PL Developments Utilized Oracle Business Accelerators to Quickly Implement
Oracle E-Business Suite 12.1 and Fuel Rapid Growth
Midsize Pharmaceutical Manufacturer Expands Business Without
Expanding Operational Headcount Using Oracle Applications
DENVER, CO -- (Marketwired) -- 04/10/13 -- COLLABORATE 13 -- Oracle
-- PL Developments is using the Oracle E-Business Suite to support growth
and streamline operations for its rapidly growing manufacturing
-- A U.S. based manufacturing, packaging and distribution company for
private label, over-the-counter drugs, PL Developments (PLD) had grown
swiftly though acquisitions, adding new manufacturing facilities to
meet demand from major U.S. retailers.
-- To maintain exceptional customer service, properly manage inventory
levels and drive business growth without straining resources, PLD
needed a modern business platform that would automate its complex
-- PLD evaluated solutions from Oracle and SAP, selecting the Oracle
E-Business Suite 12.1 because the tightly integrated platform would
support its complete business needs, with best-in-class solutions for
financials, manufacturing, value chain planning and HR.
-- PLD's implementation partner, and Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) Platinum
level member KPIT, utilized Oracle Business Accelerators, which are
powerful, easy-to-use, cloud-based rapid implementation tools
developed by Oracle to get customers up and running on a wide range of
Oracle Applications, both quickly and reliably.
-- With the help of these tools PLD was able to complete an on-time,
under-budget implementation of Oracle E-Business Suite Applications,
including Oracle Warehouse Management and Oracle's Demantra. In
addition, the company implemented Oracle Business Intelligence, Oracle
Hyperion, Oracle's Agile Product Lifecycle Management, Oracle's Agile
Product Quality Management, Oracle Customer Relationship Management,
Oracle Projects and Oracle Learning Management.
-- PLD also utilizes Oracle Linux, Oracle Database 11g, and Oracle
-- Replacing its disparate, redundant legacy systems with Oracle has
helped PLD to grow rapidly without increasing its operations
-- By standardizing its inventory management on a single platform, PLD
benefits from greater inventory accuracy and improved forecasting,
allowing the company to eliminate time-consuming inventory audits and
speed the distribution cycle for customers.
-- Since implementing Oracle Business Intelligence, PLD now has a
comprehensive view of all customer orders, production schedules and
inventory levels that are easily viewable on LED screens throughout
its manufacturing facility, providing actionable information for staff
members to adjust activities in real-time to meet demand.
-- Additionally, with robust quality management and learning management
solutions to track compliance for product packaging and completion of
mandatory training programs, Oracle software helps PLD comply with
stringent FDA requirements for the pharmaceutical industry.
-- KPIT, a global IT consulting and product engineering partner, is
focused on co-innovating domain intensive technology solutions for
corporations specializing in automotive & transportation,
manufacturing and energy & utilities. KPIT currently partners with
165+ global corporations including Original Equipment Manufacturers
(OEMs), high-tech manufacturers, oil & gas manufacturers and
automotive Tier 1 companies.
-- "Over the past three years, we have achieved tremendous growth, yet to
continue delivering the highest levels of service and product quality,
we needed to standardize our operations on a single enterprise
system," said Thomas Crowe, CIO, PL Developments. "With its commitment
to offering integrated, best-in-class applications that support our
diverse manufacturing business, Oracle helps PL Developments maximize
our resources and perform more strategically. Plus, KPIT provided us
with extensive understanding of our industry and technology expertise
which enabled a rapid implementation."
-- Oracle E-Business Suite
-- Oracle Supply Chain Management
-- Oracle Business Intelligence
-- Oracle Hyperion
-- Oracle for Midsize Companies
-- Oracle Accelerate for Midsize Companies
-- Oracle Business Accelerators
-- Oracle Midsize Customer Success Stories
-- PL Developments
About Oracle Accelerate
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organizations through Oracle's network of expert partners. Created by
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to benefit, which means getting the right solution in place quickly,
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Accelerators, which are powerful, cloud-based rapid implementation
tools developed and maintained by Oracle to get you up and running on
a wide range of Oracle Applications, both quickly and reliably.
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