Investment in industry-leading mobile platform expands shipment tracking and delivery capabilities for customers in BluJay’s Global Trade Network
Holland, Mich. and Manchester, UK – April 4, 2017 – BluJay Solutions, a leading provider of supply chain software and services powered by the world’s first Global Trade Network, today announced it has acquired Blackbay Ltd. Blackbay is a leading provider of mobility-enabled solutions for the transport and logistics industry. With the acquisition, BluJay expands its mobile offerings with comprehensive shipment tracking and proof-of-delivery capture.
“Intelligent mobility solutions have become an indispensable part of delivering a world-class experience for our customers and their customers,” said Doug Braun, CEO of BluJay Solutions. “Adding Blackbay to our Global Trade Network is a highly valuable and ideal extension of BluJay’s offering, expanding customers’ visibility into the supply chain and each stage of delivery.”
Nigel Doust, CEO of Blackbay added, “We are thrilled to be a part of BluJay Solutions, whose global reach and approach to delivering value is a perfect match for our team. BluJay brings market-leading Transportation Management, Warehouse Management, and Customs Management solutions to Blackbay’s customers, and provides the scale to take full advantage of Blackbay’s transformational mobility solutions.”
Blackbay’s highly scalable and configurable platform connects the shipper, operations, management, the driver and the end-customer with real-time data and automated workflows that uniquely address the “last mile” of the supply chain – widely recognized as the most complex and challenging aspect of the industry.
With an ecosystem of supply chain software, services, and the first Global Trade Network, BluJay unlocks the power of more than 40,000 universally connected partners so companies can achieve greater trade velocity, transform their supply chain economics for disruptive advantage, and see beyond the horizon to optimize their future in the global economy. “Blackbay’s mature and flexible Delivery Connect platform will provide our more than 7,500 customers with exciting new mobile workforce management, track and trace, and workflow capabilities,” said Doug Surrett, BluJay's Chief Product Strategist.
Blackbay, headquartered in the UK with offices in Australia and New Zealand, will fully integrate with the global BluJay team. The two companies have partnered for nearly a year with a significant customer in Asia using the world-class mobility platform. Braun added, “Blackbay’s team members are highly motivated, customer-focused, and forward-thinking. We look forward to learning from them and continuing to execute on our global vision together."
Blackbay is the leading provider of mobility-enabled solutions for the Transport and Logistics Industry. The company’s configurable end-to-end products ensure first time, on time, every time delivery by connecting the shipper, operations, management, the driver and crucially the customer with real-time data and automated workflows to create smarter Delivery Companies. Blackbay’s solutions deliver real-time track-and-trace, dispatching, on-the-road processes routing and scheduling capabilities to enable operations, drivers and other mobile workers to optimize the delivery process, streamline operations, improve compliance, increase revenue and enhance the overall customer experience.
About BluJay Solutions
BluJay Solutions delivers supply chain software and services to the world’s most progressive retailers, distributors, freight forwarders, manufacturers, and logistics service providers. Transforming supply chain logistics with the BluJay Global Trade Network, we enable customers to unlock the power of more than 40,000 universally connected partners. With BluJay, companies can achieve greater trade velocity, transform their supply chain economics for disruptive advantage, and see beyond the horizon to optimize their future in the global economy. To learn more, visit: www.blujaysolutions.com
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