Convergence Partners

Our dedicated and experienced supply chain recruitment specialists have expert knowledge of end-to-end supply chain solutions, and have been instrumental in developing the talent framework behind many manufacturing, distribution and FMCG businesses throughout NZ.

Is greater warehouse automation coming to New Zealand? Worker shortages and technological enhancements strengthen case for automation

According to the Productivity Commission, New Zealand tends to lag behind other developed countries in its adoption of new technologies, including automation. With worker shortages and rising demand for next-day deliveries shifting the calculus in favour of automated solutions, is this about to change? Here, John Young, APAC country supplier at automation equipment supplier EU Automation, argues that New Zealand may be on the edge of a wave of warehouse automation.

Körber and KKR form strategic partnership to build a global supply chain software champion

Körber, an international technology group, and KKR, a leading global investment firm, has announced that KKR has acquired a significant minority stake in Körber’s supply chain software business. This strategic partnership is expected to enable Körber’s supply chain software business to become a global leader with enhanced end-to-end solutions for customers worldwide. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Hyster expands Pacific servicing

Forklift and materials handling company, Hyster, is expanding its service offering – including safety training and logistical support in remote locations – with the appointment of PortxGroup as a Hyster dealer servicing the Pacific region.