Accenture buys logistics-focused Oracle partner Flo Group

21 March 2024 Consultancy.eu 1 min. read

Accenture has acquired Flo Group, a Netherlands-based Oracle partner dedciated to the logistics and supply chain domain.

Flo Group has around 230 staff working from its offices in the Netherlands (headquarters), Argentina and India. They now become part of the Oracle Business Group within Accenture.

The consultants and IT experts from Flo Group help clients with implementing Oracle-based supply chain systems, including Transportation Management, Warehouse Management en Supply Chain Management. Flo Group also provides a number of own applications that run in the Oracle Cloud.

Founded in 2007, Flo Group today works for enterprise clients in Europe in a wide range of industries including retail, automotive, consumer goods, manufacturing, mining, energy, chemicals and government. Well-known brands on its roster are Unilever, Toyota, Mazda, Henkel, DHL, Coca-Cola, Kuehne + Nagel, and Tesco.

“Flo Group is a highly valued Oracle partner with deep skills in designing, building and running complex logistics platforms,” said Andrea Cesarini, lead of Accenture’s Oracle Business Group in Europe, Middle East and Africa. “Together we can unlock even more value for our clients in Europe.”

Oracle is together with SAP and Microsoft one of the three largest ERP service providers in the world. These systems play an essential role in digitising business processes and driving tech-enabled innovation, including in the area of logistics and supply chain. Accenture is a global partner of all three technology vendors.

The Oracle Business Group was launched by Accenture in 2015. The practice has since grown into a global powerhouse.

“By joining Accenture, we can deliver logistics excellence at scale, while creating new growth opportunities for our people,” said Michiel Keijzer, CEO of Flo Group.

Accenture’s acquisition of Flo Group follows the 2023 purchase of Inspirage, an American Oracle partner with an emphasis in supply chain management.