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Organizational Hierarchy Levels In Oracle RMS (Retail Merchandise System)

The organizational hierarchy creation in Oracle RMS allows you to build the relationships that are necessary in order to maintain the operational structure of a company.

The following hierarchy levels are used in Oracle RMS:

Company

The highest organizational and merchandise unit level defined in RMS. Only one company can be defined.

Chain

The first level under the company level in the organizational hierarchy. The chain hierarchy level is based on the requirements of the company and a chain can be used to group many store formats, concepts, and locations within the organization.

Area

The second level under the company level in the organizational hierarchy. Area is used to define a geographical group within the organization chain. An area can belong to only one chain.

Region

The third level under the company level in the organizational hierarchy. A region can be used to group locations within an area. A region can belong to only one area.

District

The fourth level under the company level in the organizational hierarchy. District is used to group locations within a region. A district can belong to only one region.

Channel

You create channels to associate it with a location when you create or edit a store or virtual warehouse.