Spotless and TCS announce SAP Go-Live
Mumbai, May 15, 2012: Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS), a leading IT services, consulting, and business solutions firm announced today that the Spotless Group, an international services company specializing in outsourced facility management, has gone live with the first phase of its SAP transformation program.
Spotless selected SAP business management software to assist with its business and IT platform transformation program. To date, the project’s scope of work has covered SAP Finance, Procurement, Service Asset Management, Sales and Distribution, Portal, Process Integration, Reporting and Human Resources. TCS is providing Spotless with SAP-focused implementation expertise, consulting and ongoing support for the SAP solution.
Spotless Cleaning Services and corporate divisions are the first operations benefitting from the IT platform transformation, which has been designed to improve business agility as well as deliver net financial benefits in the medium-term and beyond.
Josef Farnik, Spotless Managing Director and CEO, said the SAP solution is expected to streamline Spotless’ business operations as well as enhance information sharing and business administration efficiencies. Josef Farnik said, “The Spotless business and IT transformation project has been designed to standardize core business processes across the organization enabled by a common technology platform, thereby unlocking substantial recurring financial benefits. Other benefits include centralizing the management of client and supplier data. To date, the Spotless implementation team has conducted over 10,000 tests and migrated 125,000 data fields into SAP.”
The next implementation will go live in 2013. This will involve moving other core Spotless businesses - Managed Services, Laundry Services and Food Services - across to the SAP platform.
Deborah Hadwen, Chief Executive Officer, Tata Consultancy Services – Australia and New Zealand, said, “TCS has extensive implementation experience with SAP technology and is one of the largest providers of SAP services in Australia. Our strong global alliance relationship and delivery model allows us to provide global experience locally to ensure delivery quality to clients, as we have with Spotless. We have been delighted to assist Spotless with this major technology transformation program.”
Spotless is a leading international services company comprised of two distinct business operations, Facility Services and Retailer Services. Spotless Facility Services supplies single, multi and integrated facilities management, asset maintenance, catering, cleaning and laundry services across a broad range of industry sectors. Spotless employs approximately 40,000 people, supplemented by a network of skilled sub-contractors to deliver over 125 Facility Services. For more information, visit us at www.spotless.com.
About Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. (TCS)
Tata Consultancy Services is an IT services, consulting and business solutions organization that delivers real results to global business, ensuring a level of certainty no other firm can match. TCS offers a consulting-led, integrated portfolio of IT, BPS, infrastructure, engineering and assurance services. This is delivered through its unique Global Network Delivery Model™,recognized as the benchmark of excellence in software development. A part of the Tata group, India’s largest industrial conglomerate, TCS has over 285,000 of the world’s best-trained consultants in 46 countries. The company generated consolidated revenues of US $11.6 billion for year ended March 31, 2013 and is listed on the National Stock Exchange and Bombay Stock Exchange in India. For more information, visit us at www.tcs.com.
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