Top 10 Consulting Companies: Accenture

By Sean Galea-Pace
Having featured in Supply Chain Digital’s Top 10 Consulting Firms in March’s magazine, we take a closer look at Accenture’s supply chain solutions...

Having featured in Supply Chain Digital’s Top 10 Consulting Firms in March’s magazine, we take a closer look at Accenture’s supply chain solutions.

Founded in 1989, Accenture works with clients across a diverse range of industries to deliver innovative supply chain strategies that encourage profitable growth in new and existing markets. Accenture believes that “companies need less of a supply chain and more of a supply network - able to move flexibly and capitalise on new innovations and respond to digital disruption.” Accenture is committed to empowering its customers to achieve high performance through supply chain mastery. The organisation works with its clients to introduce and implement innovative solutions that align operating models to support business strategies, optimise global operations and enhance the skills and capabilities of supply chain operations. 

Accenture Strategy

Accenture Strategy combines global industry experience and skills in supply chain strategy to allow organisations to transform their supply chain capabilities. Accenture strives to deliver great customer service. Its service offerings are differentiated in the marketplace because they embody all of the capabilities required to drive an end-to-end, value-based approach. Accenture seeks to meet customer demand through its collaboration with clients to address key areas such as:

  • Enabling growth, rapidly responding to changes in the workplace.

  • Configuring the Supply Network adapted to business needs.

  • Accelerating time-to-market.

  • Gaining end-to-end visibility.

  • Managing short-term volatility.


Drive competitiveness through:

  • Reducing supply chain complexity.

  • Inventory optimisation.

  • Reducing costs to improve profitability.

  • Leveraging digital technologies to generate competitive advantage.

Key facts:

Founded: 1989

Employees: 500,000+

Revenue: US$43.2bn

Chief Executive Officer (CEO): Julie Sweet  

Chief Procurement Officer (CPO): Kai Nowosel

Mission: “We take responsibility for the future of the company and the planet seriously, which is why we hire the best people, leverage our global reach even as we respect the individual, and ensure everything we do - for our clients, people and communities - is done with integrity.”

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