Fast-Paced, Exciting Demonstrations
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 | Demo Day (Day 1)
Confirmed Demo Day Participants
Demo Day presenting companies include: Fleet Complete, Phillips Technologies, Microsoft, Project 44, Fr8 Network, and more! Subscribe to FreightWaves for daily updates on freight and transportation news, including announcements on exciting new Demo Day participants. Demo Day company articles will also be linked below.
With PEIR™ (Photo Equipment Interchange Receipt) there are no more “missed” damages or questions about when, where and the condition of the equipment at the point of interchange. PEIR™ streamlines the inspection and documentation into a quick and reliable mobile process.
Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT”) is the worldwide leader in software, services, devices and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential.
Phillips Connect Technologies
Phillips Connect Technologies’ newest product line, TrailerNet brings smart products from the most respected brands in the industry together through one central hub and just one data plan. The goal is to provide drivers and fleets with an up to the second view of their most valuable assets.
LoadBlock is an all-in-one load board, invoice management, and invoice factoring platform for carriers and shippers. LoadBlock leverages the Ethereum blockchain to facilitate Bill of Lading smart contracts, decentralized invoice factoring, and immutable credit rating protocols
Learning Machine provides a secure platform to issue records in a format that is tamper proof, recipient owned, and independently verifiable. Learning Machine partners with governments, companies, and school systems to deploy secure credentialing systems that leverage the blockchain as a secure anchor of trust. To ensure the longevity and interoperability of these records, they are ongoing contributors to standards communities, including Blockcerts, IMS Global, and the W3C.
Fleet Complete (formally Complete Innovations) was founded in 1998 and incorporated in 2000 by Tony Lourakis & Andrew Merisanu. Today, Fleet Complete is recognized as one of the fastest-growing telematics providers in the world, delivering industry-leading GPS fleet and asset tracking technology and cloud-based mobile workforce solutions.
Profit Tools is a technology innovator in intermodal transportation optimization solutions. The company was founded in 1995 with a goal to create an intermodal trucking software package that could serve as a complete operations management system for “flexible service” carriers.
Spireon is a vehicle intelligence company that provides visibility and insights from connected vehicles to help businesses run smarter, and people drive safer. By equipping cars, trucks, trailers and other mobile equipment with aftermarket GPS devices and sensors, Spireon products aim to make any mobile asset a connected vehicle.
project44 is a logistics technology company that’s changing the way the transportation industry communicates and shares data. project44’s software is designed to allow companies to transmit data across their shipment workflow — creating end-to-end visibility and improved efficiency.
Riskpulse is a predictive and prescriptive analytics company that helps its clients strengthen their financial and physical operations globally. Riskpulse operates under the mission to “synchronize commerce and climate .” Today, Riskpulse scores more than 2 million shipments per year for the likes of AB, Unilever and MillerCoors.
Kamion uses analytics and machine learning to analyze the available data and provide both dispatcher and driver with smart routing and delivery time predictions. The company also uses deep learning — a technique also used by google to recognize specific videos — to build a sophisticated model of each individual driver and accurately predict delivery times, delays and driving patterns.
Fullbay is a cloud-based management software designed specifically for managers of heavy-duty mechanic shops. Fullbay developers have 20 years of experience in the diesel repair industry and have intertwined this experience into every aspect of the software with one goal in mind: make managing a heavy-duty mechanic shop easier.
ORBCOMM (Nasdaq: ORBC) is a global leader and innovator in the industrial Internet of Things (IoT), providing solutions that connect businesses to their assets to deliver increased visibility and operational efficiency. The company offers a broad set of asset monitoring and control solutions, including seamless satellite and cellular connectivity, unique hardware and powerful applications, all backed by end-to-end customer support, from installation to deployment to customer care.
LogisticsExchange (LE) developed a digital platform that provides insights into future rates — a valuable resource for transportation buyers and service providers. These data, combined with LE’s digital contracting tools, allows market participants to improve risk management and service and cost reliability
Present your new technology or product in 7-minutes or less. Long-winded slideshow presenters need not apply.
Transparency18’s Demo Day showcases emerging, disruptive and innovative technology solutions. Participants should be prepared to showcase emerging, disruptive, and innovative technology solutions catapulting freight transportation and logistics to the next level. There will be NO SLIDES! We repeat, NO SLIDES. The format will be fast-paced, 7-minute demonstrations providing live, simulated or video of new technology products and services designed and created for:
- Internet of Things – Transportation (IoTT)
- Supply chain & logistics efficiency and optimization
- Data optimization
- Driver efficiency
- Fuel efficiency
- Tracking and visibility
- Driver management
- Truck and trailer efficiency
- Demo Day applications will be accepted through Friday, March 30, 2018
- 40 Demo Day presenters will be announced prior to the event
- All presenters are required to be available for a run through on Monday, May 21, and to present on Tuesday, May 22, 2018
How to Prepare
- Selection criteria will be based upon product relevance to the industry and timeliness (to market in less than 6 months)
- Focus on emerging, disruptive, and innovative technology solutions
- Timed 7-minute presentations, no slide decks
- Break out area where presenters will have product demo/networking stations set up to share with attendees when not on stage
- High-top tables with power access
- Presentations professionally recorded and posted to the event website for post event viewing
- Press hour access for presenting companies to meet with media attendees