Anish Kanaran, director channel, Epicor Middle East
Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations, today announced that it has signed a new contract to deploy its next-generation Epicor enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution for Barakat International LLC, one of the UAE’s leading food distribution companies supplying high-quality meat and seafood products to five-star hotels, Grade-A restaurants and major catering companies in the GCC.
The implementation will be done by ATG Solutions LLC, a member of the Epicor Inspired Partner Network. Through the deployment of Epicor ERP, Barakat International aims to achieve an increase in productivity, improve efficiencies and generate new growth opportunities.
“We were in search of an all-in-one, end-to-end ERP solution that will enhance efficiencies across our operations,” said Ramkumar Menon, director for Bifco-Barakat International. “The implementation of Epicor ERP not only met our needs, it complements our ongoing commitment to providing excellent service to our customers.”
With the deployment of the Epicor ERP, Barakat International will reap key benefits like improved automation across business processes; effective management of governance, risk and compliance; improved decision support, and scalability, which is crucial for anticipating and meeting growth requirements.
“Epicor understands the complexity of running a distribution-based company like Barakat International,” said Anish Kanaran, director channel, Epicor Middle East. “Epicor ERP is the perfect tool to facilitate the planning, assembling, shipping and delivering of the goods that their customers require within certain deadlines. This implementation demonstrates our commitment to understanding the needs of our clients, providing them with reliable solutions and inspiring them with best practice insights that give them a competitive edge.”
ATG Solutions LLC is a specialized systems and solutions company based in Dubai, providing infrastructure and software solutions to its customer across UAE and India. With detailed knowledge of the Epicor platform and extensive experience from multiple implementations, ATG is one of the largest Epicor partners in the region.
Barakat International is a broad line food distribution company with specialization in serving a diverse portfolio of food products that range from chilled and frozen meat, fresh and frozen seafood to poultry products to high end customer across Middle East region.