COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado and MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – July 7, 2014 – HighJump and HighJump Software, each leading global providers of supply chain management software and trading partner network technology, today announced that they have agreed to merge, creating a market leader with 11,000 customers in 23 countries with operations in North America, Asia and Europe. The combination of the two companies creates a product portfolio that is uniquely positioned to meet the advancing needs of retailers, distributors, manufacturers, and logistics service providers to manage complex order fulfillment cycles and collaborate with supply chain partners.
The combination of HighJump and HighJump brings together a unique set of technologies, including networked trading partner connectivity, warehouse management, transportation management, and route delivery. This creates the opportunity for customers to work with a single technology provider with an adaptable technology backbone for omni-channel supply chain operations and organizations of all sizes.
The merged company will operate under the name HighJump and continue to use the HighJump brand for midmarket supply chain execution technology. HighJump founder and CEO Michael Cornell has been appointed CEO.
What will the benefits of this merger be for African companies?
As Dovetail is the sole local distributor of HighJump technologies the merger between HighJump and HighJump will ensure greater efficiency, global knowledge, innovations and practices for African companies.
As Dovetail’s Canadian partner, HighJump shares and contributes its knowledge of international supply chain challenges and opportunities and ensures that its HighJump WMS solution meets all local requirements for South African companies to grow, innovate and compete in the global sphere.
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