Satyam Computer Services, the global IT consulting and services provider, and 7Hills Business Solutions, an international IT solutions firm, have formed a services and technology collaboration to offer one-stop-shop supply chain solutions.
The partnership will cover strategy, process, and technology to customers across industry sectors in Asia/Pacific.
Commenting on the new venture, Shailesh Shah, director, consulting and enterprise solutions (CES) unit, Satyam, said: 7Hills, has, over the years, consistently provided cutting edge IT solutions in the logistics domain for warehousing, transportation, freight forwarding and terminal and port operations to leading names from various industries. We are delighted to partner with 7Hills, and its team of transnational supply chain IT consultants. I believe this alliance will go a long way in bringing mature logistics practices to emerging markets in Asia particularly.
Satyam said the alliance will address the logistics requirements in various industry verticals including retail, manufacturing, automotive and logistics services providers. The company also said the growing importance of Asia, including India, China and the Middle East, presents significant potential for business and process consulting and logistics IT solutions deployment which the alliance is geared up to address.
Sitaram Geddam, founder and CEO of 7Hills, said: Satyam, with its strong combination of logistics applications and supply chain domain expertise brings great value as a partner to complement our strengths. We are extremely happy to have increased our global services capability by partnering with Satyam. This alliance could bring a greater combined value-add to our clients now than when we were operating as two independent entities.