KNAPP AG and KRATZER AUTOMATION announce their partnership for last mile logistics

KNAPP, leading company dedicated to intralogistics, and KRATZER AUTOMATION, one of the leading suppliers of Transport Management Software in Europe announce their strategic partnership. The software from KRATZER AUTOMATION completes the KNAPP portfolio for Last Mile logistics and provides a seamless software environment across the entire Supply Chain.

KRATZER AUTOMATION, headquartered in Munich, is one of the leading suppliers of Transport Management Software in Europe. Freight carriers, courier/express providers as well as retail and manufacturing companies use the transport management software which now extends the KNAPP software portfolio as the “KiSoft Pick UP & Delivery” add-on.

Digitalization of the entire transport chain

KiSoft enables all processes within the warehouse to be software-guided. KiSoft Pick Up & Delivery closes the gap between the issuing of the goods and the receiving of the delivery by the end customer. Using KiSoft Pick Up & Delivery shipments are tracked and seamlessly documented. Any damages arising during transport are captured. In addition key operational performance indicators are collected. All information along the transport chain is captured processed and made available according to the needs of the user.



For more than 35 years, KRATZER AUTOMATION has been supplying software solutions geared toward use in processes for the international automotive industry and the transportation sector in Europe. KRATZER AUTOMATION has more than 370 employees and maintains sites in Munich, Stuttgart, Kassel, and Wolfsburg. The company is active internationally through its own affiliates in China, the United States, France, the United Kingdom, and the Czech Republic.

In the test systems business segment, KRATZER AUTOMATION plans, realizes, and modernizes test systems for engines, turbochargers, transmissions, and further drive components. The company focuses in particular on test systems for energy-saving, ecofriendly drive concepts, with special attention to the specific requirements that apply to hybrid or electric drives, battery and fuel cell technology in automotive development.

The company demonstrates its social responsibility in a variety of ways, concentrating especially on providing support for youth both locally and beyond the region. KRATZER AUTOMATION also sponsors an art award in recognition of disabled artists, which has been granted annually since 2012.


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