Done deals: November 25, 2022

by Inside Logistics Online Staff

Descartes & GSLS

GSLS, a provider of cash management solutions to retail, hospitality, financial services and public sector organizations, has integrated  cloud-based route planning and optimization and mobile proof of delivery (POD) solutions from Descartes. GSLS  has improved the efficiency and usage of its fleet of over 80 secure armoured vehicles while reducing overall fleet mileage.

Tecsys & University of Miami Health System

University of Miami Health System (UHealth), in South Florida, is implementing the Tecsys Elite Healthcare platform to run its consolidated supply chain operations, the University Distribution Center (UDC). The newly launched UDC uses the software to centralize logistics operations and provide analytics that support continuous improvement across the supply chain practice by the UHealth Supply Chain Services team.

Pivotree Inc. & GreyOrange Inc

Toronto-based Pivotree Inc. and GreyOrange Inc. are working together to provide comprehensive fulfillment capabilities within warehouses and distribution centres. GreyOrange’s fulfillment orchestration platform, GreyMatter, assigns work to diverse fleets of robots. Pivotree WMS uses AI to improve inventory accuracy.

Atlas Air & Boeing

Atlas Air, Inc. has taken delivery of a Boeing 747-8 Freighter. This aircraft is the third of four new Boeing 747-8 Freighters Atlas Air ordered in January 2021. It is the first of two 747-8Fs Atlas Air will operate for Kuehne+Nagel.

Amazon Air

Amazon Air launched daily cargo service to Manchester-Boston Regional Airport (MHT). Amazon Air will begin with one daily Boeing 767-300 flight from Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG). It is using a 65,000-square-foot multitenant cargo building that offers three widebody aircraft parking positions managed by the airport, with the option to expand to a fourth.

WiseTech Global & Shipamax

WiseTech Global, developer of CargoWise, has acquired Shipamax, a provider of data entry automation software for the logistics industry. Founded in 2016 and headquartered in the United Kingdom, the Shipamax extracts document data and automates workflows. Shipamax uses AI and machine learning to convert unstructured data (e.g. PDFs, scans, images) direct from various sources, including emails, into machine-readable formats. The data is then used to automate manual tasks such as creating and managing forwarding and customs brokerage jobs and processing accounts payable invoices.