Logistics Ltd. (MLL), one of India’s largest third-party logistics (3PL)
solution providers announced the strategic collaborations with ten innovative
technology start-ups during the Catapult Premier Day at Bengaluru.
Catapult incubator programme is one of the most ambitious technology-based
initiative of Mahindra Logistics. Six cohorts of Catapult 2.0 have been collaborating
with MLL over the last nine months and technology MVPs (pilots) were
successfully piloted during this period. MVPs were focused towards developing
sustainable solutions and enhancing operational efficiencies in the logistics
and mobility space.
Cohort 2.0 covered wide technology domains like Vision tech, Advanced
analytics, AI based optimizer, location-based monitoring tech and sustainable
last mile delivery solutions. Six startups that were part of Cohort 2.0 were
Accio Robotics, Linkeddots, Constems – AI, SenseGiz, Jidoka Technologies and
the premiere day expo, ten startups (cohort 1 & 2) showcased their
technology innovations that were validated. During the award ceremony,
“Strategic Collaboration Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs)” were signed with
eight start-ups – HiPer, Enmovil, KoiReader, Accio Robotics, Aurita Bikes,
Constem – AI, Linkeddots, and Sensegiz. The technology start-ups will be
integrated as part of MLL’s ‘Smart Automation Program’. These collaborations willaid
in enhancing operational efficiencies through real time deployment and
strengthen this platform for future innovators in the logistics industry.
Catapult Incubator focused on identifying technology solutions in the
Logistics, Supply Chain and Mobility space. The technological areas of focus
included: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), Blockchain,
Internet of Things (IoT), Robotics & Automation, Virtual reality (VR) &
Augmented Reality (AR), Drones, Big Data & Analytics, Low-Cost Hardware/
Connectivity/ GPS Based Solutions and E-Mobility Solutions. A total of 1000
start-ups registered for Catapult thus far.
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