Accenture Acquires GRA



Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Sydney, Australia-based supply chain and logistics consulting firm GRA.

The amount of the deal was not disclosed.

The acquisition strengthens Accenture’s Supply Chain & Operations capabilities that help public and private sector clients address complex supply chain demands to deliver dynamic customer experiences.

Founded in 1997 by Carter McNabb, GRA firm specialises in end-to-end supply chain and logistics strategies and operations, working with some of Australia’s leading organisations in areas such as government, aerospace & defence and consumer goods. The firm has offices in Melbourne, Canberra and Brisbane with a team of 50 professionals.

Accenture’s acquisition of GRA follows other investments across Australia and New Zealand in the past 18 months, including cloud-native solutions provider Olikka in November 2020; SAP and cloud solutions technology firm Zag in October 2020; data analytics and supply chain management company Icon Integration in February 2020; business strategy and econometrics firm AlphaBeta in February 2020; specialist government consultancy Apis Group in December 2019 and big data and analytics company Analytics8 in August 2019.