Lindsay Australia Limited, which listed on the ASX in December 2002, is an integrated transport, logistics and rural supply company. Lindsay Australia is an expanding force in Australia’s transport and logistics sector. The company’s growth strategy is centered around providing a range of “end to end” services to the food processing, food services, fresh produce, rural and horticultural sectors.
The company’s extensive east coast network of 28 depots and refrigerated warehouses, was created following the merger of one of Australia’s largest private transport companies, Lindsay Brothers Transport, and P&H Rural Supplies on 16 December 2002. With 28 depots across the eastern sea board of Australia accessing core business applications via Microsoft Terminal Services, Lindsay Australia faced an increasing need to provide reliable and fast printing to its operations staff..
After building contractor Skanska USA Building merged its numerous wholly owned subsidiaries into a single company operating under the Skanska brand, it still had more than a dozen core business applications. Using a service-oriented architecture, the company is making the information in those applications available to employees, customers, and partners through Office Business Applications (OBAs) that extend the information in line-of-business applications to people in a form that makes it more accessible and useful…
Situation: Skanska USA Building, a business unit of Sweden-based Skanska AB, is a leading provider of construction services. Headquartered in Parsippany, New Jersey, the company is the third largest contractor in the United States. Skanska USA Building has approximately 4,100 employees and generates approximately U.S.$4 billion in annual revenues. In 2003, Skanska USA Building merged its numerous wholly owned subsidiaries across the United States into a single company. As part of the effort, the company consolidated more than 100 applications to just over a dozen… Continue reading..