Enhancements To Sharpen Supply Chain's Competitive Edge

Compiled By Deborah Austin With recent execution and collaboration enhancements to the Oracle Supply Chain Management solution, companies can burnish their supply chains into more-competitive business weapons, says enterprise software company Oracle Corp., Redwood Shores, Calif. New products and capabilities include:

  • Warehouse Management Solution -- configurable rules-based architecture adaptable to companies' specific business processes.
  • Transportation -- rules-based carrier selection, track/trace capabilities, integrated freight rating.
  • Service Management -- two new field engineer optimization products, Oracle Advanced Scheduler and Oracle Mobile & Wireless Field Service.
  • Collaborative Planning -- enables companies to share inventory levels, identify supply/demand mismatches, see supply constraints through a common portal.
  • Collaborative Sourcing -- with tools such as Internet auctions, request support and supplier score carding.
  • Collaborative Manufacturing -- enabling manufacturing partners to exchange operational details such as schedules, material availability, and invoices from a common portal.
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