Moving Quickly: Deals To Supply Chain & Logistics Tech Startups Spike Upwards

Deals To Supply Chain & Logistics Tech Startups Spike Upwards
By CB Insights.

From freight and last-mile delivery, to warehouse and inventory management, startups are gunning for the supply chain & logistics industry. 2016 is already a record year for dollars invested in the space, having exceeded 2015 funding totals by 70% to-date (through 10/19/2016). A flurry of mega-deals to Asian logistics companies such as CainiaoBest Logistics, and Go-Jek helped drive the funding gains in the year.

At the current run rate, 2016 deal count is also on track to surpass last year’s total.

Using CB Insights data, we examined investment activity from 2012 to 2016 year-to-date in the supply chain and logistics tech space.

We define this category broadly to include companies that use software to improve efficiency across the supply chain and logistics ecosystems. However, we exclude on-demand companies restricted to specific verticals (e.g., we do not include those companies focused exclusively on restaurant or grocery delivery, or consumer moving companies).

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