OHL (Obrascon Huarte Lain) is a Spain based multinational and civil engineering company. Their North American subsidiary, namely OHL North America is a leader in the heavy construction industry, and specializes in large public works projects such as tunnels, bridges, subways, and highways. Recent accomplishments include New York City’s South Ferry Station and the Second Avenue Subway Station, which Governor Cuomo applauded as an important and “transformative project.”
The company faced significant operational issues and organizational challenges due to internal process management that badly needed a technology makeover.
While known for their on-time delivery of large public works projects, OHL North America experienced the following hurdles that got in the way of their rapid growth:
OHL North America had a growing need for a comprehensive software solution. With more than 3,000 construction employees and over 800 administrative employees on payroll, they needed an integrated solution that addressed the following business priorities.
After a rigorous search for vendors who could build such a solution, OHL finalized our team based on our experience with similar staff augmentation projects.
By setting up a staff engagement kind of setup with our team, OHL North America was able to quickly build a team needed to build an enterprise solution for its business. Our team provided OHL North America with an integrated ERP solution that connects departments through centralized data sharing.
Here are the key technology toolkits we used.
With no constrains around licensing costs, the solution allowed the company to add unlimited users with granularly defined access rights.
We succeded in providing the following additional tools necessary for every user to go about successfully executing his/her daily tasks in the organisation:
The scalable solution we built for OHL eliminated their former reliance on disparate third-party systems. While providing full project tracking and resource management capabilities, the solution succeeded in centralizing the client’s record keeping and accounting processes.
Our ERP solution streamlined operations across the client’s multifaceted business. Users with different roles and privileges can now access vital operations data from the convenience of an intuitive web-based interface.
Our solution provides:
Our ERP solution cut OHL’s workflow time in half. As a result, despite the initial inertia from middle management, it was adopted widely throughout the organization in due course of time. For the client, this meant the following: