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.
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.
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.
says Stephan Seifert, Chairman of the Group Executive Board at Körber AG.
Press release September 24,, 2019
Dirk Hejnal, CEO of the Körber Business Area Logistics Systems, adds:
Nishan Wijemanne, CEO of Cohesio Group Ltd. says:
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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