The essential link in your supply chain

Stand-alone Investment

Advanced MES and WMS solutions

  • 2018 Year of Investment
  • B2B Software Sector
  • Leveraged Buyout Transaction Type
  • 80+ Number of Employees
  • 2021 Year of Divestment

WMS for production and logistics

Objective was founded in 1996 and developed into a leading provider of shop floor and warehouse floor IT solutions. The company offers an innovative combined MES and WMS solution for the process and discrete manufacturing industry. The combined MES and WMS solution comprises a unique ‘production logistics engine’, the beating heart of a manufacturing company, seamlessly and just-in-time ‘orchestrating’ logistics operations with manufacturing process steps. Customers include leading (mid-sized to world scale) food and beverage companies as well as metal processing and machine assembly companies. So called ‘industry vertical solutions’ support best practices in different specific industrial environments like, amongst other, dairy, industrial bakery, fresh and frozen fruit & vegetables, plastics processing, electronics, and OEM. Objective is headquartered in Wichelen, Belgium, and in Eersel, the Netherlands.

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