Holisol launches AI powered supply chain platform

Delhi headquartered Holisol Logistics in partnership with Cogneau Systems has launched ‘Verdis’ (Virtual Data ScientistTM), an Artificial Intelligence platform focused on the supply chain function. Verdis, has been built to operate even in the most complex functional environments such as those present in retail and automotive industries and has the capabilities to help organisations balance between the twin challenges of responsiveness and efficiency by bringing in higher visibility, predictability and control over their key performance parameters. Rahul Dogar, Co-founder of Holisol Logistics, said, ‘Verdis is a powerful, AI driven supply chain…

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FrieghtBro to assist German port in creating digital platform

FreightBro Logistics has partnered with Port Of Wilhelmshaven, Germany, as their official digital partner with an aim to facilitate trade and digital transformation of shipping. Port Of Wilhelmshaven is the first port to be a part of FreightBro’s official partner ecosystem that consists of all major shipping lines, transporters, insurance companies, trade, and finance entities. The partnership promises both Port of Wilhelmshaven and FreightBro access to each other’s market and connection with stakeholders in respective countries. Shipping through Port of Wilhelmshaven will prove to be lucrative for forwarders on the…

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“ Sales of tech devices picking up in non-metro circles”

US based technology firm, Zebra Technologies, is known for its solutions particularly aligned to the retail, e-commerce and logistics sectors. The company has been in consistent innovative mode vis-à-vis its popular offerings like barcode scanners, hand held devices and printers. Deep Agarwal, Regional Sales Director (Indian sub-continent) explains  the broader business trends and company’s strategy to make a mark in India in a conversation with Ritwik Sinha. Edited excerpts …      A recent report by a research agency on bar code scanners and printers maintain that the sales volume…

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EVs to comprise 50% of Blowhorn’s fleet by 2022

Tech-logistics start up Blowhorn has announced plans to move 50% of its fleet to eco-friendly mobility solutions like EVs, Hybrid vehicles, CNG by the end of 2021 and 100% by 2025. The company stated that it has a dedicated team building out a robust action plan to make this ambitious goal practicable. The company maintains that it has over the past several months held advanced discussions with multiple stakeholders including several EV and battery manufacturers, technologies targeting EV alternatives, and the broader mobility ecosystem. To underscore its commitment, Blowhorn also…

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Meatigo plans more distribution hubs to expand its reach

 Meatigo, the premium free meat delivery service based out of Delhi/NCR and Mumbai, has planned to target two more cities namely Bangalore and Pune with over 25+ distribution hubs. Meatigo provides an end to end supply chain model that starts from procuring fresh meats to processing, storage and last mile delivery. The company claims temperature control 0-4 °C at every step of the supply chain till the final delivery to the consumer. All the meats are vacuum packed and sealed using the latest German Technology that maintains the freshness, texture…

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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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