Saturday, February 21, 2009

Vinci puts ВЈ1.2bn UK construction business into single Coins IT package

Vinci UK, now with an annual construction turnover of ВЈ1.2bn, is to install Coins ERP software by way of a single central system.

The single system will bring the recently acquired Taylor Woodrow operations into the same IT methodology as Vinci Construction (previously Norwest Holst), Crispin & Borst and Pel Interiors.

The IT software package includes financials, procurement, commercials and document management. It replaces legacy systems that have been in place in 20 different Vinci divisions for the past 10 years.

The new software will handle all Vinci’s accounting and purchasing requirements - which has 1,300 users.

Also, up to 2,500 of the group’s employees will be able to access the systems to record timesheet data online in a вЂself-service’ approach as the workflow tools can be configured to support electronic approval and authorisation.


Vinci puts ВЈ1.2bn UK construction business into single Coins IT package


Derek Hollaway, senior finance director, said the group’s plant business is already using the Coins Plant Manager application which is “aimed at enabling all UK sites to requisition plant via a web-based electronic catalogue”.

Vinci UK companies raise over 50,000 purchase orders and process around 340,000 invoices a year.

The latest deal enables Vinci to trade electronically with suppliers as a result of the electronic catalogue procurement software which eliminates the need for paper.

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