Chugach Alaska Corp. Signs Multi-Suite Contract With Lawson Software

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St. Paul, Minn. — April 7
Lawson Software announced that Chugach Alaska Corp. licensed the Lawson S3 Enterprise Financial Management, Human Capital Management and Supply Chain Management suites, along with Lawson Learning Accelerator and Lawson Business Intelligence.

The company intends to use the Lawson enterprise applications to help support its long-term growth by helping to consolidate its business systems and automate core business processes. The contract was signed during Lawson’s third quarter of fiscal 2008, which ended February 29. Lawson Professional Services will provide implementation services for the project.

Chugach Alaska Corp. provides base operating services, oil and gas services, educational services, construction services, environmental services, information technology, telecommunications and full-service employment services to government and private industries. It is an Alaska Native Regional Corporation headquartered in Anchorage, Alaska. The company consists of seven subsidiaries and several joint ventures with more than 6,500 employees worldwide.

“Because we provide a variety of services across the world, we wanted a business system that could grow with us long term while helping to eliminate manual processes,” said Connie Baehr, chief financial officer at Chugach Alaska Corp. “The unified Lawson system will help us streamline processes across our operations and gain an organizational view of key financial data.”

Chugach Alaska Corp. will use the Lawson system to help eliminate manual processes currently used to manage financial data, order supplies and train and develop its employees. The Lawson applications also will help Chugach Alaska Corp. more efficiently support its business units, improve visibility into key financial metrics and grow services.

“Like other services organizations, Chugach needs comprehensive business software to drive long-term growth,” said Robert Peterson, marketing director of industry markets at Lawson Software. “Our industry-focused software and services help companies like Chugach simplify business processes and speed decision making so they can spend more time serving their customers.” 

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