Inside Logistics

Cimcorp selects U.K. distributor

Cooperation with Conveyor Networks will focus on intralogistics solutions for the food retail and e-commerce markets


July 12, 2019
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GRIMSBY, Ontario – Conveyor Networks Ltd will represent Cimcorp in the U.K. market.

Cimcorp offers advanced material handling and software technologies for order fulfillment and storage in the food & beverage, retail, e-commerce, fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) and postal services sectors. The cooperation with Conveyor Networks will focus on intralogistics solutions for the food retail and e-commerce markets.

Celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, Conveyor Networks provides turnkey automation systems to solve a variety of material handling challenges for its clients. The systems integration specialist – based in Daresbury, Cheshire – has supplied automated logistics solutions to principal FMCG brands, such as Johnson & Johnson and Unilever, and leading retailers, including Pets At Home, WH Smith and QVC. Conveyor Networks also provides comprehensive aftersales support and maintenance services.

Kai Tuomisaari, vice-president, sales, Cimcorp, commented, “We are excited to have formed this partnership with the Conveyor Networks team. They have excellent connections and experience in the food & beverage sector, as well as in e-commerce – both key markets for our solutions. Our robotic systems are ideal for automating the order picking process for grocery retailers. The U.K. is also a highly developed market for online shopping, which means great potential for our robotic goods-to-person solution for e-commerce.”

“We’re delighted to have been chosen to represent Cimcorp in the U.K.,” said David Carroll, managing director, Conveyor Networks Ltd.

“Their solutions, people and service are first-class and there is a clear synergy in our business growth aspirations. We have been providing intelligent automated logistics solutions for 10 years, and this agreement now allows us to expand our portfolio and support the increasing demand for automation in the U.K. We relish the opportunity to demonstrate the high performance and rapid ROI offered by Cimcorp’s solutions.”