MUSCAT: Global cloud enterprise software giant IFS has announced that the latest enhancements to its IFS Cloud contain numerous enhancements designed to help customers meet their environmental, social and governance (ESG) goals.
Of the new capabilities in the latest release of IFS Cloud, many features are aimed at making it easier and faster for customers to collect, manage and record key data that provides visibility into their environmental performance.
These enhancements include new functionality to track indirect greenhouse gas emissions to assess an organisation’s overall carbon footprint in accordance with the Greenhouse Gas Protocol. Additionally, they have the ability to help the company and its project teams connect and extract data from various sources and assess their performance in Scope 1 and 2 emissions.
The improvements include a new feature that enables organisations to record vehicle usage and environmental costs in the planning and scheduling optimisation (PSO) process, allowing companies to capture data around the performance of different vehicle types and compare the results, while also enabling report generation to support ESG initiatives.
The new October 2022 release has features that can reduce spare part inventory and increase refurbishment by empowering mobile service technicians to manage the return of unused inventory and uninstalled components easily and accurately, thereby reducing waste.
Christian Pedersen, Chief Product Officer, IFS, said: “IFS has come a long way in a short time in its ability to understand and track customers’ ESG performance and support them on their journey to sustainability. We have concentrated on the element that represents the biggest challenge: data. Understanding data and being able to collect and interpret it is ultimately fundamental to any strategy. We are focused on making this easier and simpler for every organisation to achieve.”
In recent weeks and months, a growing number of leading international organisations have opted for IFS Cloud to support their transformation goals. The list includes global cleantech company Hitachi Zosen Inova, which has selected IFS Cloud to support its mission-critical enterprise resource planning (ERP) processes.
Just earlier, Kodiak Gas Services, the largest privately-owned contract compression company in the US, said it had selected IFS Cloud to enhance its cross-functional business operations.
More recently, Nordkalk Oy Ab, the leading producer of limestone and limestone-based solutions headquartered in Finland, said it had purchased IFS Cloud to increase visibility of international operations and transform organisational efficiency.
Swedish-headquartered IFS develops and delivers cloud enterprise software for companies around the world that manufacture and distribute goods, build and maintain assets, and manage service-focused operations. Within its single platform, IFS’s industry specific products are innately connected to a single data model and use embedded digital innovation so that customers can be their best when it really matters to their customers—at the Moment of Service.
Source : OmanObserver