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Enabling Order Fulfillment in the Cloud: Oracle Introduces Order Management and Global Order Promising in the Cloud

To help companies support their complete quote-to-cash process in the cloud, Oracle announced the expansion of the Oracle Supply Chain Management Cloud with two new products for order management and global order promising. These two products provide modern order promising, management, visibility, and fulfillment capabilities, and link the existing quote and sales process in Oracle Configure, Price, and Quote Cloud and the pick, pack, and ship processes in Oracle Inventory Cloud to billing in Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning Cloud.
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Read CIO: “Oracle Extends Cloud Suite to Cover Entire Order-Fulfillment Process
By Katherine Noyes, July 13, 2015
Read Supply Chain Matters: “Oracle Expands Supply Chain Management Public Cloud into Order Fulfillment”
By Bob Ferrari, July 13, 2015

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IndustryWeek: “The Internet of Things (IoT): Opportunities for Smarter Supply Chains”

Oracle Vice President Product Marketing, Supply Chain Management Maha Muzumdar and Oracle Principal Sales Consultant Margie Steele write about how smarter supply chains enabled by IoT can help manufacturers better understand their demand and inventory, accelerate innovation, and improve quality.
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American Shipper: “Serving the Servers” (featuring Panduit and Oracle Transportation Management Cloud Service)

Panduit Global Logistics Manager Sam Hanieh discusses the company’s rationale for selecting Oracle Transportation Management Cloud Service and the benefits it expects to achieve throughout its global logistics network. Click on the link above and navigate to page 24. (Note: You may need to register for a free American Shipper account.)
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Enterprise Apps Today: “Eight Trends Boosting Supply Chain Efficiency”

As the supply chain becomes more complex—with suppliers, their customers, and consumers interacting with each other around the world and across different channels—it’s more important than ever for companies to get and maintain good control of their logistics. Check out this recent article featuring Oracle Vice President, Supply Chain Management Product Strategy Derek Gittoes.
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Profit Magazine: “Time to Market: APL Logistics Uses Oracle Solutions to Put Global Shipments in the Fast Lane”

APL Logistics expedites shipping for customers in the automotive, consumer, industrials, and retail industries and manages 200 logistics facilities in more than 60 countries. Find out how APL is using Oracle Transportation Management in the planning and execution areas of its business to improve margins, reduce freight costs, and get shipments to their destinations faster.
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Oracle Modern Best Practices for Logistics

Take control of your complex transportation and fleet operations by implementing Oracle’s modern best practices for logistics. Learn how to gain visibility into and control of your transportation network while optimizing service levels. Visit the new pages on oracle.com to study best practices in the fields of lane forecast to carrier contract, inbound shipment to receipt, freight invoice to approval, and shipment to dispatch.

Innovation Management Modern Best Practices

Learn the latest methods for managing innovation according to modern best practices, enabled by Oracle Fusion Innovation Management Cloud Service. Discover the five core functions necessary to transform fragmented product development processes into a universal innovation management competency. Visit the new pages on oracle.com to learn more about modern best practices for innovation management.

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Logistics for an Omnichannel World

Logistics for an Omnichannel World (4:04)

The way consumers interact with companies has radically changed, thanks to the rising use of mobile devices, digital platforms, and social media capabilities. Watch this video to understand how the supply chain is evolving to become the key business differentiator in most organizations today.

Oracle’s New Quote-to-Cash Solution

Oracle’s New Quote-to-Cash Solution (2:42)

Integrate your applications, automate processes, and gain immediate business value with Oracle’s quote-to-cash solution.

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“Bimbo Group Optimizes Baked Goods Distribution Costs and Cuts Daily Transport Scheduling Time in Half”

Bimbo, a leader in baked goods, operates a distribution network with more than 52,000 routes and more than 2.2 million points of sale located in 19 countries. By using Oracle Transportation Management Managed Cloud Service, Bimbo was able to improve visibility and control of logistics operations, save significantly on freight costs including fuel and carrier hours, and cut daily transport scheduling time in half.

