Blue Yonder, the Scottsdale, Arizona-based supply chain solutions provider, has announced the acquisition of Doddle, a London-based logistics technology business. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
This strategic acquisition will allow Blue Yonder to offer an even more comprehensive logistics suite, designed to build sustainable and profitable end-to-end supply chains. Doddle’s logistics management solutions will be integrated into Blue Yonder’s wide-ranging suite of commerce and returns capabilities.
Doddle, founded by Tim Robinson, is renowned for its technology platform that simplifies the first and last mile of delivery and returns for retailers, parcel carriers, and posts. This technology makes it easier to build parcel pick-up and drop-off networks, thus streamlining delivery and returns. Serving over 900 merchant sites worldwide, Doddle has established itself as a vital player in the logistics technology field.
Blue Yonder: A Leader in Digital Supply Chain Transformations
Under the leadership of CEO Duncan Angove, Blue Yonder specializes in digital supply chain transformations and omni-channel commerce fulfillment. Its end-to-end, cognitive business platform empowers retailers, manufacturers, and logistics providers to optimally fulfill customer demand from planning through delivery.
With Blue Yonder’s platform, supply chain and retail commerce operations can seize opportunities and drive automation, control, and orchestration to enable more profitable, sustainable business decisions.
A Stronger Future in Logistics
The acquisition of Doddle is expected to further enhance Blue Yonder’s capabilities in the logistics sector. By integrating Doddle’s innovative technologies, Blue Yonder will be better positioned to provide a holistic solution that spans warehouse management, transportation management, order management, and more.
This merger signals an exciting development in the logistics landscape, promising to deliver more streamlined, efficient, and sustainable supply chain solutions for businesses worldwide.
As the logistics sector continues to evolve, deals like this underline the importance of technological innovation and strategic partnerships in driving growth and sustainability. The Blue Yonder-Doddle acquisition is a testament to the power of collaborative efforts in shaping the future of supply chain management.