Professional Services

Principals in Higher Upstream LLC provide services as Program and Project Managers and JD Edwards Specialists with over 30 years of diversified domestic and international management experience in optimizing business performance through business process re-engineering.  We have been utilized as the “expert’s experts” on challenging rollouts, application, technical, and business process decisions regarding implementing ERP and B2B solutions.  We have been responsible for over 300 implementations under our project management and executive review, 100 of which were successful international implementations worldwide.

We are well versed in the industry sectors of manufacturing and distribution, energy, chemical, life sciences, agriculture, food processing, government entities, property management and construction.  We are subject matter experts (SMEs) for Oracle and JD Edwards’s application suites: finance, manufacturing, distribution, energy-chemical, grower accounting-management, real estate-property management, and payroll and HRM.  We have served as JD Edwards system architects in each of the listed sectors and applications.  As project managers, we are well versed in a wide variety of project management tools and can traverse the spectrum from functional and technical design, decision documents, implementation and cutover scripts, program management, change management and solution assurance.

Our Clients

Below is a representative sample of industries and clients we’ve served over the past 30 years.

Industry Client
Agriculture & Food Processing Barilla America
Agriculture & Food Processing Citrus Farms
Agriculture & Food Processing Dole Foods (seven sites)
Agriculture & Food Processing Paramount
Agriculture & Food Processing Pillsbury
Agriculture & Food Processing Robert Mondavi Winery
Agriculture & Food Processing Tanimura & Antle
Construction & Engineering Beth Ship
Construction & Engineering Commerce Construction
Construction & Engineering Costain Coal
Construction & Engineering Environmental Industries
Construction & Engineering Insulectro
Construction & Engineering IT Corporation
Construction & Engineering J.F. Shea
Construction & Engineering Majestic Realty
Construction & Engineering Oceaneering
Construction & Engineering Pacific Greystone
Construction & Engineering Steve P. Rados
Construction & Engineering Sully Miller Construction
Construction & Engineering Sundt Corporation
Construction & Engineering Tishman West
Construction & Engineering Troy Engineering
Energy & Chemical ADNOC
Energy & Chemical British Petroleum
Energy & Chemical Caltex: Koa Oil
Energy & Chemical Chevron (seven sites)
Energy & Chemical Praxair
Energy & Chemical Pride International
Life Sciences Amersham Pharmacea
Life Sciences Amgen
Life Sciences Baxter Pharmaceutical
Life Sciences Edwards Lifesciences
Manufacturing & Distribution Aiwa
Manufacturing & Distribution Benckiser
Manufacturing & Distribution Hettich Manufacturing
Manufacturing & Distribution Jimway
Manufacturing & Distribution Laserscope
Manufacturing & Distribution Oki Semiconductor
Manufacturing & Distribution Silgan Containers
Manufacturing & Distribution Wal-Mart
Media & Entertainment Capitol Records
Media & Entertainment Edwards Theatre Group
Media & Entertainment EMI
Media & Entertainment Hanna Barbera Home Video
Media & Entertainment Hollywood Park
Media & Entertainment Media Home Entertainment
Media & Entertainment Paramount Pictures
Media & Entertainment Polygram Filmed Entertainment
Media & Entertainment Sony Pictures
Payroll & Human Resources Apple South
Payroll & Human Resources Beth Ship
Payroll & Human Resources Chevron Angola
Payroll & Human Resources Chevron Kazakhstan
Payroll & Human Resources Environmental Industries
Payroll & Human Resources Las Virgenes Water
Payroll & Human Resources Main Street and Main
Payroll & Human Resources Queens Medical Center
Public Sector Bell County, IL
Public Sector City of Lincoln, NE
Public Sector City of Oletha
Public Sector Denver Water
Public Sector Illinois Water
Public Sector Las Virgenes Water
Public Sector Padre Dam
Public Sector Pina County
Public Sector Southern California Water
Public Sector TELACU (The East Los Angeles Community Union)
Public Sector White Mountain Apache