CSC Takes BinHendi Enterprises Live with SAP
News Release -- April 01, 2015
- BinHendi Enterprises confirms that it is a fully integrated and active SAP system user from April 1, 2015.
- BinHendi Enterprises partnered with SAP to support its rapid business growth and transformation process through the use of the SAP for retail on a HANA Cloud Platform.
- CSC, a global business leader in providing a range of innovative technology solutions, has been appointed as a consultant to implement and maintain the SAP for retail solution for BinHendi Enterprises.
Dubai, UAE; April, 2015: BinHendi Enterprises, one of the UAE’s leading retail conglomerates, announced today the launch of its SAP -based business transformation with SAP and CSC.
Operating since 1974, BinHendi Enterprises is known as a retailer with a diversified portfolio that includes luxury fashion, accessories, watches & jewelry retailing, hospitality, trading, media, real estate, furniture and interior design.
The Group has made a strategic decision and long-term commitment to expand its retail and hospitality divisions and to support its operations more effectively with the latest SAP technology innovations on a SAP HANA Cloud Platform.
Acting CEO of BinHendi Enterprises, Mr. Steven Kruger said: “SAP is designed to provide BinHendi with leading business solutions such as improved sales forecasting and stock replenishment, effective customer service, to optimise supply chain, support daily operations, and provide accurate analytics and reports that will support management when making important decisions. Various departments and functions within BinHendi Enterprises will also benefit from the new SAP system including finance, human resources, sales and distribution and stock management, creating a business environment that is properly governed, accurately monitored and thoroughly controlled.”
Mr. Tayfun Topkoc, Managing Director, SAP UAE, said: “Today’s launch takes our partnership with BinHendri Enterprises to the next level, recognizing that BinHendi is a regional leader in the adoption of the latest cloud-based technology solutions. Our SAP HANA platform will serve as the engine for driving growth across BinHendi’s industries, innovating their back-end processes while also enhancing their customer experiences. By partnering with CSC, we are ensuring that BinHendi will have best practices in delivering on their transformational journey.”
Managing Director of CSC MEA Mr Alok Bapna explained "Bin Hendi has shown strength and ambition by proceeding to move onto the "HANA Enabled Cloud" and will now be able to realize the full potential of the technology, capitalizing on the real business benefits. It has been a great experience working with such a dedicated team. Not only does this elevate Binhendi as the leader in its industry but also as a technology leader for companies looking at transformation, we are thrilled to be announcing its success and completion in record timing, this is a start of a long relationship with Bin Hendi and its dedicated team of enthusiastic individuals"
The “SAP HANA Cloud Platform” is an in-memory cloud platform for today’s increasingly networked, mobile, social and data-driven world. Its powerful applications deliver real-time insights to drive more effective and timely decision making and to dramatically accelerate
analytics, business processes, sentiment data processing and predictive capabilities to manage organizations on a day- to-day basis more effectively.
CSC, a global leader in providing the next-generation technology solutions and services, was appointed by BinHendi Enterprises to implement its SAP systems. CSC specialize in applying technology innovation to solve complex business challenges through application development and modernization, data and analytics, technology consulting, cloud solutions and services, cybersecurity, industry software and mobility solutions.
BinHendi Enterprises is proud to announce that the organization follow best SAP practices such as the “SAP Driven Implementation” as well as the “SAP Secure Success Quality Assurance” system. It is also the first UAE site to be recognized for hosting its “SAP IS Retail” system on the HANA Cloud Platform, integrated with GK POS, a SAP specific POS solution.
BinHendi Enterprises launched the first phase of its SAP system on April 1, 2015. Future SAP projects such as GK POS, social media integration, e-commerce, customer loyalty programs and advanced customer analytics will go live later in 2015 and 2016.
Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) is a global leader of next generation information technology (IT) services and solutions. The Company's mission is to enable superior returns on our clients’ technology investments through best-in-class industry solutions, domain expertise and global scale. CSC has approximately 72,000 employees and reported revenue of $12.6 billion for the 12 months ended January 2, 2015. For more information, visit the company's website at www.csc.com.
About BinHendi Enterprises LLC
Operating since 1974, the group successfully introduced many world-renowned high class brands to the UAE. The company’s unique business approach, favorable government relations and expertise of consumer preferences, encouraged BinHendi Enterprises to develop new sources to help meet the growing demand for high quality products and international services. BinHendi Enterprises currently manage various successful luxury fashion, jewelry and furniture brands and food outlets, while the Trading Division supply products to over one thousand retailers across the region. When it comes to premium brands, BinHendi Enterprises is one of the region's most diversified, progressive and successful companies.