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Interviews

Startup of the month: haidi

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 Romain Blaser, CEO and co-founder of Haidi, headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. Haidi offers an AI based supply chain planning solution.

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Leonie Althaus, co-founderin of traide
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Startup of the month: traide

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 Leonie Althaus, CEO and co-founder of traide, headquartered in Berlin, Germany. traide aims to automate customs handling and eases import and export processes.

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Laure Damoiseau, Marketing Director at wakeo
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Startup of the month: Wakeo

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 Laure Damoiseau, Marketing Director at Wakeo, headquartered in Paris, France. Wakeo provides supply chain visibility platform that covers all modes of transport.

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Articles

Supply Chain Risk Management & Data Quality

Everyone has supply chain data, but not everyone has the right type of data or the right quality of data, for the purpose they want. In an increasingly digitized world, the data availability and quality, are somewhat improving, but the complexity to extract the right set of data has increased.

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Funding Rounds Mid July to Mid August
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Notable SCM Funding Rounds July/August 2022

Every month we present the previous month’s most exciting funding rounds of European supply chain management startups. You don’t want to miss anything? Subscribe to our newsletter to keep up to date.

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Andreas Funkenhauser, CEO of NIMMSTA
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Startup of the month: NIMMSTA

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 Andreas Funkenhauser, CEO and co-founder of NIMMSTA, headquartered in Munich, Germany. NIMMSTA offers hands-free workflow solutions for warehousing and intralogistics processes. This is achieved through their robust industrial smart watch as well as workflow management software and integrations into exisitng WMS/ERP infrastructures.

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Supply Chain Funding Data June/July 2022
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Notable SCM Funding Rounds June/July 2022

Every month we present the previous month’s most exciting funding rounds of European supply chain management startups. You don’t want to miss anything? Subscribe to our newsletter to keep up to date.

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Svilen and Konstantin, Co-Founders of DRONAMICS
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Startup of the month: DRONAMICS

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 Svilen Rangelov, CEO and co-founder of DRONAMICS, headquartered in London, UK. DRONAMICS is to democratize airfreight and lower the cost of shipping everywhere. To achieve this, they are developing a new type of cargo airplane – small, unmanned and extremely fuel efficient.

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Fabio Herle, EPM - Head of EMEAI Markets at Pactum
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Startup of the month: Pactum

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 Fabio Herle, EPM – Head of EMEAI Markets at Pactum, headquartered in Mountain View, USA with Engineering and Operations being based in Tallinn, Estonia. Pactum is an AI-based system that helps global companies to conduct autonomous, personalized, commercial negotiations on a massive scale.

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185M USD were invested in 9 deals in May and June 2022
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Notable SCM Funding Rounds May/June 2022

Every month we present the previous month’s most exciting funding rounds of European supply chain management startups. You don’t want to miss anything? Subscribe to our newsletter to keep up to date.

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Notable SCM Funding Rounds April/May 2022

Every month we present the previous month’s most exciting funding rounds of European supply chain management startups. You don’t want to miss anything? Subscribe to our newsletter to keep up to date.

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Interviews

Startup of the month: Atoptima

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 Adrien Duruisseau, co-founder & Chief Operating Officer
at Atoptima, headquartered in Bordeaux, France. Atoptima provides an optimization software editor tackling operations planning challenges, such as tasks scheduling, workload balancing, and vehicle routing optimization.

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Articles

The emerging platform economy in freight logistics

The ubiquitous business models of e-commerce platforms in the business-to-consumer sector are increasingly being transferred to the business-to-business sector. In the emerging platform economy, an increasing shift to industry platforms in the freight logistics sector can be observed. These business-to-business industry platforms represent a revolutionary paradigm shift, as they offer logistics service providers the opportunity to organise themselves in business networks and carry out data transactions in the supply more efficient and with high transparency.New business relationships are being created and business processes are changing in terms of transport planning and control as well as the provision of information from production to consumption. Decisive here is the use of blockchain technology, which ensures transparency, traceability and security of data transactions between the companies involved.

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Startup of the month: PortXchange

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 Sjoerd de Jager, Managing Director at PortXchange, headquartered in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, providing a software platform that allows port authorities and shipping lines to efficiently manage various operations during port calls.

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Strategies for Greener Logistics

When speaking or designing sustainability strategies, the three prioritization levels “reduce, reuse, recycle” are often used as a framework for defining ecological measures. When transferring this to logistics, the latter two: Reusing and recycling apply to equipment and packaging but not to business processes. This leaves us with the first one: The reduction of carbon emissions. To make this as easy to understand as possible,here are four solutions to implement greener logistics.

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Startup of the month: PAXLY

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 Thomas Auer co-founder of PAXLY, a packaging procurement platform allowing its customers to digitally optimize their existing packaging solutions and streamline their procurement process, headquartered in Halle (Saale), Germany.

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Accelerating the Supply Chain decarbonization with technology

Companies must help prevent the worst impacts of climate change by reducing their green house gas emissions (GHG). It has to happen as quickly as possible and as far down the Supply Chain as possible. The Supply Chains are responsible for the majority of global emissions. In this article we will investigate, how the Supply Chain can accelerate the journey to net zero emissions with advanced Supply Chain technology.

