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Oracle Warehouse Management

Mark Mandeville
Sr. Solution Consultant

Warehouse Management At-a-Glance


Inbound

Internal Processing

Outbound

Purchases Mfg / Assembly Transfers Outside Processing

Pick Pack Inspection Count

Assembly Storage Move Replenish

Customer Shipments Vendor Returns Transfers Outside Processing

Senior level executives now realize that the automated warehouse is as much a part of e-commerce and e-fulfillment as the Internet. - Supply Chain Yearbook

Warehousing Functionality Spectrum


High

Highly Automated Facilities


Automate physical inventory handling

Product / Order Complexity

Warehouse Management
Implement a true execution system using system directed tasks and task management

RF / Barcode Only
Improve accuracy and reduce latency of existing transactions

Manual Inventory
Record transactions and track balances

Low

Small

Transaction Velocity / Volume

Large

Business Pressures
Just-in-Time Delivery
How can I improve the speed of warehouse operations? How do I integrate operations to reduce order processing time?
Inbound Internal Processing

Guaranteed Availability
How can I improve order promise accuracy? How do I create a global view of inventory?
Outbound

One Size Fits One


How can I manage SKU proliferation? How do I ensure labeling compliance?

Lowest Total Cost


Where can I reduce inventory while maintaining high fill rates? How do I improve labor efficiency?

Operational Challenges
Procurement Manufacturing Order Management

Warehouse System 1

Warehouse System 2

Warehouse System N

RF Middleware

RF Middleware

RF Middleware

Integration and Operation Complexity, Localized Solutions

A Need for Change


Leading Business Trends

Fulfillment Processes Integrated with Partners Support All Company Processes (e.g. Service, Mfg) Automated Material Handling for Improved Productivity

Mobile and Automatic Data Capture (e.g. RF, RFID)


Streamlined Material Flow (e.g. Cross-Docking)

How

Delivers

Foundation: Unified Information Architecture


Develop
Contracts Projects HR Finance Maintain Service
Customers, Suppliers, Products,

Market Sell Order Plan

Common data model


enables a single source of truth

Comprehensive suite of
applications designed to work together

Robust set of integration


services based on open standards

Procure Make Fulfill Warehouse Management

Modular deployment
by business flow

Single global instance


implementations

Support for the Integrated Enterprise


Built-In, Not Bolt-On Functionality
Eliminate Integration Reduce Cost and Complexity
MSCA & Warehouse Management

Procurement

Manufacturing

Fulfillment

Reduce Risk and Upgrade Issues Eliminate Problems with Reconciliation Simplify Support

Service

Finance

Planning

Oracle Mobile Supply Chain Apps (MSCA)


Support Basic Warehousing Needs
Built-in Mobile User Interface
Mobile Manufacturing Moves, Issues, Returns, Scrap, Completions, Mobile Receiving
Direct, Std, Inspect, Cross-Dock, Print, Mobile Quality Quality Collections, Specifications, Mobile Shipping Pick, Confirm, Ship, Confirm, Print,

Mobile Inventory Misc. Transactions, Transfers, Counts,

Built-in RF Middleware
RF Base Station

Mobile Transaction Server Apps / Database

LAN or WAN

RF Device

Telnet Over TCP/IP

SQL Net

What Do I get with . . .


WMS Installed, WMS Organization
MSCA Mobile User Interfaces for Inventory Receiving Shipping Manufacturing Quality Labeling

LPNs Cost Groups Rules Tasks Cartonization Exception Workflows

Oracle Warehouse Management Solution


or Provide a Complete Warehouse Execution System

Label RMAs Purchases Transfers Receive Inspect RF Support Cross Dock Putaway Assemble Replenish Cost Tailorable Rules & Workflow Process Move

