ERP solution upgrade for Ports

Micrsofot Dynamics AX 2012 & Microsoft BI


Ports of Auckland (POAL)

The Opportunity

Ports of Auckland (POAL) is New Zealand’s leading port company, serving the country’s vital international trades through a broad range of cargo handling and logistics services by connecting country’s importers and exporters with more than 165 international ports in nearly 70 countries.

In order to improve their commercial activity, POAL upgraded their ERP that would support and improve the efficiency of their resources, provide continuous cost monitoring and business performance. POAL undertook a major ERP upgrade to obviate the following challenges of

  • Cutting down operating costs.
  • Managing fluctuations in the supply chain & Maximizing human
    resource and asset utilization


Covalense Global has been selected by POAL for implementation and support for Microsoft Dynamics AX and Microsoft Business Intelligence (BI) Solutions. The implementation has been undertaken by multiple vendors along with Covalense Global.

Upgrade of Dynamics AX from 2009 to 2012 and 2012 R2 and the Migration of WMS to MS BI 2008 to MS BI 2012 are the important
features of the ERP upgrade. Having participated in depth analysis, Covalense Global worked closely with the stakeholders and other implementation partners in successful integration and consolidation of all the relevant information in POAL through a series of technological optimisations that also include enterprise reporting as well ERP functions integration.

Business Benefits

A single stop shop providing a wide range of custom developments across web, desktop, cloud, and mobile applications which are meeting the client’s vision and business requirements.
Cost benefits and low turn round solutions and services leveraging the advantages of outsourcing value chain.
Control on IP supported by the exhaustive technical documentation provided by Covalense Global.
Highly experienced and dedicated technical leadership and motivated development teams providing the benefits of IP retention.
Reduced maintenance costs due to Covalense’s extensive domain and LOB application implementation experience.
Business process turnaround time for student extension and re-enrolment reduced from 3 days to few minutes.
Access / indexing of 500,000 digitized student documents on the fly with integration of enterprise document management system.


Microsoft Dynamics AX2012, Microsoft SQL Server & SSRS

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