In a bid to enhance shareholders value and stay ahead of competition,Courteville Business Solutions Plc, operating in the commercial/services sector of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), has concluded plans to extend its operations to more African countries.
Managing Director/Chief Executive of Courteville Plc, Mr Bola Akindele,who disclosed this in an interview with THISDAY called on the Federal Government to support local companies who are exporting technology so as to provide jobs for Nigerians.
He stated that the company's services had become a household name in Nigeria where it had been in operations in 18 states, adding that the product had been accepted as a form of motor vehicle documentation and administration.
According to him, under the AutoReg franchise, Courteville Investment provides services for vehicle licensing, hackney permit, road worthiness certification/vehicle test and a couple of others.
On the company's performance in the 2012 financial year, he said the company recorded higher performance over 2011 level.
"We are very transparent; we like to let people see what we are doing.Less than 10 companies have been able to stay profitable for the past years. All the mission and vision we set out to achieve as a company, to a large extent, we have achieve them. We employ local talents because we believe in letting the young minds drive innovation and we will get there,"he said.
Akindele, said with its growing clientele, the company had diversified its operations into being a foremost e-commerce solution provider as it services would be accessed by all Nigerians across every stratum through about 1,500 outlets, which includes financial institutions at a reduced cost.
The Courteville boss noted that the company was currently providing services in 18 states in the country,adding that in the next five years, its operations would be extended to the entire African continent,
He explained that its operations in the country was to also among others eliminate the issue of fake documents in the area of vehicular documentations and reducing to the barest minimum the incidence of theft of vehicles.
He added that other line of businesses it sought to provide through its one stop solution services included: Provision of investment decision, business analysis and reengineering, research and development, process review, business strategies, development of business plans and management contracting.
[ Thisday,4th March, 2013 ]