Technology an Underused Tool in Emerging Market Supply Chains, Finds New Accenture Study

NEW YORK; Sept. 10, 2014 – Despite the vital role that technology plays in helping companies manage the complexity and volatility in global operations, only 48 percent of the more than 1,000 global companies surveyed for a new Accenture (NYSE: ACN) study use technology extensively in their emerging market supply chains.   
 
September 10, 2014

Supply Chain Risk Management Now a Priority for Most Businesses but Only Elite Leaders Generate a Return on Their Investments in Excess of 100 Percent, Accenture Research Finds

NEW YORK; June 24, 2014 – The majority of companies see supply chain risk management as important to their business, but only seven percent are generating returns of over 100 percent on their supply chain risk management investments, according to a new study by Accenture (NYSE:ACN) that revealed the distinct approaches followed by leaders in risk management.
 
June 24, 2014

Accenture Supply Chain and Inventory Management Transformation Project Improves Time-to-Shelf for Leroy Merlin’s Products in Russia

Moscow; May 20, 2014 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has successfully completed a large-scale supply chain and inventory management transformation project for the Russian operations of Leroy Merlin, the leading do-it-yourself (DIY) retailer in Europe.
 
May 20, 2014

Accenture Helps Efes Rus Improve Transportation Efficiency Through New Technology Solution

MOSCOW; Jan. 21, 2014 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has successfully implemented a new transportation management system at Efes Rus that is helping one of Russia’s largest brewers to improve the effectiveness of its transportation network and more efficiently deliver its products into the hands of consumers.
 
January 21, 2014

Accenture Helps Efes Rus Improve Transportation Efficiency Through New Technology Solution

MOSCOW; Jan. 21, 2014 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has successfully implemented a new transportation management system at Efes Rus that is helping one of Russia’s largest brewers to improve the effectiveness of its transportation network and more efficiently deliver its products into the hands of consumers.
 
January 21, 2014

Regulatory Uncertainty Stymies Corporate Investment in Supply Chain Sustainability, Finds CDP and Accenture Report

NEW YORK; Jan. 21, 2014 – Companies are increasingly recognizing climate risk in their supply chains, but investment in emissions reductions programs is going down, according to research published today by CDP and Accenture (NYSE: ACN). Importantly, a clear link is established between stalling progress on emissions reductions within supply chains and the uncertain regulatory framework. 
 
January 21, 2014

Accenture Completes Acquisition of PCO Innovation

NEW YORK; Dec. 18, 2013 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed its acquisition of PCO Innovation – a leading independent international consulting and systems integration group that specializes in product lifecycle management (PLM) software technologies. The acquisition enhances Accenture’s deep industry capabilities and the full range of services it provides clients in the design, building and management of systems and processes essential to driving their large-scale PLM transformation programs.
 
December 18, 2013

Accenture to Acquire Leading Product Lifecycle Management Company - PCO Innovation - To Help Clients Take New Products to Market Faster and More Efficiently

MONTREAL; Oct. 31, 2013 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced plans to acquire PCO Innovation – a leading international consulting and systems integration group that specializes in product lifecycle management (PLM) software technologies. The acquisition will strengthen Accenture’s ability to help clients organize, develop and manage new products and services throughout their lifecycle and bring them to market more quickly and efficiently.
 
October 31, 2013

Accenture Expands Product Lifecycle Management Expertise with Acquisition of PRION Group

STUTTGART; August 12, 2013 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced its intent to acquire PRION Group – a leading consulting and systems integrator that specializes in Siemens Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Software. The acquisition will strengthen Accenture’s PLM skills and enhance its ability to help clients deliver products to customers faster and more efficiently.
 
August 12, 2013

Shanghai International Port Group Turns to Accenture for New Technology Strategy

SHANGHAI; July 16, 2013 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been selected by Shanghai International Port (Group) Co., Ltd (SIPG) to design an information technology (IT) strategy to support the expansion of SIPG. The work includes designing and building an information management platform that will use analytics to help SIPG improve the analysis of operations and support its decision-making processes.
 
July 16, 2013