Accenture picked by Carlsberg to deliver SAP solution

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been selected by the brewer group Carlsberg to deliver an SAP solution supporting six functional business areas within Western Europe.

The new single underlying system is designed to improve efficiency and improve customer service throughout Europe. Financial terms of the three-year contract were not disclosed.

The implementation is expected to be completed during 2015, when it will cover all key markets across Carlsberg´s European operations. The new single solution will replace a series of stand-alone systems currently operating in the region, and will benefit Carlsberg´s sales, finance, production, logistics, procurement and planning functions.

Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with approximately 261,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world´s most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments. The company generated net revenues of USD27.9bn for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2012. Its home page is www.accenture.com.

The Carlsberg Group is one of the leading brewery groups in the world, with a large portfolio of beer and other beverage brands. In 2011, the Carlsberg Group sold more than 115 million hectolitres of beer, which is about 34 billion bottles of beer.