Leading multi-disciplinary engineering firm to implement Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 as its new ERP software platform


sa.global, the leading global provider of Microsoft Dynamics AX ERP solutions and services for professional services organizations, today announced that multi-disciplinary engineering firm WHPacific has selected Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 as their new Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software system. sa.global and WHPacific will begin working together immediately to replace several of WHPacific’s existing business systems with a new integrated Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 software system.

Headquartered in Anchorage, Alaska, WHPacific is the largest 100% Native American-owned Architecture & Engineering firm in the United States. WHPacific provides services in all aspects of architecture, engineering, surveying, land development, transportation, environmental, energy and water resources. Key WHPacific markets include aviation, education, healthcare, hospitality, industrial, commercial, residential, renewable energy and transportation, as well as serving the federal market. WHPacific has roughly 400 employees located in 16 offices throughout the western United States.

Used by more than 17,000 organizations around the world, Microsoft Dynamics AX is Microsoft’s next generation Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software platform. The Dynamics AX Services Industry solution provides an industry-specific ERP platform for Architecture & Engineering firms and other project-driven organizations, helping them to manage their finances, clients, projects, and resources all through a single easy-to-use business system. The Microsoft Dynamics AX solution to be implemented by sa.global will provide WHPacific with best-in-class project management and project accounting functionality.

“WHPacific takes pride in delivering innovative engineering solutions to our clients”, explained Morgan Kramm, Vice President of Project Delivery for WHPacific. “To do this, it is imperative that we provide our team members with tools to effectively manage our projects and deliver outstanding value to our clients. In looking for a new business software platform, we evaluated several systems that were designed for the Architecture & Engineering market. Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 rose to the top based on its modern design, its strong functionality, and its tight integration with other Microsoft technologies that we use. We partnered with sa.global based on their knowledge of our business and their experience in working with other firms in our industry.”

sa.global and WHPacific will work together to deploy Microsoft Dynamics AX as the organization’s core business management system. WHPacific will use Microsoft Dynamics AX for its Financial Management, Project Management & Accounting, Human Resource Management and Customer Relationship Management processes. Through this implementation, WHPacific looks forward to enhancing visibility across their business, gaining efficiencies within their core business processes, and providing stakeholders with improved access to critical business information.

About sa.global

Specializing in working with professional services organizations, sa.global provides global solutions and consulting services around Microsoft’s Dynamics™ AX ERP software system. Established in 1990, sa.global has “Centers of Excellence” in North America, Europe, Africa, Asia-Pacific and Latin America, offering local expertise combined with global reach. sa.global boasts one of the world’s largest teams of Certified Dynamics AX resources. 

About WHPacific

For more than 40 years, WHPacific, Inc. has provided public and private clients throughout the U.S. with exceptional services from our seven business lines: architecture, building engineering, land development, landscape architecture, surveying, scanning, and water resources. WHPacific is consistently ranked among the nation’s top 500 design companies by Engineering News Record, with our ranking for 2012 at number 177. WHPacific employs nearly 400 in its offices located throughout Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, and Washington. WHPacific, Inc. is 100 percent Native American owned by NANA Development Corporation. For more information, please visit www.whpacific.com.