RTVs Orders Transfers

Global
Ship

Visibility
Pack Directed Pick WIP Issues

Count Transfer

Seamless Integration

Planning

Purchasing

Manufacturing

Fulfillment

Oracle Warehouse Mgmt Solution


Enables you to

Support Lower Cost of Ownership


Increase Warehouse Efficiency

Integrate WMS Throughout the Enterprise

Rules-Driven Processes
Flexibly Meet Needs without Customization

Transaction
(e.g. Pick)

User Defined Strategies & Rules


(e.g. > 30 Days Shelf Life)

Suggestions
(e.g. LPNs or Locators)

Support for: Directed Picking, Directed Put-away, Tasks Assignment, Costing, Labeling

Eliminates customizations Supports common tool


with examples

Improves ROI and


ongoing support

Accelerates implementation Increases long-term flexibility

Easily changed and evolved

Additional Ways to Avoid Customization


Characteristics
Same application for
RF Device Independence
all certified devices

Benefits
Maximum flexibility of
RF device selection

Automatically adapts
to any form factor

Lower support costs

User definable fields


Lot & Serial Attributes

Flexible interfaces Support your specific


data needs

Use throughout WMS


(UI, Rules Engine, etc.)

Cost-Effective Global Deployment


Think Locally, Act Globally

Deploy and manage on a single global instance

Support with single worldwide organization


Support for statutory and customary local requirements Multi-lingual, multi-currency, multi-org, multi-national capabilities
- 30 languages, all installable in same unicode instance

Oracle Warehouse Mgmt Solution


Enables you to

Support Lower Cost of Ownership


Increase Warehouse Efficiency

Integrate WMS Throughout the Enterprise

Improve Warehouse Mgmt Functions


Increase Efficiency of All Resources
Warehouse Efficiency
Worker Productivity
Automate Warehouse Processes Optimize Task Assignments Reduce Worker Travel Time

Resource Utilization
Optimize Total Warehouse Space Maximize Use of Equipment Optimally Locate Inventory to Reduce Travel Time

Inventory Utilization
Reduce Inventory Carrying Costs Streamline Material Flow Reduce Inventory Obsolescence Automate Replenishment

Worker Productivity

Automated Task Management


Create, Organize, Dispatch Tasks to Optimal Resource
Pick Wave Create & Allocate Task Split Merge Sort Task Queue

Dispatch Tasks To RF Devices Support Multiple Picking Methodologies Match Skills and Equipment to Tasks Perform Task Sequencing and Interleaving

Create Paperless, Streamlined Processes Align Pick Plan with Business Mix Reduce Safety Issues and Training Costs Significantly Reduce Travel Time

Automated Compliance Labeling


Meet Customer Specific Requirements
Support Numerous Types and Variations of Labels
- LPN, LPN content, LPN summary, material, serial, location,
shipping, shipping contents, WIP contents

Flexible to Meet Your Business Needs


- Design and rendering choices - Highly flexible configuration - Adapts to changing
requirements

Data Transmitted via XML


directly to printer or via middleware of choice Print at the Right Time in the Correct Format

Barcode & License Plate # Support


Perform Complex Inventory Transactions
Multiple Packages and Products Single Unique Number for All Information

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Barcode Support Automatically Track All Related Product Information Capture All Information with a Single Scan Container and LPN* Support Supports Infinite Nesting Levels Perform Complex Moves via a Single Scan Fully Integrated with ASNs

Reduces Cycle Time & Improves Accuracy

Improves Efficiency, Accuracy, and Tracking


*License Plate Number

Cross-Dock and Direct Ship


Selectively Accelerate Warehouse Material Flow
Cross-Dock

Receive

Inspect

Deliver

Put-Away

Inventory

Pick Release

Pick

Drop

Ship

Direct Receipt

Direct Ship

Configurable flows Express ASN receipt Cross-docking Express picks & load Direct ship

Adjust implementation to business Accelerate receiving process Reduce handling and inventory Increase operator efficiency Support lean mfg processes

