Autotech Council's Spotlight Series meetings are open to the public, and follow the member meeting format of rapid-fire tech introductions. This month, up to 4 startups in the Long Haul segment will introduce the Autotech Council community to their ideas and technologies in our virtual meeting room hosted by Avanta Ventures.
Silicon Valley, California, October 26 2021/Meeting Recap/
In our final Spotlight Series meeting from the Autotech Council, hosted by Avanta Ventures, we discussed long-haul trucking, logistics, and heard from four fast-growing startups in the space. We learned a few key facts:
Which is why some of the solutions we saw were so fascinating. Technology layers, provided as a Service can help supply meet demand, or enhance logistics, and also improve the situation for drivers. For example,
The solutions we heard today will help fill latent capacity, increased driver satisfaction AND efficiency, and will help grow the supply by enabling smaller trucking companies to compete. The timing is great, as drivers are few, and logistics and shipping bottlenecks are affecting multiple nations worldwide.
Thanks to Avanta for hosting this series of spotlight meetings and to Microsoft for joining Avanta on today's question panel. If you’d like to connect with any of the companies who presented their solutions on operations, aggregation, autonomous trucking and cargo marketplace you can find their presentations and contact details in the library (link below).