February 05, 2011
Following a competitive tender, QGC, one of Australia’s largest coal seam gas companies has awarded a contract for the provision of highly skilled procurement services to Portland Group, Australia’s largest professional services firm specialising in procurement and supply chain improvement. Portland Group has sourced more than $10B of products and services for clients and manages more than $700M in indirect spend for clients under ongoing managed services arrangements.
Under the contract, Portland will assist QGC over an eight month period with procurement activities to establish contracts for a wide range of products and services required for coal seam gas exploration and operations.
Simon Thompson, Regional Manager (Queensland), Portland Group, commented on the contract “We are delighted to be selected as the preferred supplier of highly skilled procurement services through a competitive tendering process. We look forward to working with QGC.”
Gavin Solsky, CEO of Portland Group, commented “Our selection by QGC after an extensive and rigorous process is validation of our expanding capability and presence in the mining and resources sector, an area that has been a focus for us over the past 3 years following more than a decade working with many of Australia’s leading industrial, retail and financial services businesses. We continue to expand our team and broader capabilities in this area to support Australia’s large and mid-tier resources enterprises.”
Infosys Portland is a subsidiary of Infosys BPO Ltd., a part of Infosys Ltd. Our mission is to make our clients successful by increasing their profitability through procurement and supply chain improvements. We are unique in providing services to improve efficiency and effectiveness across our clients’ complete procurement and supply chain functions, ranging from innovative, high-end strategy through to effective, low-cost operations and transactional processing. The resulting transformational benefits for clients include lower costs, reduced risk and improved service from client suppliers.
Infosys BPO Ltd. ( www.infosysbpm.com ), the business process outsourcing subsidiary of Infosys Ltd., was set up in April 2002. Infosys BPO focuses on integrated end-to-end outsourcing and delivers transformational benefits to its clients through reduced costs, on-going productivity improvements, and process reengineering. Infosys BPO operates in India, Poland, the Czech Republic, the Netherlands, South Africa, Brazil, Mexico, Costa Rica, the United States, China, the Philippines, Japan and Australia, and as of December 31, 2013, employed 27,894 people. It closed FY 2012-13 with revenues of $583.1 million.
QGC Pty Limited is a leading Australian coal seam gas explorer and producer focused on supplying gas to domestic and international markets. QGC is establishing one of Australia’s largest capital infrastructure projects to turn Queensland’s world-class coal seam gas reserves into liquefied natural gas. Queensland Curtis LNG, a priority project for QGC, involves expanding exploration and development in southern and central Queensland and transporting gas through a 540km underground pipeline network to Curtis Island near Gladstone where it will be liquefied. For further information visit: www.qgc.com.au
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