Done deals: September 17, 2021

by Inside Logistics Online Staff

Tecsys & Politix

Australian fashion chain Politix, a subsidiary of South African retail giant Woolworths Holdings, is fulfilling customer orders across its network of stores with Tecsys‘s retail order management system, Omni OMS. The system allows the retailer to control in-store inventory to have visibility into available-to-promise stock, and allows it to batch fulfill and consolidate orders in a micro-fulfillment environment.

FourKites & Zebra

Zebra Technologies Corporation will be reselling FourKites’s Dynamic Yard and real-time visibility platform as part of its asset visibility solutions. Zebra’s MotionWorks Yard solution will now combine Dynamic Yard with Zebra location positioning hardware and professional services. MotionWorks Yard will continue to be sold directly by Zebra and through channel partners in North America and Europe.

Argo AI & ITF

US-based self-driving technology company Argo AI has joined the corporate partnership board of the International Transport Forum (ITF). The organizations will work together on transport decarbonization, automation and digitization. Argo AI builds the software, hardware, maps, and cloud-support infrastructure that power self-driving vehicles. It collaborates with carmakers such as Ford and Volkswagen to integrate self-driving technology into their vehicles. The ITF is an intergovernmental organization with 63 member countries that facilitates global dialogue for better transport.


ICHCA International (International Cargo Handling Coordination Association), representative of global cargo handling operators, and the International Vessel Operators Dangerous Goods Association (IVODGA), whose membership consists of the world’s ocean carriers, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to produce clearly defined guidelines to best practices in handling dangerous goods. They will work closely on joint projects to improve standards across numerous common safety issues affecting the transport of dangerous goods.

Navis & C. Steinweg

C. Steinweg’s Botlek Terminal has completed its implementation of Master Terminal by Navis. The implementation is another step in C. Steinweg’s plan to roll out Master Terminal across its broader network of terminals in Rotterdam. Botlek, a small container terminal that handles break-bulk cargo and operates at 17,500 TEU annually, went live with Master Terminal in April. Navis performed the implementation and subsequent training remotely over the course of 14 weeks, which allowed the project to continue as Covid-19 protocols fluctuated in the Netherlands. Botlek is the fourth terminal from C. Steinweg to add the software as part of a deal to incorporate the operating system at six terminals, including one in Sohar, Oman.