IT “made in Germany” to boost China’s Logistics Market
Frankenthal, May 22nd 2014 – The AXIT AG is about to enhance its portfolio of services in China through a cooperation with the Siemens unit Logistics and Airport Solutions. On Wednesday a contract was signed in Constance through which AXIT enables the cooperation partner to sell the logistics platform AX4 in the Chinese market and to implement solutions. With over 150,000 users and more than 30 million shipments AX4 is one of the most important IT platforms for controlling international transport and logistics processes.
Developed by AXIT it is available in 80 countries of the world and in 14 languages – including Chinese. “With Logistics and Airport Solutions we have found a partner who is already well-established in the Chinese market and who has an existing network. AX4 ideally complements Siemens’ IT portfolio in CEP and cargo solutions”, says AXIT board member Jürgen Conrads. As AXIT’s cooperation partner Logistics and Airport Solutions will market the cloud-based IT solutions under their own name and configure it flexibly according to customer requirements using a configuration tool. At the same time linking AX4 with other solutions is planned.
“Effective immediately we can rely on a highly-functional IT platform which helps our customers in Asia to easily and quickly optimize the complexity of their transport and logistics processes in conjunction with our other IT solutions” says Jörg Schiemann, manager of IT with Logistics and Airport Solutions. “AX4 offers many options for standardization and automation of processes in logistics. This suits our market strategy perfectly.”
Siemens will present the logistics platform under the name “Transparent Supply Chain Suite” at the expo transport logistic China from June 17th to 19th in Shanghai.
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AXIT AG is a specialist for cloud-based IT solutions for the management of cross-company logistics processes. With AX4 the company runs the industry’s leading logistics platform used by more than 150,000 users from trade and industry as well as at logistics providers to control their supply chain. Founded in 1999, the AXIT AG meanwhile employs a staff of over 130. Many well-known companies can be found among the customers, including BASF, Audi, Schmitz Cargobull, Deutz, Leoni, Ford, dm drogerie-markt, BAT and OCÉ as well as Schenker, DHL, Rhenus, Panalpina and CargoLine. About AX4 and AX4 Open True to the motto “Supply Chain Management at the Push of a Button” more than one million shipment data is exchanged via the cloud-based logistics platform AX4 every day.
Thus AX4 is the most-used logistics platform for the management of cross-company logistics processes in Europe. With flexible, consistent workflows AX4 informationally maps the physical flow of goods and has already been awarded several innovation awards. AX4 Open allows to flexibly adapted AX4 solutions to the customer’s ideas. According to the motto “Do IT Yourself” users can create and manage their individual AX4 solution with this innovative tool. The advantages are obvious: Independently from the provider adaptations can be done at any time or best practice solutions can be multiplied at the push of a button.