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BluJay

BluJay is an England-based SaaS platform that offers transportation and supply chain management solutions for shippers, logistics service providers and freight forwarders. Read more

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CEO

Andrew Kirkwood

CEO Approval Rating

100/100

Founded:

1972

Status:

PrivateAcquisition Pending from E2open Parent Holdings, Inc.

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Manhattan Associates is BluJay's #1 competitor. Manhattan Associates is a Public company that was founded in 1990 in Atlanta, Georgia. Manhattan Associates is in the Systems Software industry. Compared to BluJay, Manhattan Associates has 2,200 more employees.

Epicor is seen as one of BluJay's biggest rivals. Epicor was founded in Austin, Texas} in 1972. Epicor competes in the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) field. Compared to BluJay, Epicor generates $755M more revenue.

Blue Yonder is one of BluJay's top competitors. Blue Yonder is headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, and was founded in 1985. Blue Yonder is in the Systems Software field. Blue Yonder generates 571% the revenue of BluJay.

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BluJay Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
Raven Logistics, Inc.

May 2021

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undisclosed
Raven is a Florida-based transportation management platform that provides freight rate optimization, tracking, accounting and related solutions for the logistics sector.
Expedient Software Pte. Ltd.

Mar 2020

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undisclosed
Expedient designs and develops customs, container freight station and forwarding software for the logistics industry.
ERA SYSTEM Srl

Oct 2018

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undisclosed
Era System provides VoIP telephony, IT consulting and technical support services for businesses.
Grosvenor International Systems

Aug 2018

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undisclosed
Grosvenor provides customs duty management software for importers and exporters.

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Sterling Transportation Management System, IBM

Oct 2014

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These are all the companies that BluJay has acquired. BluJay has acquired 7 companies and its latest acquisition was Raven Logistics, Inc. in May 2021. Raven is a Florida-based transportation management platform that provides freight rate optimization, tracking, accounting and related solutions for the logistics sector.

BluJay Funding History

Since BluJay was founded in 1972, it has participated in 2 rounds of funding. In total BluJay has raised $500.0M. BluJay's last funding round was on Sep 2017 for a total of $0

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Sep 2017
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Temasek

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Aug 2017
$500M

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Since BluJay was founded in 1972, it has participated in 2 rounds of funding. In total BluJay has raised $500.0M. BluJay's last funding round was on Sep 2017 for a total of $0

BluJay Investments

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These are all the companies that BluJay has invested in. BluJay has invested 7 companies and its latest investment was Raven Logistics, Inc. in May 2021. Raven is a Florida-based transportation management platform that provides freight rate optimization, tracking, accounting and related solutions for the logistics sector.

BluJay News

May 27, 2021DC Velocity

E2Open lays down $1.7 billion to buy BluJay Solutions

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May 27, 2021FreightWaves

E2open to acquire BluJay Solutions; deal valued at $1.7B

"We will provide more robust capabilities and value to our customers, unlocking a greater opportunity... See more »
May 20, 2021MHD Supply Chain

BluJay receives top honours for parcel solution

BluJay Solutions has been listed in the 2021 Gartner Market Guide for Multicarrier Parcel Management ... See more »
May 7, 2021JOC

BluJay targets rail shippers with new TMS acquisition

[caption caption="Shippers generally want to use their transportation management system to handle as ... See more »
May 5, 2021DC Velocity

BluJay buys rail TMS vendor Raven Logistics to support multi-modal visibility

Move matches rising demand for freight rail transportation within North America, company says.... See more »
April 30, 2021DC Velocity

BluJay's Latest Software Releases Offer New Capabilities Tools

Improved user experience, enhanced customs and compliance, automated invoicing, expanded carrier supp... See more »
April 20, 2021DC Velocity

BluJay Solutions Listed in the 2021 Gartner Market Guide for Global Trade Management

Millions of electronic customs declarations are cleared annually using BluJay's global customs and co... See more »

BluJay Blogs

December 8, 2020BluJay Blog

What’s the most unusual or unexpected transportation move or logistics project you’ve been involved in?

In this month’s issue of Inbound Logistics, supply chain experts were asked to discuss the most unusu... See more »
December 4, 2020BluJay Blog

BluJay Solutions survey: 75 percent of companies want to create more resilient supply chains

inar.de covers BluJay’s supply chain survey 2020, demonstrating how supply chains are changing for su... See more »
December 4, 2020BluJay Blog

BluJay is Named a “Ready for Brexit” Software Provider for Portbase in the Netherlands

Applications are successfully tested for the required exchange of messages for export and import docu... See more »
December 1, 2020BluJay Blog

Associated Wholesalers Ups its Tech Game

Progressive Grocer covered the news of Associated Wholesale Grocers’ selection of BluJay’s Transporta... See more »
December 1, 2020BluJay Blog

French Legos and Customs Management – Global

2020 is almost over, but the supply chain is still facing the challenges of today’s “new ... See more »
December 1, 2020BluJay Blog

Associated Wholesale Grocers Selects BluJay’s Transportation Management for Shippers Platform to Streamline Productivity

Nation’s largest cooperative food wholesaler chooses BluJay for its large TMS network and technology ... See more »
November 30, 2020BluJay Blog

Which four supply chain roles will be most in demand?

BluJay’s global research for 2020 reveals that four in 10 (39%) supply chain professionals believe tr... See more »

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BluJay Headquarters

MediaCityUK Blue Tower, 14th Floor

Salford, EnglandM50 2ST

44-0-161-905-4600

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BluJay Summary

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Overview

BluJay is an England-based SaaS platform that offers transportation and supply chain management solutions for shippers, logistics service providers and freight forwarders. BluJay was founded in 1972. BluJay's headquarters is located in Salford, Englan...

CEO

BluJay's CEO, Andrew Kirkwood, currently has an approval rating of 100%. BluJay's primary competitors are Manhattan Associates, Epicor & Blue Yonder.

Frequently Asked Questions about BluJay

  1. When was BluJay founded?

    BluJay was founded in 1972
  2. Who is BluJay's CEO?

    BluJay's CEO is Andrew Kirkwood
  3. How much revenue does BluJay generate?

    BluJay generates $175M in revenue
  4. How much funding does BluJay have?

    BluJay has historically raised $500M in funding
  1. Where is BluJay's headquarters?

    BluJay's headquarters is in Salford England, GB
  2. How many employees does BluJay have?

    BluJay has 1,200 employees
  3. What sector does BluJay operate in?

    BluJay is in Courier, Logistics & Freight Services
  4. Who are BluJay's competitors?

    BluJay's top competitors are Manhattan Associates, Epicor, Blue Yonder