This article showcases Startup Pill’s top picks for the best Logistics startups. These startups are taking a variety of approaches to innovating inside of the Logistics industry and around the world. They are all exceptional startups well worth a follow.
We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.
We selected these startups for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
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Top Logistics Startups
CloudTrucks develops a virtual trucking carrier application designed to reduce operating costs for truck drivers. The platform helps to manage and book loads from brokers and shippers, offer instant payments after load delivery, and access to cheap insurance options, enabling truck owners and operators to strategize their schedule and design a revenue-maximizing driving program.
The company was founded in 2019 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.. .
DASH Systems is a Los Angeles based technology company developing hardware and software to enable precision airdrop deliveries. They take a commercial airplane, open the door, and autonomously release and land packages within a helipad-size area.
Its technology allows commercial cargo to be safely delivered in remote, rural, or previously inaccessible areas, quickly and affordably.. .
We’re building the first purpose-built full-electric large commercial vehicle to be manufactured for inner city freight and urban distribution. Thanks to the removal of the internal combustion engine, we’ve completely re-designed the cab experience with a driver-centric approach to make the vehicle safer for the driver and vulnerable road users around the vehicle.
The central driver position and lowered seat height optimizes the driver’s field of vision, enabling clear communication with those around the vehicle, and allows easy access on both sides through sliding doors. Sustainability is also important, but it’s more than just tailpipe emissions, with the Volta Zero being the world’s first road vehicle to use a natural flax fibre and biodegradable resin composite in exterior body panels.
In short, we want to accelerate change and reduce the impact of freight deliveries, lowering pollution and improving safety for the benefit of everyone in tomorrow’s sustainable, zero emission cities.. .
Logic Flow builds an AI bot which automates repetitive code translation tasks. The AI Bot works similar to Google Translate, based on deep learning and neural networks.
It assesses the business logic of the current code, translates the code into the new coding language and runs test cases (unit and integration tests). Then, the expert team of Logic Flow will run a review or quality assurance with the client to check that the newly migrated code works..
Ware deploys autonomous, self-flying drones—combined with machine learning—inside warehouses to automate their inventory tracking. Designed to solve some of the $1.9 trillion warehousing industry’s most pressing issues, Ware’s product helps their customers operate more efficiently.
A partner of Skydio and funded by Bloomberg Beta, Ware works with the world’s largest 3PL’s and global brands to improve their accuracy, workflows, and save money.. .
TrueNorth aims to fix inefficiencies in the independent, yet fragmented, trucking industry. TrueNorth, established by Stedge and Sanjaya Wijeratne, develops software that puts “independent truckers under one roof.” While TrueNorth doesn’t lease trucks, it helps truckers have a platform to manage insurance, fuel, and maintenance.
TrueNorth also helps truckers with route optimization, dispatch and load coordination, and automated tracking.. .
TapRm’s omni-channel platform builds beer, cider and hard seltzer brands by combining traditional beer distribution with direct-to-consumer e-commerce for the first time in the United States. Breweries are not legally allowed to sell their beer (especially online) without a local distributor in each state that want to sell in, stemming from old and tired laws that are long overdue for disruption.
Our new age distribution platform simplifies that launch and expansion process, allowing brands to reach their consumers wherever they enjoy their favorite beverages–bars, restaurants, markets, offices, and at home–without the cost and risk typically associated with geographic expansion.. .
Ofload is a digital road freight platform that fully tackles inefficiencies. Ofload connects road freight to thousands of reliable carriers and manage it through technology.
This means less waste and more data. Ofload manages end-to-end logistics fulfillment through technology, connects carriers with shippers helping shipments to be delivered quickly and affordably by taking up what would have been empty space in delivery vehicles, allowing businesses to have visibility of their shipments..
Drop Delivery is the cannabis industry’s only all-in-one compliant delivery management platform. The Drop Delivery platform offers advanced technology that empowers business owners to manage inventory, dispatch and driver logistics, marketing tools, digital loyalty programs, and it provides them with their own white-label, e-commerce mobile app.
With Drop Delivery, cannabis businesses can launch their own delivery services within hours.. .
Via.Delivery is a platform to make offline retail pick points for eCommerce using logistics, warehouses, and personnel of retail. The company helps eCommerce stores solve their last-mile solution through retail chains.
