Domtar commissions China's Kingdee to supply integrated IT, management solutions to promote growth in its Chinese business
April 11, 2012
– Kingdee International Software Group Co., Ltd has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Domtar Paper Company Ltd. (Domtar), the world’s second largest paper manufacturing company in August 2011. Kingdee is providing a suite of industry-based integrated solutions embedded with innovatively localized management concepts, to help Domtar’s sustainable growth in China. This cooperation witnesses another significant strategy-taking of Domtar after entering Chinese market, which also represents a milestone of Kingdee international business.
Domtar, headquartered in Montreal, Canada, is a leading paper company in the world founded in 1848 in England, listed on the Montreal and Toronto stock exchanges. With total staff of 10500,wide distribution network and 15 pulp and paper mills in the United States and Canada, Domtar has created revenues of $5.6 billion in 2011, of which over 60% from markets outside Canada and the U.S. To fully implement its globalization strategy, the Domtar management decided to establish mills in Guangzhou, distribution warehouses in Shenzhen and sales companies in Hong Kong to expand Asian and Chinese market.
To adapt to the new market, Domtar has been researching how to streamline its existing technologies and management with local market needs, and how to reinforce its international positioning through information technology and management optimization. Domtar realized what they need is an integrated IT and management solution to realize its management transformation in China. They found Kingdee.
During the earlier requirement analysis stage, Kingdee established a consultation team covering products, project management and system integration, which customized an integrated solution of ”Management consultation + Management software + IT infrastructure” based on abundant research for Domtar’s local use. By aligning with Domtar’s strategy requirements and a fast respond service framework, the solution convinced Domtar to choose Kingdee as its solid strategic partner.
Mr. Gary So, President and Managing Director of Domtar China, says that what Domtar has sought after is not just a system, but more about service and solutions. He has the strong confidence that Kingdee is their best choice as a leading vendor in Chinese ERP market to help Domtar’s growth in China.
Kingdee K/3 system will be comprehensively implemented in Domtar step by step. Before the system go-live, Kingdee consulting team helped Domtar streamline the business flow in align with the strategic goals. With Kingdee’s proven management experience in local market, Kingdee K/3 system also supports Domtar’s management and expanding market in China by implementing localized management thoughts and systems. Besides the software implementation, Kingdee also provides a “one-station shop” service of system integration from server maintenance to other hardware facilities.
With 18 years research on both western and eastern management philosophies and achievements in helping over one million Chinese enterprises, governments and non-profit organizations with their management informationization, Kingdee is rated by IDC as the No.1 market share holder for seven consecutive years in the Chinese market of ERP software for small and medium businesses. Kingdee is committed to sharing more management experience with foreign investors who expect to grow and succeed in Chinese market through business transformation.