From flying drones to autonomous shipping technology, these emerging startups signal what the future of supply chain and logistics could look like.
Startups that aim to increase transparency and automation in supply chain and logistics processes are gaining traction.
While later-stage startups like Flexport, have made headlines for bringing innovation to the notoriously low-tech industry, investments into early-stage startups constitute more than half of all supply chain and logistics startup deals, which are on pace to collectively raise approximately $15B in 2019.
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Examples of early-stage startups include Everledger, which uses blockchain to better track the provenance of assets like diamonds, providing visibility over the entire supply chain, or Ike Robotics, which brings autonomous technology to the trucking space.