FPT signs digital transformation deal with DPDgroup

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Southeast Asia’s leading IT firm FPT has entered into a digital transformation agreement with DPDgroup, Europe’s second-largest parcel delivery network, to examine DPDgroup’s IT system of before mapping out and deploying the digital technology platform IT4EM2 to improve business performance of the European courier across 12 countries.

FPT will also work together with DPDgroup in big data analysis and help the client build the data architecture needed to become a data-driven business. The entire process will be guided by FPT Digital Kaizen methodology – ‘think big, start smart and small, scale fast’ – helping DPDgroup transform in the most cost-efficient and agile manner.

FPT chairman Truong Gia Binh said, “This contract testifies the trust that DPDgroup puts in FPT’s expertise in logistics, technology capabilities, implementation capabilities, and our digital transformation methodology. It would also pave the way for us to become a Top 50 digital transformation services provider in the next 10 years.”

“The world will be reinvented and will be explored. It demands us to be more creative and innovative. We cannot do it all alone,” commented Paul-Marie Chavanne, chairman of GeoPost, the holding company of DPDgroup. “We need a partner, and I hope that FPT is the privileged partner that will help us jump high in this new world.”

The digital platform that FPT sets to build for DPDgroup is expected to enable the company to improve operational efficiency and enhance customer experience. Ultimately, this would help the courier reinforce its position as a parcel delivery leader in Europe and around the world.

There will be a session on digital innovation at the Parcel+Post Expo Conference this October, with presentations from UPS and Huawei.

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With over a decade of experience as a business and technology journalist working in B2B publishing, Hazel first joined UKi in 2011. After taking 18 months off to bring up her daughter and try her hand at marketing copywriting, she returned in January 2018 to do what she loves best – magazine editing! She is now the editor of UKi's Passenger Terminal World and Parcel and Postal Technology International magazines.

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