Carmel-based supply chain consultancy Blue Horseshoe has been acquired by Accenture (NYSE: ACN), a global consulting and professional services firm. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Blue Horseshoe serves clients in the food and beverage, retail distribution and consumer goods industries. The Indiana company specializes in supply chain management, warehouse management and transportation management systems.
“For two decades, we’ve worked with clients to build connectedness, efficiency and automation across their enterprise and supply chain operations,” said Chris Cason, chief executive officer of Blue Horseshoe. “As part of Accenture, we will bring increased scale and combined expertise to help clients put in place next generation supply chain and fulfillment strategies that meet customer expectations and support business growth.”
Accenture says completion of the acquisition is subject to customary closing conditions. The company says Blue Horseshoe’s team of 349 will join Accenture’s supply chain & operations group.
In addition to its headquarters in Hamilton County, Blue Horseshoe has offices in Colorado, Ohio and North Carolina. It also operates offices in The Netherlands and Estonia.