LLamasoft Acquires Barloworld Supply Chain Software Division - Global Trade Magazine
  December 15th, 2015 | Written by

LLamasoft Acquires Barloworld Supply Chain Software Division

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  • Partnership will bring LLamasoft’s supply chain software and services to Barloworld Logistics’ customers.
  • LLamasoft CEO: Combined engineering talent can bring innovative solutions to the market.
  • Barloworld exec: “We will form part of a larger supply chain design community.”

LLamasoft, a supply chain software solutions company, has acquired Barloworld Logistics’ Supply Chain Software (SCS) division, including all technology, software applications, and the Barloworld SCS team across Europe and the U.S.

LLamasoft and Barloworld Logistics have also launched a strategic partnering initiative, intended to bring LLamasoft’s software and services to drive innovation and efficiencies through the supply chain operations of Barloworld Logistics’ customers worldwide.

The acquisition is part of its continued investment and growth in the supply chain design and planning software market. The acquisition does not cover Barloworld Logistics’ activities in South Africa and the UAE, where the two companies will work in partnership.

“We are thrilled to welcome the Barloworld SCS employees and customers to the LLamasoft community of supply chain design professionals,” said Don Hicks, CEO and President of LLamasoft. “We are also extremely excited about the advancements that Barloworld SCS has made in their supply chain planning applications, and we believe that our combined engineering talent can bring even more innovative solutions to the market in the coming months and years to come.”

“Joining LLamasoft provides exciting opportunities for both our customers and staff,” said Richard Forrest, CEO of the Barloworld Supply Chain Software division. “We will form part of a larger supply chain design community driving innovation, deeper domain expertise and knowledge sharing across a variety of supply chain planning platforms.”