Transport and logistics services company Emirates Transport has signed a deal to implement Oracle Cloud Applications as part of its digital transformation plans.
The transport company will deploy various Oracle applications from the cloud to enable it to develop new new revenue streams and improve customer service and operational efficiency. The company plans to use the cloud applications in areas including financials, procurement, customer services and data-driven decision making.
"The UAE's transportation sector is experiencing sustained growth on the back of promising economic activities across infrastructure development, government investment and private sector expansion," said Faryal Tawakul, executive director of Support Services at Emirates Transport. "These changes have created significant growth opportunities for Emirates Transport and by using the latest cloud technologies to drive expansion and offer unmatched services to our customers; we will be able to establish a huge competitive advantage."
"We selected Oracle to support our transformation into a service focused company and to help establish Emirates Transport as the preferred transportation and logistics partner for the UAE's public and private sector. This is our first step towards implementing a more elaborate digital transformation roadmap which in due course will also explore the implementation of next gen technologies like Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things (IoT) to help us drive long term growth," added Tawakul.
"With more than a three decade experience in the UAE, Emirates Transport is a true market leader and a key enabler for the country's economic progress. Emirates Transport is now embarking on its next growth phase and its decision to select Oracle to support its digital transformation initiative will help the organisation achieve its strategic business objectives", said Arun Khehar, senior vice president, Business Applications, ECEMEA, Oracle. "We are confident that the deployment of Oracle Cloud Applications will help Emirates Transport deliver value for all stakeholders and create the differentiation needed to achieve market leadership."