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New Products in Release 12.1

Posted on May 7th, 2009 by Sanjit Anand |Print This Post Print This Post |Email This Post Email This Post

New Products in Release 12.1

1.Product Name : Oracle Landed Cost Management (LCM)

EBS12

 

The new product Oracle Landed Cost Management (LCM) gives organizations financial visibility into their extended supply chain costs, including
transportation and handling fees, insurance, duties and taxes therefore this product is being integrates with logistics, procurement, and financial applications to provide a comprehensive landed cost tracking solution.

 

Just who are new to ERP, landed cost is sum of Purchase cost , Freight Cost,Octroi , Labor charges involved in loading and unloading and GST /VAT Taxes.

Landed cost = Purchase Price + Freight Charges + Octroi + Labor charges for loading and unloading + Taxes.

Oracle LCM is integrated out of the box with Oracle EBS

  • Oracle Procurement
  • Oracle Inventory
  • Oracle Cost Management
  • Oracle Payables
  • Oracle Advanced Pricing
  • Oracle Transportation Management

Details for Reference

Oracle notes :Oracle Landed Cost Management | Data sheet

dgreybarrowChannel Revenue Management

2. Product Name : Oracle Supplier Ship & Debit

This application automate all agreements, tracking, accounting journal entries and chargeback’s to vendors manual processes for timely claims processing.

Oracle Supplier Ship & Debit

Oracle notes :Oracle Supplier Ship & Debit | Data sheet

This Product is being integrates with the following finance modules:

  • Oracle General Ledger
  • Oracle Payables
  • Oracle Channel Rebated and POS Management

3. Product Name : Oracle Price Protection

Channel Revenue Management product enabling orchestration and automation of supplier price changes.With this timely claims processing through automated integrations to through various Oracle Products..

Oracle Price Protection is integrated out of the box with Oracle EBS

  • Procurement
  • Warehouse / Inventory
  • Costing
  • General Ledger
  • Accounts Payable
  • Accounts Receivable

Details for Reference

Oracle notes :Oracle Price Protection | Data sheet

Already Available

4. Product Name : Oracle Site Hub

As a part of Oracle MDM This Product is going to cater some of industry like retail banking, telecom and even manufacturing which they need to maintain and manage many locations.

Therefore Oracle Product Site Hub is a repository for site specific data that will be leveraged during the life cycle of a site including analytics, such as market planning, competitive analysis, site selection, project management, location management, facilities management to closure. Site Hub allows for master site records, centralized data storage, data quality management and integration of services.

Organizations with many locations, whether manufacturing plants around the world or a mix of stores, kiosks, ATMs, offices and/or distribution centers around the country, need a repository for location data to assist them with these business requirements.

  • Single HTML interface
    • Create, manage, search and map sites
    • Create and group user-defined attributes
    • Assign sites to hierarchies, clusters, maintenance orgs and inventory orgs
    • Create parties and relationships, e.g. competitors and partners, in Trading Community Architecture (TCA)
    • Create a property in Property Manager
    • Create an inventory organization from an existing inventory organization
    • Create maintainable assets based on a site asset template in a maintenance organization (eAM)
    • Google Maps and web services
    • Leveraging Oracle Database, Oracle Spatial, and Oracle Trading Community Architecture

Major Benefits of this Product is you can enhance operational efficiency in site opening, closing or maintenance and improves decision making .

Oracle notes : Oracle Site Hub | Data sheet

5. Product Name : Oracle PIM for Retail

This Product is used fir single view of product information that can be leveraged across all departments so retail side you can manage sell-side as well buy-side product catalog.This application consolidate, manage and synchronize all product information with other source systems and trading partners.

There is two major advantage with this product

  • Improves speed of New Product Introduction
  • Decreases cost of collaboration with partners and suppliers

Oracle notes :Oracle PIM for Retail | Data sheet

6. Product Name : Oracle Advanced Planning Command Center

This is the new application built on top of Oracle Advanced Planning that maximizes the value of your planning information by increasing accessibility and strengthening business orientation.

This is coupled with a role based analytical UI (with concepts such as business scenario management) and the automation of planning processes

Oracle notes :Oracle Advanced Planning Command Center | Data sheet

7. Product Name : Oracle Demand Signal Repository

A separately deployable application designed to maintain a consolidated view of demand information between the OEM and Retailer to facilitate the transition to demand driven .

Oracle Demand Signal Repository captures, cleanses and harmonizes large volumes of external demand data to give users insight to consumer and supply chain behavior.

Oracle notes :Oracle Demand Signal Repository | Data sheet

8. Product Name : Oracle Service Parts Planning

This is the new application within Oracle Advanced Planning designed to support the increasing importance of after-market service through the management of service parts.

