TechnologyOne helps to keep major rail infrastructure projects on track

TechnologyOne helps to keep major rail infrastructure projects on track

27 July 2020 – The Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) has enlisted TechnologyOne to digitally revolutionise its procurement systems across the 8500km national freight rail network.

TechnologyOne software will replace manual and paper-based processes across procurement including corporate, maintenance, emergency procurement, materials procurement, professional services and all project-related purchasing.

The move is the result of a comprehensive review by the ARTC which will see all procurement streamlined and maximised across the company.

ARTC Group Executive Corporate Services and Safety Kylie Gallasch said ARTC chose TechnologyOne because it needed a proven, secure SaaS solution robust enough to handle large and complex projects involving thousands of suppliers and transactions.

“TechnologyOne’s solution will allow us to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of our procurement processes as we deliver major Australian rail infrastructure projects right around the nation.

“We needed a digital solution that was up to challenge, and one that could streamline and maximise efficiency across complex projects,” she said.

“It also made sense to go with a solution that will integrate with our other systems. We’ve had a long history with TechnologyOne, and felt they understood our business,” Kylie Gallasch said.

ARTC has also enlisted TechnologyOne to deliver a new Project Lifecycle Management Solution for another of its major infrastructure projects - the $400 million duplication of the rail freight line between Botany and Mascot in Sydney and one of the country’s busiest freight corridors.

Stuart MacDonald, TechnologyOne's chief operating officer, said he is thrilled to see first-hand the significant benefits that the software will bring to ARTC as it manages the procurement behind numerous nation-transforming projects.

“At a time in Australia when every dollar counts, and when economic stimulus through infrastructure projects is critical to our nation’s future, it’s more important than ever for companies to have reliable, secure and innovative technology in place.

“We take this responsibility very seriously, and in addition to ARTC, more than 1200 leading corporations, government departments and statutory authorities are powered by our enterprise software.

“Because we invest heavily in R&D, our customers can be confident that our solution is the best foundation there is for doing business anytime, anywhere,” Mr MacDonald said.

Implementation of the TechnologyOne Procurement and Project Lifecycle Management solutions has commenced and is expected to go live over the next few months.

Media contact
Amity Sturwohld
Public Relations & Investor Relations Manager
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About TechnologyOne

TechnologyOne (ASX:TNE) is Australia's largest enterprise Software as a Service (SaaS) company and one of Australia's top 200 ASX-listed companies, with offices across six countries. Our enterprise SaaS solution transforms business and makes life simple for our customers by providing powerful, deeply integrated enterprise software that is incredibly easy to use. Over 1,200 leading corporations, government departments and statutory authorities are powered by our software.

Our global SaaS solution provides deep functionality for the markets we serve: local government, government, education, health and community services, asset intensive industries and financial services. For these markets we invest significant funds each year in R&D. We also take complete responsibility to market, sell, implement, support and run our solutions for our customers, which reduces time, cost and risk.

For over 30 years, we have been providing our customers with enterprise software that evolves and adapts to new and emerging technologies, allowing our customers to focus on their business and not technology.

Publish date

27 Jul 2020

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