Our Innovation Analysts recently looked into emerging technologies and up-and-coming startups in the logistics industry. As there is a large number of startups working on a wide variety of solutions, we decided to share our insights with you. So, let’s take a look at promising eCommerce software solutions.
Heat Map: 5 Top eCommerce Software Startups
For our 5 picks of eCommerce software startups, we used a data-driven startup scouting approach to identify the most relevant solutions globally. The Global Startup Heat Map below highlights 5 interesting examples out of 208 relevant solutions. Depending on your specific needs, your top picks might look entirely different.
Anchanto – Warehouse Management
Managing the inventory helps speed up the process of moving items in accordance with the required purchase schedule to achieve the most optimized solutions without wasting time and efforts. Such warehouse management can be done by selecting the most effective distributive channel or packaging communication, and analyzing and offering the best picking mode. Singaporean Anchanto offers advanced e-warehouse management software that manages the inventory storage including racks, bins, and shelves to provide optimized storage usage for efficient order picking.
Wing – Shipping Software
Shipping software in combination with e-fulfillment services opens a market for retailers where they outsource the delivery of the product to the client by using the most cost-effective means of transportation, picking, inventory management, packaging, and communication with the customer. Paris-based Wing has a centralized stock which functions as a ship-from-store process taking the responsibility for collecting shipments, branding packaging, and final delivery.
ZenXL – Reverse Logistics
Reverse logistics optimizes the process of product returns by forecasting demand, reusing unopened boxes or unused products of good quality, repairing and fixing, recycling, recovering outdated products. Indian ZenXL offers the option of recycling the products that were returned by contacting the recycling vendors to achieve better sustainability.
Nektria – Route Planning
Route planning in terms of route optimization is another significant feature for e-commerce software in logistics. This feature can function with the help of accurate time measurement for each individual order and real-time and last-minute manual adjustments in the route. Barcelona-based Nektria is an optimized route planner that helps estimate the timing of the delivery and make necessary adjustments in the route as well as enables to simulate route scenarios to choose the most efficient one.
ParcelPerform – Logistics Analytics
By analyzing the information about the logistics service providers, it is easier to measure the performance rate of each carrier and optimize the delivery process. With the help of intelligent logistics dashboard, it is possible to get real-time data about the delivery, carrier, timing, number of delivered parcels per carrier or country, and to include this information in the management reporting. Singaporean ParcelPerform enables the client to control the performance rate of the chosen service provider by measuring the logistics KPIs, namely average timing of transit, individual performance rate by carrier, deliverability, and other aspects which can be added according to personal preferences.
What About The Other 203 Solutions?
While we believe data is key to creating insights it can be easy to be overwhelmed by it. Our ambition is to create a comprehensive overview and provide actionable innovation intelligence for your Proof of Concept (PoC), partnership, or investment targets. The 5 eCommerce software startups showcased above are promising examples out of 208 we analyzed for this article. To identify the most relevant solutions based on your specific criteria and collaboration strategy, get in touch.