20 April 2014

White Papers 

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Improving forecast accuracy
Improving forecast accuracy is never easy, but is an essential step to lowering inventory levels and the associated carrying costs and scrap. This guide provides a ten point plan for creating more accurate demand information ...

Achieving Supply Chain Excellence – Your Journey Forward
Where are you in your supply chain journey? Nobody disputes the value of an efficient, collaborative, carefully planned supply chain. But it’s probably fair to say that for most companies, true supply chain excellence still lies ahead ...

Creating Profitable, Visible and Compliant Value Chains
Oracle hosted a day long session for senior supply chain executives in UK to share best practices and hear how other customers’ are using its’ value chain solutions ...

Supply chain design and optimisation
The health of an organisation depends more than ever on its ability to meet the needs of its customers - and thisis dependent on optimisation of the entire supply chain. ...

Using distribution and fulfilment as a competitive advantage
The best retailers and e-commerce companies carefully select and intelligently apply automation not only to boost productivity, but also to turn the DC into a competitive advantage ...

Building the Profit-Focused Supply Chain
Understanding your 'Cost to Serve' at every point throughout your supply chain will give you more opportunities for profit improvement. Companies that adopt Profit Focused Supply Chain Management recognise that understanding accurate details relating to...

Successful S&OP through Integrated Business Planning
Sales and operations planning can enable any organisation to streamline its activities and boost profitability – but only if it is properly understood and implemented. This series of articles from experts at Oliver Wight reveal the secrets of...

Slow information flow costing UK business £1.2bn per year: a new report
Recent research commissioned by Oracle reveals the scale and cost of slow information flow through the supply chain. Interviews with 100 supply chain executives highlighted the end results; from oversized inventories to wasted man hours and lost...

Best Practices to Reduce International Freight Costs
The drive to capture the business benefits of low cost country sourcing has far out-paced the processes and systems needed to efficiently manage the global supply chain. Most importers do not have a formal solution to manage international transportation...

Trade Agreement Best Practices Benchmark Report
Free Trade Agreements are increasingly popular among global companies searching for ways to reduce costs and remain competitive. But the intricacies of FTAs are complicated. To successfully benefit from the full potential that FTAs offer, companies must...

Web TV Debate: Supply Chain Visibility
A record number of supply chain professionals tuned in to our latest web TV debate on Supply Chain Visibility and it is now available for you to view online. ...

Cutting cost, securing trust: sustainability, a new report
Oracle recently conducted a survey of 50 UK businesses, in which 92% said sustainability remains a business priority: it is an important process for cutting costs, minimising supply chain risk and securing trust among customers, investors and employees....

Your chance to see our Web TV debate
A record number of supply chain professionals tuned in to our latest web TV debate on Sales and Operations Planning and it is now available for you to view online. ...

Oracle - A report from the Economist Intelligence Unit
The Demand-driven supply chain: a holistic approach’: apply the full array of leverage at your disposal to shape and manage demand to maximise profits ...

Strategix - Improving supply chain efficiency in a tightening economy
Margins are going south. Customer expectations are heading north. Supply chains are becoming ever more global and complex and the dark cloud of recession looms over everything. ...

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