It organizes the delivery process from online sellers to offline chains of stores, increasing clients’ traffic for retailer partners, and making the collection process easier for the final customer.. .
RPA Labs automates business processes using Robotic Process Automation (RPA) by combining artificial intelligence, machine learning, natural language processing, and data management. Focused on the supply chain and logistics industries, RPA Labs offers three types of automation: Process/Document, Email, and Conversation.
Go to rpalabs.com for more information.. .
Logistic operations still largely run on paper. It is almost impossible to track the vast majority of loads, receive delivery documents or measure how successful the operation is.
yolda is changing this with a strategic operating model that combines advanced tech and data analytics, logistics infrastructure, and hands-on supply chain expertise. yolda combines the quality of cargo transportation with the diversity of haulier and the integrated service model of 3PL companies and offers a high-quality logistics experience by focusing on its customers.
yolda’s marketplace solution encompasses many local forwarders and logistics companies, enabling SMEs and corporate enterprises to receive an instant quote for multiple shipment requests on a single platform. Companies can also track their shipments via yolda’s intelligent control panel and measure their logistics operations performance with detailed reporting services..
Being a super-app, Dealon is committed to easing people’s lifestyle. In this age of technology, almost every urban-dwellers life depends on Android/IOS to a certain extent.
By offering a wide range of services, we want to make their experience easy and smooth. Dealon, basically wants to expand in the cityscapes of developing countries targeting urban people using online applications to automate their life.
By using our app, users will be able to meet their emergency needs painlessly.Dealon wants to work according to its motto with the help of Advanced Technology.. .
Companies need to improve trust on their products/services (information is manipulable) and their traceability (origin, manufacturing process, guaranty, origin). But nowadays, the necessary solutions to achieve this have high implementation costs and top cloud platforms (Amazon AWS, MS Azure, Oracle and others) aren’t accessible to most companies (especially SMEs).
iCommunity Blockchain Solutions (iBS) is designed to cover the existing gap between business organizations and Blockchain technology. A Blockchain-as-a-Service (BaaS) & SasS platform that allows to build high-value solutions quickly and easily.
With iBS we cover the existing gap between business organizations and Blockchain technology offering this technology as a service, through APIs and use cases available ready to be used in “turnkey” mode. Our products: – CERTIFY: API that allows Blockchain certification of any event or document.
Use cases: – iBS-Attendance: event attendance certification – iBS-TimeTracking: certification of hours/work reports (employees, subcontractors, professionals, freelance, etc.) – TRACEABLE: API that allows Blockchain traceability of assets or processes. Use cases: – iBS-Logistic: distribution & supply chain traceability.
– iBS.Traceable: provenance certification of raw materials and products. .
Printforia offers real-time fulfillment and delivery of customized apparel. The company was founded to provide an answer to why customized and personalized products take so long to show up for consumers.
Its solution rethinks and re-engineers operations to democratize access to scale for all retailers, whether a small, boutique brand run by an independent internet marketer, or a massive, global brand. Our operations manufacture and fulfill custom products in real-time..
Empty trailers and inefficient routes make the shipping of goods more costly than it should be. Zeus helps both transport companies and their customers get the most out of trucks’ trips.
Using the best in class technology, Zeus drives efficiencies and cost savings across the logistics sector.. .
CarbonChainp is a provider of a platform that enables companies in the polluting industries such as metals and mining, oil and gas, and agriculture to track their supply chain greenhouse gas emissions that help them track their transition to the low-carbon economy. The platform digitizes the supply chain to foster transparency, enhance security, and drive efficiencies and cost savings end to end across supply chains.
It supports a wide range of hard and soft commodities with its database of greenhouse gas emissions factors covering individual assets from mines to ships. CarbonChain enables commodities companies to identify their highest polluting transactions and take the steps necessary to protect their supply chains against rising carbon prices while unlocking the immediate benefits of doing so, from lower interest rates to ESG leadership recognition..
PackUpp Same Day Delivery
PackUpp is a new generation on-demand “Same-Day Delivery” for businesses logistics technology company. We serve “Same-Day Delivery” and “Next-Day Delivery” to e-commerce companies.
