Project Profile 7

  • Retail sector
  • Energy Industry
  • National publically traded company

Client: One of Canada's largest national independent operators of retail, commercial/industrial and wholesale fuels, home heating oil, convenience stores and related products and services.

Project: To rollout a new IBM point of sale system to 150 gas stations
Budget: $750,000

Planning: This project was broken down into several steps.

  • Order equipment
  • Create assemply documentation
  • Create end-user documentation
  • Assemble point of sale computers
  • Install operating system and software
  • Configure store and pump configurations
  • Validate and test each pouint of sale system
  • Ship equipment to each location
  • Verify internet connectivity at each site
  • Schedule installers (4 hours on site)
  • Schedule trainers (3 days on site)
  • Schedule service staff to remotely validate each before go-live
  • Meeting to discuss Lessons learned