RFID-Initiated Shipping & Receiving


Process Transactions with No Manual Intervention
RFID Middleware (Oracle AS) (3) Interface to readers, clean and filter data, then pass IDs to application (4) Access objects associated with the ID's (e.g. LPN's on ASN) then raise correct Business Event (6) Process the Business Event, (e.g. Receipt of pallet or carton) (7) Confirm success or failure (e.g. trigger green light or sound buzzer)

(1) Load of pallets and / or cartons with RFID tags on each

(2) Drive load through RFID Reader in Receiving Dock (5) Access associated source document (e.g. the POs ASN)

RFID Event Processor

Application APIs

(8) Putaway, rescan or divert material

Response & Exception Handling

Resource Utilization

Directed Picking and Put Away


Automatically Suggest Optimal Locators

Receipt

Locator Locator

Pick

Business Logic

Locator

Slot dynamically based


on velocity, size, etc. Control hazardous materials / co-mingling Handle task exceptions with reason codes

Optimize the use of


storage locations Minimize inventory fragmentation Reduce chance of obsolescence

Inventory Utilization

Advanced Inventory Capabilities


Provide Single Source of Truth for All Inventory
Maintain Accurate, Real-Time Information
- Physical inventory measurement - Holding and other associated costs - Cycle counting

Manage Inventory Levels


- Automated replenishment - Kanban management - Transfers between facilities

Support Advanced Tracking Capabilities


- Material status control - Inventory ownership tracking - Advanced lot and serial control

Performance Management Tools


Proactively Manage Warehouse Performance
View current status, perform transactions and calculate
availability via Materials Workbench

Monitor and refine facility activity via Control Board Provide real-time status
with active alerts and notification messaging

Handle last minute


changes with workflow exceptions

Keep key personnel


informed with multiple reporting options

Oracle Warehouse Mgmt Solution


Enables you to

Support Lower Cost of Ownership


Increase Warehouse Efficiency

Integrate WMS Throughout the Enterprise

Comprehensive Logistics Solution


Integrated Logistics Adapts to Changes

Carriers / 3PLs Collaboration & Event Management

Global Customers

Inbound Supply Source

Plan

Rate

Book / Manage Pick & Tender Wrhs Label

Pack & Ship

Track

Settle

Integrated Planning & Execution Continuous Improvement


On-Time Performance Customer Satisfaction

Outbound Demand Destination

Carrier Analysis

Comprehensive Logistics Solution


Enables Cross-Functional Process Optimization
Planning (Plan & Monitor) Warehouse (Store & Manage)

Inventory Optimization Supply / Demand Matching

Dynamic Rerouting & Drop Ship

Stage & Cross Dock

Transport (Move & Track)

WMS and Manufacturing


Extends Beyond Sales Order Inputs

Solution Integration Enables:


Sales Orders
Manufacturing Processes

Task-managed component picks Cross-dock to / from manufacturing Directed ship from manufacturing Compliance labeling LPN and lot / serial creation and tracking

Supports Full Spectrum of Tasks:


- Simple kitting to full BOM / work
WMS Solution

order jobs - Seamless CTO flow

WMS and Service / Spares


Integrate all Inventory Transactions
Warehouse Mgmt

Manage high volume DC operations (pick, pack and ship) with WMS and leverage internal orders to release parts to the field

Distribution Center

Provide a single, common view of


all inventory

Integrate and manage internal and


Regional / Field Field Technician Warehouses Stock

field inventory locations

Consolidate / coordinate all field


requests to maximize DC efficiency

Service / Spares Mgmt

Integrated Throughout Entire Offering

Business Intelligence

Deliver Daily Business Intelligence


Real-Time Access to Complete Business Information
What is my inventory

accuracy for all products?


costs for each warehouse?

What are my labor

What are my book-to-ship and receipt-to-putaway cycle times? How is my warehouse How are inventory

space utilization changing?

turns and quantities changing?


