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Startup Of The Week: Shippeo

Startup Of The Week: Shippeo

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The Covid-19 crisis has increased the need for supply-chain visibility. Facing tighter budgets, reductions in staff, curfews, complete lockdowns and unpredictable border closures, corporates are looking for ways to help mitigate transport delays and operational inefficiencies. That’s where Shippeo comes in. It uses automation and artificial intelligence to provide real-time insights into supply chains, tracking over 2.5 million trucks in 70 countries for logistics providers and companies in ten industry sectors, including retail, consumer goods, automotive and building materials. Customers include Carrefour, Total, Schneider Electric and Saint-Gobain.

About the author

Jennifer L. Schenker

Jennifer L. Schenker

Jennifer L. Schenker, an award-winning journalist, has been covering the global tech industry from Europe since 1985, working full-time, at various points in her career for the Wall Street Journal Europe, Time Magazine, International Herald Tribune, Red Herring and BusinessWeek. She is currently the editor-in-chief of The Innovator, an English-language global publication about the digital transformation of business. Jennifer was voted one of the 50 most inspiring women in technology in Europe in 2015 and 2016 and was named by Forbes Magazine in 2018 as one of the 30 women leaders disrupting tech in France. She has been a World Economic Forum Tech Pioneers judge for 20 years. She lives in Paris and has dual U.S. and French citizenship.