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Session ID: 112430

Abstract: What do you do when your forecasted growth will soon exceed supply from your co-manufacturers leaving you without a way to manufacture enough product to keep up with demand? If you're Clif Bar & Company, you rise to the challenge and bring manufacturing in-house using Oracle's JD Edwards and innovative manufacturing technology. Attend this session to hear David Bissonnette from Clif Bar talk about Clif Bar's journey into self-manufacturing. Including how Clif Bar had to bring up a brand new bakery and then six months later take over an existing co-manufacturer bakery, converting all their ERP, warehouse, manufacturing, and other business systems. Hear about the innovative manufacturing technologies, like RFgen Mobile Foundations for JD Edwards, that Clif Bar implemented that earned the company the 2017 Manufacturing Leadership Award from Frost & Sullivan in the category of Enterprise Technology Leadership.

Objective 1: We'll discuss how Clif Bar overcame the tough challenges they faced moving manufacturing in-house and the technologies, processes, and resources they used to achieve success.

Objective 2: Learn how Clif Bar achieved their goal to boost efficiency and run paperless processes that drive operations for receiving materials, putaway, issuing to work orders, cycle counts, picking, packing, load management, and more.

Objective 3: See a brief overview of the RFgen mobile solution for JD Edwards that enabled Clif Bar to rapidly deploy mobile data collection to improve efficiency, accuracy, and traceability in its warehouse and manufacturing operations.

Audience: Technical/Functional

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