Philippines-based leader in power and energy facilities construction

Manila, Philippines/ Chennai, India – November 07, 2017 – First Balfour, Inc., one of the largest construction and engineering firms in the Philippines, today announced that it has completely transitioned to Ramco Systems’ Enterprise Resource Planning solution to manage its operations.

As a project-centric construction company with a growing presence in the equipment rental industry, Ramco offered a single application which addressed the end-to-end needs of the varied businesses of First Balfour. Deployed over nine months, Ramco ERP Suite has enabled First Balfour automate and streamline its equipment rental management, inventory, supply chain and asset management, along with finance, accounting and statutory reporting functions. Bundled with a mobile-friendly transportation management module, the solution integrates with First Balfour’s third-party GPS system enabling live tracking of rental vehicles.


Commenting on the successful go-live, Ismaelito Altamirano, Head of Plant and Equipment Division, First Balfour, said, “Ramco’s fully integrated software is the perfect fit for our business needs as we strengthen our position in the local engineering and construction industry. Our previous systems were unable to fully automate our equipment rental functions and gave us minimal overview of our business processes. With Ramco ERP, we have streamlined company-wide operational efficiencies and can now better manage our assets – manpower and equipment.”

Virender Aggarwal,CEO, Ramco Systems, said, “The VIP markets in APAC –Vietnam, Indonesia and Philippines have seen tremendous growth in the recentpast. Ramco’s thrust on usability, innovation-centered technology adoption andsuccessful customer footprint have together played a key role in building astrong track record in the region. The successful go-live at First Balfour underscoresour position as one of Southeast Asia’s foremost enterprise softwareproviders."


Ramco ERP integrated with Finance and HCM is a unified ERP platform thathas been delivering significant innovation, cost savings, and superior businessprocesses to organizations, globally. Ramco Finance & Accounting Suite wasrecently positioned as a niche vendor in Gartner’sMagic Quadrant for Cloud Financials. With focus on innovations inusability, context-awareness, mobility, overall flexibility, apart fromcomprehensive set of functionality, Ramco has been enabling smooth transitionspossible for customers.

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