Oracle's E-Business Suite Targets Users' Needs

Oracle Corp.'s Oracle E-Business Suite 11i.10 targets specific industry needs in health care, life sciences, retail, transportation, utilities and manufacturing, according to the Redwood Shores, Calif.-based company. In terms of manufacturing, the solution will offer expanded support and functionality in several areas including:

  • Lean manufacturing: The solution will include scarce inventory allocation, LPN and lot/serial receiving, catch weight support and lot-specific costing.
  • RFID support: The new RFID capabilities within Oracle Warehouse Management will offer improved inventory control and extended supply-chain visibility.
  • Improved partner collaboration: The solution will include a channel/partner management dashboard that will support collaboration with partners.
  • 21 CFR Part 11 Compliance: To meet Federal Drug Administration guidelines for electronic records in the consumer-packaged goods, medical-device manufacturing and pharmaceutical manufacturing arenas, the solution will provide additional configuration options that will enable manufacturers to control and manage electronic records and electronic signatures.
The solution will be available within 60 days, according to the company.
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