Oracle Apps Tutorial: Overview of Landed Cost Management Module

Landed Cost Management (LCM) is a new module to Oracle EBS R12. The LCM module helps companies record more accurate costs when purchasing inventory items. It accomplishes this by allowing you to add shipping, taxes, duties, insurance, and handling costs to an inventory item. This functionality is especially helpful in our global economy where your […]

Oracle Apps Tutorial: Using Dual Unit of Measure (UOM) in Oracle EBS Inventory

With the merging of inventory module from process manufacturing into the EBS inventory module, EBS inventory now has the ability to track item in two units of measures (UOM).  The EBS inventory module has always been able to convert from the primary UOM to another UOM.  But when you viewed your on-hand balance, you only saw […]

Oracle Apps Tutorial: Using Date-Effective Funds Consumption in the Project Billing Module

When looking at the changes in R12, I noticed that Project Billing has new functionality around agreements – date effective funds consumption.  This new functionality helps relieve an old problem when you have multiple agreements associated with one project and you want to generate an invoice for a specific agreement. How Project Billing Worked Before […]

Oracle Apps Tutorial: New in R12: The Introduction of Inventory Material Statuses

When you upgrade to R12, you will notice a Material Status field on the organization parameters, item, lot, locator, and sub-inventory forms.   You’ll also see it on the Material Workbench when you query on-hand quantity.  The Material Status field will allow you to control which transactions can be performed against that item.  I think the […]

Oracle Apps Tutorial: R12 Changes to Inventory Item Attributes and Inventory Organization Parameters

I wanted to share with you the R12 changes to item attributes and inventory organization parameters because I feel these configurations are at the heart of all Supply Chain modules.  These configurations will determine how items are planned, purchased, built, costed, ordered, and shipped.  The R12 changes to the item attributes and inventory organization parameters […]

Oracle Apps Tutorial: R12 Changes to the Cost Management Module (up to R12.2)

Looking at the R12 changes to Cost Management, I found that they fall into the following categories: accounting, integration with other modules, costing, reporting, accruals, period-end, and data architectural changes.  Let’s start off with one of the biggest changes, the accounting for cost of goods sold (COGS). Accounting Cost of Goods Sold Recognition In R12, […]

Oracle Apps Tutorial: How to move to MOAC (Multiple Organization Access Control) during your R12 Upgrade

On February 17, 2012, in Oracle E-Business Suite, Oracle Upgrade, by ssutphin

After you upgrade to R12, you will notice a new operating unit field on some forms and a new operating unit parameter on reports and concurrent programs.  This field allows you to enter or view data and run concurrent programs from multiple operating units without changing responsibilities.  To access this field you will need to […]

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Oracle Apps Tutorial: How to Reconcile Inventory Activity to the General Ledger

When reconciling Inventory to the General Ledger, we need to know how Inventory is integrated with the General Ledger and how Inventory calculates inventory value.  Inventory integrates with GL using cost elements and material distributions.  WIP integrates with GL using cost elements and WIP distributions.  Cost elements define the elemental level that Oracle tracks and […]

New Oracle R12 Feature: Entering and Process Data for Multiple Operating Units with Multiple-Org Access Control (MOAC)

On August 31, 2011, in New Oracle R12 Features, Oracle E-Business Suite, by ssutphin

One of the new features you will find after you upgrade to R12 is the addition of operating unit to forms and concurrent programs.  This allows you to enter and process data for different operating units without having to switch responsibilities.  In order to use this field, you will need to enable Multi Org Access […]

Oracle Apps Tutorial: How Demantra integrates Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS)

On my current project, we are implementing Demantra Demand Planning with Advanced Supply Chain Planning (ASCP).  In this post, I would like to explore the integration between Oracle Demantra and EBS. Demantra is a stand-alone application that Oracle purchased back in 2006.  It specializes in creating demand forecast using a combination of advanced statistical tools.  […]

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