Ramco wins Gulf Petrochem ERP project

Ramco Systems to provide ERP solution to UAE-based Gulf Petrochem

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Ramco wins Gulf Petrochem ERP project Ramco will provide Gulf Petrochem with industry-specific functionality for its ERP system, says Shankar
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By  Mark Sutton Published  November 11, 2010

Indian software company Ramco Systems has announced that it has won a contract to supply an end-to-end ERP solution to Gulf Petrochem.

Gulf Petrochem, an oil refining and trading company based in Sharjah’s Hamriyah Free Trade Zone, will roll out the ERP solution to manage a range of business processes, including financials, SCM, process manufacturing, oil accounting, logistics, HR and payroll, and business intelligence.

The system will be tailored to include specific functions for the oil industry, based on Ramco’s experience in the sector, to covers business functions such as oil refining, trading, leasing and storage, grease manufacturing and oil terminal operations. The solution will also be deployed to serve Gulf Petrochem users across the UAE, South Asia, Asia Pacific, East Africa and other parts of the world.

Commenting on the deal, R Shankar, executive Vice President, India, Middle East and Africa, Ramco Systems said: “This is a prestigious order secured by Ramco Systems that reinforces our proven strengths in enterprise-class business solutions. Gulf Petrochem is a valuable addition to our growing customer base in the Middle East. We will be providing Gulf Petrochem with industry-specific functionality in oil trading, refinery operations, grease manufacturing, oil tanking/ storage, leasing etc in addition to the standard back office ERP suite.

“The domain knowledge and competency demonstrated by the Ramco team, backed by our assured implementation methodology and presence in the region came to the forefront in the selection process,” he added.

Harsh Sinha, CEO, Gulf Petrochem commented: “Gulf Petrochem has been experiencing exciting growth in the last few years. As our business operations are expanding within UAE and into South Asia, Asia Pacific, East Africa and other parts of the world we needed to integrate our processes to manage our rapidly growing and changing structure. We needed a system that gave us a single platform to manage the existing and future businesses across multiple businesses and geographies and at the same time offer adequate flexibility to handle our evolving needs. Ramco demonstrated quick understanding of the complexities of our businesses, their inter-relationships and our business processes as well as the flexibility to adapt to our perceived complexity. We are confident that we have chosen the right partner as our ERP solution provider.”

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