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HighJump Warehouse Management and Cohesio Group - The Future is here!

Körber acquires majority stake in Cohesio Group and expands business with voice and robotics supply chain solutions

The international technology group Körber, owner of HighJump Warehouse Management Solution, has strengthened its business in the area of supply chain logistics by stepping into the future of voice and robotics and acquired majority stake in Cohesio Group Ltd. Inecom are already engaged with the Australian based company who are a leader in integrating voice-directed and autonomous mobile robotics (AMR) solutions for the logistics industry. The acquisition is effective as of September 20, 2019. 

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About Körber Logistics Systems

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The Körber Logistics Systems is a leading provider of fully integrated applications for optimizing complex internal and external logistics processes.

Under the Körber Logistics umbrella brand, this Business Area supplies digitised solutions for smart factories (production logistics), warehouses, distribution centres, e-commerce, and the controlling of entire supply chains.

The umbrella brand unites the companies Aberle and Consoveyo (systems integration), Langhammer and Riantics (product solutions), as well as Aberle Software, Cirrus Logistics, DMLogic, HighJump, Inconso and Voiteq (software) in three Business Units. These offer a comprehensive range of products and services encompassing everything from systems integration to warehousing, palletizing, depalletizing, materials handling technology, and software.

About Cohesio Group

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The Cohesio group is a leading voice-picking solution based in Melbourne, Australia. They have also pioneered the deployment of autonomous mobile robotics solution in the region. Within just a few years they have established themselves as one of the leading providers in voice-picking, voice-controlled and robotics solutions for the logistics industry, especially in the (APAC) Asia Pacific Region. Cohesio will complement Korber's solution HighJump Warehouse Management System which already has voice-picking functionality with its market-leading brand Voitez. This acquisition strengthens one of the world’s largest and most experienced Honeywell Vocollect voice integration teams. 

"With Cohesio, we are underpinning our claim to 'market leadership through technology leadership' in the future-oriented fields of voice and robot technology,"

says Stephan Seifert, Chairman of the Group Executive Board at Körber AG. 

"We are also expanding our presence in the particularly fast-growing markets of the APAC region, where we are able to inspire and support our customers with the best products and solutions for the supply chain".

Press release September 24,, 2019

Dirk Hejnal, CEO of the Körber Business Area Logistics Systems, adds:

"With its broad, technology-oriented product and service portfolio, Cohesio is an ideal fit for us and our growth ambitions. By adding Cohesio, we are in an even stronger position to offer customers the right supply chain technologies and service them on a global level. The Cohesio team is characterized by entrepreneurship, years of experience with logistics technologies, and a history of good partnership with its customers".

Nishan Wijemanne, CEO of Cohesio Group Ltd. says: 

"We feel fortunate to have found a partner in Körber that can help accelerate the next stage of growth for Cohesio. Körber offers us an innovative culture, a broader portfolio of complementary supply chain technologies and access to customer relationships on a global scale. The Cohesio founders and the entire Cohesio team are very excited to be part of this international technology group”.

We believe HighJump will be the leading logistics solution in Australia with advance voice-picking and robotics technology. What do you think? 

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