Country for PR: China
Contributor: PR Newswire Asia (China)
Friday, December 10 2021 - 00:40
Goodman teams up with Geek+ to make the world's leading warehouses even smarter
HONG KONG, Dec. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

*The strategic partners will collaborate in providing smart warehousing 
solutions offering the latest in robotics and automation – driving innovation, 
efficiency, and speed to market. 

As online spending grows and consumers demand their goods faster and more 
sustainably, companies in Greater China will now be able to serve their 
customers with easier access to smarter warehousing solutions through a 
strategic co-operation between Goodman Group and Geek+. 

Goodman Group, a leading global industrial property group and Geek+, a global 
market leader in autonomous mobile robot technology, have signed a strategic 
co-operation agreement. Goodman and Geek+ will collaborate to share technical 
and logistics property expertise to develop cutting-edge, customised automation 
solutions for their customers across Greater China.

Kristoffer Harvey, Chief Executive Officer, Greater China at Goodman Group, 
said, "China continues to be a world leader in e-commerce and online retail 
already makes up over 27% of total retail sales. This is expected to increase 
by 63% to 2025. Our customers are always looking for ways to create 
efficiencies in their supply chains to meet growing consumer expectations for 
cost effectiveness and rapid delivery. Well-located smart warehouses are the 
answer. By partnering with Geek+, we are giving our customers and China's 
consumers access to the latest warehouse robotics and technology." 

Geek+ products and solutions include Goods-to-Person systems, vertical storage 
systems, robotic sorting, and autonomous forklifts, known for their precision, 
reliability, and cost savings logistics for retail, e-commerce, manufacturing 
customers. As part of the co-operation, Goodman will be able to provide its 
warehousing customers with the highly flexible and scalable Geek+ 
Robot-as-a-Service package.

Lit Fung, VP, Managing Director APAC, UK and Americas at Geek+, said, "With our 
extensive logistics management experience from over 300 automation projects 
worldwide, Geek+ can provide comprehensive automation solutions that take full 
advantage of Goodman's well located and high-quality properties."

Goodman and Geek+ will continue to explore cooperative ventures to drive 
innovation in smart warehousing, including joint development of warehousing 
products and building specialised automated warehouse properties.

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About Goodman Group
Goodman Group is an integrated property group with operations throughout 
Australia, New Zealand, Asia, Europe, the United Kingdom, North America and 
Brazil. Goodman Group, comprised of the stapled entities Goodman Limited, 
Goodman Industrial Trust and Goodman Logistics (HK) Limited, is the largest 
industrial property group listed on the Australian Securities Exchange and one 
of the largest listed specialist investment managers of industrial property and 
business space globally.

Goodman's global property expertise, integrated own+develop+manage customer 
service offering and significant investment management platform ensures it 
creates innovative property solutions that meet the individual requirements of 
its customers, while seeking to deliver long-term returns for investors.

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About Geek+ (
Geek+ is a global technology company leading the intelligent logistics 
revolution. We apply advanced robotics and AI technologies to realize flexible, 
reliable, and highly efficient solutions for warehouses and supply chain 
management. Geek+ counts 500 global customers and has deployed more than 20,000 
robots worldwide. Founded in 2015, Geek+ has over 1500 employees and is 
headquartered in Beijing, with offices in Germany, the UK, the US, Japan, China 
Hong Kong SAR, and Singapore.