Shippit signs partnership with Manhattan Associates

Shippit has announced a major partnership with supply chain optimisation provider Manhattan Associates.

The deal, will see clients across Manhattan Associates’ portfolio, including Cotton On and DHL gain access to Shippit, which powers the critical last mile delivery experience for retailers. It will be available to all Manhattan Associates’ client base, enabling them to scale into new locations and markets at a rate which would previously have been unattainable.

Raghav Sibal, Manhattan Associates Managing Director for Australia and New Zealand said the partnership with Shippit would enable its customers, to accelerate their growth and compete on a global level.

“Manhattan Associates and Shippit empower enterprise retailers like Cotton On to fulfil orders faster, more accurately and with greater process efficiency through simultaneous processing of ecommerce, wholesale and store orders from a single DC. Manhattan Associates being a global technology leader in supply chain and Shippit being a leader in multicarrier solutions for retailers together we will allow our customers to derive operational and functional uniformity that will improve the effectiveness of its omni-channel fulfilment approach and ultimately enhance its service proposition and improve customer lifetime value,” he said.

Shippit joint CEO and co-founder Rob Hango-Zada, said “Manhattan Associates are the undisputed leader in their field and our partnership represents a significant endorsement of our technology. The partnership also means we can now fully empower the largest names in Australian & New Zealand retail to compete in the global ecommerce landscape.

“The rise of low-cost online-only retail models has placed pressure on traditional retailers. Collectively, our solution provides retailers with total visibility of inventory across their fleet of stores or warehouses and improved last mile delivery experiences for customers through better carrier matching.

“We’re putting an end to terrible fulfilment and delivery experiences. It’s now time for more retailers to capitalise on the eCommerce boom with better control over their supply chain and logistics operations,” he said.