Moreover we digitalize and optimize all the delivery process with AI, machine learning and algorithms. As PackUpp, we provide B2B and E-Commerce “delivery solutions” for different markets which you can see in our website.
In addition, we have different timing alternatives as Same-Day, Next-Day Deliveries, Express and Fastest PackUpp Rocket. Focus on the job which you are best at! Rest, all your packages will be delivered by PackUpp, Same-Day Delivery Expert..
Caresocius AG is a software company focused on building a secure ICT-Ecosystem in the field of health tourism. This opens the doorway to be on the forefront of an industry that has not yet caught up with the global nature of the digital age.
The lack of clarity regarding the outcomes has limited public access to global opportunities for medical services. Although this caution has been valuable, it has restricted opportunity for access to medical services outside geographical boundaries.
Using new technologies, we will turn a culture of caution into an opportunity for clarity and selection. We will use the developments in artificial intelligence (AI) and location specific user interface (U.I.) to bring clarity to the availability, affordability and selection of medical services beyond local borders to those in need..
Drivill is An American New Generation Transportation Network Company. DRiViLL introduces the best ride share company in Dhaka with some excellent features to check out now.
Drivill app connects the users and the company authority to serve Millions of happy customers in Bangladesh, Mexico & USA. More than expected people have come and registered with DRiViLL to experience the ride-sharing at its provide you best travel story.
Drivill Headquarter In New York ,USA.. .
Terusama is a virtual logistics coordinator that offers self-service dock scheduling, digital driver check-in, and automated workflows. Its services are comprised of driver communication, automated truck check-in, and dock scheduling enabled by an open integration platform.
It also offers WMS-TMS integrations, check-in check-out automation, streamlined communication, appointment scheduling, carrier benchmarking, and audit trails. Christopher Podlaski and Andrew Dent founded it in 2020 with its base in San Francisco, California..
We are a technology startup from Latvia currently based in Germany. We bridge the innovation gap in the maritime sector speeding up the era of mass automation processes within the logistics industry.
To reach this goal we develop a fuel optimization system for vessels aiming to build the best data set in the industry. Backed-up by the APX (Porsche and Axel Springer early-stage VC) and industry companies like Marine Software Solutions (1% of the vessel market) and Unimars Group (25 years of maritime history) we have already started to gain the traction in one of the most closed and old fashioned industries in the world..
KoiReader Technologies, Inc.
KoiReader is a global award winning FreightTech100 company that is developing a Smart Operations Platform for Logistics & Supply Chain industry. FreightTech 100 highlights the most innovative and disruptive companies across the freight industry, featuring both cutting-edge upstarts and top-notch traditional powers.
We are post revenue and have won business as well as awards in Germany, UK, Denmark, Singapore, and USA, and our clients are from the Maritime, Logistics, Trade, Transportation, Insurance, and Supply Chain industries.. .
TraMes focuses on innovation and smart business practices in developing a cross industry freight management and booking platform bringing simplicity to the world of enterprise shipping. Our mission is to provide solutions for industries and enterprises in the Cross Border segment by building the Supply Chain Ecosystem with built-in trust, automation, and privacy.
Which helps enterprise-owned environment by integrating all transportation and logistics partners, facilitate enhanced visibility into bookings, cargo movement, real-time shipping events and a whole new level of freight analytics never before available.. .
ILLA is an asset-light FMCG-focused middle mile delivery logistics company. The company manages the delivery process from planning to execution by digitizing each step of the delivery process by monitoring our clients’ logistics activities to optimize it and converted to sales growth.
It also provides a dynamic solution that helps its clients overcome the daily market challenges of delivering products to different types of retail and non-retail outlets. ILLA connects FMCG companies with a large network of trucks with different types and capacities to act as an internal fleet to provide full control and visibility over the driver..
Coconut Silo is Hyundai Motor Group’s in-house startup. As a mobility startup, our solutions are mainly based on mobility.
CocoTruck is a smart solution that enables users to get their orders in 5 minutes. Using our algorithm specialized in cargo tracing and route visualization, customers can track their cargo owners, logistic companies, and drivers in real-time..
