Axon buys leader in Supply Chain Management Solutions for SAP

by Editor 7/2/2008 12:41:00 PM
Axon Americas, a division of Axon Group plc, the leading SAP Business Transformation consultancy, announces that it has acquired the business of SCM Solutions, a privately-held provider of Supply Chain Management Services.

Founded in 2005 by Pete King and Chris Botha, SCM Solutions is one of the premier supply chain consultancy firms that leverage SAP's world class Supply Chain Management (SCM) Solution. The acquisition is designed to accelerate Axon's expansion into SCM for SAP's Services Industry. SCM Solutions currently supports close to 50 service industries in all areas of SCM, including, Advanced Planner and Optimizer (APO), Transportation Management (TM), Supply Chain Event Management (SCEM), Supply Network Collaboration (SNC) and Service Parts Planning (SPP). Industries represented include High Tech, Mining, Oil &Gas, Healthcare, Automotive, Consumer Products and Life Sciences.

Mr. King, Managing Partner of SCM, said, "We are delighted to become part of the largest SAP dedicated consultancy in the world. Axon's global reach will allow us to gain access to the premier global SAP operating platform and apply our insights into supply chain transformation for a broader range of clients using our SCM consulting capabilities. Our clients will benefit from Axon's capabilities in the full range of Business Consulting and SAP Solutions."

"I am excited about the addition of SCM Solutions to Axon. Their deep understanding of the SAP supply chain solution is consistent with our global vision of being the SAP Systems Integrator of choice," added Steve Peck, President and CEO of Axon Americas. "SCM Solutions' capabilities will help Axon provide enhanced transformational value and a strategic differentiator for all companies using SAP. We will maintain SCM Solutions' strong commitment to their clients' success and are dedicated to providing outstanding opportunities to SCM Solutions' consultants."

SCM Solutions serves as an exceptional fit for Axon. Since their inception, they have been dedicated to SAP's enterprise applications, and like Axon, their objective has always been to provide premier consulting services with clear, measurable results for each client.

About Axon

Axon ( is a Business Transformation consultancy that delivers significant business value to large, complex organizations through the innovative implementation of SAP technologies. Axon has over 2,000 experienced professionals specializing in the delivery of sustained business improvement through technology enabled transformation programs. Axon's consultants bring in-depth industry expertise alongside best practice functional knowledge to address the strategic, operational, information management and organizational effectiveness challenges faced by organizations today. Axon is renowned for its ability to help clients define more ambitious strategies, build more effective organizations and shape more successful futures.

Founded in 1994, Axon today has offices in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Malaysia, Singapore, China, India and Australia.

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