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Accenture to Acquire Japanese Logistics Tech Services Provider Trancom ITS

Accenture to Acquire Japanese Logistics Tech Services Provider Trancom ITS

Post the acquisition, Accenture will acquire Trancom ITS' capabilities for systems integration, consulting, software development and outsourcing

Accenture has announced its intent to acquire TrancomITS, a Japanese logistics technology services provider. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. This acquisition will augment Accenture's Industry X service to offer hyper-automation solutions at scale.

Post the acquisition, Accenture will acquire Trancom ITS'capabilities for systems integration, consulting, software development and outsourcing. This will include logistics and technological know-how and most of its client contracts.

“We’re seeing significant demand from clients to help them automate manual processes in factories and warehouses,” said Tatsuya Nakayabu, senior managing director and lead for Accenture Industry X in Japan. “By combining assets from Trancom ITS with our AI and robotics capabilities, we can drive more value from these processes for clients and help them become more sustainable.”

Trancom ITS has 190 engineers who specialize in cloud-based logistics systems and optimizing warehouse operations with IoT and sensor technology. They will join Accenture Industry X team in Japan.

Accenture will strengthen its offering in Japan with this acquisition as it will help it digitize the entire engineering and manufacturing value chain. The two companies also plan to collaborate on other joint solutions that accelerate the digital transformation of Trancomand clients in the logistics and manufacturing industries.

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