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Sep 2017 - IDC Perspective - Doc # US43040317

Analyzing the Körber Acquisition of HighJump

Authors: Victoria Brown, John Santagate

Abstract

This IDC Perspective highlights Körber AG's acquisition of HighJump. Supply chain technology provider, HighJump, was recently acquired by Körber AG. Along with this acquisition, HighJump not only gained a parent company excited to invest in its future but a full portfolio of sister companies that will help each other challenge the status quo and diversify its geographic reach.

According to Victoria Brown, senior research analyst, IDC Retail Insights, "Identifying technology providers actively realigning their strategy in the market helps manufacturers and retailers stay relevant, and it ensures continued alignment with industry shifts and fluctuations. Expanding the breadth and depth of its portfolio within the supply chain realm, whether internally or through relationships with sister companies, will help HighJump and its customers stay competitive and well versed in market best practices, which will in turn increase its relevance and value to its user base as a whole."

Coverage

Subscriptions Covered

IDC Manufacturing Insights: Global Connected Supply Chain Execution and Fulfillment Strategies , IDC Retail Insights: Global Connected Supply Chain Execution and Fulfillment Strategies , IDC Retail Insights: Worldwide Retail Digital Supply Chain Strategies

Companies Covered

Körber AG

Regions Covered

Worldwide

Topics Covered

Supply chain management applications, Technology buyer

Vertical Markets

Manufacturing supply chain, Retail global supply chain

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