Trouvay & Cauvin Gulf awards ERP implementation contract to Sage Software

Published November 16th, 2009 - 03:17 GMT

Sage Software, the leading global supplier of ERP, CRM, and HRM solutions to medium and large organisations, announced that it has been awarded a ‘Sage ERP X3’ implementation contract by Trouvay & Cauvin Gulf, a project package specialist for line pipe, fittings and flanges, valves, instrumentation and control systems in the Middle East. Designed to offer ease of configuration and parameterisation, ‘Sage ERP X3’ will facilitate a centralised system that is transparent to all users internally and across the web. The company further revealed that phase one of the implementation is targeted for completion before the year-end.


‘Sage ERP X3’ is a powerful product configurator, and among the crucial new developments, which it will afford the client is ensuring that structured part numbers are created and that the user does not agree to sell a product that cannot physically be manufactured or sourced. It also incorporates a comprehensive ‘Vessel and Container Tracking’ system, which forms the basis of a standard offering for the Gulf region. By incorporating embedded runtimes for ‘Business Objects’ and ‘Crystal Reports’, reporting and statistical analysis can be generated more effectively, while links to MS Office now comes as a standard.


“Sage Software was able to demonstrate a clear understanding of the business issues we are facing, which convinced us of their capacity to address the extensive and very specific requirements and system functionality we have set for this implementation,” said Laurent Marie, Chief Executive Officer, Trouvay & Cauvin Gulf. “Through ‘Sage ERP X3’, we are moving towards a complete shift from working on multiple applications and benefiting from a fully integrated system that provides controls to help ensure the quality of information being entered into our system.”

Upon completion, the solution will offer a sophisticated sales enquiry workbench function that allows more efficient project costing analysis for end-users. The solution is also set to provide precise cost analysis and tracking of Trouvay & Cauvin Gulf projects within a specified time frame. Furthermore, the application will let end-users to see all purchase, customer, and inter-company or inter-site orders relating to any enquiry. Owing to the complex nature of the implementation, the Sage team is working very closely with the client to maximise efficiency and ensure that all systems for the first phase of the project will be in place by the year-end deadline.


With an expansive main office in Jebel Ali Freezone, Trouvay & Cauvin Gulf is an ISO 9001:2000 certified company with five strategically located offices across the region. Established in 1978, the company has been involved in some of the most prestigious developments in the UAE, including ‘The Palm Jumeirah’ and the Dubai Airport. Trouvay & Cauvin Gulf’s offerings include a wide variety of valve and instrumentation products, piping products, pipe grooving systems, and cast iron drainage systems.


“This is our first major ‘Sage ERP X3’ implementation in the region, and while it is a very complex system that aims for far reaching benefits and implications for the customer, we are progressing tremendously and are efficiently dealing with the challenges. The host of benefits this system will provide Trouvay & Cauvin Gulf is further enhanced by its simple design, look and feel across the available modules, which makes it more intuitive for end-users to operate, without reducing the functionality and control available to the Finance Managers, Operational Managers and IT Managers. We are looking forward to the completion of this implementation, which will afford excellent advantages for our client,” concluded Vikram Suri, Managing Director, Sage Software - Middle East.

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