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ANSA McAL ups the IT ante with Microsoft Dynamics AX

 


Signed and delivered!  From left are David Myers, President of Winsoft Inc; Gerry Brooks, Group Chief Operating Officer of the ANSA McAL Group; Pradeep Raman, General Manager Microsoft Trinidad and Tobago, and Rabindra Jaggernauth Managing Director of Esprit Consultants Limited. PHOTO BY KARLA RAMOO


 


THE ANSA McAL Group has upped its IT ante with the implementation of Microsoft Dynamics AX as its new enterprise resource planning business system.


In a move, described as ‘a strategic investment’ by the company’s Group Chief Operating Officer, Gerry Brooks, ANSA McAL is expected to benefit from improved and streamlined business processes.


“We have done an extensive business process review and with the implementation of Microsoft Dynamics AX we plan to implement industry best business processes, improve customer service and streamline our operations. We operate in eight economic sectors spread across the Western Hemisphere and we needed an ERP system that could provide corporate financials and operational and manufacturing functionality especially for our beverage and manufacturing sectors. Microsoft Dynamics AX emerged as the business system of choice particularly for its extensive functionality and ease of use for our users,” Brooks said.


Microsoft Dynamics AX is designed to meet the business requirements of companies like ANSA McAL and provides productivity and an ease-of use user experience.


 


According to General Manager Microsoft Trinidad and Tobago, Pradeep Raman: “Microsoft believes in helping our customers and partners to leverage the power of technology to achieve their full potential. We are fully committed to servicing and supporting the Caribbean region, to help our customers grow their business while innovating for the future. We are pleased to see that ANSA McAL is implementing our Microsoft Dynamics AX solution to improve and help streamline their business processes.”


 


To manage and provide consulting services for the implementation of Microsoft Dynamics AX,           ANSA McAL chose Winfosoft Inc. and Esprit Consultants Limited a implementation partners.  Winfosoft Inc., a United States firm specializing in Microsoft Dynamics AX, has implemented many global projects and provides very experienced Microsoft Dynamics AX consultants with extensive industry expertise in food and beverage and manufacturing. 


“We are excited to work with ANSA McAL to help them achieve the return on investment goals they have established,” said David Myers President Winfosoft Inc.


Esprit Consultants Limited a Trinidad and Tobago firm working with Winfosoft will provide the local support and local business consulting expertise.  “Esprit has many customers in Trinidad and Tobago where we provide implementation services and  business consulting support and are excited to work with ANSA McAL and Winfosoft in providing local business consulting expertise,” said Rabindra Jaggernauth Esprit Consultants Limited Managing Director.


About ANSA McAL


ANSA McAL Limited is a diversified Public Conglomerate. Listed on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange (TTSE: AMCL), it is one of the largest local conglomerates with an asset base of over US$1.5 billion. To date, its business operations span the manufacturing, brewing, insurance, finance, real estate, media, shipping, trading/ distribution, automotive and industrial equipment retailing sectors. The ANSA McAL subsidiaries’ operate in the Caribbean including Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, Guyana, Grenada and the USA.


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