G. James had acquired the Oracle’s E-Business suite to replace legacy ERP systems across the business. Oracle Financials, Payroll and Assets have been implemented and were moving towards “Go-Live” when the Executive determined that preparing for the Supply Chain implementation would require significant internal preparation and could be facilitated through the engagement of an independent consulting company.

Business Challenge

The G. James business had been growing in size and complexity since inception and had for a considerable period of time been using a legacy system no longer capable of supporting all parts of the business. Oracle E-Business suite had been chosen by the evaluation team and it was recognised that preparations for implementing an effective supply chain for the organisation needed to commence.


CMC developed a Program Charter for the Portfolio of Projects to be delivered as well as a detailed Project Charter for the pilot project implementation. CMC also set up the up the Project Management Office (PMO) and managed the implementation of an Extrusion Press System (EPICS).

A Project Plan identifying resources and timeframes required was provided and CMC was engaged on an ongoing basis to deliver the project.