HighJump Acquires Wesupply
Supply chain solutions provider expands strong European reach of HighJump TrueCommerce
MINNEAPOLIS and COVENTRY UK - SEPT. 1, 2015 -- HighJump, a global provider of supply chain management solutions, today announced that it has acquired Wesupply, a United Kingdom-based premier provider of supplier enablement and B2B integration solutions across multiple industries including retail, building, CPG, energy and manufacturing. With this acquisition, HighJump further expands its global footprint and extends its growing leadership position in the market for trading partner connectivity and omni-channel enablement.
Wesupply's comprehensive electronic trading platform increases HighJump TrueCommerce EDI Solutions' global reach to over 10,000 trading partners and 130,000 trading connections. The acquisition of Wesupply empowers the growth initiative of HighJump TrueCommerce with the addition of a true multi-tenant SaaS solution that enables quick onboarding of new trading partners and rapid time-to-value for community members. The addition of Wesupply adds further to TrueCommerce's significant scale in Europe and growing international presence.
"With the dynamics of today's supply chain, retailers around the world are embracing omni-channel enablement as a top priority to remain profitable while meeting customers' expectations across channels," said Michael Cornell, CEO of HighJump. "With the addition of Wesupply's platform, HighJump TrueCommerce will enhance its global trading network to offer a complete solution for retailers and suppliers, optimizing fulfillment sources and reducing procure-to-pay cycles."
Wesupply has successfully deployed EDI and e-invoicing solutions to leading UK hubs and suppliers such as the UK grocer, Sainsbury's, and builders merchant Saint-Gobain. The company offers a fully managed service platform complemented by a best of breed application for B2B message tracking, order fulfillment and invoice processing.
"The combination of Wesupply and HighJump will allow us to further expand our customer offerings while we continue to bring a unique approach to electronic trading and supplier onboarding," said David Grosvenor, CEO of Wesupply. "We are constantly looking for ways to remove complexity from the supply chain and trading partner relationships. We look forward to continuing to execute on that vision with the HighJump TrueCommerce team and furthering the growth of the offering in Europe."
Wesupply Limited provides a fully managed and outsourced electronic business-to-business integration service, using a unique approach that maximizes supply chain collaboration between independent organizations. This approach has consistently helped customers secure tangible operational cost savings along with improved customer service, since the business was founded in 1999. Companies across all industries, including Retail, Building, CPG, Energy and Manufacturing rely on Wesupply to manage business-critical information flows for their extended supply chain processes. To learn more, visithttp://www.wesupply.com.
HighJump is a global provider of supply chain management software and trading partner network technology that streamlines the flow of inventory and information from supplier to store shelf. We support more than 15,000 customers in 77 countries, ranging from small businesses to global enterprises. Our functionally rich and highly adaptable solutions efficiently manage customers' warehousing, manufacturing, transportation, distribution, trading partner integration, delivery routes, retail stores, and eCommerce. For more information, visit http://www.highjump.com.
HighJump is a trademark of HighJump Software Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. True Commerce is a trademark of True Commerce, Inc., an affiliate of HighJump.