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Zoho Corp, a global leader in Human Capital Management solutions, based out of Chennai, India and US, announced that it has signed an exclusive partnership agreement with MariApps Marine Solutions, a leading provider of digital solutions to marine industry, to jointly develop Human Capital solutions. The partnership will focus on bringing HR automation to marine sector by integrating ZOHO People, ZOHO Recruit with PAL ERP solutions marketed by MariApps.  Zoho People, ZOHO Recruit, the HCM solutions from ZOHO will be implemented at Bernhard Schulte group of companies by MariApps Marine Solutions and ZOHO jointly.

“Our focus was always to enhance our flagship product PAL ERP, tailored to the marine industry. Zoho brings their vast experience in HCM solutions, that will be integrated with our PAL ERP as we continue our focus on providing the a comprehensive solution to the marine industry. We had a specific needs from our customers to bring HCM modules into PAL ERP and we found Zoho People had the perfect tool for us that could be customized & integrated with PAL ERP.” said Sankar Ragavan, CEO MariApps.  Sankar also added “I foresee a strong partnership between our organizations, working with several other products ZOHO has developed in the areas of customer support, development platform, project planning, digital office and a bright, mutually beneficial future for both of us.”

The Zoho-Mariapps partnership is a substantial union. Zoho brings one of the broadest suites of online applications for business, collaboration and productivity. Meanwhile, Mariapps brings its huge base of technology users from the shipping industry.

This combination will provide Mariapps customers with a complete online HR software along with the suite of maritime enterprise solutions. The users will get benefit by overcoming HR challenges like managing personnel records, workforce scheduling, training administration, travel request generation, leave accounting and more.

“Today the challenge for the employers is to service their employees, wherever they are. Employees expect instant personalized service from their employer, “said Raja Ramasamy, product manager, Zoho People. ” Zoho People will help the marine community to streamline HR service delivery processes, create an HR help desk, equip HR reps with a 360-degree employee view, and even empower employees with a self-service community.”