Coop Sweden Partners with Tata Consultancy Services

Large retail company, Coop Sweden, partners with Indian multinational IT company, Tata Consultation Services for its digital transformation program.

SAP Pinnacle Awards receiver for four consecutive years, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), an Indian multinational IT service and consultancy company, announced its partnership with Coop Sweden.

Tata Consultancy Services established its headquarters in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. At present, it has more than 149 offices across 46 countries.

In mid-2019, TCS partnered with SAP Leonardo in launching an Intelligent Field Inventory Management Solution, which will be beneficial in streamlining the logistics and supply chain management of surgical kits to hospitals. The success of this solution is one of the many proofs of TCS as a reliable SAP partner in delivering solutions that leverage the power of the latest technologies.

In an article published on its website, TCS reported its latest partnership. Tne Indian multinational IT company has announced its collaboration with Coop Sweden, one of the largest grocery and retail providers in the country. TCS will help the hypermarket company in accelerating its business’ digital transformation program by introducing agile ways of doing work and embracing new automation technologies. 

The partnership is expected to help the business in delivering a consistent customer experience for both its digital and physical platforms. The retail company also sees the collaboration as a way to prepare for the business’ future by addressing its digital needs. TCS will help Coop Sweden’s SAP S/4HANA Retail platform by leveraging the newest automation technologies and new applications.

Liselotte Andersson, the CIO of Coop Sweden, shared how the transformation helped the company, noting that, at present, the company has more than 800 locations in Sweden alone and that managing a complex portfolio of retail IT-systems will be a challenge.

Andersson said that a strategic partner to help them would be beneficial in improving customer and employee experience. She shared how TCS’ proven track record in delivering solutions for the retail sector made the consultancy company a natural choice to meet Coop Sweden’s digital needs. She also noted TCS’s close partnership with the German software company, SAP, and their experience in delivering HANA digital platform.

She said:

“… TCS’ close partnership with SAP will enable us to harness the true value of the HANA digital platform. We look forward to enjoying the benefits of this partnership.”

Meanwhile, Avinash Limaye, the Country Manager for Tata Consultancy Services Sweden, shared that grocery and retail businesses have access to opportunities in serving customers. 

Limaye expressed delight in partnering with Coop Sweden and leveraging TCS’ expertise in technologies such as automation, artificial intelligence (AI), and the Internet of Things (IoT).

He said:

We are delighted to partner Coop in transforming every element of its farm to fork value chain leveraging our deep domain knowledge and our expertise in AI, IoT, and automation.”

TCS also shared that it has established a close working relationship with some of the leading companies across industries in Sweden, such as financial, retail, and telecommunications. These companies include Ikea, the global furniture and home accessories company; the postal company, PostNord; the financial services company, Nordea; the processing and packaging solutions company, Tetra Pak, and the network telecommunications company, Ericsson.

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