NTT DATA Is Significantly Expanding Its Presence in the Us Market
NTT DATA expands in the US by strengthening its foothold in the strategic supply chain segment. itelligence | NTT DATA Business Solutions is announcing its acquisition of the US SAP consulting company My Supply Chain Group, LLC (MSCG), Birmingham, Alabama. With this acquisition, itelligence | NTT DATA Business Solutions, one of the world’s most successful SAP service companies, is not only significantly expanding its presence in the USA, but also extending its service portfolio with essential supply chain planning and execution capabilities.
MSCG specializes in supply chain process re-engineering and application implementation services utilizing SAP Extended Warehouse Management, Integrated Business Planning/Advanced Planning and Optimization, and Transportation Management and is focused exclusively on SAP Solutions.
“With the acquisition of MSCG, we are expanding in a highly strategic market segment in the USA, one of our most important markets,” reports Norbert Rotter, CEO itelligence | NTT DATA Business Solutions. “The USA supply chain market is at a turning point, as SME companies in particular are beginning to digitally transform and optimize their supply chains. In this context, MSCG represents an ideal partner for us.”
According to Gartner, the global market for supply chain management amounted to 14 billion US dollars in 2018 and was set to grow to 19 billion by 2021. It is also expected that 65 percent of goods movements in automated warehouses will be controlled by robots by 2023. In terms of sectors, MSCG has focus in manufacturing, consumer goods, oil and gas, mill products and the life science industries.
“Many analysts state five years of digital transformation have taken place in the last several months. No area of business has been more affected by this trend than companies’ supply chains,” states Steve Niesman, itelligence Americas President and Region Head. “Therefore, we are incredibly excited to welcome MSCG into the itelligence/NTT DATA family to help our collective customers stay relevant and thrive as the pace of supply chain planning and execution continues to accelerate.”