Carrefour is the first chain-store to introduce the concept of hypermarkets and provide new shopping alternatives for its customers in Indonesia. In January 2013, Trans Corp through its subsidiary, PT. Trans Retail Indonesia takes over 100% of PT. Carrefour Indonesia so that the company name was changed to PT. Trans Retail Indonesia (Carrefour). Carrefour innovates in providing world-class services in Indonesia's retail industry.
PT. Trans Retail Indonesia as Indonesia's largest retailer has a huge necessity for high-performing Database and transactional capable services. With PostgreSQL, PT. Trans Retail Indonesia is capable to reduce the burden of considerable cost per year while maintaining high performance in more than 100 stores, and more than 3,400 POS machines, to manage more than 170,000 items of goods, with daily transactions that can reach millions of transactions per day.
Carrefour implements PostgreSQL from store-to-head office server, to accommodate transaction data both in real time online and in standalone mode. With the flexibility of the PostgreSQL mechanism, Carrefour capable to achieve optimal service levels with total Equnix services support while maintaining a low but effective investment cost. Equnix implements the Multi-Master Replication model into the PostgreSQL state-of-the-art feature in enterprise solutions. The number installed to date is over 200 Database logical instances, spread nationwide.
PT. Trans Retail Indonesia proved to be very helpful with the services of Equnix. This is evident from the entrusted Equnix by PT. Trans Retail Indonesia in the development of fields in addition to other PostgreSQL of their information systems, in particular with the inherent assistance provided professionally by Equnix. At Carrefour, Equnix also contributed to the development of the price calculation system, with an initial increase of 7 hours to calculate the price of about 7000 items, to be only 15 minutes to calculate the price of 15,000 items.
BORMA Toserba, As a Local Retail Company which mostly based in Bandung, West Java, all Point-of-Sales system starting from Product and Promotion Management, up to Transaction Sales Management implements PostgreSQL.
Even Borma is a medium scale Retail Company, everyday’s item turnover rate is quite huge and database investment in PostgreSQL saves million Rupiahs everyday. Distributed on 7 stores with total more than 100 POS Terminals, Borma implements POS to Head Office direct communication without hassle and performs well.