Mahindra Logisticsannouncessecond edition of CATAPULT – aplatform for start-ups
Mumbai, November 26,2021: Mahindra Logistics Ltd. (MLL), one of India’s largest Third-Party Logistics (3PL) solution providershas announced the second edition of Catapult. This exciting platform for start-ups will be accepting applicant invites till November 30th whereas the evaluation process will begin from December 1st – December 30th. The premier day is scheduled for April 30, 2022.
The second edition of Catapult will focus on identifying technology solutions in the Logistics & Supply Chain and Mobility space. The technologicalareas of focus include:Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), Blockchain, Internet of Things (IoT), Robotics & Automation, Virtual reality (VR) & Augmented Reality (AR), Drones, Big Data & Analytics, Low-Cost Hardware/ Connectivity/ GPS Based Solutions and E-Mobility Solutions.
Mr. Rampraveen Swaminathan, Managing Director and CEO, Mahindra Logistics Limited, said, “At MLL, our purpose is accelerating commerce, empowering communities to Rise – and Technology is an important foundation that we have harnessed over the years, to achieve this. Through Catapult, we are offeringa unique platform that supports, enables, accelerates, and empowers the Logistics start-up community to Rise.Catapult aims to transform the Indian Supply Chain & Mobility sector and co-create future-ready tech-powered solutions with the Indian start-up ecosystem”.
The first edition of Catapult received an overwhelming response from over 300 startups from the Supply Chain & Mobility ecosystem. After a robust evaluation process, 16 start-ups were shortlisted for the Cohort. The Cohort participants then collaborated with Mahindra companies on some real-world use-cases for a period of 3 months to develop market-ready solutions.
For further information and to apply, please visit www.mahindralogistics.com/catapult