PBCS for manufacturers

There’s no question that 2017 brings a lot of uncertainty, and for manufacturers, you operate in testing times, not to mention the potential affect one supply, costs and demand now that Article 50 is triggered. Managing in this economy demands superior financial planning and management. Oracle’s Planning Budgeting Cloud Service (PBCS) provides you with the tools to successfully emerge with the decision-making insight to be stronger and more competitive.

Sustaining profitability comes down to being able to quickly and effectively plan and execute.

The manufacturing industry is a highly competitive but exciting space. The environment is tough, and in complex organisations spread across multiple divisions and countries, a collaborative environment is a critical enabler of successful planning. 

leveraging new technologies, particularly those that help streamline operations and provide cost savings benefits, will undoubtedly aid the quest to be more agile

What if suppliers raise the cost of materials? How much will you need to adjust your unit price to maintain right levels of margins?

Can you meet your production schedule if demand for your low-cost product doubles?

Do you have the intel to improve your cashflow or reduce costs and debt?

Raise investment funds.

Manage margins.

how does PBCS help?

Everyone’s tackling opportunities and challenges such as fluctuations of demand, regulatory pressures and intense global competition (not to mention the unknown of Brexit). PBCS allows you to answer all your questions and plan for the ‘what-ifs’. It manages the process of planning, budgeting and forecasting across brands, products, customers, time frames and staff. With PBCS you can...

Counter the uncertainty, run multiple 'what if' plans based on the changing market conditions and the availability of funding.

Flexibly manage and gain greater control of plans, budgets and forecasts at an operating unit, department and cost centre level.

Combine production, pricing and sales forecasts into an optimised plan and immediately see the impact on your P&L statement.

Know instantly if you have the cash flow to launch a product, open a plant or acquire equipment.

Provide valuable input into operations; with the appropriate balance between operational feasibility and financial desirability, comparing actual vs. budget vs. plan, and reforecasting when required.

conclusion

Manufacturers operate in testing times. Managing in this economy demands superior financial planning and management. PBCS provides you with the tools to successfully emerge with the decision-making insight to be stronger and more competitive.

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how we implement

prepare2plan

With our fixed-fee approach to implementation, you’ll pay a set price, regardless of how much time and expense incurred on our part. 

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time & materials

A more collaborative and agile approach, our t&m approach provides you with more freedom to change the specifications and billed by the hour with expenses.

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