This Combines extensive and purpose-built service parts planning capabilities, all fully integrated with the rest of Oracle Advanced Planning and
the associated execution systems.

Oracle notes :Oracle Service Parts Planning | Data sheet

9. Product Name : Oracle Manufacturing Operations Center

Oracle notes :Oracle Manufacturing Operations Center | Data sheet

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Step by Step :Using Receipt API for Miscellaneous Receipt (Scenario 6)

Posted on May 7th, 2009 by Sanjit Anand |Print This Post Print This Post |Email This Post Email This Post

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dgreybarrow What kind of senarois you can consider here

  1. You have logistics company pay for goods damaged during shipping?
  2. You are collected the money for cafeteria ?
  3. You are collecting the money for Car parking?
  4. You are selling your computer and other scrap thing in aucation?
  5. Any other revenue that you are generating which is not link with any customer.

These are some senario which is consider as Miscellaneous Receipt.

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Step by Step :Using Receipt API ->Apply /Unapply Activity Application (Receipt Writeoff API’s) (Scenario 5)

Posted on May 7th, 2009 by Sanjit Anand |Print This Post Print This Post |Email This Post Email This Post

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dgreybarrow What is senarios here

The senario which going to discuss here is apply receipt with some receivable application .

Such applications include Short Term Debit (STD) and Receipt Write-off applications.

In this senario's what you need to offset some balance amount of receipt from collection point of view.Such kind of program you can develop and integrate either in real mode or may be used in batch mode depending upon business need.

dgreybarrowWhich API is being used

This routine call Ar_receipt_api_pub.activity_application to do an activity application on a cash receipt.

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FNDLOAD: ….exporting Oracle Alert

Posted on May 6th, 2009 by Sanjit Anand |Print This Post Print This Post |Email This Post Email This Post

Chapters 2 and 7 of the Oracle Alert User Guide covers Transfers Process.

These are command you can use:

1. Command to download

FNDLOAD apps_user_name/apps_password 0 Y DOWNLOAD $ALR_TOP/patch/115/import/alr.lct my_file.ldt ALR_ALERTS APPLICATION_SHORT_NAME=FND ALERT_NAME=Alert name to download

Usage

$FND_TOP/bin/FNDLOAD apps/apps 0 Y DOWNLOAD $ALR_TOP/patch/115/import/alr.lct CMS.ldt ALR_ALERTS APPLICATION_SHORT_NAME='AR' ALERT_NAME= 'CMSEXCEPTION'

2. Command to upload

FNDLOAD apps_user_name/apps_password 0 Y UPLOAD $ALR_TOP/patch/115/import/alr.lct my_file.ldt

Usage

$FND_TOP/bin/FNDLOAD apps/apps 0 Y DOWNLOAD $ALR_TOP/patch/115/import/alr.lct CMS.ldt

You can use some additional parameters such as

  • ALR_DISTRIBUTION_LISTS APPLICATION_SHORT_NAME=AD where APPLICATION_SHORT_NAME represents the Application Alert owner
  • ALR_LOOKUPS
  • ALR_MESSAGE_SYSTEMS
  • ALR_ORACLE_MAIL_ACCOUNTS
  • ALR_PROFILE_OPTIONS
  • ALR_PERIODIC_SETS APPLICATION_SHORT_NAME=ALR

dgreybarrow Further Reading

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Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.1 Now Available

Posted on May 4th, 2009 by Sanjit Anand |Print This Post Print This Post |Email This Post Email This Post

It was big news today evening when Oracle announced general availability of the Oracle(R) E-Business Suite Release 12.1. Therefore the product which you are going to use is R 12.1.1

R12This time too the focus of R12.1 is again some of existing product enhancements across human resources, supply chain management, procurement, projects, master data management, customer relationship management and financials.

Additionally, R12.1 also features industry specific features and solutions that help drive greater value across the companies. Industries with significant new functionality advancements include Wholesale Distribution, Public Sector, High Technology, Engineering & Construction, Life Sciences, Retail, Professional Services, Communications, Consumer Goods and Utilities.