“Zebra Technologies Gains Strategic Operations Improvement and Achieves 500 Percent ROI with Integrated Fulfillment Operations and Real-Time Location Tracking”

Zebra Technologies is a global provider of asset-tracking technologies incorporating mobile computing, data capture, bar code, wireless LAN, RFID, and location systems. Its recent implementation of Oracle Warehouse Management has delivered significant improvements in operations, improved warehouse space utilization by 40 percent, and allowed it to achieve 500 percent ROI with integrated fulfillment operations and real-time location tracking.

“Grupo Herdez Unifies Supply Chain Strategy, Boosting the Accuracy of Medium- and Long-Term 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 such as Chi-Chis’s, Don Migues, and Herdez. It implemented an integrated solution using Oracle’s Demantra applications to support demand planning, inventory, production, and procurement that lead to optimizing inventory, on-time delivery, and profitability.

“Minerals Technologies Supports Global Expansion and Improves Competitive Advantage with Cloud Application Suite”

Minerals Technologies develops, produces, and markets a broad range of specialty mineral, mineral-based, and synthetic mineral products worldwide. It recently implemented a number of Oracle Applications including Oracle E-Business Suite 12.1, Oracle Process Manufacturing, Oracle Enterprise Asset Management, Oracle Order Management, Oracle Transportation Management, Oracle Financials, and Oracle Managed Cloud Services.

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Oracle Supply Chain Management Blog

Oracle Applications Blog

OracleVoice on Forbes.com

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“Panduit Selects Oracle Transportation Management Cloud Service to Optimize Global Transportation Network”

Panduit, a manufacturer of solutions that connect, manage, and automate the physical infrastructure, has selected Oracle Transportation Management Cloud Service to support its business growth and market expansion.

“IHI Streamlines Aircraft Engine Maintenance with Oracle Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul Solution”

IHI, a leading machinery manufacturer and maintenance service provider, and its partner TIS have won the Oracle 2014 Travel and Transportation Industry Excellence Award for innovative maintenance, repair, and operations business transformation.

“APL Logistics Delivers Industry Leading Logistics Services with Oracle Technology”

APL Logistics is a global logistics specialist with services ranging from freight and transportation management to customs brokerage, warehousing, distribution, and supply-chain consulting. APL is also a user of Oracle logistics solutions, including Oracle Transportation Management.

Supply Chain Perspectives: “Innovation Management, PLM, and the Supply Chain”

With the advent of the digital revolution has come a dramatic change in the way many businesses seek to source, fund, and manage innovation. Read this article for insights into the latest supply chain trends, and see why innovation management is a key differentiator for supply chain leaders.

Consumer Goods Technology Readers’ Choice 2015

Oracle’s Agile Product Lifecycle Management for Process was voted “Best in Category” in Consumer Goods Technology 2015 Readers’ Choice for New Product Development and Introduction.

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Oracle Supply Chain Management on Oracle.com

Check out the supply chain management pages on Oracle.com. View information by role and by product.

Oracle Supply Chain Cloud Solutions

Oracle Procurement Applications—All Product Lines

Oracle Advisor Webcast Schedule (login required)

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Oracle Applications Users Group: Oracle Value Chain Planning Special Interest Group

Oracle Transportation Management Special Interest Group

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New Oracle Supply Chain Management Cloud Training

Accelerate implementation and adoption of your Oracle Supply Chain Management Cloud applications with expert training from Oracle University.

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Solutions 2.0: Innovations in Asset Management

August 3–7, 2015 | Houston, Texas
This learning and networking event is designed for anyone who is responsible for establishing, creating, or managing an asset management or reliability program. Oracle customers USANA and Noble Energy will be presenting at this event, and there will be sessions offered in an Oracle Enterprise Asset Management-centered track.

2015 Oracle Transportation Management Conference

August 9–12, 2015 | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Oracle OpenWorld 2015

October 25–29, 2015 | San Francisco, California | #oow15
Bookmark the SCM Central @ OpenWorld site and check back frequently for updates about speakers, receptions, and other special events happening at Oracle OpenWorld 2015.

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