Freightol is a 4.0 transport SaaS, in which, thousands of Forwarders and Freight Forwarders are added. Becoming a B2B metasearch of quotes and purchases of transport: Air, Maritime and ground transportation.
For companies, times for quotations are over, working always with the same operator, lack of control in supply chain. Welcome to Freightol: Quotations in seconds, numerous suppliers, cost reduction, time reduction …
With Freightol, companies can quote their shipments: air, sea, land or courier, obtaining in seconds a full booking with all the options that suits for your needs. Our Tool offers all the services: Large loads, Air transport, Maritime, Ground, merchandise insurance and customs management.
Freightol is the unique national and international transport management tool, export/import. We offer a complete view (in real time) about your shipments status: statements, quotes, invoices, history of shipments…
Is a new sales channel for Forwarders and Freight Forwarders, where they can sold at a National and International level. Thanks to Freightol, Forwarders can increase their sales and reach a greater number of customers, at no cost.
We ensure the confidentiality of published rates, thanks to a single and validated registration upon request. One of our main pillars is the satisfaction of our Clients and collaborators..
The Porch Pod
A 2019 report showed that 38% of Online shoppers reported that they’ve personally had a package stolen. We aim to put a stop to package theft with the world’s smartest package safe.
Our product combines a rugged package safe with IoT technology, powered by our proprietary software to stop package theft in its tracks.. .
Eusorone Technologies is a Delaware petrochemical logistics tech Corporation committed to innovation in the Transportation & Logistics industry. Eusorone embodies its core values with a human-centric approach to research & development.
Our greatest asset is the DNA of our adventure; our catalyst, and our people. Our platform EusoTrip is a disruptive decentralized digital job-sharing & freight brokerage marketplace for the midstream sector in the oil & gas industry.
EusoTrip digitizes the movement of bulk carrier loads, significantly improving replenishment time and providing a faster collection of receivables by utilizing machine learning, blockchain tech, and ethereum based smart contracts assets.. .
XQ is a data protection platform that easily encrypts at the edge and works everywhere. Secure emails, texts, IoT data, or even voice and send it through any app, platform, or network including 5G.
We have edge applications for Gmail, Outlook, iOS, and Android and an API that can be integrated into anything. As an added bonus we’re quantum resistant..
Latium Technologies, Inc.
For over 25 Years, Latium has provided custom & creative solutions to some of Heavy Industries biggest challenges. Working with firms like Suncor, Enbridge, and ATCO, we’ve helped our clients reduce spend, mitigate risk, and optimize their operational efficiency using our proprietary Yonder IIoT Platform.
Combining the latest in wireless data collection with our proprietary Edge Computing software, Yonder introduces a new way to optimize your job sites. With Yonder, you can gain tangible insight into your job-site performance through real-time reporting and analytics on assets & equipment, all centralized in one platform..
We are a B2B Marketplace offering full support in printing services for companies around Europe. We deliver high quality print products containing all available print technologies on the market plus creative and product design, print process management with quality staging and logistic for the best Customer Success.
We are all-in-one solution for any company, delivering time and cost savings, keeping the high quality production. It’s simple, professional, it’s easy…
just prints me!. .
We make a software platform that connects worldwide freight forwarding companies. Freight Forwarders need to establish partnerships with other overseas forwarders in order to offer complete logistics to its clients.
Our platform will allow freight forwarders to find and select partners, manage the partnerships (PRM), communicate, improve processes and business through data, and make international payments related to freight costs in a safe and quick way.. .
Piik app is the only marketplace that connect local kitchens and culinary entrepreneurs with diners nearby. We develop tech to bring a kitchen based economy to life, letting our kitchen partners to have all the tools they need to create a customer base from scratch, deliver food to customers door and also collect their profits without the need of customer contact.
In moments when economy is at risk, people with passion for cooking can start a real business that’s future proof under the dark kitchens premise.Cooks register their profiles through our http://darkitchens.com/app and people buy through http://piik.app/. .
Stone Rooster Distributors
Stone Rooster provides a variety of services, from warehousing and fulfillment to client services and custom apparel design. It is more than just a fulfillment center.
It strives to truly understand our clients’ needs to build a lasting partnership. It is headquartered in Leetsdale, Pennsylvania..
