Al-Sayer Group goes Exact

Exact Software Middle East, the enterprise resource planning software (ERP) vendor has announced that Kuwait's Al-Sayer Group has implemented its solution to help its 500 employees automate administrative processes across 15 office locations.

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By  Maddy Reddy Published  June 9, 2004

Exact Software Middle East, the enterprise resource planning software (ERP) has announced that the Al-Sayer Group with the vendor's solution to help its 500 employees automate administrative processes across its 15 offices. The Al-Sayer Group is one of the major trading companies in Kuwait. Since 1955, the group has engaged in general trading, car imports and distribution. Al-Sayer has expanded and now diversified into financial services, food and soft drinks and insurance. Exact’s new Kuwait office will support the deployment of the Exact solution. The ERP implementation will automate various processes, including document management, workflow and human resources. It is now in use at fifteen different Al-Sayer offices. “With an operation as diverse as ours, functioning over multiple sites, it is important to minimise the time and money we devote to administration whenever possible. We are already seeing the benefits of sharing information and reducing the replication of work,” says Saleh Al-Kout, group manager, Information Services Department, Al-Sayer Group. The solution will enable Al-Sayer’s diverse business activities, which operate across Kuwait, to report directly to its head office quickly and efficiently, as well as providing real-time updates on its operations. Exact Software’s Kuwait office opening, is the first of six planned openings in the region. Operations are due to begin in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Qatar by autumn 2004, while offices in the Levant, Oman and Egypt are expected to be up and running by the end of 2005. All will report to Exact’s Middle East headquarters in Dubai. “We are excited to be opening Exact’s first regional office It is especially significant, given that our largest customer in the Middle East is the Al-Sayer Group. This is a major implementation, which will showcase the ability of Exact Software solutions to fulfil real business needs of companies in Kuwait,” says Kuwaiti general manager Mazin Abou-Seido. Exact’s Kuwait operation will develop new business as well as support, train and implement their One-X solution, which allows organisations to mange their entire business system centrally allowing efficient sharing of information between headquarters and regional offices. “Kuwait was a natural choice for our second regional operation, as we have traditionally had a strong record in the country. We look forward to expanding our presence over the next 18 months and building on our relationship with customers such as the Al Sayer Group,” says Nizar Badwan, general manager, Exact Software Middle East.

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