LogisticsNews Middle East - - March 2018 -

DP World is keen to drive dig­i­tal trans­for­ma­tion across its busi­ness op­er­a­tions world­wide us­ing Or­a­cle Cloud Ap­pli­ca­tions (Saas).

DP World group chair­man and CEO, Sul­tan Ahmed Bin Su­layem, and Or­a­cle Busi­ness Ap­pli­ca­tions se­nior vice pres­i­dent Eastern and Cen­tral Europe, Mid­dle East and Africa (ECEMEA), Arun Khe­har, signed an agree­ment to de­velop a mod­ern and in­te­grated tech­nol­ogy plat­form. The dig­i­tal trans­for­ma­tion pro­gramme sup­ports the com­pany’s strat­egy to de­velop com­ple­men­tary sec­tors in the global sup­ply chain such as in­dus­trial parks, free zones, and lo­gis­tics, to add value for all its stake­hold­ers and the move sup­ports its vi­sion to be­come a digi­tised global trade en­abler – em­ploy­ing cloud ap­pli­ca­tions that can in­crease ef­fi­ciency, cre­ate new ser­vices, and sup­port di­ver­si­fi­ca­tion.

Or­a­cle’s cloud ap­pli­ca­tions will en­able the stan­dard­i­s­a­tion of key core pro­cesses in­clud­ing fi­nance, op­er­a­tions, pro­cure­ment, and hu­man re­sources. As part of this new plat­form, it will also in­cor­po­rate tech­nolo­gies in ar­ti­fi­cial in­tel­li­gence, ma­chine learn­ing, In­ter­net of Things (IOT) and block chain, to de­liver smarter op­er­a­tions and cre­ate in­tel­li­gent lo­gis­tics to ben­e­fit cus­tomers.

(L) Arun Khe­har, Or­a­cle Busi­ness Ap­pli­ca­tions, and (R) DP World’s Sul­tan Ahmed Bin Su­layem

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