IT services group Atos it has been awarded a seven-year IT outsourcing contract by PostNord, the communications and logistic group created in 2009 by the merger of the Danish and Swedish postal organisations.
Under the contract, Atos will deliver outsourcing services and use its offices in the Nordics, Poland and Germany to deliver its application infrastructure and workplace services. Atos will consolidate and modernise the existing infrastructure to further improve services for more than 15,000 end users located at offices and retail outlets across the Nordics. These improvements will deliver substantial savings over seven years. Close to 100 staff from PostNord will be transferred to Atos offices in Denmark.
PostNord said that by outsourcing its services, it aims to:
- Develop new solutions for communication and logistics services.
- Grow market share in the e-commerce and logistics market.
- Reduce the percentage of fixed costs, synchronise working methods and set a clear, unified and cohesive identity.
- Reduce the group’s carbon footprint.
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