Logica to provide application management and development for SAP and other applications for 47,500 users in the Posten Norden group
Logica, a leading IT and business services company, today announces a contract win with Posten Norden, a leading provider of communication and logistics solutions in the Nordic region. Logica will provide application management and development within SAP and other applications for 47,500 users over the next five years.
Under the terms of the contract, around 280 of Posten Norden employees in Sweden and Denmark will transfer to Logica. Logica will also take over the responsibility for subcontractors equal to about 150 full time consultants. These employees will add to Logica's strong local presence, client intimacy, and flexible blended delivery model to deliver the service to Posten Norden.
Joss Delissen, CIO of Posten Norden, said, "The solution will enable the realization of synergies and is an important part of our merger*. By outsourcing the management and development of our applications, we will be able to further focus on our core business and provide our customers with cost-competitive and innovative solutions. After a very thorough process, we decided to choose Logica as our partner for application management and development. They have clearly demonstrated that they have the capacity and experience to both manage the transfer of our employees and continue to deliver a high quality, cost-efficient service."
Commenting on the win, Andy Green, CEO of Logica, said, "I am delighted that Posten Norden has chosen us to be its strategic outsourcing partner. We look forward to working closely with the team to deliver an innovative and scalable solution which builds on our SAP and logistics industry experience. I am also delighted to welcome new employees to Logica. Together, we will work towards delivering real business value to Posten Norden and its customers."
About Posten Norden
*Posten Norden has been formed through the merger of Post Danmark A/S and Posten AB. The group offers communications and logistics solutions to, from and within the Nordic region and has a turnover of approximately SEK 45 billion, and over 50,000 employees. Operations are run in the business areas Breve Danmark, Meddelande Sverige, Logistik and Informationslogistik. The parent company is a Swedish public limited liability company and the head office is located in Solna, Sweden. Read more about Posten Norden at www.postennorden.com
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