Accenture to provide IT support services to US Navy Supply Systems Command

3 April 2014 (Last Updated April 3rd, 2014 18:30)

Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture, has secured a $53.7m contract from the US Department of the Navy to provide information technology (IT) support services to the Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP).

Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture, has secured a $53.7m contract from the US Department of the Navy to provide information technology (IT) support services to the Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP).

The multi-award, indefinite-delivery indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract includes a one-year base contracting period and four, one-year option periods.

Accenture will support, maintain and improve navy information systems, including the Navy Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system, at NAVSUP's Business Systems Center (BSC) in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania.

"Accenture will support, maintain and improve navy information systems."

In addition to providing international programmes support to the BSC, the company will also carry out data analytics to help lower inventory costs, improve the readiness of navy operating forces, inform budget decisions and identify high-risk procurements.

The BSC delivers IT solutions to the navy, US Department of Defense, joint services and other federal agencies, and primarily focuses on logistics and financial-related products and services.

Accenture navy and marine corps programmes managing director Vince Vlasho said that the NAVSUP provides mission-critical solutions to fleet customers.

"We are excited about the opportunity to work with the BSC to implement innovative, cost-effective solutions that improve enterprise performance," Vlasho said.

The company also provides the navy with comprehensive audit readiness services, IT effectiveness evaluations, and programme management and engineering services for the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific.

Accenture Federal Services serves defence, intelligence, public safety, civilian and military health organisations, and operates offices in Arlington, Virginia.

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