Abu Dhabi Airports Company Partners with Tejari for an Electronic Procurement System
Wednesday, 29 May 2013
Ahmed Bin Fahad and Tony Douglas, in the background Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi and Ali Majid Al Mansoori
Abu Dhabi, UAE, Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) today announced a five year contract with Tejari to implement an electronic procurement technology across all contracting and supply management systems.

The contract was signed by Tony Douglas, chief executive officer of ADAC and Ahmed Bin Fahad, Tejari board director, in the presence of Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi, the Minister of Foreign Trade, the founder of Tejari and Ali Majid Al Mansoori, chairman of ADAC, at a ceremony held at ADAC on the 29th of May.

Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi, the Minister of Foreign Trade, and founder of Tejari Tejari, said: “The aviation industry is very competitive and demanding, and this is where technology and best practices can make a significant difference by driving time, process and cost savings”

Ali Majid Al Mansoori, chairman of ADAC, added: “As ADAC’s airports continue to grow and develop, and as service offerings increase, having an efficient and effective procurement system in place will allow ADAC to better analyze solutions and challenges, and make smart and transparent business decisions.  ADAC looks forward to increased dialogue with vendors and to passing on the conveniences the new technology will allow for to our many business partners.”

Saeed Al Zaabi, senior vice president procurement & logistics of ADAC added: “It is anticipated that the system will be used by over 100 end users. ADAC procurement professionals, managing over 2,200 purchase order transactions and 100 contracts per year, strive to deliver world-class quality service and cost effectiveness. The eProcurment technologies offered by Tejari will most certainly add to the efficiency and transparency of the ADAC’s procurement services, a target that the company is committed to continuously achieve.”

Ahmed Bin Fahad, commented: “Tejari is proud to support ADAC by offering our best technology and providing professional services of the highest quality.  ADAC is a strategic opportunity for us to demonstrate the true potential of eProcurement technologies to boost procurement performance at large organizations by leveraging innovative web-based technologies”.