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Oracle Warehouse Management Implementation Guide
Release 12.1
Part Number E13434-06
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Distributed Warehouse Management System

Overview of the Distributed Warehouse Management System

The Oracle Warehouse Management System (WMS) is an integral part of the Oracle E-Business Suite comprised of transaction source systems, like Oracle Purchasing and Oracle Order Management, and execution systems, like WMS, residing and operating within the same instance. This integrated solution eliminates the need for reference and transaction data integrations which are typically required when WMS is implemented as a "bolted-on" solution (that is, installed independent from the E-Business Suite).

However, when a business is required to implement Oracle EBS WMS outside the framework of the E-Business solution, Oracle Warehouse Management provides a distributed deployment option that supports all the routine warehouse and inventory functions currently available in the E-Business suite. This solution enables WMS to be independent from the enterprise resource planning (ERP) instance while still capable of serving multiple independent warehouses or organizations.

Features of the Distributed Warehouse Management System

The following list describes the main features of the Distributed WMS solution:

Setting Up the Distributed Warehouse Management System

For detailed information about setting up and using the Oracle Distributed Warehouse Management System, see the following documents available on My Oracle Support:

Related Topics

For more information on the Oracle Distributed Warehouse Management System, refer to the white papers and documents on My Oracle Support.