A) INFORMATION ABOUT THE COMPANY
|1) LOAY INTERNATIONAL LLC
P.O.Box 1886, Ruwi
Postal Code 112,
Sultanate of Oman.
Tel: (968) 24794700 (10 lines)
Fax: (968) 24708795
International Medical Center, A-Wing
(Formerly Muscat Gold Market Bldg.)
2nd Floor, Next to Shoe City
Ruwi High Street,
Sultanate of Oman.
Registered with the Ministry of Commerce & Industry in the “Excellent Grade” under C.R. No. 1/67732/2 Loay International LLC comprises of four business units viz. Computers & Communications, Surveying Services, Business Process Outsourcing & Office Supplies.
Loay International LLC is a wholly owned Omani Company with the following shareholders.
M/s. Oman International Marketing Co. SAOG - 99%
Al Madina Financial & Investment Services Co. SAOC - 1%
2. Key Persons
The company is managed by professionals who have 52+ years of common experience between them in banking, financing and in successfully running several companies in the Sultanate of Oman.
a) Loay Ali Al Fadhel - Executive President.
b) Baltazar C. Fernandes - General Manager.
c) Gopal Kirishnan - Finance Manager.
Total Staff Strength
115 persons of whom over 52% are Omani’s
3. Turnover of Loay International LLC - RO. 5.5 million (in 2006)
4. Banking Reference:
P.O.Box 134, Ruwi
Postal Code 112,
Sultanate of Oman.
5. Experience in marketing and servicing computers, telecom equipment, office equipment, Surveying Instruments and office supplies. Major clients are Corporate, Government Departments and Ministries.
B) SURVEYING DIVISION:
Loay International LLC was appointed as the exclusive distributor of Sokkia Surveying Instruments in the year 1987.
Starting from Theodolites, EDMs, Levels we have seen a remarkable shift to Total Stations, Digital Levels and in recent years GPS’s. Today, SOKKIA commands over 70% market share of GPS usage in Oman with Ministry of Housing, NSA and major construction companies having standardized their surveying equipment. Loay has trained several major clients in the use of GPS in their operations thereby saving time and effort which has directly resulted in enhanced productivity.
Loay has several teaming arrangements in place with companies to serve its clients, prominent among them being tie-ups with:
M/s. Azd Land Surveying Services LLC (for Land Surveying)
M/s. Khatib & Alami and Partners (for GIS Support Services)
Loay International LLC entered into services business in the year 2001 and bagged the first major contract from PDO to support their IT infrastructure spread across the Sultanate. For five years running the Help Desk project has been seen as an example of how 100% Omanisation can achieve such high KPI and very strict SLA’s set by PDO. Young Omani graduates employed in this project from local and foreign universities have set a bench mark that other contracts in PDO are asked to emulate.
In 2005, Loay diversified its service offering and signed up for Data Quality Management contract with PDO deploying 30 Geologists, Computer Operators and Developers to clean up the age old seismic data and QC the 7000+ oil well information. In a short period of 2 years almost 3000 well logs have been processed and QCed to the amazement of the clients senior management.
Both these projects were won under the teaming arrangement with the following two companies respectively:
M/s. Global Computer Services LLC. (Help Desk Project)
M/s. Ocean International LLC. (Data Quality Management Project)
C) IT SOLUTIONS
We offer specialty-programming services including custom SQL database design and management services, web-based applications that integrate with ERP software, and custom application development. We provide solutions that are organized in ways that allow all areas of business to operate with maximum efficiency and reliability.
Loay International is a quality IT enabled company, which provides solutions for web, multimedia, networking, software and more. Based at Muscat, Oman the company focuses on software application deployment, IT manpower placement, IT facilities Management etc.
Sourcing of Computer Hardware & Accessories. Loay International has the best quality standards and at the same time is highly price competitive. To be a leading provider of a comprehensive range of professional and high quality services delivering consulting, design, and support for products from leading information technology providers.
Local Area Network (LANs)
Wide Area Networks (WANs)
Remotre Access Setups.
When it comes to networking the size is just a piece of stats for us. We work on anything ranging from a small 5 user peer-to-peer network or a 500-user enterprise. With oodles of experience to fall back on, we assure flawless execution. We have experience with the following network operating systems: Novell NetWare, Unix, Linux and Windows NT/2000 (Windows family).
Some of the features we offer for LAN/WAN setup are
VPN design and implementation
i) Microsoft Corporation
LOAY International LLC is registered as Microsoft Emerging Business Partner. Since 1985, Microsoft has been a leader in this transformation. As a reflection of that role—and to help us focus on the opportunities that lie ahead—we have established and embraced a new corporate mission.
