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Port of Tanjung Pelepas (PTP) continues digital strategy

Pelabuhan Tanjung Pelepas Sdn Bhd (PTP), a member of MMC Group (MMC), has sealed an agreement with Ramco Systems (Ramco) to upgrade the port's current Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system.

The upgrade is part of PTP's continuous efforts in empowering its digital strategy and enhancing its operational efficiency. In addition, it is also to supplement the port's growing customer demand and requirement of the industry.

Under the agreement, Ramco will implement its comprehensive ERP suite comprising Procurement, Inventory, Finance, Maintenance, Human Capital Management, Treasury, Loan Management, as well as Planning & Budgeting.

- Marco Neelsen, Chief Executive Officer of PTP, remarked that the latest digital roadmap is testament to PTP's commitment in providing best-in-class service for its customers. "Given the pace at which technological advancements are changing the world, it is imperative for PTP to remain competitive and attractive. By investing in the latest technology, we are establishing our terminal as one of the best equipped and most technologically advanced terminal ports in the region".

"We also wanted to choose a digital solution partner with tools that can aid us in our growth as well as give us the right platform to integrate to advanced technologies. With the product and service that Ramco provides us, we believe it will benefit us well".

- Virender Aggarwal, CEO of Ramco Systems, stated "as one of the leading trusted ERP software providers, our main objective is to enable the end-to-end digital transformation for our client organisations. PTP, being one of the world's premier and biggest transhipment ports will expand our expertise while we continue supporting their vision with our technologies and innovations."

"Ramco's ability to offer a single integrated suite covering ERP, Finance, HR, and Asset Management all on the same platform coupled with capability to bring latest technology features such as Artificial Intelligence, Chatbots, Mobility and much more has been the key differentiator driving large conglomerates to embark on a digital transformation program," added Aggarwal.

Ramco ERP has been delivering significant innovation, cost savings, and superior business processes to global organisations. Ramco's focus on usability, context-awareness, mobility, overall flexibility and comprehensive functionality has enabled smooth technological transitions for customers.

About Port of Tanjung Pelepas

The Port of Tanjung Pelepas (PTP) is Malaysia's largest container terminal. The port delivers reliable, efficient and advanced services to major shipping lines and box operators, providing shippers in Malaysia and abroad extensive connectivity to the global market.

PTP is grouped under MMC Port Holdings Sdn Bhd (MMC Ports), Malaysia's largest integrated logistics service provider. MMC Ports is a wholly-owned subsidiary of MMC Corporation Berhad, a leading utilities and infrastructure group with long standing credential and capabilities in ports & logistics, energy & utilities and engineering.

Its terminal operations are backed up by state-of-the-art facilities, equipment and information technology systems linked to all port users. To date, the Port is operating with 14 berths totalling 5.04 km in linear wharf design. The port's container yard is one of the largest container storage facilities in the region with the capacity to handle up to 10.5 million TEU annually.

PTP was accorded Free Zone status in March 1998 and was also appointed as a Free Zone Authority by the Government on 16 June 1999 to administer both the Commercial Free Zone and the Industrial Free Zone. PTP Free Zone provides various advantages to cargo importers and exporters and the direct connection to the port terminal also provides efficient and cost effective container movement between the Free Zone and the port, creating convenience for the container trade.

PTP is also a joint venture between MMC Corporation Berhad (70%), a utilities and infrastructure group and APM Terminals (30%), a leading global ports group with a global port network in 62 countries. For more information, please visit http://www.ptp.com.my/

About MMC Corporation Berhad

MMC Corporation Berhad (MMC) is a leading utilities and infrastructure group with diversified businesses under three divisions, namely Ports and Logistics, Energy and Utilities and Engineering. Its key businesses under the Ports and Logistics division include the operations of Pelabuhan Tanjung Pelepas Sdn Bhd, Johor Port Berhad, Northport (Malaysia) Bhd, Penang Port Sdn Bhd, Tanjung Bruas Port Sdn Bhd, JP Logistics Sdn Bhd and Kontena Nasional Berhad. Internationally, MMC has presence in Saudi Arabia via Red Sea Gateway Terminal Company Limited, a container port terminal within the Jeddah Islamic Port. Under the Energy and Utilities division, MMC is the single largest shareholder of both Malakoff Corporation Berhad and Gas Malaysia Berhad.

MMC's Engineering division has continued to stamp its presence in its sector with a leading role as the Project Delivery Partner (PDP) and underground works package contractor for the 51 km Klang Valley Mass Rapid Transit (KVMRT) Sungai Buloh-Kajang project (SBK Line) and Sungai Buloh-Serdang-Putrajaya project (SSP Line). Prior to this, MMC has successfully completed the 329 km Ipoh-Padang Besar Electrified Double Tracking Project as well as the innovative Stormwater Management and Road Tunnel (SMART) motorway, the first of-its-kind, dual-purpose tunnel in the world.

MMC continues to make inroads in the industry, securing key civil and infrastructure projects in the country namely Langat Centralised Sewerage Treatment Plant, Langat 2 Water Treatment Plant and Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Development (RAPID) Pengerang Cogeneration Plant. MMC also has a 20% effective interest in Borneo Highway PDP Sdn Bhd (BHP), the appointed project delivery partner for the Pan Borneo Highway Project in Sabah.

In other businesses, MMC wholly-owns Aliran Ihsan Resources Berhad, a company which specializes in the full spectrum of water treatment and Senai Airport Terminal Services Sdn Bhd, the operator of Senai International Airport in Johor Bahru - a major aviation hub and the main air transportation gateway to Iskandar Malaysia. The Group Property arm of MMC manages close to 6,000 acres of industrial developments in Iskandar Malaysia, Johor and Kulim, Kedah, namely Senai Airport City, Tanjung Bin Petrochemical & Maritime Industrial Centre (TBPMIC) and Northern Technocity (NTC). The Senai Airport City, TBPMIC and NTC developments come under the ambit of the Group Property's three operating companies - Senai Airport City Sdn Bhd, Seaport Worldwide Sdn Bhd and Northern Technocity Sdn Bhd respectively. http://mmc.com.my.

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