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SaaS start up FreightFox wins ULIP LogiXtics Hackathon

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NEW DELHI : The first edition of the ULIP LogiXtics Hackathon has recently concluded with the NLDS (NICDC Logistics Data Services) announced the results earlier this week. The first place was secured by FreightFox (NimbleLogik Pvt. Ltd), while the first and second runner-ups were SuperProcure (TruckHall Pvt. Ltd.) and Happymonk Al Labs Pvt. Ltd respectively. FreightFox is a Pune-based technology start-up in the Indian B2B Logistics space that is looking to change the future of freight in India by leveraging tech and data to deliver new and exciting possibilities.

The Hackathon which was a flagship initiative, allowed participants can get to showcase their strategic, coding, and domain skills on a national-level platform to solve the existing logistics industry issues by ideating innovative ideas, developing solution/product by leveraging the logistics-related data available with various government systems and contributing to India’s Ease of Doing Business and Logistics Performance Index (LPI). NITI Ayog, the Atal Innovation Mission, National Industrial Corridor Development Corporation Limited, the NLDS which is the NICDC Logistics Data Services are some of the stakeholders who had jointly flagged off the event last December.

Overall 543 entries were received out of which 154 were shortlisted for ideation. Of this number, 34 participants moved from the ideation stage to the prototype stage. Out of this, 22 prototypes were developed and 3 best cases were felicitated earlier this week by CEO of NITI Aayog, Amitabh Kant, and Special Secretary, Logistics, Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade & CEO and MD, NICDC, Amrit Lal Meena.

A special address was made on the occasion by the Chief Executive Officer NITI Aayog, Amitabh Kant, at the ULIP LogiXtics Hackathon felicitation ceremony regarding ULIP Hackathon to encourage private and government sectors participation.

ULIP has been conceptualized as a single-window integrated platform to enable the exchange of information on a real-time basis, enhance efficiency, bring transparency, leverage technology, and thus reduce the logistics cost in India. 27 systems of 06 different ministries covering over 1531 fields integrated by developing 96 APIs.

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