Kaleris Acquires CAMS Software

Kaleris acquired CAMS Software, a provider of transportation solutions designed specifically for large-scale grocery distribution,

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Kaleris acquired CAMS Software, a provider of transportation solutions designed specifically for large-scale grocery distribution. The acquisition expands the Kaleris portfolio, launching a comprehensive enterprise yard and transportation management suite that optimizes key aspects of transportation planning and execution at warehouses, distribution centers and manufacturing facilities. 

 “The acquisition of CAMS Software underscores Kaleris's dedication to driving innovation and delivering exceptional value to our customers,” says Kirk Knauff, CEO of Kaleris. “By integrating the expertise, resources, and capabilities of both organizations, Kaleris is poised to embark on a new phase of growth serving grocery, food & beverage, retail and consumer packaged goods companies in multiple geographies with an enterprise solution for yard and transportation management.” 


Key takeaways:

  •  CAMS Prospero manages all aspects of trucking operations for grocery retailers and wholesalers, providing dispatch, backhaul, driver payroll calculation and vehicle tracking for all inbound, outbound and return trips. The Kaleris Yard Management System optimizes and automates the management of trucks, trailers, containers and dock slots in yard facilities for Fortune 500 shippers across North America and Europe. 
  • By integrating the two systems, grocery retailers and distributors will experience streamlined operations for inbound and outbound logistics, route optimization and dispatch efficiency and improved compliance and reporting.
  • The acquisition of CAMS aligns with Kaleris’ strategic vision to solve complex supply chain transportation challenges.
  • Kaleris is backed by Accel-KKR, a technology-focused private equity firm.

“Joining Kaleris opens the door to a host of exciting new opportunities for us,” says Brian Taylor, president at CAMS Software. “Our current customers will have ready access to proven enterprise solutions that optimize adjacent areas of their supply chain operations. As a part of Kaleris, we can bring the benefits of Prospero to more grocery retailers, distribution centers, and wholesalers seeking a comprehensive transportation solution for their logistics-intensive industry.”  



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