> SEALED DEALS
Athletic performance brand Under Armour is rolling out Nedap’s iD Cloud inventory visibility platform throughout 400 of its owned and operated stores across the globe. The goal is to achieve accurate stock visibility in its retail stores, optimizing item availability and enhancing real-time inventory visibility. • Beauty retailer Sephora selected same-day delivery platform Delivery Solutions to enable on-demand fulllment for online shoppers in the United States and Canada. The platform provides access to a network of same-day delivery providers, including independent contractors and major parcel delivery services. It also provides e-commerce delivery intelligence while consumers browse, post-purchase tracking, and communication. • E2open and automotive manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover expanded their multi-year partnership to help address supply chain issues in the automotive industry. In addition to E2open’s multi-enterprise inventory optimization, Jaguar Land Rover will benet from its unied platform to optimize safety stocks and improve collaboration, supply chain performance, and stability for suppliers.
Vestas’ wind farms across the United States and Canada will be managed by Hellmann Worldwide Logistics , operating from a new 130,000-square-foot warehouse in Houston, Texas. Hellmann will manage the time-critical supply of spare parts and components, including inventory management, kitting, and load consolidation as well as pick, pack, and ship operations. • Master Electronics , a global distributor of electronics components, will deploy Swisslog’s warehouse automation solution to streamline fulllment in its existing warehouse. The system brings together AutoStore and picking stations, optimized by Swisslog’s SynQ software. Its bins are electrostatic discharge compliant to protect Master’s sensitive inventory from static electric discharge. • Healthcare company Roche Pharma France selected Arvato Supply Chain Solutions as its logistics service provider. Arvato will handle warehousing and fulllment as well as the distribution of pharmaceutical products throughout France, including the French overseas territories. Its solution covers all pharmaceutical logistics requirements in both ambient and cold temperature ranges.
> UP THE CHAIN
• Beyond Meat hired Doug Ramsey , who oversaw Tyson’s poultry and McDonald’s businesses, as its chief operations ofcer and Bernie Adcock as its chief supply chain ofcer. The two 30-year Tyson Foods veterans will help Beyond Meat expand into retail and food service in the United States and abroad.
• ShipBob hired Harshal Wanjari as its chief technology ofcer. Harshal brings more than 20 years of experience in product development leadership roles, spending the past nine years at Amazon, including Amazon Grocery and Amazon Middle Mile Logistics.
• Household appliance e-commerce company Goedeker appointed Mike Barry as its director of home delivery. Barry comes to Goedeker with more than two decades of experience building and managing supply chain, transportation, and distribution operations, holding senior roles at several logistics companies such as Pilot Furniture Direct and Last Mile Home.
36 Inbound Logistics • January 2022
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