Saudi Arabia’s leading metals recycling, processing and trading company Al Qaryan Holding has entered into a digital transformation partnership with global technology giant SAP to innovate, optimize operations, improve product costing, and make data-driven decisions as part of its regional expansion goals.
Furthermore, both companies have pledged to collaborate on future sustainability projects. Al-Qaryan Holding is the first recycling company in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) to implement digital transformation using SAP technologies, paving the way for regional recycling innovation.
Al Qaryan Holding has 27 facilities for a total of more than 1 million tons per year recycling production, making it one of the largest recycling companies in the MENA region. Its activities comprise metal and WEEE recycling, logistics and treatment of reuse materials and equipment, waste management services, dismantling, and demolition.
The RISE with SAP platform, the SAP S/4HANA real-time business analytics suite, and the SAP Six Factors employee experience management and talent development package are among the SAP solutions that Al-Qaryan Holding will implement to support its digitalization. “SAP SuccessFactors, which is expected to enhance the experience of the company’s 1,500 employees, as well as SAP Analytics Cloud’s cloud platform,” according to the reports.
“As the GCC’s demand for end-to-end recycling grows, Al Qaryan Holding needed real-time insights to deliver operational excellence across our occupational health and safety, facilities, people, fleet, and maintenance. Our digital transformation with SAP will enable us to deliver the highest quality services, products, enhance customer satisfaction, and better working environment.”
“Al Qaryan Holding can optimize its operations and materials trading, customer and employee experiences, and support the region’s circular economy and sustainability goals,” commented Mr. Ahmed Al-Faifi, senior vice president and managing director, SAP Middle East North.