The UK SME enables deliveries on-demand by monetising commuters daily movements. It connects commuters and travellers with package senders throughout the globle offering simple, secure and cost-effective delivery. The start-up believes the movements of people can be used to provide a more efficient and sustainable delivery platform across cities around the globe. The company is looking for a services agreement with transport companies in the area of Manchester, London and Paris.
The London based SME creates a more efficient delivery system by harnessing the power of technology to connect commuters with businesses and people needing packages delivered. Commuters move in and out city centres on a daily basis. Leveraging such a network of commuters allows for one of most effective and greenest way to move items from point A to B. The company developed an app with an algorithm that would match the company's community to packages' delivery closest to their frequented routes. This shared eco-system allows for the modernisation of the dated logistics industry. The company is looking for transport companies to establish a services agreement partnership. The potential partners should be able to share with the start-up their travellers database that the company will use as new potential commuters of its platform. The partner will retain a percentage when a transaction will be done by one of this travellers, or otherwise the partner will get paid a fixed fee for a certain number of data shared. For the moment the company is interested in the area of Manchester, London and Paris, but has the aim of extend its services across all Europe.
Innovations and advantages
Logistic provider's are currently expensive and also time-consuming in the arranging process. In order to modernise the logistics industry, the startup is creating a community where anyone can move packages from point A to B, safely, economically and effectively. With everyone having a smartphone in their pocket and moving in more economic way, the logistics industry needs to adapt to the new generation. The main advantages of this innovation are: - The start-up provides a solution which is easy to use, affordable, and energy efficient (green); - travellers can find a way to get paid for their travels, reducing their daily travel costs across London and UK; - the delivery will happen faster and cheaper than the traditional shipping methods.
01004003 Applications for Transport and Logistics
Market application codes
09001007 Other transportation
Area of partner's activity
The partner is any kind of transport company which is able to share with the start-up its travellers database or can put in touch the start-up with its travellers. In this way the company will be able to enlarge its community of travellers registered in its platform. The partner will retain a percentage when a transaction will be do by one of this travellers, or otherwise can get paid a fixed amount for a certain number of data shared with the start-up. The start-up is lauching its first pilot, it already has about 50 travellers community and it is currently starting operating in the area of Manchester, London and Paris. The ideal partner is a transport company which is able to share with the start-up its travellers database or can put in touch the start-up with its travellers. In this way the company will be able to enlarge its community of travellers registered in its platform. The partner will retain a percentage when a transaction will be do by one of this travellers. Moreover, the partner can use the start-up plaform as a new opportunity and service to be offered to its clients.