Siemens: We are excited to become an important part of Körber’s supply chain business

The mail and parcel business of Siemens Logistics will be one of the core businesses of the Körber Group. It will accelerate the Group’s growth prospects and complement its market offering as a global partner to the supply chain and e-commerce industry. Therefore, the headquarters of Körber Supply Chain will move from Bad Nauheim to Konstanz, Germany. Bringing together the relevant expertise will further position Körber’s business area supply chain as a global leader in end-to-end supply chain technology.

Thanks to its complementary positioning, the mail and parcel business fits perfectly into Körber’s existing supply chain offering and enables rapid integration, ensuring business continuity. Customers and enterprises around the world will benefit from the Group’s expertise as a global partner ranging from single solutions to large-scale projects and smart hubs to complete software solutions and complete ecosystems.

The parcel automation market is expected to experience double-digit annual growth in the coming years. The rise of e-commerce and changing consumer behavior continue to drive demand for automation and digitalization throughout the supply chain, and particularly in parcel processing. Parcel volumes have increased rapidly. At the same time, requirements are increasing in terms of delivery, shorter transport times and durability.

Rami Jokela, member of the group management of Körber AG and director of sales, says: “I am very pleased to expand our core business with the mail and parcel business of Siemens Logistics. We will invest in this business and its solutions to help existing and new customers meet new and growing market needs and demands for sustainable supply chains and customer experience.

“We are delighted to move our headquarters to Konstanz, bringing the teams together. By combining our knowledge and passion for cutting-edge technologies and innovative solutions, we are confident that we will be the market leader in end-to-end supply chain execution and systems integration and that we will together we will shape the future of global supply chains,” adds Dirk Hejnal. , Managing Director of Körber Business Area Supply Chain.

Thomas Amend, CEO of the Mail and Parcel business at Siemens Logistics, commented: “We are excited to become an important part of Körber’s supply chain business. The knowledge and solutions of both companies as well as the regional structures complement each other perfectly. I am sure that we can make a significant contribution to strengthening Körber’s position on the way to becoming a leading global provider of end-to-end supply chain technology.

Körber will offer more integrated and automated solutions that ensure end-to-end connectivity, real-time visibility, speed and adaptability at effective costs. By integrating technological innovations such as artificial intelligence, robotics, as well as advanced warehouse automation and blockchain technology, Körber will enable its customers to better predict future trends and is well on its way to becoming the market leader. end-to-end supply chain execution and integration. .

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