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October 21, 2019
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Indus Motor Company awarded as leading global innovator

KARACHI: Indus Motor Company, Pakistan’s larger automotive manufacturers and distributors and the Toyota partner, has been named as one of the world’s most innovative companies, thanks to its digital transformation of the automotive sector and fostering economic growth and job creation.

With Pakistan’s economy growing, the country’s automotive market continues to increase. Pakistan is Toyota’s leading Asian market, and the Toyota Corolla is Pakistan’s largest-selling automobile brand model.

Anticipating the growth, as Indus Motor Company, a joint venture between House of Habib Pakistan, Toyota Motor Company, and Toyota Tsusho Corporation, increased production to 272 daily vehicles, it digitally transformed with global technology company SAP.

“Indus Motor Company is passionate about providing delightful customer experience and enhance the productivity of our more than 2,800 employees and 45 dealerships,” said Ali Asghar Jamali, CEO, Indus Motor Company. “Our digital transformation with SAP supports Pakistan’s economic growth, job creation, and technology transfer to over 60 local vendors to better meet our customer needs.”

Using SAP’s S/4HANA real-time business suite, Indus Motor Company has realized a significant improvement in material requirements planning, improved quality monitoring, and accuracy in sales order processing.

“Thank to our SAP solutions, we are achieving the digital transformation that will strengthen our competitiveness in a fast-moving marketplace,” said Faizan Mustafa, CIO, Indus Motor Company. “With the built-in, real-time analytics capabilities of SAP S/4HANA, we are reducing deficiencies throughout our processes, and driving improvements across the value chain.”

Recognizing its success, Indus Motor Company’s has become the first Pakistani organization to win an SAP Innovation Award, in the category of “Process Innovator.” Indus Motor Company joined a very select group: the SAP Innovation Awards 2019 are presented to only 48 organizations out of over 425,000 customers.

“Indus Motor Company shows global best practices in how an Intelligent Enterprise has refined business practices, streamlined operations, and transformed customer experiences,” said Saquib Ahmad, Managing Director, SAP Pakistan.“We are exploring how Indus Motor Company could use AI and machine learning for detecting defects, IoT for predictive maintenance, and blockchain for vehicle ownership.”