Sigma signs 5-year outsourcing agreement with Ramirent for delivery of global IT services in 13 countries
Sigma and Ramirent have signed a long-term agreement and under the terms of the agreement Sigma will establish and deliver Group IT Services to support Ramirent’s business in 13 countries. The agreement is valid for 5 years with an extension option.
Sigma has had contracts with Ramirent many years. This agreement is the next step in our companies partnership. Ramirent's goal is to increase the efficiency of the organization while reducing total cost of IT services. Today, IT services are managed locally in each country
Sigma’s assignment is based on a close partnership with a high level of transparency and has been designed to meet Ramirent’s changing business needs and increase effectiveness in the IT delivery over time. The contract is constructed to cover all types of IT deliveries from Sigma and replaces the existing frame agreement between Ramirent and Sigma.
In brief, Sigma’s assignment includes:
- Designing and establishing more than 20 defined IT services
- Readiness to design and establish specific services for local business entities
- Continuously provide additional services when needed, globally and locally
- Roll-out to each country (13 countries)
- Continuous IT services support 24/7
“Ramirent and Sigma have worked together in many years and we are very pleased to achieve this confindence from Ramirent. We have been well prepared for a long time to undertake big outsourcing assignments like this, which now results in another major order" says Håkan Karlsson, CEO Sigma.
“Ramirent has high expectations on quality and transparency in our IT services. Now entering partnership with Sigma will enable us to increase business efficiency and at the same time manage new business requirements. We also expect to gain higher flexibility and to increase effectiveness in the IT delivery. We have received a good partnership spirit with Sigma and we are now looking forward to increase our co-operation”, says Mats Munkhammar, Group CIO Ramirent .
Ramirent is a leading equipment rental group delivering Dynamic Rental Solutions™ that simplify business. We serve a broad range of customers, including construction and process industries, shipyards, the public sector and households. In 2011, the Group’s net sales totalled EUR 650 million. The Group has 3,100 employees at 394 rental outlets in 13 countries in the Nordic countries and in Central and Eastern Europe. Ramirent is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd. www.ramirent.com
For further information, please contact
Håkan Karlsson, CEO Sigma
+46 703 7920 00
Mats Munkhammar, Group CIO Ramirent
+ 46 8 6249504
The information is that which Sigma AB (publ) is required to declare by the Securities Business Act and/or the Financial Instruments Trading Act. The information was made public on October 18, 2012