(PRWEB) July 08, 2012
Big4.com, the premier social networking forum for professionals and alumni of Accenture, Andersen, BearingPoint, Capgemini, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, KPMG and PricewaterhouseCoopers PwC reports that Accenture has announced a management consulting contract with the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries in Japan.
Big4.com reports the Ministry’s “Project for Measures to Improve Food Supply Capabilities in an Emergency” is to address the national priority of building an enhanced food supply chain network. Big4.com also notes that accenture will analyze the cases where the food supply chain became dysfunctional and then propose guidelines for collaborative agreements among food suppliers aimed at maintaining business operations during disasters and emergencies.
Joichi Ebihara, Accenture’s lead executive on the project comments:
“It is a great honor for Accenture to partner with the Ministry to establish a more stable food supply chain system for the good of nation,” he said. “The initiative will not just improve the resilience of Japan’s food supply chain, but help to strengthen the agility and competitiveness of suppliers, producers and retailers.”
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- Kristy Short