Tech firm eyes expansion through software collaboration

Phoebus van Deventer, managing director of Minster WMS, James Stockton, director for sales and partnerships at Shipster

Tech firm Minster WMS is set for expansion through a new software collaboration with a custom shipping integration platform.

The newly formed partnership introduces a comprehensive solution with increased automation and adaptability for packing and shipping in the e-commerce and logistics industries.

They aim to target growing e-commerce, wholesale distribution and contract warehousing markets.

Minster WMS, based in Lichfield, specialises in warehouse and distribution management software, catering to sectors within the UK Supply Chain. Their clientele includes a range of e-commerce enterprises, wholesale distributors, and contract warehousing firms, managing everything from food to furniture, including Marks & Spencer, Best Food Logistics, and Pret-A-Manger.

In Manchester, Shipster operates as a hub, connecting online retailers, e-commerce warehouses, and distributors with a network of over 100 premier courier services. Their platform is used for up-and-coming businesses with a flexible, customisable, and cost-effective alternative to traditional solutions.

Phoebus van Deventer, managing director of Minster WMS, said: “Shipster provides a breath of fresh air to the sector, offering outstanding simplicity and flexibility of integration, an appealing pricing model supporting businesses to scale, and exceptional support to our customers.

“Over the last 40 years, Minster has developed a solution designed to streamline warehouse distribution and logistics processes, delivering greater accuracy, control and profitability.  With our partnership with Shipster, we can extend those benefits to shipping and courier integration, providing a compelling out-of-the-box solution. I look forward to a long and fruitful partnership.”

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