7 EO members share how to mitigate rising transportation costs and shipping delays

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Global supply chain issues, increased transportation costs and shipping delays are an ongoing post-pandemic problem. Our small business has absolutely been impacted by higher transportation costs and shipping delays. Transportation costs pose challenges on both ends.

McEasy is digitizing Indonesia’s logistics, transportation and supply chain industries

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Its software and smart tracker, called Vehicle Smart Management System, has been adopted by users like passenger buses, freight forwarding services and refrigerated vehicles used to transport pharmaceuticals, meat, seafood, dairy and frozen foods.

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Bolt raises $709M at an $8.4B valuation to expand its transportation and food delivery super app

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” He added that Bolt is working on partnering with more city governments to build out its services as part of their updated transportation strategies.

Student transportation startup Z?m to add 10,000 EVs to its platform

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m , a startup that provides optimized transportation services for school-age children, has announced the close of a $130 million Series D raise, bringing its total funding to more than $200 million. ” Transportation is one of a school district’s biggest costs.

Shift5 raises $50M to defend transport networks from cyberattacks

TechCrunch

You might not think much about the train or the airplane that gets you from one place to another, but behind any transportation link is a vast sprawling network of electronics, devices and data that keep trains on the tracks and planes in the sky.

IFC backs Bolt with $24M to expand its transportation network in emerging markets

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Bolt , an Uber competitor that is building an international on-demand network of services to transport people, food and other items in cars, scooters and bikes across Europe and Africa, has picked up some strategic funding today to continue expanding its business in emerging markets.

innovating the public transportation experience: q&a with Wyatt Dike from E-Team, VertX Advertising

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Wyatt Dike of E-Team, VertX Advertising, is developing antimicrobial coatings for use in public transportation that double as advertising space. The post innovating the public transportation experience: q&a with Wyatt Dike from E-Team, VertX Advertising appeared first on VentureWell.

Bolt raises $182M to expand its on-demand transportation network in Europe and Africa

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on gross merchandise value (GMV: the total figure transacted on Bolt’s platform), à la the recently listed DoorDash, than it is closer to “others” in the transport space that are seeing valuations closer to 0.5x

i2E-backed SendaRide expands healthcare transportation service beyond Oklahoma

Innovation 2 Enterprise

When it comes to metrics, the customer growth story from SendaRide, a young Oklahoma company that provides customized, concierge, non-emergency medical transportation, packs a punch. The company is seeing a ground swell of interest from other organizations that serve populations with safe and secure transportation needs — churches, senior centers, adult daycare, oncology centers, and even organizations that help people re-enter the work force and need transport to interviews.

Z?m wins $150M from San Francisco schools to modernize and electrify student transport

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m, a startup that wants to upgrade student transportation, a five-year $150 million contract to modernize its transport service throughout the district. m says this contract will mark the first time SFUSD has updated its transportation solution in 40 years.

Optibus picks up $107M for an AI-based planning and operations platform aimed at mass transportation

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It provides tools to visualize and predict movement alongside different transportation options, fitting in with the shift that many cities are making to encouraging multi-modal travel covering buses, trains, bikes, scooters and walking to offset traffic congestion from single-passenger cars.

preventing the spread of germs in public transportation: q&a with Wyatt Dike from E-Team, VertX Advertising

Venture Well

Wyatt Dike of E-Team, VertX Advertising, is developing antimicrobial coatings for use in public transportation that double as advertising space.

Canadian startup Rose Rocket raises Series A to scale its transport software business

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Freight transportation-focused Rose Rocket recently raised a $25 million round. The Toronto-based startup calls the round a Series A, with Addition Capital and Shine Capital leading the deal.

FlixMobility raises $650M+ at a $3B valuation to double down on buses and other transport in the US

TechCrunch

As consumers around the world slowly start to get moving again — fingers crossed that new waves of COVID-19 cases do not set that back — one of the big players in on-demand mass transportation services is announcing a growth round to move with them.

[Virgin Hyperloop One in Intelligent Transport] Industry stakeholders sign agreement to support the development of hyperloop in Europe

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[Virgin Hyperloop One in The Construction Index] Mass transport for the post-Covid world

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Hyperloop is being heralded as the first new form of public transportation in more than a century. The post [Virgin Hyperloop One in The Construction Index] Mass transport for the post-Covid world appeared first on OurCrowd.

Boundary Layer wants to steal air freight’s lunch and transport it by water instead

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The world’s largest cargo ships can transport some 24,000 containers in one go. The crux of the matter is that containerized transportation can make shipping an order of magnitude more efficient. One for the transportation nerds.

[Virgin Hyperloop One in FreightWaves] Virgin Hyperloop wants to revolutionize freight transport

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The post [Virgin Hyperloop One in FreightWaves] Virgin Hyperloop wants to revolutionize freight transport appeared first on OurCrowd Blog. Virgin Hyperloop wants to accelerate the global supply chain using battery-powered pods gliding through sealed tubes at speeds of up to 670 mph.

