Manugistics gets Petronas IT energy deal

  • Business
  • Tuesday, 03 Jun 2003

PETROLIAM Nasional Bhd has selected Manugistics Group Inc’s Internet-based energy industry solutions to power its strategic supply chain initiatives across its oil business operations. 

“This initiative will be a nerve centre for our complex supply chain, ensuring top operational performance in a complex business environment,'' oil business general manager (planning and manufacturing group) Peter Dent said. 

The Manugistics solutions would improve inventory and capacity visibility, reduce shipping costs, and reduce inventory levels at Petronas depots across Malaysia. They would also further improve customer service levels, Manugistics said in a statement. 

The solutions are useful in supply chain planning, trading as well as enabling field sales groups to collaborate virtually. 

Petronas will be capable of pinpointing the expectations for marketplace demand and sreamline its inventory as well as pipeline capacity requirements accordingly. 

In addition, Manugistics' global logistics management solutions will also enpower Petronas to create and execute shipping plans across a complex multi-modal environment of trucks, vessels and pipelines.  

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