UPS has partnered with AstroLabs, a capability building company committed to developing the digital ecosystem in the MENA region.
Together, the two organizations hosted the Smart Logistics Challenge in Dubai, UAE, inviting start-ups and entrepreneurs from across the world to present innovative solutions that can help solve the industry’s critical challenges.
“Innovation is a core part of our purpose at UPS and the Smart Logistics Challenge enabled us to demonstrate this further as we worked with entrepreneurs and start-ups to come up with unique ways to solve industry challenges,” commented Alan Williams, UPS VP, Expo 2020 Dubai.
The event drew a range of solutions, offering a more connected customer experience, last-mile optimization, automated correction of delivery addresses, address geocoding, use of blockchain solutions for customs compliance and many more.
“The future of order-to-cash process is Autonomous. There is no better opportunity than EXPO 2020 Dubai where we would showcase our innovation to the world in partnership with a global logistics leader like UPS,” remarked Ashutosh Prasad, Founder & CEO, KoiReader.