Consolidated Contractors pilots e-procurement solutions
Electronic business solutions provider AREGON has teamed up with PwC Management Consulting Services in the Middle East to provide electronic procurement and supply chain management services to Consolidated Contractors Company (CCC), a regional engineering and construction company.
The CCC project is the first in a series of initiatives to be undertaken by the Aregon/PwC Consulting alliance, designed to facilitate cross border trade and promote commercial efficiency and growth, according to a company press release.
The CCC initiative is centered on two pilot projects in the upstream oil and gas sector, executed in three phases, one in Haradh, Saudi Arabia and the other in Ras Laffan, Qatar. CCC decided to deploy an electronic procurement solution in a bid to cut costs and improve the efficiency of in its purchasing process.
Aregon is a business-to-business (B2B) digital marketplace serving the Middle East, North Africa and Indian Subcontinent.
Established in 1952, as one of the first Arab construction companies, CCC is a multinational construction company, with 40,000 employees from 60 different countries, which operates primarily in the Middle East and Africa. Member and associate companies make up the Consolidated Contractors Group.
The management consulting services practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers, PwC Consulting, helps clients maximize their business performance by integrating strategic change, process improvements and technology solutions. PricewaterhouseCoopers is the world's largest professional services organization, with more than 150,000 people in 150 countries. — (menareport.com)
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