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Shell to shift IT jobs to India, Malaysia

From our Archives, June 2004…

Business-Standard.com: Shell to shift IT jobs to India, Malaysia

PTI / Houston June 08, 2004

In order to improve quality and save $850 million annually beginning in 2008, Shell Oil Co is cutting 600 to 800 information technology jobs in the USA and offshoring most of these jobs to India and Malaysia.

“It’s about reducing cost and improving quality,” said Anne Knisely, manager of corporate media relations for Shell Oil, which is based in Houston and is part of the Royal Dutch-Shell Group of Companies.

Currently, Shell has a total IT manpower of 9,300 personnel globally, including 2,200 in the United States. Most of the domestic IT jobs are in Houston. This cutback will be mostly among temporary staff, whose work will be transferred to low-wage countries. A Dutch IT worker costs the company $85,000 annually, compared to $20,000 for an Indian. read more

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Shell outsourcing at heart of pay squabble

At the heart of the matter is Shell’s decision in the 1990s to outsource its tanker driver operations.

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What IT means to me: ‘Never start IT initiatives for the sake of IT’

Some 3,000 Shell IT staff will be transferred to the newly appointed service providers leaving about 600 specialists to work on key strategic, architectural and standardisation issues. It is one of the largest outsourcing deals of recent years and innovative in its use of multiple suppliers.

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IT Outsourcing: Shell says it has received full assurances over HP take-over of EDS

Meanwhile, a spokesman for EDS customer Shell said it had already received full assurances over the merger. Shell is in the process of transferring 3,200 IT jobs to a number of outsourcing partners, including EDS. The spokesman confirmed that "we will continue with the timely transfer of services and personnel from Shell to EDS as planned".

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Shell decided to opt for multiple suppliers when it signed $4bn-worth of outsourcing contracts

A painstaking attention to detail is the key to the recent $4bn (£2bn), five-year outsourcing contracts that Royal Dutch Shell has signed with three IT suppliers.

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TheRegister.co.uk: Shell signs ‘Mother of all outsourcing deals’

TheRegister.co.uk: Shell signs ‘Mother of all outsourcing deals’

By John Oates

Published Tuesday 4th May 2004

Posted 5 May 04

In what the Indian press is calling “the Mother of all outsourcing deals”, Shell has signed up IBM and Wipro to offshore parts of its IT department. Indian papers claim the deal is worth more than $1bn, which would make it India’s biggest ever single contract win.

As first revealed here, Shell plans to cut between 1,900 and 2,800 jobs from its IT department. The cuts, between 20 per cent and 30 per cent of the total IT department, are likely to be mainly focused on high-cost locations such as the UK and US.
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