Objective: Set institutional targets Fact: Provide performance-based metrics Exception: Continuously evaluate performance

Manage By

Mfg & Inventory Intelligence: Timely, Accurate, Relevant


Flexible Time Periods Flexible Comparisons

Real-Time Results

Daily updates on key performance indicators Actionable information on savings and incremental revenue opportunities At a glance:
- Inventory quantity and turns - Inventory accuracy - Pick-to-ship cycle time - Warehouse labor costs

Performance Measures

Reports

Links

Graphs

Oracle Warehouse Management Solution


Single global instance, mobile applications, built-in integration, barcode and RF capabilities

Support Lower Cost of Ownership

Optimized space and warehouse utilization, improved worker productivity, flexible process flows, monitoring and mgmt capabilities

Increase Warehouse Efficiency

Out-of-the-box integration, full logistics support for all SCM flows

Integrate WMS Throughout the Enterprise

Oracle Warehouse Management Products


Develop
Contracts Projects HR
Customers, Suppliers,

Market Sell Order Plan

Finance Maintain
Service

Products,

Procure Make Fulfill

Inventory Management Warehouse Management Mobile Supply Chain Applications Logistics Intelligence

Evolution of Oracle Logistics


Base Differentiators
Built-in, not bolt-on - RF/mobile
technology & transaction integration Flexible rules-based processes Configurable material flows Inbound logistics receiving, inspections, directed put-away, cross docking, ASN Outbound logistics dock assignment, pick wave selection, picking methods, cartonization / packing, shipment execution, trip & delivery planning Advanced inventory mgmt container & LPNs, lot/serial genealogy, status, Kanban Reverse logistics RMA receiving, supplier returns, refurbishment & recycling

New in 11i.9
VMI & consigned inventory Task & labor plng control board Delivery consolidation by
locator and / or LPN Cluster picking & WIP picking eAM component picking UPC & smart barcode support Single mobile UI for all receiving transactions Additional material handling equipment integration Simplified rules engine defn and examples library Load tendering Online tracking of ship status Carrier selection & freight rating Automated shipping processes Non-conformance mgmt

New in 11i.10
Configurable picking &
streamlined shipping UIs RFID-based transactions UCC 128 / UCC 14 support Work-plan based put-away Catch weight support Packing workbench Over picking & bulk picking Inbound transport logistics Freight payment & audit Delivery consolidation Truckload rating Transportation planning load consolidation, continuous moves, automated mode and carrier selection International drop shipments Logistics-related analytics/KPIs

Customer Case Studies

Global manufacturer of insulated food and beverage containers, soft coolers, and lunch kits Live on 11i
- Warehouse Management, Order Management, Financials, E-Business Suite On Demand - Saved $665K in one-time and $180K in annually recurring IT costs - On track to save $6.2M through efficiency gains for 222% ROI - Shortened monthly close from 6 days to 2 days
With more demanding on-time requirements, inventory accuracy is essential. With Oracle Warehouse Management we know exactly what product we have, and where, at any point in time and the accuracy level is so high that our auditors no longer require us to take a physical inventory." -- Mike Yeager, Director of Logistics

Reduced inventory by $300K, expects to cut an additional $600K Raised warehouse labor productivity by 15%, expects to reach 29%

Manufacturer, sells and distributes quality informal tableware,


cookware and mugs
- Headquartered in the UK with operations in Europe, North America, Australia, Asia,

Live on 11i
- Warehouse Management, Procurement, Financials, Human Resources - Chose Oracle WMS to streamline supply chain execution from manufacturing to shipment - Goal: achieve 100% paperless warehouse

Increased small order picking productivity by 200-300% Ship 30% more product without an increase in headcount Increased inventory accuracy to over 99%

Oracle Warehouse Management

Support Lower Total Cost of Ownership Increase Warehouse Efficiency Integrate WMS Throughout the Enterprise

Thank You!