Bond – The Post Purchase Company
Bond – “The post-purchase company”, enables digital native brands to provide their online customers with an outstanding post-purchase experience that impacts sales, retention, and satisfaction. We’ve deployed a technology-driven network of neighborhood-level distribution centers that are managed by local teams.
This enables us to store goods closer to customers, getting to them faster for deliveries or returns and when it’s most convenient.. .
At TenthWheel, our goal is to optimize the supply chain by addressing inefficiencies in the multi billion-dollar Road Freight Industry in Pakistan. TenthWheel is an online platform that connects Shippers with Truckers.
We work relentlessly to create cost reductions for Shippers and revenue boosts for Truckers. By targeting the core pain points of the industry, we want to take the Pakistani Road Freight Market to the next level.
TenthWheel aims to change trucking by designing optimal value chains and providing innovative solutions for all stakeholders.. .
Burmester & Vogel
Based in Boston and Hamburg, B&V is a freight technology company specialized in laytime and demurrage. Our technology platform is built on IP that has been proven for over three decades in the maritime and commodity trading industries.
B&V increases efficiency, reduces risk and saves time in estimating and calculating freight and demurrage cost for ocean, barge and rail transportation. Our client base consists of 1,000+ commodity traders, industrial producers, bulk terminals, shippers, shipowners, shipbrokers and port agents around the world..
Quality Biomedical helps healthcare providers improve operational efficiency. It leverages technology to better manage equipment service and logistics.
It also provides a national footprint, technology, and expertise to help its customers dramatically improve their service management program. It is based in Boulder, Colorado..
We’re developing a network of urban smart lockers, that would allow for features like peer-to-peer trading, inter-locker transport & smart storage. We believe our vision fits perfectly in the future, tech-enabled smart city.
Creating a physical safe place based on sharing economy technology, available for everyone to use it according to their needs.. .
Launched in April 2020, DIKA wants to transform the Indonesia’s logistic industry by using technology. Trucking is one of the largest industries in Indonesia.
There are roughly 7 millions units of registered trucks in use in Indonesia. 80% of all kilometres driven are empty backhauls leading to waste.
The trucking industry in Indonesia is also not entirely digitally-connected and technology-driven yet, especially in the areas outside of Java island and the capital city. The industry is still being run conventionally (paper-based).
Committed to solve the inefficiency in the Indonesia’s trucking industry, DIKA is built as a digital platform to connect shippers and truckers in more efficient and smarter ways, saving total costs for shippers, increasing earnings for truckers – while solving some of the Indonesia’s major problems in the trucking industry that result in waste. To reduce freight spend, increase productivity, decrease labor costs, and increase efficiency, it is designed with a suite of tools and features for shippers and truckers like instant booking with real time availability, multi-stops / multi-cities booking, truck live tracking, access direct rates on live capacity, trip booking management, fleet management, truckload capacity management, and empty-trip management.
We aim to be the leading integrated digital logistic marketplace in Indonesia.. .
Proxii Proxii is an eCommerce supply chain technology startup that Helps brands monitor, manage, and scale their downstream supply chain. It helps companies make supply chain decision making towards growing e-commerce companies.
The company was founded in 2019 and headquartered in Denver, Colorado.. .
Fretigo offers an efficient way to get freight savings and more shipping options from global forwarders. From instant freight booking to managing shipment online & analyzing the report, using Fretigo helps exporter/importer to ship their cargo faster, cheaper, safer, and convenient.
Fretigo aims to revolutionize the logistics industry with its best-in-class digital platform specially designed for exporter & importer, Fretigo is a Digital Freight Forwarding company based on data-driven technology, Providing a robust platform and end-to-end service for modern logistics need. We are applying technology to ensure freight bookings becomes a simplified and seamless experience for customers, An efficient way to get freight savings and more shipping option from global forwarder to save time, save cost, real-time tracking, and access MyDashboard.
Boxconn is a platform that provides businesses and individuals with access to delivery partners, delivering packages from one place to another. Boxconn helps you ensure the logistics of your business from start to finish.
Every delivery with Boxconn is protected with an insurance policy and With live tracking and timely updates, Boxconn easily provides reliable delivery.. .
