Saeed Fadhel Al Mazrooei, EMAL and Ahmed Bin Fahad-Tejari, signing the contract in the presence of H.E. Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi and and Khaldoon Al Mubarak
Emirates Aluminium (EMAL) signed a three-year agreement with Tejari to implement online management of buyer and supplier interaction throughout the organization in the presence of H.E. Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi, the Minister of International Cooperation and Development and Khaldoon Al Mubarak, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Mubadala.
The agreement is a part of EMAL’s goals to continually improve procurement processes, policies, technology, capabilities and competencies so as to achieve high performance and efficiency in supply-chain management. Under this agreement, EMAL’s eTendering and eVendor activities will be managed on EMAL’s eSourcing portal https://emalsourcing.tejari.com making use of Tejari’s technology.
Commenting on the agreement, Saeed Fadel Al Mazroeei, the CEO of EMAL said: “EMAL’s commitment to improving its procurement process, not only reveals its ability to meet the needs of customers and the sector efficiently and effectively but also its commitment to business and quality excellence of which a good supply chain management forms a part.”
The system will be used by over 150 EMAL end users and procurement and contracting professionals to award as well as manage contracts worth billions of dirhams a year.
“Having an e-Procurement technology can help us develop long term and added-value relationship with suppliers.” Al Mazrooei added.
Tejari will play an important role in the implementation, providing end-user training and support to drive the successful adoption of the platform across the enterprise.
Ahmed Bin Fahad, Board member of Tejari said “Tejari is proud to support EMAL by offering our best technology, and providing professional services of the highest quality. He went on to say that “Procurement has become a critical driver for global competitiveness and organisations such as EMAL are able to modernise and boost procurement performance by leveraging innovative web-based technologies”.