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Oracle Cloud Supply Chain Collaboration

Overview

Supply Chain Collaboration is the extension of supply chain information and capabilities to all trading partners in a supply network. It is the real-time collaborative digital exchange of planning/forecasting, purchasing, inventory fulfilment, and payment transactions between buyers and suppliers to improve traceability and end-to-end visibility of supply chain operations.

Need of Supply Chain Collaboration

 

Supply chain collaboration is one of the important things to running a business successfully in today’s growing economy of e-commerce and in an omnichannel environment, and supply chain managers and procurement professionals must collaborate for these following reasons:

  • To improve the product flow
  • To Boosts Customer Satisfaction
  • To increase the end-to-end visibility
  • To promotes competitive advantage
  • To increase supplier supply chain relationship

Capabilities of Oracle Supply Chain Collaboration Cloud

 

The Oracle SCC cloud has in-built functionalities like:

  • Planning Collaboration with planning central – Online order forecast commitment
  • Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) – Pay on use, Pay-on-Receipt Models
  • Transactional Visibility – Review POs, ASNs, Invoices & Payments
  • Contract Manufacturing – Production & Component usage updates

Multi-tier Collaboration & Visibility

 

Introduction

 

Oracle SCC digitally synchronize the upstream of supply from multiple tiers of external organizations, this includes:

  • On-hand balances
  • PO’s & Requisitions
  • Work order supplies
  • Work order component demands
  • Work order resources

The holistic visibility across tiers ensures quick actions against upstream supply chain disruptions and it will minimise the downstream disruptions by including this supply information in multi-tier supply plans.

Supply Data uploads:

 

As cloud UI and REST service that allows external manufacturer and enterprise users to upload and monitor the status of each supply data request.

  • Initiate supply data upload an external manufacturer or enterprise user
  • Monitor all uploads an enterprise user
  • Visibility to all errors that occurred during loading, processing and collections
  • Cancelled uncollected supply data requests

Planning Setups for SCC:

  • Model an external manufacturer as an organization and enable plan external manufacturer supplies
  • Load data using SCC cloud
  • Enable the plan level control in plan options

Planning Details for SCC:

 

Internal and External Organizations can be planned in a single supply plan.

  • New order type PO demand created to represent the external manufacturing organization demand
  • Since PO demands are regular demands, it consumes regular supplies and creates new supply orders if need be, based on sourcing rule
  • Supply orders created cannot be released from external organizations
  • Analyse plan, identify exceptions that put demand at risk and take actions to improve plan efficiency

Benefits of Supply Chain Collaboration

 

Digitally connected supply chain

  • End to end visibility of inventory across the supply chain
  • Holistic views of Product status

Improved Efficiency

  • Reduce Just-in-case inventory and reduces inventory cost across the chain
  • Enrich strategic relationship with trading partners

Partner responsiveness

  • Reliable commits, accurate product status, on-time delivery of customer orders
  • Monitor and respond quickly to upstream supply chain issues

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