Logistics property group Goodman inks China deal with Geek+
10 December 2021
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.
IMAGE: Goodman Westlink in Tuen Mun, Hong Kong will be the latest state-of-the-art logistics facility for the newest advancements in automation and robotics.
The property firm will collaborate warehouse robotics firm to provide smart warehousing solutions offering the latest in robotics and automation across 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+.
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.”
Lit Fung, VP, Managing Director APAC, UK and Americas at Geek+, added: “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.