RIO DE JANEIRO; March 9, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed its acquisition of Gapso, an advanced analytics services and solutions provider based in Brazil that specializes in solving complex supply chain and logistics challenges. The acquisition was first announced on February 25, 2015.
Gapso will be integrated into Accenture Analytics, part of Accenture Digital, and will further expand Accenture’s analytics capabilities in Brazil. As a result, Accenture will be able to provide Brazilian companies, mainly in the natural resources and agribusiness sectors, with bolstered advanced analytics talent, methodologies and solutions that enable insight-driven decisions that can optimize operations outcomes at scale.
“With the close of the Gapso acquisition, Accenture is providing Brazilian companies with an enhanced scope of analytics expertise to solve difficult problems,” said Rodolfo Eschenbach, Accenture Digital lead in Latin America. “Uncovering data insights and acting on them is a competitive differentiator for businesses today. With Gapso’s data scientists and operations analytics capabilities complementing Accenture’s end-to-end analytics services, Brazilian companies will have the tools to make insight-driven decisions and pursue a digital transformation that can improve logistics, reduce risk, and positively impact their bottom line.”
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