Analyst Coverage: Simon Holloway
The company was founded in 1983 as Data Collection Systems. In 2004 it was sold for about $90 million to 3M Co., who in 2008 sold HighJump to Battery Ventures, a Boston-based venture capital firm. In 2013, HighJump acquired Evenex ApS, a Danish computer services and consulting firm. In July 2014, HighJump was acquired by Accellos Software. The merged company has adopted the HighJump name.
The product portfolio is targeted at the SME market, and they have some 14,000 customers in some 23 countries.
Its warehouse management suite includes tools for inventory management, logistics analysis, and transportation planning. HighJump's software also features supply-chain management applications that allow companies to interact with suppliers. It sells directly and through partners to customers in the aerospace, automotive, food & beverage, consumer packaged goods, healthcare, manufacturing, and retail industries. Areas supported are: supply chain management software, warehouse management systems (WMS), manufacturing execution system (MES), direct store delivery (DSD) software, transportation management system (TMS), ERP data collection, inventory management, electronic data interchange (EDI).