Emal signs up Tejari for e-Procurement system
Abu Dhabi, April 9, 2013
Emirates Aluminium (Emal) has signed a three-year agreement with Tejari to implement online management of buyer and supplier interaction throughout the organization.
Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi, the Minister of International Co-operation and Development and Khaldoon Al Mubarak, the CEO and managing director of Mubadala attended the signing ceremony.
The deal is a part of Emal’s goals to continually improve procurement processes, policies, technology, capabilities and competencies so as to achieve high performance and efficiency in supply-chain management.
As per the agreement, Emal's eTendering and eVendor activities will be managed on the UAE firm’s eSourcing portal https://emalsourcing.tejari.com making use of Tejari’s technology.
CEO Saeed Fadel Al Mazroeei said, “Emal’s commitment to improving its procurement process, not only reveals its ability to meet the needs of customers and the sector efficiently and effectively but also its commitment to business and quality excellence of which a good supply chain management forms a part.”
The system will be used by over 150 Emal end users and procurement and contracting professionals to award as well as manage contracts worth billions of dirhams a year.
“Having an e-Procurement technology can help us develop long term and added-value relationship with suppliers.” Al Mazrooei added.
Ahmed Bin Fahad, the board member of Tejari said, “Procurement has become a critical driver for global competitiveness and organisations such as Emal are able to modernise and boost procurement performance by leveraging innovative web-based technologies.”
"Tejari will play an important role in the implementation, providing end-user training and support to drive the successful adoption of the platform across the enterprise," he added.-TradeArabia News Service