Management applications.

 

 

 

Monday Sep 15, 2014

It’s Official - OTM and Global Trade Management are Available in the Cloud

Today Oracle officially released Oracle Transportation Management and Global Trade Management in the Oracle Cloud.   These are the same market leading applications that have been available on-premise for over 10 years. New customers will be able to deploy rapidly and leverage the power of Oracle with no up front investment. Existing customers will be able to convert their on-premise licenses to cloud. All cloud customers will benefit by using Oracle hardware and data centers.  System management, maintenance and upgrades are all included.    Be sure to read the press release.

 

You can also check out the latest Solution Brief which outlines the benefits of a cloud deployment.

Click here for the Solution Brief

 

A reminder to also register for the OTM / GTM Cloud webcast with Supply Chain Management Review taking place this Thursday, September 18 at 2:00 p.m. EST

Click here to register for the webcast.

 

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

Thursday Sep 04, 2014

SCM in the Cloud: Transportation Management is a Great Place to Start


Computing is moving to the cloud, and supply chain applications are no exception.  Some applications are more cloud friendly than others.  Forbes recently blogged about an SCM World study that classifies applications based on their cloud friendliness.  As you can see, a TMS is about as cloud friendly as you can get.  To read the blog post, go here.

Friday Aug 08, 2014

How a TMS Can Help Reduce Costs and Improve Operations - Register for SCMR Webcast - August 14, 2 pm Eastern


Join us for a complimentary webcast to learn the results of a recent study conducted by the Supply Chain Management Review and Logistics Management. Over 500 logistics and supply chain managers gave their input on their current supply chain technology infrastructures, addressed how they tackle the transportation component, and revealed the gaps that still need to be filled in order to attain end-to-end visibility of a streamlined supply chain.

During this webcast you will gain insight on where companies are in their adoption of TMS systems, and how improving the use of technology can reduce costs and improve operations. You will also hear from AdamCloues, Logistics Specialist at Land O'Lakes on how Oracle Transportation Management (OTM) can support shippers' business objectives, and how Land O'Lakes has benefited by implementing OTM.

Presenters:

Adam Cloues, Logistics Specialist, Land O'Lakes

Ginger Conroy, Senior Director, Value Chain Execution Product Marketing,Oracle Corporation

Bob Trebilcock, Editorial Director, Supply Chain Management Review

Click Here to Register

Can't attend the Webcast? Register anyway! We'll send you a link to the recorded session after the event.



Tuesday Aug 05, 2014

Profit Magazine: Schneider Transforms Their Business with Oracle Transportation Management

Schneider is featured as the cover story of the current issue of Profit Magazine in an article titled "Vehicle for Change:  Data Drives Schneider's Strategy for Employee and Operational Excellence."  The article discusses Quest, a five year transformational initiative, which truly changed every aspect of their business.  The central tenet of Quest was simple:  give drivers, customers, and business partners convenient access to the information and services they need while improving back-office processes to drive operational efficiency and profitability.   Oracle Transportation Management was an integral part of that transformation. Judy Lemke, executive vice president and CIO at Schneider states “We have not only realized the goals we set out to achieve but have surpassed the benefits we anticipated going in. The foundation laid over those five years of transformation has now become an outstanding platform for current operations and a springboard to even greater possibilities in the future.” Read the full article here.

Thursday Jul 17, 2014

Don't Miss the OTM Special Interest Group User Conference in Philadelphia

The OTM SIG, scheduled for August 10-13, is quickly approaching.  If you haven't registered yet, what are you waiting for?  This customer led event will be a great chance to meet with other OTM and GTM customers and to share information about successes and lessons learned.  There will also be a great party at Cube Libre.  

Click here to register for the SIG.

Click here to register for the party. 

Thursday May 08, 2014

Oracle Transportation Management Gets Things Moving

Mutual Materials, a leading manufacturer and distributor of masonry products in the Pacific Northwest, has recently implemented Oracle Transportation Management and achieved some impressive results.

Their truck utilization went from the low 60s to 85-87%, the cost of using their fleet is down by half a million dollars, and they have saved about $1M by more efficiently moving goods within the internal supply chain.

Click here to read the full article

Tuesday Apr 08, 2014

Sears to Present on Transportation & Big Data at SCOPE Spring 2014

 

 

 

 

                      If you are attending this month’s SCOPE Spring 2014 event in Chicago be sure to catch the session entitled “Business Intelligence for Transportation” taking place on Monday, April 14th at 2:00 p.m.

Hear the Director of Logistics Systems at Sears Holdings describe how they are using Oracle solutions within their transportation management processes.

Don’t forget to also stop by the Oracle booth #412 to meet with Oracle supply chain experts.

We look forward to seeing you in Chicago.

Sunday May 06, 2012

Beckman Coulter Increases On-Time Shipping Rate to 99% with Warehouse and Transportation Management Solutions

Beckman Coulter is a leading manufacturer of biomedical-testing-instrument systems, tests, and supplies. From medical research and drug discovery, to clinical trials, to laboratory diagnostics, and point-of-care testing—Beckman Coulter’s 275,000 installed systems operate on seven continents to provide essential biomedical information that enhances healthcare around the world.

Beckman Coulter―continually focused on performance improvement across the enterprise―wanted to develop a new distribution strategy for its North American operations. The company, a long-time Oracle application and technology user, selected Oracle Transportation Management and Oracle Warehouse Management as the IT foundation that would make its new strategy a reality. The applications, which integrate with Beckman Coulter’s Oracle E-Business Suite environment, are delivering powerful benefits. The company has automated core transportation and warehouse management processes to lower shipping costs while optimizing routes. It has also improved order accuracy and on-time delivery, boosted warehouse productivity, and reduced product waste.

Tuesday Apr 17, 2012

Swift chooses Oracle Transportation Management

Swift Transportation Company of AZ, LLC has selected Oracle Transportation Management as the foundation for its Swift Logistics division. This system will support the company’s expanding logistics service offering.

http://www.oracle.com/us/corporate/press/1592375

Monday Mar 05, 2012

APL leveraging OTM

APL's video on ShipmentOptimizer, their new solution offering which, at its heart leverages Oracle Transportation Management.  

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T-cpiaaDcE8

Monday Feb 20, 2012

Kraft Russia

The first  European OTM SIG Monthly call of 2012 with take place tomorrow.  Kraft Russia will talk about their implementation of OTM.  Dial-in information can be found here -  http://www.facebook.com/events/178976245544507/   Be warned, it is a 5a EST start time!  

Sunday Jan 22, 2012

Land o'Lakes talks about their integrated use of OTM, Demantra, and JD Edwards E1

Read about it on the VCE Facebook page.    
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