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Done deals: May 20, 2021

Contracts, mergers, acquisitions and big deals in the supply chain sector this week


May 20, 2021
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Energy Transportation Group

Lasalle, Quebec-based Energy Transportation Group, an asset-based 3PL serving a variety of industries across the U.S. and Canada, is using Descartes MacroPoint solution to provide customers with real-time location, status and estimated-time-of-arrival of their shipments.

Alvogen

Alvogen, a global pharmaceutical company, will use Kinaxis RapidResponse software to reduce inefficiencies, costs and the chance of obsolescent products as well as streamline operations across its complex global supply chain. Kinaxis will help Alvogen effectively manage its new product introduction and tender processes to determine project feasibility and impact across the supply chain.

Delta-Q Technologies & EnerSys

Delta-Q Technologies, which manufactures battery charging solutions for electric drive vehicles and industrial equipment, and EnerSys have sold more than 40,000 units of their NexSys PURE battery and charger solutions in the last four years. This milestone falls on the heels of the groups’ seventh year as partners providing original equipment manufacturers with power solutions.

EDEKA Minden-Hannover

EDEKA Minden-Hannover has chosen Cimcorp to provide automated intralogistics solutions for its fresh produce handling. As part of Germany’s largest supermarket chain, the regional company EDEKA Minden-Hannover aims to modernize two existing logistics centres with minimal disruption to daily operations and without risking food safety. Cimcorp will supply  fully automated order picking of ergonomically packed fruit and vegetable pallets.

Avetta & Pegasus

Supply chain risk management software supplier Avetta has agreed to acquire Pegasus, a supplier of worker competency management software and services. Based in Newcastle, Australia, its products are used by more than 100 hiring clients, including BHP, Lendlease, and Otis, to manage 3.5 million workers employed by 70,000 suppliers. The merger is expected to create the largest provider of supply chain risk management and compliance solutions, with nearly 170,000 suppliers and four million managed workers.

Amazon Air

Amazon Air has launched a daily cargo service at Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT), adding the region to its  U.S. network. Packages will arrive once daily via a Boeing 737-800F freighter. Amazon Air will use 50,000 square feet of space at PIT and the site is expected to support more than 50 jobs.