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Ongo and Carlsberg partner to digitize vendor payments

Carlsberg, one of the leading brewery groups in the world today, and Ongo, the market leading B2B digital payment service in Myanmar, signed a contract to bring simple, swift and secure payment solutions to Carlsberg vendors.  

YANGON, Myanmar, 8 May 2019 – Wednesday, May 8th marks the official launch of the cash/credit collection service between Ongo and Carlsberg wherein Ongo collects and digitizes all Carlsberg payments from their customers in an efficient and secure manner.

Founded in 2013, Carlsberg in Myanmar has grown significantly since their inauguration into the Myanmar market and today serves more than 3,700 of clients/(vendors) across the country. In an effort to streamline transactions with their customers, Carlsberg will be able to engage them more effectively, detailing real-time information with each vendor, making every transaction swift and secure.

“At Carlsberg in Myanmar, we not only pride ourselves on the high quality of our products, but the quality of our relationships with our valued vendors,” explains Christoph Vavrik, Managing Director of Carlsberg in Myanmar. “We are very excited about this new partnership with Ongo as it will take away all cash handling costs, increasing efficiency and improving the overall transaction process with our vendors,” says Christoph.  

By digitizing payments, Ongo takes cash out of the equation for Carlsberg and their customers, providing a solution for time-consuming cash handling costs, giving Carlsberg time to focus on what really matters, ensuring their customers are satisfied.

As the market leaders for business-to-business digital payment services in Myanmar, Ongo has partnered with over 130 businesses, most recently adding Carlsberg to their list of growing and satisfied corporate clients. Apart from cash collection and payment services, Ongo offers their corporate customers like Carlsberg access to real time payment data and data-driven marketing tools.

“At Ongo, we are proud to partner with a variety of the country’s leading businesses and our newly launched partnership with Carlsberg is no exception,” says Allen Gilstrap, CEO of Ongo. “This partnership between Ongo and Carlsberg is an exciting step forward as we continue to help businesses increase their efficiency and provide simple, swift and secure payments solutions,” explains Gilstrap.

As the market leaders for business-to-business digital payment services in Myanmar, Beyond B2B partnerships, Ongo has partnered with over 26,000 merchants and 500,000 consumer users and expanded their network reach 55 towns and cities across Myanmar.

For more information on the newly launched partnership between Ongo and Carlsberg or Ongo’s other innovative digital payment services, please visit the company’s official website at ongo.com.mm or Facebook account at facebook.com/ongoemoney, e-mail info@ongo.asia or call 09-450888996-7, 09-444450816-8.

About Ongo

Ongo is the brand name for Ronoc Myanmar Limited and is the leading B2B digital payment service provider in Myanmar. Ongo operates in 55 Myanmar cities with over 1,800 Ongo agent employees providing digital payment services to over 130 corporate clients, 26,000 merchants and 500,000 consumer users. 

With its licensing partner Myanmar Oriental Bank (MOB). Ongo App Users can use their smartphone to Cash-in (convert their cash into E-money) and Cash-out at hundreds of Cash Agent locations across Myanmar. Ongo services include; mobile airtime top-up, P2P money transfer, B2B payments, bill payments, digital payroll services and online shopping payments. In addition, Ongo Users receive rewards in their Ongo App from leading Myanmar retailers and online merchants. Our goal is to promote financial inclusion in a safe, simple and convenient fashion. 

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Website: ongo.com.mm

About Carlsberg Myanmar

Myanmar Carlsberg Company Ltd (MCCL) is as joint venture between the Carlsberg Group (51% ownership) and Myanmar Golden Star (MGS – 49% ownership).

On May 7th 2015, Carlsberg inaugurated its brand-new brewery in Bago, 80km north-east of Yangon, the first international brewery in Myanmar. In addition to the international brands “Carlsberg” and “Tuborg”, Carlsberg brews also two locally developed beers, “YOMA” and “Black Eagle”.

Managed by a team of brewmasters from the Carlsberg Group and skilled local employees, the facility uses high quality water, the famous Bago rice and imported raw materials, such as malt and hops. MCCL sells its products nationwide via a network of 17 own “depots” and 22 wholesalers. As of May 1st 2019, MCCL was employing +500 people, 98% of them locals.

Managed by a team of brewmasters from the Carlsberg Group and skilled local employees, the facility uses high quality water, the famous Bago rice and imported raw materials, such as malt and hops. MCCL sells its products nationwide via a network of 17 own “depots” and 22 wholesalers. As of May 1st 2019, MCCL was employing +500 people, 98% of them locals.

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Website: carlsbergmyanmar.com.mm