ARC 2018 study confirms Implico’s position as market leader for terminal automation systems in EMEA.
International software and consulting company Implico once again is the leading provider of terminal automation systems in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). This has been shown by the latest analysis of the ARC Advisory Group published in October 2018. According to the regularly published study, Implico has been number one in the terminal automation systems business in the EMEA region since 2010.
The current study breaks down market shares according to various factors such as region and type of service. In EMEA, Implico is the clear market leader among software providers. In the ‘Services’category, which includes consulting and operations services, Implico even is the number one provider worldwide.
“Our focus is on the ongoing digital transformation of the oil and gas downstream industry,” says Stephan Buhre, Co-Managing Director of Implico. “We are proud that so many companies put their trust in us when it comes to automating their supply chains.”
Implico’s OpenTAS terminal management system is a complete package of solutions for automating processes in the oil and gas downstream industry. The iGOS solution supports companies in transferring all of their business processes to the cloud where they can be used efficiently based on a software-as-a-service model.
The ARC Advisory Group has been monitoring the global market for terminal automation systems for years, analyzing leading providers and current developments. As part of its survey, the ARC Advisory Group also examines technology and business trends from which it derives market forecasts.
About ARC Advisory Group
Founded in 1986, ARC Advisory Group is the leading technology research and advisory firm for industry, infrastructure, and cities. ARC stands apart due to its in-depth coverage of both operational technologies (OT) and engineering technologies (ET) and associated business trends. Their analysts and consultants have the industry knowledge and the first-hand experience to help the clients find the best answers to the complex business issues facing organizations today. ARC provide their technology supplier clients with strategic market research, and help the end user clients develop appropriate adoption strategies and select the best technology solutions for their needs.
The Implico Group optimizes logistics and business processes for oil and gas downstream companies. The international consulting and software company with its headquarters in Hamburg, Germany, has subsidiaries in Malaysia, Romania and the USA. Founded in 1983, the company today employs around 200 staff.
Implico provides consulting services, data services and software solutions for the entire supply chain – from forecasting, order entry, dispatching and tour optimization to data collation and invoicing. Leading oil and gas companies all over the world trust in Implico’s industry expertise and high-performance IT solutions including OpenTAS, iGOS, and the SAP downstream solutions SAP SDM and SAP RFNO (both available as Business Suite or S/4HANA version).
OpenTAS automates the storage and transportation of hydrocarbons for refineries, tank farms, and service station networks. iGOS (Implico Global Operation Services) offers innovative downstream solutions out of the Cloud. SAP SDM (Secondary Distribution Management) steers and optimizes the complete order-to-cash process. SAP RFNO (Retail Fuel Network Operations) automates all payment and quantity flows of service station networks.
Implico is a Microsoft Gold Partner, a Software Development Partner of SAP and a member of the Oracle PartnerNetwork. In the field of Terminal Automation Systems, Implico is market leader in Europe, Middle East and Africa (ARC market study 2018). The company has been recognized for its products and services on numerous occasions. It was named, for example, ‘Best Oil & Gas Software Specialists’ in 2017 and received the Tank Storage Award as ‘Best Terminal Supplier’ in 2018.