Major Ukraine fuel station retailer chooses IBM

IBM (NYSE: IBM) has been chosen by Concern Galnaftogaz, a fuel station, convenience store and cafe operator in the Ukraine, to deploy a company-wide asset and service management solution that will be used by all departments and divisions to bring greater simplicity, flexibility and security to its growing operations, the company said.

Concern Galnaftogaz, a public company, operates about 400 OKKO gas stations, which include convenience stores and cafes, across 24 regions and manages a growing employee base of 10,000.

The project was implemented by SI BIS, a business partner of IBM, in just over three months.

Сoncern Galnaftogaz is an oil products company in the Ukraine. The company´s primary activity is the retail of fuel and consumer goods and services through the network of OKKO branded gas stations. It is also involved in retail of consumer goods and services through the network of convenience stores, at gas stations and outside them and in the large and small wholesale of oil products and provides storage and transporting services of fuel to third parties.

SI BIS specializes in implementing complex projects of creating modern communication infrastructures. The company was founded in 2003, and for more than 14 years, it has been a reliable IT partner for more than 400 Ukrainian companies.