Typical distribution problems are easily solved with Oracle and RF-SMART, which fully enables barcoding in the Cloud to track inventory visibility, movement and related employee activities. With support for online and offline transactions, the ability to maintain “one version of the truth” for inventory data in Oracle Cloud SCM allows managers to quickly identify if there are any discrepancies with their customer satisfaction.
Learn about our Oracle Cloud SCM inventory management functionality for manufacturing and distribution. Our inventory functionality supports projects, tasks, descriptive flex fields, and country of origin.
These tried and tested Cloud best practices can help you to optimize your supply chain and gain efficiency.
1. Eliminate Manual Processes – A common challenge within warehousing and distribution is maintaining a high level of inventory accuracy, which is vital for efficiency. The main bottleneck tends to be the use of manual paper-based processes that facilitate human error. By switching to mobile, you can barcode and label your inventory and locations, helping your team capture accurate inventory data at every touchpoint.
2. Extend the benefits of Cloud – There are an array of applications that can help you to further your investment in the Cloud, and to find them, you just need to head to the Oracle Marketplace.
Evaluate which technologies make sense for your business. A mobile inventory management solution like RF-SMART can allow you to automate your receiving, counting, picking and shipping activities, gaining you greater productivity and lower operational costs.
3. No More Customizations and Modifications – Oracle Cloud is built to enable your supply chain to operate at the highest level with its out-of-the-box functionality, meaning there is no need for custom workflows and costly modifications. Meet your business needs by adopting the built-in functionality shaped by best practices; integrate specialist third-party solutions like RF-SMART to go even further.
Pride Mobility, the global distributor of motorized power chairs, scooters and lift chairs was stifled by manual and disparate processes for tracking inventory across its international locations and global network of distributors. When the company decided to phase out its legacy inventory system, they looked to RF-SMART to provide the functionality that would take the company’s inventory management to the next level.
Pride Mobility is using RF-SMART in all aspect of inventory management – from receiving to putaway to item transfers to shipping. After a successful implementation that required minimal training, the company’s leadership was pleased to see the improvements in inventory accuracy, efficiency and the ease with which employees were able to complete their tasks.
“We are making less mistakes and have seen the most increased efficiency with picking and shipping - it’s much quicker.”