Egypt’s Ministry of Public Business Sector, Abu Zaabal, Coca-Cola, and HO Group Lead Digital Transformation Amid COVID-19

SAP Announces Strategies for Supply Chain, Industry 4.0, and Sustainability for the Post-Pandemic Era

CAIRO, Egypt – 22, June 2020 –

The Ministry of Public Business Sector, Abu Zaabal Fertilizer and Chemicals Company by Polyserve, the Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Egypt, and the HO Group are leading Egypt’s digital transformation during COVID-19 coronavirus to drive new levels of business innovation and customer experiences.

As organizations across Egypt face unprecedented challenges, they are turning to technologies that provide reliable insights to help them better support their employees, customers, and suppliers.

“The rise of COVID-19 has made every Egyptian organization more aware about the importance of accelerating digital transformation to transform operations, innovation, and customer experiences,” said Hoda Mansour, Managing Director, SAP Egypt and Levant. “The Ministry of Public Business Sector, Abu Zaabal, Coca-Cola, and HO Group are leading Middle East examples of how organizations can drive digital business innovation to manage the current challenges and emerge more competitive post-pandemic.”

The Ministry of Public Business Sector Runs in Real-Time

The Ministry of Public Business Sector worked with PwC to digitally transform three organizations on the SAP S/4HANA real-time business suite: the Chemical Industry Holding Company, the Cotton Holding Company, and the Metallurgical Holding Company.

By automating business processes, the Ministry has full operational visibility and real-time decision-making, and enhanced profits, supply chain, manufacturing production, and customer experiences.

Polyserve Drives Agricultural Innovation

Polyserve Chemicals & Fertilizers, one of the largest fertilizer and chemical production and trading groups in Egypt and Africa, with an annual turnover of EGP 2.5  billion and more than 2,000 employees, is adopting the S/4HANA Cloud real-time business suite, the Ariba Sourcing platform for paperless procurement and connecting with a global network of more than 4.6 million companies, and the SuccessFactors human experience management suite along its 4 subsidiaries (Abu Zaabal Fertilizers and Chemicals, Aswan Fertilizers and Chemicals, Ferchem Egypt and Polyserve Trading) as the first phase of its digital transformation journey.

HO Groups Enables Pharmaceutical Efficiency

One of the largest pharmaceutical distributors in the Middle East and Africa, HO Group is digitally transforming to enhance efficiency across its operations. HO Group is using SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) to automate its supply chain to thousands of pharmacies, and the SAP SuccessFactors human experience management suite to transform human resources processes for 10,000 employees.

SAP Delivers Innovations That Tackle Supply Chain and Industry Challenges; Embedding Sustainability for the Post-Pandemic Era

Following the recent SAPPHIRE NOW Converge conference, SAP is helping companies improve supply chain and industry-specific processes with, connect through the business network, and embed sustainability as a critical measure of business success:

  • SAP announced the Climate 21 program to support customers in pursuing their climate-related objectives.
  • SAP and its partners are offering industry cloud solutions that extend the end-to-end processes of SAP’s intelligent suite to help drive customers’ core business in their industries.
  • SAP brings significant innovations across the supply chain from design to operations to deliver greater insights, automation and responsiveness with the Industry 4.Now initiative.
  • SAP announced a strategy to bring end-to-end visibility, increased efficiency and collaboration across the entire supply chain processes, including design, planning, sourcing, procurement, manufacturing, logistics, and asset operations.