Acquisition of digital procurement and optimization providers agency expands sourcing and procurement transformation capabilities.
Accenture (NYSE: ACN)…
“In an atmosphere characterised by ongoing disruption, companies want to ship sustainable financial savings, cut back threat and assist enterprise development,” stated Emma McGuigan, senior managing director and Enterprise & Business Applied sciences lead at Accenture. “The depth of The Shelby Group’s digital procurement expertise helps us meet rising consumer demand for sourcing and procurement transformation.”
Jim Kandilas, CEO and co-founder, The Shelby Group, stated, “For greater than 20 years, we have now helped our purchasers reimagine the strategic worth of their procurement operate. Our targets of delivering financial savings and working efficiencies, together with improved treasury and threat administration outcomes via digitization will proceed. As a part of Accenture, we’ll additional scale our options and speed up innovation, offering thrilling new alternatives for our individuals and our valued purchasers.”
Different acquisitions Accenture has made to assist its purchasers’ provide chain and sourcing and procurement transformations embrace, Xoomworks Group, a consulting and expertise firm headquartered in London that makes a speciality of procurement expertise, digital innovation and software program options growth; ClearEdge Companions, a agency specializing in procurement spend administration, headquartered in Boston; MacGregor Companions, a provide chain consultancy and expertise supplier specializing in clever logistics and warehouse administration, headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina; and Blue Horseshoe, a provide chain administration and technique consulting agency and programs integrator headquartered in Carmel, Indiana.