Upon review of all the maritime and logistics startups that the network engaged with during the past year, the innovation panel, has selected Searoutes as the winner of the 2020 OceanX innovation award!  

Encouraging industry innovation, OceanX also in 2020 and despite the pandemic, met and engaged with 25 start-ups around shipping and forwarding. Helping to make connections, providing advice and introducing to selected members and our wider network, facilitating trials of their solutions. 

Upon thorough review of all those great companies, Searoutes has been selected as the winner of the OceanX Innovation Award 2020.   

Sustainability is no doubt becoming a key competitive dimension for the transportation industry and Searoutes provides a great solution for transparency in the space, in particular when it comes to shipping. Enabling logistics firms, NVOCCs, forwarders, marketplaces and industry software providers to easily integrate emission calculation into their systems, making it part of their offering and bringing it into the dialogue with customers in an objective manner. 

„Searoutes truly impressed us, with their solution. Not only through enabling transparency and standardised comparison, however also by bringing together a wide range of different data points out of our still fragmented industry to draw a continuously more accurate picture. Further, their API first approach, is truly future-minded and helps to push shipping and forwarding continuously on the path to digital integration.“ The networks founder and director, Ruben Huber, summarised.  

As winner of the Innovation Award, Searoutes will be invited to OceanX’ next annual general meeting this November in Morocco to showcase their solution to network members. 

About OceanX

OceanX is a non – exclusive global network of leading ocean freight providers and NVOCCs dedicated to delivering bespoke innovative solutions, in particular on FCL services, LCL consolidation, dangerous goods and chemical logistics, temperature control, fashion logistics, as well as project cargo handling.

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