NTT Data buys Atlanta-based supply chain consultancy Chainalytics

23 December 2021 2 min. read

NTT Data Services, the Texas-based division of Japanese IT consultancy NTT Data, has acquired Chainalytics, an Atlanta-based supply chain consulting firm.

Founded in 2001, Chainalytics provides supply chain consulting and managed analytics services to clients in a wide range of industries. The firm’s advisory offerings span supply chain design, integrated demand and supply planning, transportation, packaging optimization, supply chain operations, and service supply chain. Chainalytics also delivers managed analytics services in supply chain network design, planning, and transportation.

Chainalytics has more than 200 people across seven offices in the US, Finland, Italy, The Netherlands, and India.

NTT Data’s acquisition of Chainalytics will strengthen the firm’s supply chain consulting capabilities as demand for advisory services in the area remains high amid pandemic disruption.

NTT Data buys Atlanta-based supply chain consultancy Chainalytics

“Nearly every industry has been impacted by supply chain disruption, magnifying the need to accelerate improvement opportunities in supply chain planning and execution,” said Dan Albright, divisional president and global head of consulting, NTT Data Services. “Supply chain is a critical source of competitive advantage for our clients across industries. Together with Chainalytics, we will support clients’ digital transformations, improve their resilience, and help advance their sustainability and net zero initiatives.”

Chainalytics 200+ team members will join NTT Data’s consulting business, which provides business and digital transformation services to clients globally. The transaction is expected to complete in the coming weeks, according to a press release from NTT.

“We’re excited to join the NTT DATA family where we share strongly aligned cultures and passion for innovation, which are the sources of our differentiation and value to our clients, while accessing a larger platform for growth,” said Mike Kilgore, CEO of Chainalytics.

NTT Data is one of the top six IT services firms in the world, with 139,500 global employees and $20.15 billion in annual revenue. The firm provides services in application development, business process outsourcing, IT infrastructure, and consulting. NTT Data’s practices include digital operations, cloud transformation, data intelligence and automation, customer experience, and cybersecurity.