KÃ¶rber, an international technology group has acquired the parcel and global mail business of Siemens Logistics. The international logistics company provides the technology for mail and parcel and advanced level software for logistics providers who are leading their business globally. With the successful acquisition, KÃ¶rber accompanies the supply chain offering of the company.
The growth in the business of e-commerce and the changing behavior of the consumer has led to a rise in demand for digitization and automation of the supply chain industry, especially in the department of parcel processing as the volumes of the parcels usually increase rapidly. Simultaneously, the crucial need to cope with higher demands of delivery is also there with the pressure on the industries for shorter transportation schedules. Siemens Logisticsâ€™ business of mails and parcels addresses the issue along with a wide range of solutions in order to support the end-to-end network processes and hubs of the industry. With the automation of the parcel, the growth of the market is expected to speed up with double-digit revenue on annual basis in the upcoming years.
The growth in the business of e-commerce and the changing behavior of the consumer has led to a rise in demand for digitization and automation of the supply chain industry
KÃ¶rber Group, based out of Hamburg, is a leading international company with over 10,000 employees, who are working across the globe. The vision of the company is to turn entrepreneurial ideas into reality and bring about success for their customers. KÃ¶rber AG is a strategic management holding company that manages the Group and its five Business areas that are – Supply Chain, Digital, Pharma, Tissue, and Tobacco.
Siemensâ€™ business along with the existing supply chain business of KÃ¶rber, is oriented to take advantage of the ongoing global trends and market growth. The supply chain area of KÃ¶rberâ€™s business helps and provides automotive solutions and combined software to companies all over the world. The customers get to benefit from the combined supply chain solutions that help them bring ease into the processes. These supply chain solutions include software, automation, robotics, material handling, SAP consulting, voice, and many others.
The supply chain area of KÃ¶rberâ€™s business helps and provides automotive solutions and combined software to companies all over the world.
According to the CEO of the KÃ¶rber company and group, Stephan Seifert has said that the company is very well positioned in the industry as a major player when it comes to providing services like global courier, parcel, express, etc. and the market of e-commerce is doing great with the support of its customer base globally. The company aims to broaden its services and accompany the offering it is currently providing, to form Siemens Logistics mail and parcel business a leading giant in the global industry of e-commerce and supply chain, which covers all potential solutions for the companies including digital, hardware, software and other system combinations.
The company has also mentioned the appreciation towards the opportunity it has covered of being a trusted and leading partner for the business as well as for the customers. â€˜The recent growth of the company illustrates the Siemens Logistics mail and parcel has been able to develop the business further for the related companies through the concept that Siemens has brought about, in order to work towards the betterment of their services and make them suitable for future references of the companies even if they are not related to the core business of Siemens, said Ralf P. Thomas, who is the chief financial officer of Siemens.