Gulftainer, SAP team up to digitalise global operations

Gulftainer, SAP cooperate to enhance global operations

Gulftainer has announced that it would transition its core enterprise resource planning to the cloud, implementing RISE with SAP and S/4HANA to improve global operations.

Under their expanded collaboration, Gulftainer’s Group CEO, Peter Richards met with Marwan Zeineddine, Managing Director at SAP UAE, at COP28 – Expo City Dubai.

Richards said: “In a dynamic and fast-paced supply chain and logistics industry, technological innovations are the key driver for our transformation journey.

“Gulftainer has long been at the forefront of accelerating technology trends, setting an ambitious strategy to implement new technologies and innovative solutions within our operations, infrastructure, business procedures and engineering to achieve our growth goals in meeting customers’ needs and the dynamic changes in the market.”

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According to Gulftainer, leveraging RISE with SAP will allow Gulftainer to adopt new technology solutions, reduce operating costs and cut time to market with customised solutions, aiming to realise its digital ambition of becoming more innovative and resilient.

Through the new solution, Gulftainer stands to benefit from managed services that include continuous updates and maintenance.

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Richards added: “We are confident that the implementation of ‘RISE with SAP’ in our business ecosystem will propel us towards new levels of efficiency, sustainability and excellence in the supply chain and logistics sectors. This underscores Gulftainer’s dedication to leveraging cutting-edge technology for the advancement of our regional and global operations.”

Furthermore, Gulftainer’s adoption of RISE with SAP will reportedly provide access to advanced analytics, machine learning, and robotic process automation (RPA) technologies, enabling enhanced business operations and informed decision-making while assisting the firm in meeting its environmental goals.

In November 2023, Gulftainer announced the extension of its concession agreements with the Sharjah Ports, Customs and Free Zones Authority for a further 35 years.

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