Here is extract of information for Release 12.1 Details and Features from Oracle website

  • The Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.1 helps companies achieve rapid value by offering stand-alone solutions that complement existing Oracle E-Business Suite 11i or Release 12 environments. Customers can take advantage of rapid value solutions without having to upgrade to this latest release.
    • There are 9 new products been added in this version.
    • R12.1 will be available as stand-alone solutions available for some of major products like
      • Supply Chain Management
      • Oracle Sourcing On Demand
      • Oracle Incentive Compensation
      • Oracle Warehouse Management.
    • Release 12.1 will be delivers integrated analytics from Oracle BI Applications.
  • Some of existing module have been enhanced, which includes
    • Enhancement in the some of the key features of the R12.1 which include an integrated talent management solution with enhancements to Recruiting, Succession Planning, and Performance and Learning Management.
    • A new addition in product called Oracle Landed Cost Management will give organizations financial visibility into their extended supply chain costs.
  • R12 EBS also brings some rich industry-specific solutions that help companies strengthen their position in the market.
    • Distributors will benefit from greater visibility into ROI of promotional funds, accrued assets, the effect of supplier price changes and related liabilities with Oracle Supplier Ship and Debit and Oracle Price Protection for Wholesale Distribution.
    • Oracle Site Hub a new application helps organizations centralize information to help eliminate the problems associated with fragmented, incomplete and inconsistent site data resulting from rapid business expansion or mergers and acquisitions.
    • Retail industry can now leverage to Oracle Product Information Management for Retail (PIM for Retail) which is centralize product information from heterogeneous systems into a single view that can be used across all functional departments.
    • Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.1 provides out of the box Federal accounting support with Project Accounting for automating funds consumption and billing in compliance with funding rules, supporting advance processing and ultimately helping to reduce overhead.
    • Oracle Subcontractor Payments for Engineering & Construction helps owners and general contractors manage cash flow and ensure their subcontractors are satisfying contract deliverables by controlling the payment of subcontractor invoices.

dgreybarrow Other key information for R12.1 are :

  1. You can check it out R12.1 RCD from metalink.
  2. Steve blog did mention announcement of software downloads will be publicly available from metalink.
  3. Oracle.com have R12.1 dedicated publicly available .

dgreybarrow Reference Notes for Interest

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Step by Step :Using Receipt API ->Reverse Receipt (Scenario 4)

Posted on May 3rd, 2009 by Sanjit Anand |Print This Post Print This Post |Email This Post Email This Post

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dgreybarrow What is senarios here

The senario which going to discuss here is "Reverse Receipt"

The senarios is very simple as cancel, you basically booked the transaction and then reverse it to make net effect zero.

Typically senarios is when Customer is ready to pay, you created Receipt and submitted a cheque in Bank and then bank inform there is issue with Cheque ,in that case you are simply reversing the transaction and notify the customer.

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Step by Step :Using Receipt API ->Apply On Account (Scenario 3)

Posted on May 3rd, 2009 by Sanjit Anand |Print This Post Print This Post |Email This Post Email This Post

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dgreybarrow What is scenarios here

The scenario which going to discuss here is "Apply On Account"

This debit item could be for the same customer or related customer, or for an unrelated customer, depending on the Allow Payment of Unrelated Transactions system option.

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Step by Step :Using Receipt API ->Creating cash and apply (Scenario 2)

Posted on May 2nd, 2009 by Sanjit Anand |Print This Post Print This Post |Email This Post Email This Post

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dgreybarrow What is senarios here

The senario for discuss here is "Create And Apply Receipt"

This debit item could be for the same customer or related customer, or for an unrelated customer, depending on the Allow Payment of Unrelated Transactions system option.

dgreybarrowWhich API is being used

By using the following Procedure Ar_receipt_api_pub.Create_and_apply you can create a cash receipt and same time you can apply it to a specified installment of a debit item.

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Step by Step :Using Receipt API ->Create Cash Receipt (Scenario 1)

Posted on May 2nd, 2009 by Sanjit Anand |Print This Post Print This Post |Email This Post Email This Post

Long time back , I had a post discussing AR Receipting , API's avaiability and integration with POS based system. This post is sort of tutorial outlines the specifications and the methodology for using the various Receipt APIs.

dgreybarrow Functional Importance of Receipt API's

Oracle receipt APIs provide an extension to existing functionality of creating and manipulating receipts through standard AR Receipts forms and lockboxes.

Most of the public receipt API caters to the following basic functionality via different API calls:

  1. Creating a cash receipt.
  2. Applying a cash receipt to a debit item.
  3. Creating a cash receipt and applying it to a debit item in one pass.
  4. On-account application.
  5. Unapplying the on-account application.
  6. Unapplying the receipt application to a particular transaction.
  7. Reversing the receipt.
  8. Activity application, such as Receipt Write-off.
  9. Creating a miscellaneous receipt.
  10. Other account application, such as Claim Investigation.
  11. Receipt-to-receipt application.
  12. Creating a cash receipt and an on-account application in one pass.

These API potentially used when you are using two major products like AR and Trade managment.

Which API's is not supported

  1. Creating a Batch Receipt

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