Wednesday, July 25, 2007

Perot Systems Inks Applications Deal with YRC Worldwide

Perot Systems Corporation today announced that Fortune 500 company, YRC Worldwide has selected Perot Systems to support development of future business systems for the company's multiple brands. Terms of the multi-year consulting and applications services agreement were not disclosed.

The business relationship includes supporting and modernizing current applications across divisions of YRC Worldwide. It also includes migrating to standard architecture and technology for applications across all functional domains. YRC Worldwide and its business units would draw upon the expertise and wide resource base of Perot Systems for successfully accomplishing this transformation.

"In order to support global growth of our company, we need to simplify and standardize our application portfolio and deliver an exceptional customer experience across all our brands," said YRC Worldwide CIO Michael Rapken. "As we move forward with our growth initiatives, Perot Systems will play an integral role in helping us achieve our business goals."

"By helping to simplify and standardize the application portfolio and infrastructure, we will help YRC Worldwide achieve greater flexibility to support the changes they anticipate in their business," said David Miller, vice president for Perot Systems Consulting and Applications Services in North America.

YRC Worldwide plans to benefit from Perot Systems' domain expertise coupled with its reputation for successfully blending onshore and offshore services. As part of this effort, Perot Systems will support YRC Worldwide from multiple service delivery centers throughout the U.S. and India.

YRC Worldwide adds to Perot Systems' roster of travel, transportation & logistics clients, and represents an important demonstration of Perot Systems' diversified service offerings to the industry.

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