Driver Safe Mobile App launched

Society for Automotive Fitness & Environment (SAFE), a SIAM initiative, in association with Ministry of Road Transport & Highways and Transport Department, Government of Jharkhand, organised the 20th edition of SAFE Annual Convention in Ranchi, Jharkhand last week. On the occasion, SIAM and the Automotive Skills Development Council (ASDC) launched “Driver Safe App” which is a platform to recognize, reward and incentivize people with good driving behaviour. This app is designed to provide better knowledge to the drivers to prevent road accidents and can detect a driver’s way of driving, the driving pattern and…

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FarEye launches real-time dynamic routing to support hyper-local deliveries

FarEye has announced the launch of AI-based real-time dynamic routing feature to empower on-time and cost-effective deliveries which will majorly impact the hyperlocal and grocery delivery industry that demands quick turn-around-time. The technology empowers businesses to minimize empty mile journeys, eliminate vehicle idling time and optimize the productivity of delivery executives by assigning them highly efficient routes. According to a company release, a key area where FarEye’s real-time dynamic routing would make a difference is in fleet utilization. FarEye’s engine addresses the most exhaustive constraints that disrupt transportation operations. Some of these…

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RailYatri is now the top-recalled travel brand

RailYatri has been rated number one in organic recall amongst travel apps in India, leaving behind all the leading travel platforms in the OTA and multi-modal intercity transportation sectors. RailYatri now leads the chart with 17.4 million monthly organic users, toppling the likes of MakeMyTrip which now stands second with 16.3 million followed by Cleartrip with 13.5 million monthly organic users. The user numbers are basis SEMRush, a 3rd party site that is a standard to measure users. RailYatri currently offers Train, IntrCity SmartBus besides Food-on-Train and has been a leader…

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Meat brand ZappFresh expands its footprints

Popular meat brand ZappFresh has launched its operations in Chandigarh Tricity. With this launch, ZappFresh now has a direct footprint in eight cities across India which includes Delhi, Gurugram, Noida, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Chandigarh, Mohali and Panchkula. ZappFresh claims to have developed a fully integrated sourcing and delivery supply chain which translates into a consistent and superior experience for consumers. Commenting on the launch, Deepanshu Manchanda, Co-Founder and CEO, ZappFresh, said, “Today’s urban consumers are increasingly getting discerning about the quality of food they purchase. For the meat lovers, this has…

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FreightBro launches dedicated app for freight forwarders

FreightBro, a freight technology start-up, has launched a dedicated app to optimize the freight forwarding process, save time and increase efficiency. The user-friendly app has features to discover global rates and schedules instantly, create instant quotes and monitor activity, accept bookings online, manage shipment life cycle and track cargo at a single touch of the screen. The app can be downloaded via the App Store and Google Play. With the launch of the app, FreightBro is aiming to simplify the complexities of the logistics industry using technology to empower freight…

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FarEye setting up base in the US market

FarEye, the supply chain tech start-up, has announced the appointment of Larry Klimczyk as President, Americas. He will be responsible for the expansion and growth of FarEye customers and solutions throughout the region. This is one of the key steps in FarEye’s strategy to expand its business foothold in the region and build a strong local team. With Gaurav Srivastava moving to the USA, the organization plans to hire more industry experts and open a local office in Chicago to be closer to its growing customer base. “We are very excited to welcome Larry, a…

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Start-ups hail Modi government’s victory

In its first tenure, Narendra Modi led NDA government had given a decisive push to kicstart a start-up culture in the country. And its emphatic comeback has enthused the representatives of the start-ups sphere who are now hoping that the growth journey of the technology led new enterprises would be further bolstered. Rashi Gupta, Co-founder & Chief Data Scientist at Rezo.AI said,  ” We look forward to the next 5 years of the new government and are positive that it will continue its focus and support to the startup ecosystem; especially…

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Lowe’s acquires retail analytics platform from Boomerang Commerce

Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) has announced accelerating its technology capabilities and focus on driving strong retail fundamentals by acquiring the Retail Analytics platform from Boomerang Commerce. The technology will be integrated into the company’s core retail business and bolster strategic and data-driven pricing and merchandise assortment decisions across Lowe’s businesses. The platform provides a retail analytics solution that processes product and pricing datasets to convert them to insights and actions. The acquisition is designed to assist in modernizing and digitizing Lowe’s approach to pricing. “One of the key components…

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Oracle updates Supply Chain Management cloud offering

To help organizations design and operate efficient and agile supply chains, Oracle has  announced a series of logistics management updates to Oracle Supply Chain Management (SCM) Cloud. The updates include a new logistics network modeling product and enhanced transportation management and global trade management capabilities. The company claims the latest innovations will help customers drive better business outcomes by enhancing supply chain responsiveness, optimizing shipments and asset utilization, and improving productivity across global supply chains.   “Expectations are not only increasing, they also are constantly evolving. To meet these demands, organizations…

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Locus gets $22 million funding support

Artificial Intelligence backed supply chain solution provider Locus (https://www.locus.sh/) has secured $22 million in (Series B) funding. The fresh funding has primarily been infused by Falcon Edge Capital & Tiger Global Management while existing investors Exfinity Venture Partners and Blume Ventures also participated in the second round. Locus’ premier logistics optimization solutions include route optimization, real-time tracking of orders, insights and analytics, dynamic sales journey plans, and automated shipment sorting. Locus is focussed on solving complex real-world logistics problems like increasing First Attempt Delivery Rate (FADR) for e-commerce companies, sales…

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