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Oracle Release Management automates high-volume electronic demand management by continually incorporating customer demand into the order and planning processes. Oracle Release Management validates, archives, manages, and reconciles customer planning, shipping, and production sequence schedules with timely updates to sales orders, sales agreements, and forecasts.
Defining and applying hierarchical processing rules enables you to determine correct quantities, dates, and other valuable information required to ensure on-time delivery of goods to customers. You can electronically collaborate with customers and manage demand more accurately. Oracle Release Management provides a centralized view of current order status.