|Date: November 13, 2017|
|PSO’s Rs. 40 Billion Fuel Cards Program Honoured with the PMI Award|
|Pakistan State Oil Company Limited (PSX: PSO) has been honoured by Pakistan Chapter of the Project Management Institute - USA, by declaring it the runner-up of the Project Management Professional Award 2017. The announcement came from a ceremony organised to celebrate the International Project Management Day by the PMI’s Karachi Chapter.|
PSO Cards Division Team participated in the contest to showcase its project ‘End to End Solution for PSO Cards Business’ under the award category ‘Project of the Year’ with AltPay being the technology partner for this project. The project aimed to benefit customers by improving operational efficiencies for PSO in terms of secure PCI-DSS certified systems, scalable infrastructure, reduced turnaround time, introduction of new product features and a dynamic system to build for future initiatives under the umbrella of ‘PSO Fuel Management Solution’.
Managing Director and CEO PSO, Sheikh Imranul Haque, said:
“PSO runs the largest fuel cards program in Pakistan with annual sales turnover exceeding Rs 40 billion. The PMI’s runner-up project from PSO successfully migrated entire back-end and front-end technology of ‘PSO Fuel Management Solution’ that supports customers’ transactions for fuelling through more than 150,000 chip based smart cards on a digital network that connects 1,200+ PSO retail outlets countrywide.”
“The migration of Pakistan’s largest fuel card system with a ‘big-bang’ approach was not an easy task. I commend team PSO who successfully and seamlessly migrated the system to a rapidly scalable cloud based infrastructure which is capable of handling present demand and future business growth needs.”
“The project has helped PSO in enhancing customer experience by drastically improving the average transaction time and achieve an environment friendly paperless system. Moreover, by introducing the new service delivery channel of web based customer portal, FUELINK, PSO has empowered its customers to get better control and monitoring of their fuel management activities.”