Oracle Modern Best Practice for Higher Education—Procurement

Modern Best Practice for Higher Education—Supplier Return to Settlement
Reduce Return Cycle Time

Higher Education—Supplier Return to Settlement

The mobile, social, Internet of Things, and cloud capabilities built into modern best practices enable you to gain efficiencies in the supplier return process. Simplify activities and easily collaborate with cross-functional teams. Identify and qualify returns through social media and mobile devices. Securely request, approve, ship, receive, and record returns transactions through the cloud. Use the following best practice as your roadmap to a more strategic, efficient, and data-driven procurement processes.


Request RMA
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Request RMA

Institution or Grant Programs Office representative contacts supplier to authorize return. Enter return shipment and record Return Material Authorization (RMA) information.


Prepare Material for Shipment
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Prepare Material for Shipment

Consolidate and pack material, from faculty/department/division, to be returned for credit.


Load Material
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Load Material

Load the prepared material to the dock for shipment.


Ship Material
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Ship Material

Ship material to be returned and notify supplier electronically.


Receive Material—Supplier (Optional)<
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Receive Material—Supplier (Optional)

Receive replacement materials from suppliers to inventory or specific faculty / department / division location.


Record Returns Transactions
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Record Returns Transactions

Settle outstanding balance with supplier. Automate recording returns for supplier performance analysis.