Mumbai, India, January 20, 2009: Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) (BSE: TCS.BO, NSE: TCS.NS), a leading IT services, business solutions and outsourcing firm, announced that it has been named Technology Partner of Ducati Motor Holding Spa, the leading manufacturer of motorbikes and superbikes based out of Bologna, Italy.
TCS has signed a multi-million dollar, multi-year agreement with Ducati to deliver technology-based services that will help improve customer responsiveness and business efficiency. Ducati CEO & President Mr. Gabriele Del Torchio has come to India to kick-start this strategic relationship.
As a first assignment TCS has been awarded an ERP engagement for Ducati Motor Holding and its subsidiaries in Europe. TCS partnered with KPMG Advisory Italy for this assignment. KPMG would bring their local market competencies while TCS will bring its Global Network Delivery Model (GNDM™). The objective of this project is to drive quantum improvements in Supply Chain management, especially in the areas of forecasts, inventory levels and optimized production plans and overall reduced logistics costs.
S. Ramadorai, CEO and MD, TCS said “Our partnership with Ducati is another example of the cutting edge technology services that TCS is providing to leaders in different sectors and industries. With TCS as its tech partner, Ducati’s ability to respond to customers and react to the evolving business environment will increase and help them to effectively use TCS’ talent and expertise to boost their presence globally.”
Gabriele Del Torchio, CEO & President, Ducati said, “Ducati is the leader in premium sport motorbikes with an impressive track record in terms of racing successes; we believe that TCS is the right partner to help us set up a strong company platform that will help us reach the next level in terms of company competitiveness and results in today’s global market.”
Founded in 1926, Ducati builds racing-inspired motorcycles characterized by unique engine features, innovative design, advanced engineering and overall technical excellence. The company produces motorcycles in several market segments which vary in their technical and design features and intended customers: Superbike, Desmosedici RR, Monster, Multistrada, SportClassic, Hypermotard and Streetfighter. The company’s motorcycles are sold in more than 60 countries worldwide, with a primary focus in the Western European, North American and Japan markets. Ducati competes in the World Superbike and MotoGP World Championships. In World Superbike, Ducati won both the 2008 Manufacturers’ and Riders’ titles, bringing the total to 15 of the last 18 Manufacturers’ titles and 13 Riders’ titles. Competing in MotoGP since 2003, Ducati won both the Constructors’ and Riders’ world titles in 2007. For more information, please visit www.ducati.com.
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