IBM and SAP are to collaborate on business applications and consulting services for the transport and logistics industry.
The plan is to combine SAP software with IBM’s implementation and configuration services.
The SAP Transport Management, SAP Event Management and SAP Customer Relationship Management applications, as well as the SAP Billing and Revenue Innovation Management solutions are planned to be integrated.
The two plan to work closely in the areas of business development, sales, sales support, marketing and consulting.
Raimon Christiani, global travel and transport industry lead at IBM Global Business Services, said: “Using best practices in analytics and other core competencies from IBM together with SAP software, our transport clients will be better positioned to provide their customers with experiences that form the basis of sustained relationships.”