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Done Deals: May 6, 2021

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


May 6, 2021
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Drone Delivery Canada

Drone Delivery Canada Corp. has been selected as a member of Transport Canada’s newly formed Canadian Drone Advisory Committee (CanaDAC). DDC will be represented on the committee by Mark Wuennenberg, its vice-president regulatory affairs. CanaDAC will provide a forum for industry to inform government policy and regulation and advance Canada’s thinking on remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS), more complex beyond visual line-of-sight operations and increasingly automated aircraft. The committee will focus on topics that pertain to the continued integration of RPAS into the Canadian economy, new ways to use RPAS, and what government and industry needs to do to prepare for these changes.

CEVA Logistics and Nulogy

CEVA Logistics has chosen Nulogy‘s cloud-based software to digitize its co-packing operations. With co-packing sites operating several different systems, CEVA decided to standardize on one software platform. Nulogy’s software had been in use at the CEVA Logistics Venray, Netherlands, site since 2017, and was selected following a competitive tender.

Mölnlycke and Kinaxis

Mölnlycke has selected Kinaxis Inc.’s RapidResponse software to connect more than 45 manufacturing and distribution sites. Headquartered in Sweden, with operations in more than 100 countries, 172-year-old. Mölnlycke designs and supplies surgical and wound care products, from the operating room to the home, that help achieve the best patient, clinical, and economic outcomes.

BluJay Solutions and Raven Logistics

BluJay Solutions, a provider of global supply chain software and services, is acquiring 100 percent of rail TMS and managed services company Raven Logistics. Raven offers rate optimization for both inbound and outbound transportation. The transaction is expected to close in the third quarter of 2021.

Körber and Libiao Robotics

Körber and Libiao Robotics, global specialist for autonomous mobile robots specializing in sortation, have teamed up to deliver robotics technologies in Europe, Asia-Pacific and Latin America. Libiao Robotics has developed a range of sorting robots, and intelligent sorting solutions. The company has deployed 15,000+ sorting robots around the world. The solution offered by Körber will be branded as “K.Move AutoSort Mobile – Powered by Libiao. The tabletop robots only require a small physical area and can be rapidly deployed, reconfigured and scaled up.

– May 6, 2021