supply chain

Special Report: Supply Chain Management

March 2012

Private label retail and food manufacturers continue to face increasingly complex challenges around regulatory compliance and quality.  These regulations can be difficult to comply with, especially when outdated systems do not talk to one another. On March 15, Oracle hosted a webcast to discuss new regulations being implemented in 2012. At the event, Fred Brown, Partner at Kalypso, Bob Hosfeld, Senior Manager at Kroger Corporate Food Technology, and Wes Frierson, Director PLM Product Strategy, Oracle, discussed how organizations can prepare for and manage new regulatory requirements with Agile Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) for Food & Beverage. Here, you can find a replay of the webcast, plus learn about other companies using today's technologies to gain new insight into their supply chains. 

Oracle Helps Land O'Lakes Anticipate Demand
“Figuring out how much inventory we need to meet customer demand—and understanding where product will be needed at a specific point in time—is critically important to the business,” says Barry Libenson, vice president and CIO at Land O'Lakes. “The Demantra solution is the key driver that we use in order to make that happen.”

Endeca: Powerful New Analytics for Procurement and Supply Chain Management
Christopher Linskey, senior director, sales engineering for Endeca, explains how Oracle Endeca Information Discovery will help both value chain managers and procurement professionals better assess supplier risk profiles, warranty claims, spend management, and other areas.

Blog: Is there 'Pink Slime' in Your Supply Chain?
“Like lead paint in children's toys, manufacturers and suppliers need to be alerted to the materials entering the food chain or the supply chain,” says Oracle's Stephen Slade, senior Director, supply chain management marketing. “Consumers have a right to know what they are buying or digesting. Eventually it will come out as transparency reveals the facts.”

Five Ideas: Supply Chain
Learn more about these customers who are extending their idea of “supply chain management” in order to gain more control over volatility, plus learn about Oracle's newest solutions.

Three Steps to Achieving a Profit-Centric Supply Chain
“Profit-centric supply chain execution involves focusing on optimizing key financial measures, such as profits, working capital and costs, with the traditional supply chain focus of moving goods being secondary factors,” says Harshad Khatri, senior director for Industry Strategy and Insight at Oracle.


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