Kuoni Goes Paperless With Newgen’s Omnidocs

Newgen enabled Kuoni handle large document volumes and automate critical finance processes such as Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and multiple internal-approval processes. The solution is integrated with SAP ERP and helps Kuoni achieve improved task allocation and management as well as better turnaround time measurements for the company’s SSC operations.

Online PR News – 30-April-2009 – – New Delhi, ( Onlineprnews ) April 30, 2009 - Newgen Software Technologies limited, a leader in the field of Business Process Management (BPM) and Document Management System (http://www.newgensoft.com/DMS.asp) (DMS), today announced the successful implementation of its suite of DMS products at Kuoni Travel Group to achieve a transparent and efficient workflow leading to a paperless office.

The Kuoni Travel Group, India, is one of the country’s largest travel and tourism company, and is a 100% subsidiary of Kuoni Travel Holding Switzerland. Kuoni was struggling to manage a huge number of documents to centralize and detach the finance function from the businesses. With their fast-expanding operations, they realized that there was an imminent need for an efficient and effective (http://www.newgensoft.com/omnidocs.asp) Document Management System, which could also ensure seamless scalability of operations well into the future. The company planned to segregate and centralize the finance function from the core businesses, to streamline processes as finance was critical for organization’s success and maintaining its market leadership.

With the help OmniDocs and OmniFlow DMS, Newgen successfully automated critical finance processes such as Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and multiple internal-approval processes at Kuoni. The solution has been integrated with SAP, allowing users at the Shared Service Center to view images from within the SAP entries and make image-based entries. It facilitates information exchange between branches, vendor management site (scanning) and Shared Service Centers. Talking about the implementation Dhiren Savla, CIO, Kuoni said, “We were able to achieve improved task allocation and management as well as more accurate turnaround time measurements for the company’s Shared Service Center operations. Newgen has scored highly on every parameter, and emerged as the solution of choice for us.”

Newgen worked closely with PriceWaterhouseCoopers to implement the solution across all the lines of businesses of Kuoni. The entire implementation was completed within three months.

Speaking of Newgen’s solution that has helped the Kuoni achieve a paperless office, Punit Jain, Vice President – Sales and Marketing, Newgen Software Technologies, said, “We are glad that our solutions has benefited Kuoni reduce the paper work, and facilitate easier storage, routing and archival of documents. With this implementation, we would further cement this mutually-beneficial relationship.”

About Kuoni Travel Group
The Kuoni Travel Group, India, is one of the country’s largest travel and tourism company, and is a 100% subsidiary of Kuoni Travel Holding Switzerland. Kuoni, spread across four continents runs four self sufficient and independent businesses in India including Outbound Travel (SOTC, Kuoni Holidays, etc.), Destination Management (SITA, Tour Club, Distance Frontier, E-holidays), Business Travel (BTI or HRG) and VFS (a BPO operation having presence across 41 countries worldwide).

About Newgen Software
Newgen Software Technologies Limited is the market leader in Business Process Management (http://www.newgensoft.com/BPM.asp) (BPM) and Document Management System (DMS), with a global footprint of about 700 installations in over 30 countries.

Newgen is recognized by distinguished analyst firm IDC in its exclusive report "Newgen Software: Global Leader in Business Process Management and Document Management Solutions." With HSBC and SAP investment, Newgen is one of the rare product companies to have backing of both leading financial and technology companies of the world.

Winner of prestigious awards, such as CNBC-TV18 "Emerging India Award 2008", Frost and Sullivan's "Market Leadership Award for Document Management System and Workflow Software & Services" and "Distinguished Application Product Company" by NASSCOM, Newgen Software is an ISO 9001:2000, ISO 27001 certified and CMM Level 4 company.

For further information, contact:
Prachi Singh
20:20 MEDIA
0124- 2560310-14
Vivek Chauhan
Newgen Software Technologies Limited
011-26815467

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