Done deals: December 16, 2021

by Inside Logistics Online Staff

Maersk & Unilever

A.P. Moller – Maersk will be handling Unilever‘s international freight supply chain starting in 2022. Maersk will be providing operational management of international ocean and air transport, using its digital supply chain platform NeoNav. NeoNav provides transparency, control, and decision-making based on data, following industry standards to ensure the confidentiality and neutrality required from operational management providers. Unilever’s supply chain covers more than 190 countries around the world.

Seegrid & Applied Intuition

Investment firm KKR has acquired a significant minority stake in Körber‘s supply chain software business. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Körber’s supply chain software business is among the top three global warehouse management software providers. With over 1,300 employees, the business has grown significantly over recent years, serving more than 4,200 customers in different industries across over 70 countries. KKR’s investment will help Körber’s supply chain software business to expand geographically, accelerate the transition to SaaS, automation and robotics, and develop  digital solutions for warehouse automation and supply chain localization.

Transporeon & Logit One

Transporeon has acquired Logit One. Logit One offers visibility into ocean freight and end-to-end multimodal planning capabilities in real time. Existing Transporeon customers will automatically benefit from the integration of Ocean Visibility data including a control tower to allow a bird’s-eye view of all their shipments. Additional multimodal planning capabilities will help to utilize available capacity and reduce environmental impact.