UD Trucks has entered a multi-year digital transformation and hybrid cloud contract with HCL Technologies to further accelerate its digital transformation journey. HCL Technologies will deliver end-to-end IT solutions across digital platforms, agile digital application development, migration, support and digital workplace services.
UD Trucks selected HCL Technologies considering the company’s extensive capabilities in managing both legacy and next-generation technologies, best-in-class IT transformation frameworks, and dynamic cybersecurity services. By moving to a new next-generation IT environment, UD Trucks aims to leverage the power of cloud and IoT while providing its own colleagues globally with an enhanced user experience.
“Migrating our infrastructure and business-critical applications is of strategic importance to UD Trucks in our accelerated digitalization journey,” said Satish Rajkumar, Senior Vice President Digital Solutions & IT, UD Trucks. “HCL’s deep understanding of our existing IT footprint, combined with its leading-edge transformation capabilities, made it the standout choice. We have full confidence that HCL will help us build a world-class IT environment to further accelerate our digital transformation journey.”
Pankaj Tagra, CVP & Head – Nordic and DACH, HCL Technologies said, “Corporate transitions create special scenarios which require expertise at the intersection of end-to-end business processes and technology. Our engagement with UD Trucks is a fantastic illustration of how HCL can support setting up core IT capabilities leveraging HCL’s Cloud Smart strategy and accelerate next-generation digital services for our clients.”
Nicolas Gendre, Senior Vice President Purchasing, UD Trucks added, “When entering such an important collaboration, you not only need to check that the technical capabilities are there for today and the foreseeable future, you must also deeply assess and ensure that the partnership matches your values and long-term ambitions. We have that here with HCL Technologies.”
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UD Trucks is a leading Japanese commercial vehicle solutions provider, active in more than 60 countries on all continents. Since its inception in 1935, the company has been an innovation leader with a clear vision to provide the trucks and services the world needs today.The company is committed to go the extra mile for smart logistics with the most dependable solutions for demanding customers. To best support across applications and geographies, UD Trucks offers a full range of heavy duty trucks - Quon and Quester, medium duty trucks - Condor and Croner, and light duty trucks - Kazet and Kuzer, as well as associated operational and financial services.
HCL Technologies (HCL) empowers global enterprises with technology for the next decade, today. HCL’s Mode 1-2-3 strategy, based on its deep-domain industry expertise, client-centricity and entrepreneurial culture of Ideapreneurship™, enables businesses to transform into next-gen enterprises. HCL offers its services and products through three business units: IT and Business Services (ITBS), Engineering and R&D Services (ERS) and Products & Platforms (P&P). ITBS enables global enterprises to transform their businesses through offerings in the areas of applications, infrastructure, digital process operations and next generation digital transformation solutions. ERS offers engineering services and solutions in all aspects of product development and platform engineering. P&P provides modernized software products to global clients for their technology and industry specific requirements. Through its cutting-edge co-innovation labs, global delivery capabilities and broad global network, HCL delivers holistic services in various industry verticals, categorized as Financial Services, Manufacturing, Technology and Services, Telecom and Media, Retail and CPG, Life Sciences and Healthcare, and Public Services.
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