In these four categories Logtech startups are active
The carrier startups are all about rethinking the delivery of goods. However, it's not just about shipping, but more importantly about improving the entire customer experience, including parcel packaging, pickup, etc. The benefits of latest technologies are being taken to revolutionize parcel delivery. Let it be last-mile deliveries, on-demand services in less than an hour, or technology enhanced storage and moving of personal goods. The most important players in this category are Jakarta based Go-Jek, Cainiao Logistics from Hangzhou, Lalamove from Hong Kong and Glovo out of Spain.
Order fulfillment robotics, pick-by-vision glasses, foldable containers - to name a few. Internet of Things in logistics enhances visibility in every step of the supply chain and improves the efficiency of inventory management. Integrating IoT technology into the logistics and supply chain industries improves and enables efficiency, transparency, real-time visibility of goods, condition monitoring, and fleet management. This category contains new and upcoming startups that simplify the needs towards logistic equipment to run processes. Exemplary key players are Geek+ from Beijing, GreyOrange from Singapore, Munich based Magazino and Keep Truckin from San Francisco.
The category platform compiles startups offering the all-in-one logistic solution to its users. They focus not only on freight shipping and tracking, but also offers navigation assistance and freight matching. Based on customer centric and user-friendly platform solutions, the startups seek to streamline shipment booking and management for shippers by creating a seamless way of trading through online applications. Many of these platforms aim to increase price transparency, professionalize and digitize the often informal exchange between shippers and carriers. In this way, these start-ups are making a significant contribution to improving the sustainability of the transport and logistics industry. Most important platform providers are - San Francisco based pioneer Flexport and Delhivery from Gurgaon, Rivigo from Delhi, and Berlin based startup Forto.
When it comes to make software work and match towards individual logistic needs, the following startups need to be checked upon. TMS, SCM, Navigation - there are many new tools to explore and engage in. The softwares focuses on improving fleet management by using technology to make and deliver operations more efficient and automated. These digital solutions are used to track vehicles, and find new ways to dispatch. Key players are for example US based company TuSimple, project44 from Chicago, Zongmu from Shanghai or BlueGrace Logistics out of Riverview.