[Virgin Hyperloop One in GlobeNewswire] CEO and Co-Founder of Virgin Hyperloop Speaks to U.S. House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee on Emerging Mass Transportation Technology

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Onboard Dynamics Is Leading the Transition to Next Generation Transportation Fuels, Reducing Emissions, and Driving Down Energy Costs

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By: Sarah Dickey, ACA Membership Director Cutting-edge clean energy company wins Luis Villalobos Award, Technology category, from Angel Capital Association The United States has abundant access to domestic natural gas, but we have struggled for decades to find scalable, economic ways to leverage natural gas as a transportation fuel, despite its environmental and efficiency benefits. Today, the transportation sector remains one of the largest contributors to U.S.

What You Can Learn from DH2 Chauffeured Transportation's Founder

Smart Hustle Magazine

During the interview, she shared how she started the chauffeured transportation company and what she was doing to succeed. PC: DH2 Chauffeured Transportation. Fast forward to the present, she is working as CEO of DH2 Chauffeured Transportation, and her husband is COO of the company.

[SkyTran in Urban Transport News] Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Strategic invests $26.76 million in SkyTran, USA

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Mumbai, India (Urban Transport News): Reliance Strategy Business Ventures Limited (RSBVL), a subsidiary company of Billionaire Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries’ on Sunday said that is has acquired an additional equity stake in US-based SkyTran Inc.

Optibus taps $100M at a $1.3B valuation for its AI-based mass transit operations platform

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billion, which the Israeli startup says makes it the first “unicorn” in the public transportation tech space. Optibus’s rise underscores to a critical moment for the world of public transportation.

[Superpedestrian in Medium] LINK Partnering With Seattle to Expand Access to Sustainable Transport

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“It’s an honor to become a part of Seattle’s transportation system,” says Assaf Biderman, Founder and CEO. “ The post [Superpedestrian in Medium] LINK Partnering With Seattle to Expand Access to Sustainable Transport appeared first on OurCrowd Blog.

[Virgin Hyperloop One in Intelligent Transport] Building for the future: why hyperloop could revolutionise public transport

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Virgin Hyperloop CEO Josh Giegel explains why hyperloop technology can change the way we travel forever, and reveals an increased receptiveness to the new mode of transport at a hearing he testified at last month.

Nigerian shared mobility startup Shuttlers raises $1.6M, plans pan-African expansion

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Shared transportation in Nigeria, Africa’s largest country by population, is a thriving business, at least when done the conventional way: offline. The founder was born in Lagos but grew up in Ibadan, a neighbouring city with a less chaotic transportation system than Lagos.

Robotaxi rivals Pony and WeRide join Chinese ride-hailing service OnTime’s $153M round

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Toyota, an investor in Pony , is considered Pony’s close partner, but the Japanese auto giant probably doesn’t enjoy the same breadth of resources as GAC in China, where public transportation is largely owned by the government.

Aurora expands autonomous freight pilot with FedEx in Texas

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Shipments carried out on its first commercial lane between Dallas and Houston have all been delivered on time 100% of the time, according to Aurora, which noted that it has provided thousands of FedEx customers with autonomously transported packages.

[Virgin Hyperloop in Urban Transport News] Hyperloop transportation projects in India

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The hyperloop transportation system is an untested but next-generation version of the public and freight transport system of the world which can make commuting faster than an airplane.

Superpedestrian, Voi among the latest micromobility layoffs

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Apps Startups Transportation micromobility Superpedestrian tech layoffs transportation Voi VOI TechnologyAs layoffs tear through the startup world, the micromobility industry, which has long struggled to be profitable, is getting hit.

The US is about to get serious about EVs

TechCrunch

The trend holds outside transportation, too — Americans didn’t embrace mobile phones at first, but subscription rates continue to grow domestically while they’ve plateaued or dropped in more zealous countries. For most of the last decade, Americans largely ignored electric vehicles.

Ghost kitchens ride into college campuses on the backs of delivery bots

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Joby Aviation partners with Japanese airline to launch air taxi service

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Toyota Motor Corporation will be partnering with the two companies, as well, in order to explore ways to connect the air taxis to ground-based transportation. Department of Transportation by signing a G-1, or stage four, Certification Basis for its aircraft.

Arrival’s Avinash Rugoobur to reveal EV built with Uber at TC Sessions: Mobility 2022

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TC Session: Mobility 2022 breaks through the hype and goes beyond the headlines to discover how merging technology and transportation will affect a broad swath of industries, cities and the people who work and live in them. Arrival, a U.K.-based

Here’s what’s happening on day 1 of TC Sessions: Mobility

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Get ready for two days of programming dedicated to taking a deeper dive into the future of transportation and to meet the people who are shaping it. Automotive Events GreenTech Logistics Startups TC Transportation Venture Capital mobility tc events TC Sessions: Mobility 2022 transportation

[Virgin Hyperloop One in Gulf News] Super-speed transporter Virgin Hyperloop to showcase passenger and cargo pods at Expo 2020

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Dubai: US futuristic transporter Virgin Hyperloop will showcase a full-scale hyperloop cargo pod and a cutaway passenger pod as part of DP World’s pavilion at Expo 2020.

Seadronix aims to reduce marine accidents at port and sea with AI

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