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Pakistani Cement Firm Gets Greener And Leaner With Oracle Cloud

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By Kerry Doyle

The landmark environmental treaty recently signed by nearly 200 countries may seem to put an unfair burden on developing countries that don t have what many consider the luxury of focusing on greenhouse emissions.

Cement is a fundamental part of every infrastructure, from the tunnels, bridges, dams and highways on which we drive to the buildings we work in and the sidewalks down which we stroll.

The manufacture of this powdery lime-based mixture requires a process of firing at consistently high levels to melt the minerals.

In general, DGK sees cloud ERP adoption as a key enabler of greater sustainability thanks to industry-specific logistical planning and supply chain capabilities.

Oracle ERP Cloud not only enables better production planning, it can increase on-time deliveries of customer orders.

In addition to modernizing the manufacturing process and lowering IT costs, the technology removed barriers that had previously caused internal divisions, such as a lack of communication between financial and sales departments on the one hand and plant production on the other.

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