Accenture has acquired digital engineering and operational technology capabilities from Trancom ITS, a Japanese logistics technology services provider. The acquisition will enable Accenture’s Industry X service to offer hyper-automation solutions at scale.

Accenture is a professional services company with capabilities in digital, cloud, and security. Accenture Industry X offers services to make manufacturing and operations more efficient, effective, and safe.

Trancom ITS is a subsidiary of major Japanese logistics company Trancom. It provides technology services to its parent and other Japanese companies in the logistics, manufacturing, and information technology industries. Hyper-automation services work to help organizations rapidly identify and automate many business processes and assets.

“We’re seeing significant demand from clients to help them automate manual processes in factories and warehouses,” said Tatsuya Nakayabu, senior managing director for Accenture Industry X in Japan. “By combining assets from Trancom ITS with our AI and robotics capabilities, we can drive more value from these processes for clients and help them become more sustainable.”