GWC receives Microsoft Digital Transformation Award
GWC (Q.P.S.C.), Qatar’s leading logistics provider, was recognized by Microsoft for its outstanding achievements in leading the company’s digital transformation, during an Award ceremony at the digital giant’s annual suhoor held on May 29, 2018.
The “Digital Transformation Award Ceremony” event sheds light on the local organizations who accomplish amazing feats in the face of a new, more complex and competitive digital world, setting the technology agenda for the industry, and helping shape the business transformation in Qatar.
GWC continuously relies on information technology to achieve its strategic and business aims. In 2018, the company established its new technology subsidiary, LEDD Technologies, as a means to equip clients with the technology services and solutions needed to enable their business transformation needs locally. During the award ceremony, Senior Director of Corporate IT at GWC and General Manager of LEDD Technologies, Mr. Maged Kamal received the award on behalf of the company.
“We are grateful to be recognized for our commitment in setting the agenda and leading the wave on the country’s pursuit of digital transformation, with a special emphasis on logistics-based solutions,” stated Mr. Maged Kamal, Senior Director of Corporate IT at GWC and General Manager of LEDD Technologies. “Proper digital transformation in business is now a direct need that must be addressed economy wide if we are to meet our commitments and reach our goals as set by the Qatar National Vision 2030,” he added.
LEDD Technologies Holds Launch Event at St. Regis
LEDD Technologies, a wholly owned subsidiary of GWC (Q.P.S.C), held its launch event at the St. Regis Hotel Doha on Tuesday Morning, May 1, 2018. In attendance were LEDD and GWC Senior Staff, as well as speakers from Microsoft, Sierra, and Brilliant, all of whom were given a chance to speak to and interact with market leaders from various industries in Qatar.
In addition to offering various opportunities for networking, the event hosted a number of presentations highlighting the various solutions LEDD has already tested in the market, and weighed against its deep experience gained over more than 10 years in the logistics industry. Among the solutions discussed were the facility management solution, the visual asset management system, the vehicle tracking solutions, and the order management system. For all of these solutions, the attendees were offered a walk-through of the key features of these systems. By offering these solutions locally, with over 30 technical professionals available to implement them in Qatar, LEDD assures an immediate response to all requests, with none of the flights or time difference found in other suppliers.
The other major differentiator for LEDD is the special relationship it has with the major global technology vendor, Microsoft. As a Microsoft Silver Partner, LEDD is capable of offering advanced analytics and cloud hosting solutions to enable their customers to achieve their business transformation plans quickly and affordably.
“Digital transformation is not just a buzzword to be ignored, nor a luxury to be considered in passing, but a direct need that must be addressed across all businesses and industries in order to remain sustainable in the current competitive market,” stated LEDD General Manager Mr. Maged Kamal. “That’s why the right transformation time is now – and LEDD is offering you the opportunity to join forces, collaborate, and build your transformation success plan together.”
GWC, the leading logistics provider in Qatar, continuously relies on information technology to achieve its strategic and business aims. Through the experience earned by developing the company’s infrastructure and in creating solutions for the logistics and supply chain field, the company established LEDD as a means to equip clients with the technology services and solutions needed to complete their business transformation needs.
“In our industry, you often see logistics companies specialized in IT solutions, and others who are supply chain experts, but rarely do you see the expertise in serving the end-to-end supply chain with IT solutions joining together in one entity,” stated GWC General Manager Mr. Matthew Phelps. “With LEDD, GWC is doing its part in helping and acting as an enabler to support Qatar towards its 2030 vision by establishing a subsidiary that can sell its expertise in IT to enable logistics and distribution, unparalleled in most organizations.