Deutsche Bahn Systems and Accenture to Offer Transportation and Logistics Technology Solutions to Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) Systems, the information technology service provider of German railway company Deutsche Bahn AG, and Accenture, the world´s leading management consulting and technology services company, have signed an alliance to develop technology solutions for the logistics division of Deutsche Bahn AG.
July 09, 2003

Auto-ID Technology Could Save Manufacturing and Retail Industries Billions Annually, Accenture Research Finds

New technology that tags and tracks inventory and equipment could save manufacturers and retailers billions of dollars each year, according to research released today by Accenture. The technology, known as auto-ID, is a combination of electronic product codes (EPC) and radio frequency identification (RFID).
June 12, 2003

Increase in Use of Third-Party Logistics Providers Likely to Be Less Than Previously Expected, According to Accenture Study

The number of American manufacturing executives that would increase their use of third-party logistics providers has dropped significantly this year, according to a survey by Accenture and Northeastern University.
November 01, 2002

Accenture Survey Identifies Telematics as the Future of Supply Chain

European companies are increasingly benefiting from telematics, an emerging market of two-way, wireless voice and data communication for the transmission and reception of location-specific information, according to a pan-European survey of more than 120 logistics companies released today by Accenture and Iveco, one of the leading truck manufacturers.
October 29, 2002

Accenture Wins Multi-Year Outsourcing Contract to Manage and Operate Exel’s Pan-European Service Centre

Exel, the global leader in supply chain management , has awarded Accenture a five-year outsourcing contract to manage and operate its pan-European financial shared services centre.
October 21, 2002

Accenture Pan-European Survey Shows Companies Face Skill Shortages in Procurement

European companies are increasingly confronted with skills shortages in their procurement departments, according to an Accenture Pan-European survey of more than 120 procurement directors released today.
October 08, 2002

Accenture Research Finds that Few Companies Use Outsourcing as Strategic Business Imperative

An overwhelming majority of businesses are using outsourcing as a cost-cutting tactic, but few companies have embraced it as a strategic business imperative, according to new research from Accenture.
July 02, 2002

Manufacturing in India Can Be Globally Competitive, According to Accenture Study

India’s manufacturing industry could substantially impact the country’s economic well-being by increasing its growth rate from the current 6 percent to 11 percent by 2006 according to an Accenture study released today, “Making Manufacturing in India Globally Competitive.”
April 04, 2002

Police IT Organisation Takes First Steps into e-Procurement with Accenture’s Help

The U.K. Police Information Technology Organisation (PITO) has placed its first order through a new pilot eProcurement system delivered in just 10 weeks by Accenture.
March 21, 2002

Senior Executives Focus Overwhelmingly on Cost Cutting During Tough Economic Times According to Survey

According to a survey released by Accenture, 80 percent of executives said their companies were able to cut costs, improve efficiencies, enhance customer service and revenues, or improve competitiveness with supply chain management initiatives.
February 06, 2002