Godrej & Boyce scales up its automated supply chain solutions in partnership with German based joint venture partner Körber Supply Chain
Mumbai,06th August,2022:The global warehouse automation market is expected to grow to $19.5 billion by FY25 and the pandemic has further underscored the significance of the segment. To address this growing market, a joint venture between Godrej & Boyce, the flagship company of the Godrej Group, and Germany-based KörberSupply Chain has pioneered the role of intralogistics across different sectors by offering differentiated automation solutions. Godrej Körberexceeded order intake targetswith order books full in FY22 and the business further eyes 18% growth in the next 5 years owing to its successfulcoalition with global player KörberSupply Chain
Since the pandemic, the industry has witnessed a major shift towards adoption of automation. This, in addition to Asia emerging as a development engine for supply chain automation, KörberSupply Chain intends to increase investments in India through its Indian subsidiary, Godrej Körberin FY23.
Godrej KörberSupply Chain hasachieved marketgrowth with increased market shareas a result of their strong collaboration and response to the Make-In-India policies by the government. The targeted ambitious market share is 25% by FY2025.Due to thegrowth of the manufacturing sector, development of organised 3PLs, Pharma, retail, e-commerce, and food service businesses, as well as shifting consumption patterns, the government is investing in cold chain and cold storage facilities. Considering this, Godrej Körberis focussing onbulk handling in the automation industry, for leading private players as well as public-private partnership projects. Godrej & BoyceandKörberSupply Chain shared their ambitious plan to engineer automated solutions and build a self-reliant intralogistics sector in India.The business dominates a market size worth 4000Crores.
SuunilDabral, Senior Vice President & Business Head, Godrej Körberstated, “Godrej Körberis a system integrator and provides a broad array of automation solutions, including stacker cranes and shuttle based AS/RS solutions that let you fully control the storage of all palletized commodities without the need for manual handling, conveyors, and rail-guided vehicle systems that quickly and efficiently link even far-off places in the warehouses, autonomous robotics based solutions and IT solutions like WCS & WMS to run these systems for delivering best performance. By offering an unmatched depth and breadth of technologies and expertise, we aim to conquer supply chain complexity across sectors in India.”
Win ThianChai, Chief Executive Officer, KörberSupply Chain (Asia)said,“Körber intends to outpace both local and global projections for intralogistics growth. Our partnership with Godrej & Boyce will enable us to work together to accomplish this goal. We want to be recognized as a systems Integratorthat providesmaterial handling solutions with sustainable technologies by improving the warehouse performances at lowest cost of ownership and enabling waste reductionand damages in the warehouses.We are optimistic that Godrej Körberwould effectively translate our business ambitions into our customers’ success”