Microsoft's mission: To enable people and businesses throughout the world to realize their full potential.
ii) TATA UAE
TATA UAE is based in Jebel Ali Free Zone Dubai, U.A.E a wholly owed subsidiary of Tata International Limited, is the marketing arm of Tata group of companies in Middle East region. The company markets the software products, services and solutions among other offerings of the Tata group.TATA IT Companies (Tata Technologies Limited,TATA Infotech Limited and Tata Consultancy Services TCS) – the largest software exporters in Asia – are leaders in diverse market segments, offering new technologies and services to customers.
iii) BSEEN International.
BSEEN is envisioned in with a clear focus to provide enterprise-and government-specific business solutions based on Adobe Enterprise solution technology and related value-added mission-critical and state-of-the-art solution including backup and bare-metal disaster recovery from dissimilar hardware, highly-scalable cost-effective storage management solution, interactive 2-D and 3-D rich-content browser and display technology, etc..
2) Hardware and Networking:
i) Acer Group
Acer is among the world’s top ten branded PC vendors. Acer employs marketing and service operations across Asia – Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, and the Americas, supporting dealers and distributors in over 100 nations. In addition to offering a broad spectrum of IT services, Acer is also a leading innovator of e-business, providing MegaMicro e-enabling solutions that combine IT products with a range of Micro services delivered via Acer’s Mega infrastructure.
ii) EPSON (UK) Ltd.
EPSON (UK) Ltd. is European sales and marketing subsidiary of the Seiko EPSON Corporation, a global manufacturer of printers, computers, watches and other technology products. EPSON products are designed for a wide range of customers in business, government and the home. EPSON's history spans over 100 years with a heritage that began in watchmaking and led to the invention of the world's first quartz watch along with many other technologies "firsts".
iii) BenQ Group
As a global leader in multimedia and communications Products, and computer peripherals, our mission is to bring enjoyment and quality to life. From CD R/W to Digital Camera, LCD Panels to Notebooks the BenQ range is complete with high quality computer peripheral products.
iv) 3Com Corporation
3Com is focused on offering innovative, feature-rich products and solutions that excel at low cost of acquisition and ownership. 3Com Enterprise Networking - provides practical, innovative and high-value converged network infrastructure products, services and solutions for enterprises of all sizes and the public sector; and 3Com Connectivity - provides easy-to-use, reliable, high-performance connectivity solutions at the edge of the network.
D) COMMUNICATIONS PRODUCTS & SERVICES
Loay International LLC started its communications business in 1996 with the start of GSM Network in Oman. Having signed up Nokia agency, marketing was done to coincide with the launch of Omantel’s mobile service in Oman with great success. Today, we undertake to deploy major telecom solutions at the operator premises like Internet management at Omantel, Push/pull services at Oman Mobile etc.
E) THE OFFICE SUPPLIES DIVISION
Established in 1970, the Office Supplies Division has to its credit some of the most renowned products in the world of stationery and office supplies. The major brands from Europe and Japan are distributed to Hypermarkets and dealers across the country.
1. Location of the Showrooms:
B. Al Araimi Complex. (presently under renovation after Gonu attack)
G) SERVICE CENTER
At Loay International LLC, we believe the only way to win repeat business or to count on long term loyalty of clients is to provide the best after sales service. Currently, we have 16 principal trained engineers.
H) MAJOR CUSTOMERS
1. PETROLEUM DEVELOPMENT OMAN LLC (PDO).
2. MINISTRY OF HOUSING, ELECTRICITY & WATER.
3. OMAN TELECOMMUNICATIONS CO. (SAOC) (OMANTEL)
4. DIWAN OF ROYAL COURT
5. MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE & FISHERIES
6. MINISTRY OF COMMERCE & INDUSTRY.
7. MINISTRY OF DEFENCE – HQ SIGNALS.
8. MINISTRY OF DEFENCE.
9. MINISTRY OF EDUCATION.
10. MINISTRY OF INFORMATION
11. MINISTRY OF INTERIOR
12. MINISTRY OF MANPOWER.
13. MINISTRY OF REGIONAL MUNICIPALITIES, ENVIRONMENT & WATER RESOURCES
14. OMAN INTERNATIONAL BANK
15. OMAN REFINERY COMPANY
16. ROYAL GUARD OF OMAN
17. ROYAL OMAN POLICE.
18. SOHAR REFINERY CO.
19. SULTAN QABOOS UNIVERSITY.
20. OMAN MOBILE TELECOMMUNICATIONS CO. LLC (OMANMOBILE)
21. INTERNATIONAL MARITIME COLLEGE.