Ahmedabad: Mumbai-based Thirdware Solution Ltd (TSL), engaged in providing enterprise resource planning (ERP), customer relations management (CRM), supply chain management (SCM) to 100 customers at over 700 locations worldwide, is slated to open its first subsidiary abroad, in California this monthend. TSL managing director Mohan Kirane said that the US arm would take care of the increasing global demand for a wide range of customised business solutions.
He revealed that exports comprised about 26 per cent of the company's total turnover of Rs 11 crores in 1999-2000, which is expected to go up to 30 per cent of the projected turnover of Rs 20 crore in the current fiscal. Kirane, who was in the city to sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Ahmedabad-based Star Powertech Pvt Ltd, a systems integration company, said that ASL had five more offices in the country at Delhi, Chennai, Baroda and Pune, besides an export development centre also in Mumbai. He said that while his company's core competence was as an application solution provider (ASP), it has so far entered into strategic alliances with 25 companies strong in infrastructure.
TSL is in an alliance with QAD Inc and has ventured into the ASP market in partnership with Satyam Infoway and Citrix Software India Ltd to offer application services to the manufacturing industry over wide area network (WAN). TSL's client base includes companies worth Rs 2-crore to Rs 15,000-crore, prominent among them being Ford Motor Company, Lear Corporations, Godrej Soaps, Hindustan Lever, DCM Benetton, Tata Johnson Controls, Nicholas Piramal, Bacardi Martini, Tata Liebert and Fosters India.
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