The stage was set for fierce competition as this year's Postal Innovation Platform (PIP) Startup Innovation Award contest (24th October 2023, Amsterdam) assembled over 20 startups, with 14 distinguished judges renowned for their leadership in innovation within the postal and parcel ecosystem. These finalists delivered remarkable pitches across three award categories, showcasing an exceptionally high level of quality.
Selecting the winners proved to be a formidable task, as each startup presented solutions with direct relevance to the postal and parcel industry's pressing challenges. The esteemed judging panel, led by Thierry Golliard of Swiss Post, made their choices, and the results are as follows:
- First, Middle and Last Mile: Bloq.it
- Processes, Digital, and Data: Bamomas
- eCommerce, Retail, and Cross-Border: Seenons
These winning solutions highlight the pressing needs of our industry, addressing pivotal issues postal and parcel companies currently face. These include robust Out-of-Home (OOH) and locker solutions to revolutionize last-mile operations, the management of rapidly growing electric vehicle (EV) fleets, with a focus on extending battery lifespan for enhanced efficiency, and a sustainable waste management solution contributing to the industry's environmental efforts.
Bamomas empowers the industry with real-time insights into battery State of Health (SoH) and depth of discharge, facilitating efficient battery usage, thus extending the life of EVs and supporting sustainable EV adoption. Bamomas' collaboration with Osterreichische Post validates its potential to revolutionize postal operations, demonstrating real-world applicability and the promise of modern technology in enhancing the postal sector.
From the pool of category winners, our esteemed judges singled out the most innovative and industry-relevant solution, earning them the coveted PIP Startup Innovation Award for 2023.
The winner of PIP Startup Innovation Award for 2023 prestigious accolade is Bamomas.
We extend our warmest congratulations to all the winners and express our gratitude to all participating startups for presenting their groundbreaking solutions. These innovations will undoubtedly catalyze the transformation of the postal and parcel industry, contributing to the enduring success of postal and parcel companies in the future.
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