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Founded in 2000, Avata is a globally recognized supply chain consulting firm and Oracle Gold Strategic Partner that helps companies solve critical business issues.
VATA is built on the foundation of deep industry expertise, business, and technology experience that supports their clients’ full spectrum of supply chain initiatives. They continue to grow and expand their knowledge base, while delivering the highest level of professional services across all key verticals.
Headquartered in Colorado, U.S.A, the company is an Oracle Gold Strategic Partner that offers a unique blend of real-world industry experience, best practices, and software expertise. Leveraging Oracle’s supply chain suite of products they successfully deliver rapid improvements impacting bottom-line performance. Combining this with Avata Business Cloud, They are powering the next generation of supply chain solutions delivered rapidly in a SaaS model.
The company maximizes business value by delivering world class supply chain solutions and providing unparalleled professional services. Their industry experts have real business and process experience in all aspects of supply chain. They understand how systems can be properly leveraged to drive transformational, yet sustainable change with measurable results. They are single-source partner that seeks 100% customer satisfaction and reference ability.
Uniqueness about the company
The Company is a consultancy with a singular focus on supply chain excellence and the Oracle software tools that enable it. Their domain expertise in planning is their differentiator, and they bring that experience to bear in every solution they deliver. They are passionate about helping their clients create competitive advantage from their supply chains, applying processes that differentiate and Oracle solutions that sustain these gains over time.
Solutions Provided by Avata
The company is aware that software alone is never the answer. Their passion lies in providing clients with sustainable, long term solutions that result in optimizing clients overall performance, here are the goal oriented solutions they provide.
Avata Express: They have taken the combined experiences and best practices of literally hundreds of SCP implementations and created Avata Express solutions. Avata Express is their accelerated solution program that is industry and/or solution specific. An Express solution includes process templates, training material with pre-built UPK content, and pre-configured Oracle Supply Chain Application and obvious benefits being reduced implementation time and cost, reduced risk and accelerated ROI.
Avata Directconnect: Avata’s directconnect tools are prebuilt solutions developed to automate the integration of oracle supply chain applications with major technology platforms. The following directconnect solutions are available: CRM to Demantra, SNO Integration, Production Scheduling (PS) JD Edwards World to VCP, JD Edwards One World/Enterprise One to VCP and PeopleSoft to VCP
Avata Data control centre: Avata’s Data Control Center answers data quality problems that negatively impact business processes at its source. As a result provides more reliable data required for supply chain optimization and delivers significant improvements in operational efficiencies and knowledge based decision-making. Benefits of using Avata data control center are Master data management and governance, scenario management, reporting & dashboards; manage data, error handling and administration.
optimization: Avata Logistics Network Optimization (LNO) environment allows for distribution network modeling decisions to be made from a holistic perspective by giving companies complete end-to-end supply chain visibility, as solutions are explored and results simulated, decisions can be vetted to understand their total effect on the supply chain. The ability to manage and simulate the entire supply chain enables has to move from a static collection of discrete points and events to a dynamic, connected “DATA CHAIN” that flows and adapts with ever changing supply chain events and business conditions.
The Core element: AVATA Business Cloud: The Avata Business Cloud bridges this gap by providing Best-in-Class Oracle Supply Chain Solutions in the cloud that fit small to mid-size businesses and scale to meet the needs of complex, global corporations. The AVATA Business Cloud is staffed with technology experts dedicated to delivering exceptional service and complete customer satisfaction, along with consultants who possess years of experience working as buyers, planners, analysts and operations executives in supply chain who understand the solutions and help our customers achieve lasting business value. The AVATA Business Cloud works seamlessly with Oracle EBS, JD Edwards, PeopleSoft, SAP and most other ERP systems.
Avata has been recognized by Oracle as #1 Oracle SCP Cloud provider and recognized by industry with high technology industry excellence award.
“AVATA has been much more of a partner than a vendor for us – for companies looking for a partner in Oracle VCP, they are a premium choice.”
-Michael Kuban, Director of enterprise solutions, Pharmavite.
About the Managing Partner
An alumnus of University of Michigan, Duane is a man of profession himself. He enjoys assisting project teams with solution design and strategy as a subject matter expert and process specialist, but spends much of his time as an engagement director ensuring proper execution to milestones and the highest quality of deliverables. He has designed and led strategic initiatives from Sales & Operations Planning to inventory management, supply chain planning, production planning and purchasing to customer and supplier collaboration.
“We differentiate ourselves by combining this knowledge in a practical application of Oracle Supply Chain Solutions that result in tools that are sustained over time to deliver measurable benefits to our clients.”