Gefco and Techstars to collaborate on "supply chain of the future"

By James Henderson
Industrial supply chain services firm Gefco has announced a partnership with Techstars, a worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed, which it s...

Industrial supply chain services firm Gefco has announced a partnership with Techstars, a worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed, which it says will allow it to connect with the “supply chain of the future”.  

Gefco said the collaboration represents a unique opportunity to leverage the expertise of Techstars team in the field of entrepreneurship and innovation, and its industry know-how to the programme.

The partnership will enable Gefco to:

  • Collaborate with highly promising start-ups, that are driving major industry transformations, on concrete user cases and disruptive business models
  • Amplify transformation already initiated on work models and group culture through start-up pilots and start-up accelerator programme
  • Access a network of talented entrepreneurs, industry and innovation experts.

The company said it is focused in boosting new ideas and accelerating project execution to bring major evolutions in the logistics and transport industry.

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Start-ups involved in the following fields are encouraged to apply to the Techstars Paris programme: route or flow optimisation analytics that increase asset utilisation rate; distributed block chain software that can bring paperless e-services to the logistics ecosystem; and new intelligent trackers and connected sensors that can bring new services or improve operations efficiency.

“We are very pleased to partner with Techstars, an accelerator with an exceptional track record in supporting growing start-ups,” Luc Nadal, Chairman of Gefco’s Management Board, said.

“Thanks to our agreement, Gefco will have a unique opportunity to connect with dedicated entrepreneurs around the world to explore and invest in the supply chain of the future.”

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