Today’s linear economy following the ‘take-make-use-dispose’ model has led to a throwaway society, where product life cycles are short, and replacement is often cheaper than reuse or repair. While recycling efforts can generate good feelings, that alone will not make a dent in the volume of non-renewable natural resources consumed and discarded.
When we began began to figure out what kind of data could be worth analysing in the Supply Chain Management sector, we quickly came to the conclusion that not only clustering sub segments and counting funding is interesting, but also the people behind all the startups we were analyzing are worth a closer look.
Every month we interview a European supply chain management startup to shed some light on its business, provide a platform for visibility and overall support the European supply chain management startup ecosystem. This time we interviewed Dr. Wolfgang Hackenberg, CEO of SYNAOS, a promising intralogistics software company based in Hannover, Germany.