US retail platform specialist acquires UK supply chain collaborative software


Bamboo Rose, the collaborative product development, sourcing, and supply chain platform for global retailers, has acquired UK-based Supply Pilot.

Together, Bamboo Rose and Supply Pilot will empower active supplier engagement throughout the entire retail lifecycle, from ideation to delivery.

Supply Pilot, a leading provider of supplier engagement and collaboration software, transforms the way retailers work with their suppliers. This move extends the Bamboo Rose retail management platform with enhanced supplier collaboration capabilities, to further support supply chain visibility and foster Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) initiatives.

The combined company, which manages over $1.2T of transactions a year for thousands of products and users across hundreds of leading brands, will provide best-in-class end-to-end supplier engagement and supply chain technology. The collective platform solves critical business challenges for fashion and apparel, food and consumables, and general merchandise retailers around the world.

“The acquisition of Supply Pilot by Bamboo Rose is exciting news for retailers and their supply chains,” said Ajay Jindal, CIO of MGF Sourcing. “With their Global Trade Management solution and vendor base, I am energised about the potential that lies ahead as a Bamboo Rose customer.”
“Today’s retail landscape is more complex than ever, requiring clear and continuous collaboration between retailers, suppliers, and vendors,” said Matt Stevens, CEO of Bamboo Rose. “Supply Pilot leads the market with proactive supplier engagement and collaboration. Together, our platforms will drive unprecedented efficiency and enable sustainability. We are truly excited about the possibilities that lie ahead with Supply Pilot."

"We are delighted to join forces with Bamboo Rose to conquer complex retailer and supplier engagement pinch points. As one company, we’ll offer the most extensive supplier collaboration platform in the market," said James Butcher, CEO of Supply Pilot. "We’re eager to join this growing team of talented retail technologists to dramatically improve digital transformation for our global partners."

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