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Emerging Tech Research: Supply Chain Tech

Q3 2021

Emerging Tech Research: Supply Chain Tech

December 1, 2021

Emerging Tech Research: Supply Chain Tech
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Supply chain tech startups aren’t wasting a crisis

An abrupt shift in buying patterns stemming from the pandemic has caused havoc up and down the supply chain, and startups are pouncing on the opportunity.

Our Q3 installment of Emerging Tech Research on supply chain tech breaks down how venture capital is chasing solutions that bring order to a highly fragmented ecosystem.

Key takeaways
 
  • VC investment into supply chain tech posted another strong quarter, with $7.8 billion added in Q3.
 
  • VC investment in maritime tech startups is on the rise as the industry races to fill its technology gap.
 
  • We see opportunity in freight and delivery aggregators that provide booking platforms for shippers and carriers.
 
  • Supply chain startups are helping global corporations assess and improve the sustainability of their supply chains.

This report was reuploaded on December 3, 2021, to fix a typo on page 16.

Table of Contents
Vertical overview 3
Q3 2021 timeline 4
Supply chain tech VC ecosystem market map 5
Emerging opportunities 13
Middle- and final-mile delivery aggregators 14
Innovation in maritime 16
Tracing sustainable supply chains 18
Select company highlights 20
OneRail 21
Circulor 22
Greywing 23