Jena, Germany and Waltham, Mass., June 9, 2016 – Intershop announced today that it has awarded ModusLink Global Solutions™ Inc. (NASDAQ: MLNK) with Gold Partner status.
Collaboration between the two companies began in 2006 and has developed continuously with customers throughout Europe. Over the years renowned customers have leveraged the technology, service and know-how of the partnership. Among the biggest joint projects last year was Tassimo, where sites for 14 different countries were implemented within 6 months.
An essential element of the partnership is the successfully established, full-service e-commerce solution. Joint customers profit from the seamless interaction of Intershop’s Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform with ModusLink’s logistics and warehousing services. A great deal of focus is being put on further developing the collaborative solution with to meet constantly evolving client needs.
Axel Köhler, Board Member of Intershop says: “While this partnership has grown very strongly already, we are certain there is a lot of potential yet to be leveraged. We look forward to bringing it to the next level with more happy and successful customers throughout Europe.”
”Intershop has been a terrific partner to work with, as its platform is the perfect solution for companies throughout Europe that are looking to begin, expand or strengthen their e-commerce operations,” added Bram Barendregt, Vice President & General Manager, eBusiness at ModusLink. “We’re honored to become an Intershop Gold Partner and look forward to collaborating on new and innovative client solutions in the future.”
About ModusLink Global Solutions
ModusLink Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of ModusLink Global Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ: MLNK), is a global, omni-channel technology and fulfillment provider that gives clients real-time visibility into their end-to-end supply and demand chain operations, with expertise and facilities worldwide to manage forward and reverse logistics. The company’s operations are supported by more than 20 sites across North America, Europe and the Asia/Pacific region. For more information, please visit www.moduslink.com and www.valueunchained.com, the blog for supply chain professionals.
Intershop Communications AG (founded in Germany 1992; Prime Standard: ISHA) is an independent, internationally leading provider of omnichannel commerce solutions. The latter are available as cloud-based commerce-as-a-service solutions or as licensed models and combine the expertise from over 25 years of software development for online commerce. Upon request, Intershop orchestrates the entire omnichannel commerce process chain – from the design of online channels to the implementation of software to fulfillment. Around the globe more than 300 enterprise customers run Intershop solutions. Customers include large corporations such as HP, BMW, Würth and Deutsche Telekom as well as medium-sized enterprises. Intershop operates in Europe, the USA and the Asia-Pacific region.
This news release contains forward-looking statements regarding future events or the future financial and operational performance of Intershop. Actual events or performance may differ materially from those contained or implied in such forward-looking statements. Risks and uncertainties that could lead to such difference could include, among other things: Intershop's limited operating history, the unpredictability of future revenues and expenses and potential fluctuations in revenues and operating results, significant dependence on large single customer deals, consumer trends, the level of competition, seasonality, risks related to electronic security, possible governmental regulation, and general economic conditions.