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Wilmar overhauls digital processes through CenturyLink and SAP
- 25 June, 2019 12:33
CenturyLink has partnered with Wilmar Consulting Services to overhaul the digital operations of Wilmar International through the deployment of SAP technologies.
The alliance will see the Asian agri-business leverage SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud (HEC) to leverage real-time analytical capabilities.
“CenturyLink is helping Wilmar become more agile so it can drive its digital business vision forward,” said Francis Thangasamy, vice president of product management across Asia Pacific at CenturyLink.
“As a premium supplier for SAP globally, CenturyLink enables customers in APAC and beyond to achieve faster time to market for their transformation projects based on the SAP HANA platform.
“CenturyLink expands upon SAP's vision of helping companies of all sizes and industries to run better by delivering comprehensive managed applications and infrastructure solutions.”
Headquartered in Singapore, Wilmar is one of the largest listed companies by market capitalisation on the Singapore Exchange.
The corporation specialises in oil palm cultivation, oilseed crushing, edible oils refining, sugar milling and refining, in addition to manufacturing of consumer products, specialty fats, oleochemicals, biodiesel and fertilisers as well as flour and rice milling.
Furthermore, the business has over 500 manufacturing plants and a distribution network covering China, India, Indonesia and some 50 other countries and regions, housing a workforce of over 90,000 employees.
“The collaboration between SAP, Wilmar Consulting Services and CenturyLink helps Wilmar to focus on core competencies while charting their journey to the cloud,” said Khor Chern Chuen, managing director of SAP Singapore. “The deployment of HEC will help Wilmar to simplify business processes and gain real-time insights to transform into an intelligent enterprise for the global digital economy.
“HEC supports business needs by equipping organisations with mission-critical capabilities and is especially crucial for Wilmar as they wanted to focus on driving positive experiences for their customers.”