Ryder supports Plug and Play’s supply chain and logistics accelerator program


LBR Staff Writer
Published 29 November 2017

Ryder System has collaborated with Plug and Play to support development of advanced supply chain and logistics startups.

Plug and Play is a global startup ecosystem and venture fund, which is specialized in the development of early-to-growth stage technology startups in 12 verticals.

Ryder is sponsoring Plug and Play to focus on accelerating projects in different industries, helping to provide effective supply chain management and logistical operations in different businesses.

Ryder will work with a select group of startups to offer executive mentoring, technical expertise and pilot startup solutions within its own operations.

Ryder participated in Plug and Play’s 2017 Fall Summit in the US, where it was an ecosystem corporate sponsor of the supply chain and logistics accelerator program.

The supply chain and logistics accelerator program is one of 12 accelerator programs, which Plug and Play is said to facilitate across multiple industries and solutions

Ericsson, Maersk, Panasonic, BASF, Prologis, and DHL are also the sponsors of the Plug and Play supply chain and logistics accelerator program.

RyderShare is a cloud-based platform, which offers real-time shipment visibility, predictive alerts, and exception dashboards.

Ryder global supply chain solutions president Steve Sensing said: “Ryder is constantly looking for new ways to promote innovation and efficiency within our customers’ supply chain operations and this latest partnership with Plug and Play will help us accomplish just that by accelerating the development of some of the greatest emerging technologies to date.”

Plug and Play founder and CEO Saeed Amidi said: “Plug and Play is proud to receive support and industry expertise from Ryder as the newest addition to our Plug and Play Supply Chain & Logistics program.”

Image: Ryder and Plug and Play will involve in the development of supply chain and logistics startups. Photo: courtesy of Ryder System, Inc.

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