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Founded in 2004, Searce is an innovation focussed cloud and analytics led business process transformation company. Specialties include cloud advisory, go-to-cloud strategy, business analytics dashboards & cloud enablement through transformation of how things are done. Searce has significant domain expertise and proprietary solutions for logistics, e-commerce and freight forwarding companies.
Searce is a 550+ people company, with presence at Pune, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Rajkot, Houston, Los Angeles, Gurgaon, Bangalore and Chennai. Over the last one year, Searce has acquired companies operating in the cloud advisory, cloud security and e-invoicing & payment solution space, such as Consularis, Megha IT Consulting, EraTera and others.
What does Searce do?
1. Logistics Analytics – Delivering Better Order to Cash Cycles
Providing Logistics Analytics services, Searce works with top global logistics firms and freight forwarding companies in improving shipment & payment performance leveraging the use of auto-rating and electronic invoicing, AR Analytics and collections, quoting, pricing, and customer service functions to help optimize the ship to pay lifecycle.
2. Cloud Solutions – Improving processes to transform businesses
Searce’s Cloud Solutions division helps in define & refine the go-to-cloud strategy. As a premier partner for Google’s enterprise business, Searce consults, implements, improves and transforms the various business processes for its customers. The cloud solutions team is responsible for ensuring ‘True SaaSification’, by replacing the on-premise or disconnected software and legacy applications with 100% cloud solutions. This includes email and collaboration, intranet and communication portals, employee and management dashboards, backup and archival, document management and drive on cloud, CRM, invoicing, HR/HCM, helpdesk and ticketing.
3. Products – Creating Innovative solutions that delivers Happiness.
The Products Engineering division creates innovative software solutions to help companies scale and ride-the-cloud. Solutions include new age applications built on Google Glass or insights being provided on wearables such as android watch – for top financial institutions and banks, and intelligent invoice & pricing analytics for world’s top logistics companies.
How does Searce work?
With a strong belief that ‘Best Practices are Overrated’, Searce assembles a small, highly empowered team of top performing engineers and business professionals who work to identify better ways of doing things. The innovation focussed work culture ensures that the team is ‘encouraged to make mistakes’ and question the status quo in order to improve processes and deliver transformation for our partners.
Outsourcing is out; Cosourcing is in!
Win-win happens with partnerships and not client-vendor relationships. Searce strongly believes in structuring long term co-sourcing partnerships with its customers. Such partnerships include CEVA Logistics, Flipkart, D-Mart, HCL Technologies, Lodha Group, George Little Management, Forbes Marshall, EMCO, Hiranandani Group, ICICI Bank, TTK Prestige, USV Limited, Ashok Piramal Group and Deepak Nitrite Ltd, + 500 others.
“Searce clearly puts people before technology. While most vendors suggest based on their development expertise, Searce provides solutions that leverage teams and work cultures”, adds one of the company’s oldest client.
How is Searce different?
Aggressively agile & flexible, the company carries the right mix of people, processes & technology. Given it’s proven expertise in structuring service solutions which truly creates a symbiotic process partnership rather than a client-vendor relationship, the company is a preferred choice over its competitors for clients today.
With a mission to leverage cloud & analytics to deliver significant business transformation, Searce aims to emerge as one of the top cloud analytics led Business Transformation Company.
“We create products, improve processes and deliver delight for our customers and partners. We put together a highly empowered team of self-motivated individuals who love improving things. Our analysts work on big projects in small team sizes and the team is generally comprised of a very diverse mix of tech and business professionals from varied backgrounds. We operate as a startup wherein flexibility is a must, mistakes are encouraged, creativity is rewarded, and excitement is required.”, adds the CEO & Founder- Hardik Parekh.
● KPO, IT & ITES Services
● Logistics Analytics Services
● Electronic invoicing & Payment Solutions
● Cloud Solutions Consulting
● Invoize Analytics Platform – Logistics
● HR Analytics Platform
● Premier Cloud Solutions Partner for Google
Knowing the Key Executive
Founder & CEO – Mr. Hardik Parekh
Meticulous, spontaneous and observant, Hardik is the energy-core that powers Searce. His current interests include leveraging predictive analytics to improve processes, self-learning platforms that go beyond paperless, Product Management in the area of Logistics Analytics & People Analytics. Hardik is an engineer at heart and loves design thinking approach to identify better ways of doing things. Prior to founding Searce, Hardik has worked as a Management Consultant in the area of Technology-led Business Process Improvement and has done his MS in Industrial Engineering from Texas A&M University, USA and BE in Mechanical Engineering from L.D. College of Engineering, Ahmedabad.