Logistics firm Delhivery has reportedly announced the launch of its Delhivery Innovation Labs, to assist upcoming startups in the logistics and supply chain space. Delhivery established a collaboration with Startup Réseau, a Mumbai-based company that specializes in operating industry-backed accelerator programs, to unveil the innovation lab.
According to Delhivery , the innovation lab is an add-on to its overall aim of developing smart solutions for businesses and the industry at large. Delhivery Innovation Labs is now receiving applications for its first cohort, which will go live in November 2021.
Kapil Bharati, the CTO and Co-Founder of Delhivery commented that the growth and scale of the company have been achieved through investments in network engineering, an extensive partner network, and infrastructure managed by its in-house logistics platform. He added that the company works with multiple collaborators, from tech companies to startups, to leverage its prototypes and products to continuously enhance its systems. This accelerator program is the company’s attempt to make this development structured and open to a larger tech entrepreneur community.
Bharati also stated that with this initiative, the company is seeking to partner with enterprising startups that work on developing Machine Vision, Machine Learning, IoT, and AI solutions for pre-defined business cases.
The Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Startup Réseau, Ajay Ramasubramaniam, has quoted that the company is established on the support of technology and this initiative is a fine opportunity for upcoming tech startups to join forces. The company has identified crucial business areas where it is looking for pilot-ready solutions. Apart from operating a structured accelerator program led by POC, Startup Réseau aims to discover engrossing tech solutions for the supply chain as well as the logistics industry. The firm is thrilled about this collaboration and looks forward to enabling some great success stories, said Ramasubramaniam.