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INDIGO & DDS LOGISTICS COLLABORATE TO BOOST CHINESE E-COMMERCE AT CILF 2016

Date Posted:2016-10-03   Author:    Source:Original site

INDIGO & DDS LOGISTICS COLLABORATE TO BOOST CHINESE E-COMMERCE AT CILF 2016

30th September 2016 - UK, France, Hong Kong: Indigo Software, a leading warehouse management software (WMS) specialist and DDS Logistics, a leading transport management software (TMS) provider have joined forces to help Chinese companies looking to benefit from the countries US $700 billion e-commerce opportunity to get a head start. The two best of breed European software developers will be exhibiting their advanced technology solutions for manufacturers and transport and logistics service providers at CILF 2016 from Stand B1265, Hall 1.

 

This will be the first time Indigo Software and DDS Logistics have collaborated at an international trade event and marks the start of a commercial partnership to collectively support companies across Asia who are looking to automate and streamline warehouse and logistics operations to meet the demands of e-commerce.

 

Rapid growth of e-commerce platforms such as JD.com and Alibaba have created a huge commercial opportunity for China and other Asian economies. As a result of the e-commerce boom, manufacturers and logistics service providers must consider carefully how they can make their warehouses and transportation services more efficient, improving accuracy, lead times, traceability and throughput levels whilst at the same time, reducing costs. This is challenging to achieve without the use of dedicated warehouse management and transport management software, both of which will ensure that in addition to improving productivity, a better return on investment from existing resources can be achieved.

 

With over 15 customers in the region, including Bunzl and Wesfarmers, UK headquartered Indigo Software established its Asia Pacific operation in Hong Kong in June 2016.  Indigo provides warehouse management software solutions to customers either on premise or in the Cloud. 

 

Headquartered in France, DDS Logistics specialises in international trade and transportation software, with customers including international buyers, shippers, forwarders, carriers and 3PL companies. From its office in Hong Kong, which opened in 2008, DDS Logistics provides implementation and support services to international and local customers in Asia such as AS Watson and Carrefour.

 

“CILF is the primary trade event for the logistics and transport sector and we are aware of the very high levels of interest in both Indigo WMS and the DDS TMS solutions from Chinese businesses who are keen to partner with best of breed technology companies from Europe. We are optimistic about the excellent commercial opportunities ahead and believe that CILF 2016 will be a major success for all involved,” says Mike Hill, Managing Director at Indigo Software AsiaPac.

 

“Many businesses are still using spreadsheets to manage shipment tendering and missing out on the potential to cut at least 10% of their operating costs each year from using a TMS to control their supply chain. We are delighted to be introducing our technology at CILF in the coming weeks,” says Philip Van Remoortere, Business Partner at DDS Logistics.

 

CILF 2016 visitors can find Indigo Software and DSS Logistics on Stand B1265, Hall 1

 

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For more information about Indigo Software, visit www.indigo.co.uk

For more information about DSS Logistics, visit www.ddslogistics.hk

 

Notes for Editors

About Indigo

Established for over 36 years, Indigo is a leading independent European warehousing and logistics software provider with extensive experience of working with clients in the food and drink, FMCG, chemicals, apparel and industrial manufacturing sectors.

 

Our dozens of happy and referenceable customers include Samworth’s, Greencore, Agrokor, Dairy Crest, Animal, Regatta, Tommee Tippee, Tetrosyl, Panache Lingerie, Evans Vanodine, Bunzl and Wesfarmers many of whom have been using Indigo’s software solutions for over ten years. We believe Indigo’s success is due to our long-term customer focus, strong values, in-depth industry sector experience and because we deliver and support a total solution with competence, expertise and integrity, to serve our customers’ mission critical businesses. www.indigo.co.uk

 

About DDS Logistics

Founded in 1984, DDS Logistics is a specialist publisher of international trade and transport management software. The leader on the EuropeanTMS (Transport Management System) market, DDS Logistics is currently the only provider with a modular offering that covers: sourcing, international trade, e-commerce, import/export procurement, financial and physical flow traceability, multimodal transit operations, inbound and outbound transport.

 

DDS Logistics solutions are intended for various customer profiles (international buyer, shipper, e-commerce, forwarder, carrier, 3/4PL.) and guarantee a fast ROI: lower transport costs, reduced stocks through better supply chain control, control over lead times and quality of service. Find out more at: www.ddslogistics.hk

 

About CILF

Jointly held by Shenzhen Municipal People’s Government, China (Shenzhen) International Logistics and Transportation Fair (CILF) is the leading logistics & Transport Expo in Asia. Since its debut in 2006, the CILF has been successfully held for 10 successive years and earned a popular reputation. As a professional, effective, reliable and wide exchange platform for all players in logistics, transport and relevant industries all over the world, the CILF attracts numerous international well-known firms to exhibit and further promotes the international influence of China logistics industry.

 

The CILF2016 will be held on October 12-14, and it's expected to receive about 1,200 exhibitors from more than 30 countries & 80,000 visits from over 60 states and regions.

 

For more information contact:

 

Lesley Muir

Lesley@good-pr.co.uk

07796 148400

 

Melissa Collins

Indigo Software Ltd

0191 375 6700

Melissa.collins@indigo.co.uk

 

Valérie LAFAURY

DDS Logistics

+33 (0)1.53.58.35.79

v-lafaury@ddslogistics.com