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In our white paper we present the direct benefits and impact of fintech on the logistics industry. Best practices and future developments show the opportunities of financial innovation for the logistics industry. Three application domains Traditionally, innovation in the Netherlands has been organised according to industries, creating...

Introduction   The logistics industry is reaching a tipping point where robotics, advanced analytics and drones are becoming ubiquitous in warehouses worldwide. The advent of massive online retail has influenced the industry in such a way that optimization has become synonymous with digitizing and automating large swathes...

PSP implementation can be difficult because different PSPs offer varying services across several levels of expertise. Different modules support merchants in different ways. Niche market PSPs and broader actors also complicate the choice. As such, it is most important to first understand what payment services are wanted...

As part of the Logistics & Fintech program, we identified existing examples of fintech companies working with the logistics industry, or best practices. The goal was to be able to show concrete examples of success stories for future collaborations between fintech and logistics companies to...

  The test will take place in December 2017. Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) is one of Japan’s biggest shipping companies, and their partners in the proof-of-concept to streamline international trade flows include IBM Japan. The project will use Hyperledger’s Fabric blockchain framework to carry out trade...

Receiving timely and reliable payment is a major challenge in the logistics industry. Much invoicing is still done via paper and payment due dates are often set far into the future. Even in cases when invoicing is digized, companies cannot always find the right payment...

Fleet funding is an important area of financing in logistics, but traditional lenders, such as banks, have not been able to meet the needs of the entire industry. In particular, credit is not always widely available or readily accessible. Fortunately, financial technology is providing promising alternatives...