Dubai, October, 8 2013: Emrill, the leading Facilities Management provider in the UAE today revealed details of a partnership with 36 Strategies to revolutionize their entire procurement to pay and supply chain management process. The cutting edge cloud-based procurement to pay platform increases efficiencies and reduces administration time allowing Emrill to deliver an enhanced service to their customers across the country.
36 Strategies unique technology based procurement to pay process is a completely paperless process allowing for real-time approvals that can practically be completed within minutes compared to paper based approval processes that can take over a week. The online ordering process significantly reduce lead-time for delivery of products and materials to an average of 2-3 working days.
Ben Churchill, Managing Director, Emrill said: “At Emrill we are constantly looking for innovative ways to increase efficiency and sustainability for our portfolio of prestigious projects. With an average of 40% reduction in lead time achieved through our partnership with 36 Strategies, we are projected to achieve over 1 million dirhams in savings during the first year of operation.”
36 Strategies helps businesses achieve significant increases in efficiencies, reduction in wastage and delivery lead times through their innovative technological procurement and supply chain solutions. Their technology allows them to strategically source materials that are cost efficient and increases the visibility of costs across different business units through detailed management reporting. The solution ensures greater contract compliance, quicker resolution of service interruption and increased customer satisfaction.
The client centric solution reduces the complexity of the ordering and procurement process with the ability to pre-define products through a tailored online store created for each site. Products and materials can be ordered over the internet through the cloud-based stores any where in the world, at any time including through the use of mobile technology. Pre-selecting products for each site according to its unique requirements and service level agreements ensures greater contract compliance and customers’ satisfaction in the long term.
Steven Speter, Managing Director of 36 Strategies said “We are excited to be working with Emrill and look forward to the challenge of working on the numerous communities they service. With more than 500 products under management for Emrill our solution allows them to focus on their core business and enhance service delivery while we take away the complexity of the entire procurement process from a purchase request being raised, through product delivery to payment of the supplier invoice.”
In addition to better service, faster delivery times, reduced manpower and administration, Emrill will be able to achieve significant cost savings across the business.