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If You Can’t Measure It, You Can’t Improve It

This slogan may seem a bit trite by now, but in terms of logistics and global supply chains it is indispensable when it comes to making shipping goods from A to B more sustainable. In the fight for a more sustainable and climate friendly economy, people are now not only skipping school on Fridays, but are also looking for intelligent and innovative technologies and solutions.

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Startup of the month: SupplHi

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 Giacomo Franchini, Founder of SupplHi, a best of breed Vendor Management platform developed for the global market of B2B industrial equipment and services, headquartered in Milan, Italy.

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Automatic warehouse inventory overnight?

Checking inventory fully automatically every night without the need for staff and having the perfect data in the system the next morning? This would be an important step, especially for sensitive markets such as the food and pharmaceutical industries, as the improved data quality would reduce stock shortages and also avoid production stops that would otherwise often be necessary.

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Startup of the month: reverse.supply

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 Max Grosse Lutermann and Janis Künkler, both Co-Founders of reverse.supply, a re-commerce-as-a-service solution for fashion brands, headquartered in Berlin, Germany.

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Supply Chain Planning with artificial intelligence
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How to ensure real impact through AI in supply chain planning

Over the last years, artificial intelligence (AI) has become a mainstream topic—seemingly omnipresent as a solution to complex problems. The availability of AI-based analytics and the many examples of the power of AI have contributed to this hype. Artificial Intelligence is now available to everyone.

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Sustainability in Logistics

The exchange of goods is growing worldwide in the course of globalisation and the logistics industry is an important reason for Europe-wide prosperity. Trade and transport routes are reliably mastered and therefore also stand for global economic networking. However, logistics and transport not only cause prosperity, but also CO2. With a share of 23 percent of global CO2 emissions, the transport and logistics sector bears a special responsibility in the fight against climate change (IPCC, Working Group III Report, May 2007).

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Startup of the month: bex

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 Lennart A. Paul, CEO & Co-Founder at bex, a last mile delivery solution specifically designed for the construction industry and headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany.

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Articles

How the Internet of Things increases efficiency in every part of the supply chain

The ubiquitous business models of e-commerce platforms in the business-to-consumer sector are increasingly being transferred to the business-to-business sector. In the emerging platform economy, an increasing shift to industry platforms in the freight logistics sector can be observed. These business-to-business industry platforms represent a revolutionary paradigm shift, as they offer logistics service providers the opportunity to organise themselves in business networks and carry out data transactions in the supply more efficient and with high transparency.New business relationships are being created and business processes are changing in terms of transport planning and control as well as the provision of information from production to consumption. Decisive here is the use of blockchain technology, which ensures transparency, traceability and security of data transactions between the companies involved.

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Statistics

SCM-Startups Statistics of the Month: Supply Chain Management Segmentation (Part 2/2)

In this second part of our segmentation analysis of the 215 Startups that were included in The Supply Chain Management Startups Handbook, we take a closer look at funding in the respective sub segments Last month we pointed out that almost 30% of all mentions of segments in our report were linked to transparency related topics like Visibility, Traceability and

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Startup of the month: Prewave

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 Harald Nitschinger, CEO & Co-Founder at Prewave, a supply chain visibility and risk monitoring platform headquartered in Vienna, Austria.

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Articles

Digital Twins in Logistics

The logistics landscape is driven by rapid technological change. Logistics players find themselves on a constant quest to optimize their operations. Digital twins – which, in short, represent a virtual replica of a physical object, process, or system – may be a game changer in this.

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Lennart Bochmann SYNAOS AGV
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Control AGVs optimally using VDA 5050

Controlling automated guided vehicles is complex – and this is particularly true for holistic process optimization. A standardized interface now simplifies communication and enables the operation of heterogeneous fleets with vehicles from different manufacturers. The possibilities of the VDA 5050 standard are manifold.

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Startup of the month: Sendify

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 Pontus Tjernberg, Head of Business Development at Sendify, a shipping solutions provider and booking platform for SMEs, headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden.

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Statistics

SCM-Startups Statistics of the Month: Supply Chain Management Segmentation (Part 1/2)

Today we take a closer look at our segment analysis of Supply Chain Management. When looking at all segments compared to each other, Supply Chain Visibility and Process Optimization are the most dominant topics amongst the 215 Startups that were included in The Supply Chain Management Startups Handbook. While „Process Management“ in the meaning of leaner, more efficient business processes, is

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Circular Economy
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How Circular Economy will reshape Supply Chains

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.

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Interviews

Startup of the month: Synaos

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.

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Industry Analysis

The current landscape of supply chain and logistic management startups

The spread of the Covid-19 pandemic has caused an external shock to the global economy and interrupted the supply chain in nearly every industry. The pandemic is a power boost for digitalization of supply chain management tools and accelerates trends that were already forming the future of a market. Supply chains are the backbone of the global economy, which so

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