With the mission to offer conscious consumers a sustainable, yet fun and affordable way to consume fashion, we founded SHAREaLOOK in 2019 in Switzerland. SHAREaLOOK is a brand of the Marlaux GmbH.
It is our mission to enable a Circular Fashion Industry. We offer peer-to-peer rental solutions via SHAREaLOOK for end consumers and rental technology and infrastructure for brands via MarlauxTech..
Boogie Network App
The Boogie Mobile App allow users Request for GROCERIES | FOOD | DRINKS | MEDICINE | FUEL | from stores within their neighborhood . The Boogie App allows busy users to select a store within their neighborhood and request items from the comfort of their homes.
YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD IN AN APP We are passionate about changing the way you shop in your Neighborhood! YOUR SHOPPING LIST All you need to do is to list out all the items you want from your neighborhood store and you get it in 30 mins or less VOICE REQUEST Too tired to type a list? Just send in a Voice order and leave the rest to us! PICTURE REQUEST Take a picture of the item you want from your favorite store and send to us. BOOGIE FUELME An “on-demand” fuel delivery service that gets fuel to you anywhere and anytime within your Neighborhood.
BOOGIE DASH Fast Pick up and Delivery Service around Lagos, Nigeria. BOOGIE HANDYMAN Get Professional Handymen in your neighborhood to get the Job Done!.
Xenom Energy is reviving petroleum supply chain in Africa thorugh providing a B2B marketplace for easy access to petroleum products in Africa. By connecting independent fuel station owners to Oil Marketers through our tech-enabled and operations driven platform.
Fixing inefficient supply chains for the independent station owners and providing a sales platform where Oil marketers can easily sell out their petroleum products. We also provide credit, branding services and expansion loans to both oil marketers and independent station owners for their stations.
We are currently operating in Kenya, Uganda, DRC Congo and South Sudan.. .
Kargo offers a smart loading dock to make operations intuitive and responsive using computer vision. It helps businesses to have full incoming and outgoing shipment visibility with real-time ASN verification.
The company’s autonomous material inspection tower scans moving labels and detects all internal RFID tags. Using AI and analytics businesses make better business and operational decisions.
Kargo was formerly known as Cognisense. It was founded in 2019 and based in San Francisco, California..
Snoonu is a personal concierge and delivery company based in Qatar. Snoonu was launch in two phases: Phase one, launched in April 2019 focuses on offline services personal concierge and door to door delivery.
Phase two, launched in October 2019 involves using the snoonu mobile eCommerce application to order products online. Snoonu will expand into a fully functional eCommerce website.
The delivery fee ranges from QR 10 and above depending on the customer’s location.. .
We aggregate ingredient reordering by aligning ordering schedules of local food entrepreneurs & establishments. We handle these needs through a lean distribution model that helps us keep our costs low.
We essentially provide a dedicated supply chain team in the process as well.. .
At F-drones, we are building the world’s first transition drone to enable aerial deliveries to ships and offshore platforms. Our unique design will have a combination of heavy payload and long-range capabilities that would put other existing delivery drones to shame.
With such incredible specs, our drone can still take-off vertically, fly like a fixed-wing aircraft, and land on a moving target. Consumer-grade drones are passe; We are building aviation-grade drones that would set high safety and reliability standards.
We aim to be the leader of heavy payload drone logistics across industries in 5 years.. .
MightyFly is enabling worldwide access to goods with fast, on-demand delivery services for businesses and consumers. We’re putting the infrastructure in place to connect remote locations together with long range, heavy cargo aircraft.
Many areas in the world today suffer from an inability to obtain critical and often urgently needed goods and supplies at an affordable cost. Our goal at MightyFly is to solve this problem through express, customized aerial drone delivery services.
MightyFly drones will transport cargo to multiple locations in a single flight across hundreds of miles of remote terrain that is difficult if not impossible to cross with trucks or other ground vehicles. We are developing vertical-takeoff-and-landing (VTOL) drones that fly more than 300 miles, and carry payloads in excess of 50 pounds at a fraction of the cost of helicopters.
Featuring automated cargo loading and unloading, and requiring no launch or recovery infrastructure, MightyFly drones will accommodate ad-hoc deliveries to undeveloped sites as well as servicing locations along established routes.. .