DCS Automotive solution to be offered by Afcomp

Afcomp, the IT division of Al-Futtaim Group, has announced that it will be acting as reseller for DCS Automotive products in the Middle East. Car dealers worldwide use DCS’ solution, Global Dealer Management System (GDMS).

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By  Guy Mathew Published  March 11, 2002

Afcomp, the IT division of Al-Futtaim Group, has announced that it will be acting as reseller for DCS Automotive products in the Middle East. Car dealers worldwide use DCS’ solution, Global Dealer Management System (GDMS), which integrates all the functions of the business.

Afcomp is training four support technicians in the first phase to offer frontline support to customers in the region. They will then train further technicians as the need arises. The company is aiming to cover all the GCC countries as well as Saudi Arabia, Levant and Egypt possibly partnering with other local companies in country to deliver the quality of support.

“Having worked with DCS Automotive several years ago, we are delighted to have renewed our relationship with them. We have worked within the automotive retail sector in the Middle East for many years and understand the market well,” said Wassim Henoud, managing director, Afcomp.

“Like DCS automotive, Afcomp only partners with industry standard, leading technology vendors to provide the latest available solutions combined with the highest level of customer and technical support. We are confident this partnership will lead to sustained growth for both our companies in the region,” he added.

Graham Dutton, business development manager for DCS, commented: “We are delighted to with this deal to partner one of the region’s leading solution providers. DCS supports customers around the world and now we need to build a customer base in the Middle East and having a name like Al-Futtaim behind us helps us to do this and projects an immediate trust and professionalism to our customers.”

Afcomp has been a successful reseller for DCS’ previous dealer management systems as sixteen dealers in the UAE are still running the company’s legacy system. The GDMS solution is scalable down to less than ten users up to some of the biggest dealership networks in the world. The company also offers complete edge to edge solutions for the world’s car manufacturers.

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