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.

Treepz founder Onyeka Akumah on how to succeed in transportation tech

TechCrunch

In sub-Saharan Africa, only 33% of the urban population has access to public transportation, compared to 75% in Europe and North America, according to UN statistics. Treepz founder Onyeka Akumah on how to succeed in transportation tech by Rebecca Bellan originally published on TechCrunch.

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

TechCrunch

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

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

TechCrunch

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.

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

TechCrunch

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.

innovating the public transportation experience: 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. The post innovating the public transportation experience: q&a with Wyatt Dike from E-Team, VertX Advertising appeared first on VentureWell.

Burro raises $10.9M for autonomous produce field transport

TechCrunch

Burro first crossed our path during our 2020 robotics event, when the agtech company competed in our pitch off. The company (which used to go by the decidedly less fun name Augean) appears to be moving up in the world, announcing a $10.9 million Series A raise this week.

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.

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

TechCrunch

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

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

TechCrunch

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

TechCrunch

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

TechCrunch

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 The Construction Index] Mass transport for the post-Covid world

OurCrowd

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.

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

OurCrowd

The post [Virgin Hyperloop One in Intelligent Transport] Industry stakeholders sign agreement to support the development of hyperloop in Europe appeared first on OurCrowd Blog.

[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

OurCrowd

House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee on Emerging Mass Transportation Technology appeared first on OurCrowd Blog.

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

OurCrowd

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.

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

Angel Capital Association

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.

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

TechCrunch

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.

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

OurCrowd

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.

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

OurCrowd

“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.

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

TechCrunch

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.

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

OurCrowd

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.

Hyundai Motor eyes acquisition of Korean lidar-free self-driving startup 42dot

TechCrunch

stake in the three-year-old startup, whereas 42dot’s co-founder and chief executive Chang-Hyeon Song, who interestingly also leads the transportation-as-a-service (TaaS) team at Hyundai Motor, held a 36.19% stake as of December 2021, according to 42dot’s regulatory filing.

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

OurCrowd

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.

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

TechCrunch

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.

Drover AI is using computer vision to keep scooter riders off sidewalks

TechCrunch

” Drover has been receiving interest from transportation agencies like Transport for London, as well as insurance companies that want this kind of granular data to understand how new mobility modes are being used in the infrastructure.

Investors detail their red (and green) flags for startups seeking venture dollars

TechCrunch

The past few months have hit the startup community where it hurts — the balance sheet. With inflation rates at record highs, a recession on the horizon and threats of a long winter by venture capital giants like SoftBank , VC money is becoming harder to come by.

Bolt Mobility has vanished, leaving e-bikes, unanswered calls behind in several US cities

TechCrunch

Bolt Mobility (not to be confused with the European transportation super app also named Bolt ) was on what appeared to be a growth streak about 18 months ago. That license was even renewed in 2022, said Bryan Davis, senior transportation planner of the county. . “We

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

OurCrowd

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.

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

TechCrunch

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.

Can the algorithms that ride-hailing and delivery startups use be fair?

TechCrunch

Apps Robotics & AI Startups TC Transportation AI algorithm artificial intelligence delivery EC Future of Work EC Mobility Software ethics gig economy gig workers labor machine learning on-demand delivery ride hailing transparency transportation

[Freightos in American Journal of Transportation] American Airlines Cargo expands WebCargo bookings to include US network

OurCrowd

The post [Freightos in American Journal of Transportation] American Airlines Cargo expands WebCargo bookings to include US network appeared first on OurCrowd Blog. American Airlines Cargo now offers customers full access to its U.S.

ChargerHelp co-founder, CEO Kameale C. Terry is heading to TC Sessions: Mobility 2021

TechCrunch

Each year TechCrunch brings together founders, investors, CEOs and engineers who are working on all things transportation and mobility. Thousands of electric vehicle charging stations will be built around the country over the next decade. ChargerHelp! founded in January 2020 by Kameale C.