CPG & Pharma | JDA

CPG/Pharma client overcomes technical hurdles and completes its JDA upgrade on time and on budget

Project Profile

Client:$40b Consumer & Pharmaceutical

Location: New Jersey

Type: Technical Upgrade

Applications: JDA Transport, Reporting, Monitor


JBF Consulting delivered creative solutions to migrate client from JDA version 7.1 to 7.6, including a built-in backwards migration path to ensure success on new Oracle platform. The customized project plan provided time to build in enhancement options and careful change management. Enhancements resulted in hours of daily time savings for each load planner. Services included:

  1. Software installation
  2. Migration scripting, including re-writing of security tool for secure web-based access
  3. Expedited integration re-coding from WebConnect to Perl/PL-SQL
  4. Custom functional enhancements (freight pay, multi-stop truckload options, flexible load planning editor, update query tool)
  5. Cleansing and re-rationalization of decade-old data to support new data format requirements
  6. Runtime optimization, including redirecting the 7.6 reporting tool to more efficient custom tables
  7. Extensive pre-migration end-user training
  8. Deployment & warranty support


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