Marrone Bio

Oracle Customer Viewpoint—Marrone Bio

Organically Grown

Organic pesticide maker Marrone Bio is using cloud applications to automate its manufacturing, finance, and supply chain operations, enabling the company to grow more quickly, profitably, and at scale.

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Highlights

HIGHLIGHTS

Right Mix

Using Oracle ERP Cloud, Marrone Bio is able to ensure that the right mix of organic ingredients, fermentation processing times, and labor can be allocated and adjusted to produce more high-quality pesticides at the lowest possible cost to the business—and with the least impact on the environment.

Right Mix
Vision

VISION

Growing Global

“I have zero interest in becoming an expert in ERP. That’s why we hired Oracle. They have a network of customers and are building industry best practices into their cloud apps. What I want to do is help Marrone Bio become a big, high-growth, global company.”

—Jim Boyd, Chief Financial Officer, Marrone Bio

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STRATEGY

Industry Innovation

“We need to focus 100% of our energy on innovating our industry with disruptive biologicals as fast as we can.”

—Jim Boyd, Chief Financial Officer, Marrone Bio

Transformation

TRANSFORMATION

Critical Business

“The economics of the cloud are a no-brainer. I honestly don’t think we could grow as fast as we plan to without a cloud-based ERP system to manage our critical business functions.”

—Jim Boyd, Chief Financial Officer, Marrone Bio

TECHNOLOGY

Critical Business

Payment Platform in the Cloud

“The economics of the cloud are a no-brainer. I honestly don’t think we could grow as fast as we plan to without a cloud-based ERP system to manage our critical business functions.”

—Jim Boyd, Chief Financial Officer, Marrone Bio

ROI

ROI

Bumper Profits

“Running efficient operations is critical to demonstrating an ROI to shareholders. It also directly impacts our ability to raise capital in the future. We can’t afford to spend days and weeks manually entering data.”

—Jim Boyd, Chief Financial Officer, Marrone Bio