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FAQ on Procurement Business Unit Setups (Doc ID 1327244.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 24, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Fusion Purchasing - Version 11.1.1.5.1 and later
Oracle Fusion Purchasing Cloud Service
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Purpose

This FAQ answers some of the common questions around the use of Business Units in the Oracle Fusion Procurement products.

Questions and Answers

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In this Document
Purpose
Questions and Answers
 What is a Business Unit?
 How does Fusion Procurement use Business Units?
 What are some of the benefits of setting up a detailed Business Unit structure?
 How is this related to Outsourced or Centralized Procurement?
 What is different in Self Service Purchasing, Sourcing, and Purchasing uses of Business Units?
 What are the key benefits of Business Units in Fusion Procurement?
 Negotiate contracts/spot buys on behalf of the client BUs
 Split Awards to Requisitioning Bus from consolidated Negotiation
 Streamlined Supplier Site Maintenance
 Flexible Data Partitioning for Reporting
 Streamline sharing of reference data between Interacting Business Units
 Enable Shared Catalog Content Usage across Business Units

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