Each week it seems like supply chains become battered with new turmoil or unrest - from political risk, to natural disasters and disruptions in the natural flow of goods to markets. Considering it takes 4-8 weeks for products to cross the oceans, organizations are paying attention to the various categories of risk being imposed on their supply chains.
User groups provide unique value in the Oracle ecosystem. They help customers network, share best practices, and learn more about the Oracle products we use to transform our businesses. And user groups also offer unique opportunities to provide input into product direction by providing direct access to development and engineering organizations. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />
Oracle E-Business Suite’s Purchasing and iProcurement are exceptionally popular and powerful applications. They are also highly configurable, giving organizations lots of leeway in how to automate processes. So we’ve put together a short podcast with tips to enable procurement best practices .
Oracle is a large organization with a broad and expanding portfolio of procurement and supply chain applications. So it can be challenging for customers to keep up with the most relevant enhancements, acquisitions, and announcements. But it doesn’t have to be.
With gas projected to reach $5/gallon this summer, global supply chains are assessing the impact of higher costs on their bottom lines, and how they can hold onto their dwindling margins. The Feb'12 edition of SUPPLY CHAIN has an informative article by Maha Muzumdar, Oracle's VP of Supply Chain Marketing on the challenges and solutions for a continuously evolving new normal. It's a fact that supply chains are becoming more and more complex. But this complexitiy can be modeled, automated and optimized with modern IT.
Global Trade Management @ ICPA 2012
The GTM team will be at the International Compliance Professional Associations
Annual Conference in Atlanta, GA March 18-22.
Oracle is a sponsor and will have a booth at the conference as well as an evening reception.