Infor to drive digital transformation and supply chain efficiencies for Danube

By James Henderson
Infor has won a contract to accelerate Danube’s digital transformation and expansion across the Middle East. Danube Home has invested in Infor SCE...

Infor has won a contract to accelerate Danube’s digital transformation and expansion across the Middle East.

Danube Home has invested in Infor SCE - a leading WMS (warehouse management system) - and its Infor OS (operating services platform), which will be implemented by Vinculum, the warehouse management and logistics experts.

In an effort to enhance its supply chain, Danube Home chose Infor SCE to increase efficiency, throughput, and service levels of its operations – reducing costs and providing greater visibility for both clients and staff.

“Ultimately, increased customer satisfaction is what we are looking to achieve. From a management perspective, we have also invested in a dedicated resource to oversee fulfillment in our Danube Home showrooms,” said Sachin Khosla, Head of Logistics at Danube Home.

“With a strong track record and reputation in the Middle East and around the globe, Infor was the right fit for us. Its warehouse management system required no customisation and could easily be configured to our needs,”

This is the first deal between the companies and will see Infor support Danube’s plan for rapid regional expansion. Expected to go live in the United Arab Emirates in August, Infor’s technologies will be rolled out to India, Kuwait, Bahrain, and Oman.

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“This is a fantastic win for Infor – Danube is such a respected brand in the region. We anticipate a productive partnership moving forward as we accompany the group on its digital transformation journey,” said Alaa Hewedi, VP of sales, Infor, Middle East.

Infor will provide Infor SCE Warehouse Management together with its Infor OS (operating services platform) which includes advanced capabilities for business intelligence; document management; and process integration.

In addition, Infor OS incorporates Infor’s advanced middleware platform, ION, and Infor Ming.le, a centralised space for collaboration, business process improvement, and contextual analytics.

Danube wanted to pool all essential company data together to integrate strategic planning into an optimized distribution network. Danube will use Infor SCE to analyse information from across its subsidiaries to improve the use of assets across its network – inventory, space, and labour. Plus, with

“Infor demonstrated to Danube that it was committed to the success of the project, and that it had the potential to deliver everything that was required – on time. This was an important factor underpinning the decision to go with Infor.”

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