1. Digital Logistics Award 2023: Mansio, CO2OPT, and bobbie for 1Lieferschein Consortium triumph

Digital Logistics Award 2023: Mansio, CO2OPT, and bobbie for 1Lieferschein Consortium triumph

On the 12th of September, during the Zukunftskongress 2023, seven finalists of the Digital Logistics Award 2023 had the opportunity to deliver a compelling 3-minute pitch and engage in a spontaneous lightning round of questions before an audience of over 500 logistics decision-makers. Their goal was to persuade these industry leaders that their innovative ideas were the best, seeking their valuable votes. Later that evening, at the prestigious Phoenix des Lumières in Dortmund, the top three winners were revealed: MANSIO, CO2OPT GmbH, and bobbie for 1Lieferschein consortium secured the first, second and third place, respectively. The Open Logistics Foundation congratulates the winners and looks forward to seeing their projects scale across the industry.
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After a tough selection by a panel of logistics experts, who reviewed 52 applications originating from 18 countries and across four continents, seven finalists were selected. At the Zunkuftskongress 2023, these Digital Logistics Award 2023 finalists captured the attention of the 500+ logistics experts in attendance with their concise 3-minute pitches, followed by a rapid-fire Q&A session. Subsequently, the audience then cast their votes, leading to the selection and announcement of the top three winners during the award ceremony later that evening.

Mansio GmbH took first place, winning a prize fund of 15,000€ to further develop their groundbreaking business idea along with access to the network of Europe’s best Digital Innovation Hubs (DIH). Mansio is a startup based in Aachen that offers a software-based transport system for road freight transport. Their concept for ensuring efficiency in transportation and supply chain optimisation involves a truck handing over its semi-trailer to another truck during transportation. Their unique concept undoubtedly stood out to a majority of the audience, hence securing their first place in the competition.
Learn more on their website: https://mansio-logistics.com/

In the runner-up position, the start-up CO2OPT based in Hamburg came in second place, earning 6,000€ in prize fund to advance their promising business concept. CO2OPT presented their intelligent method for tire optimization for vehicle fleets. By matching vehicle profiles with the optimal tire options, the system enables an effective reduction of emissions and costs in fleet management. Their brilliant idea resonated strongly with the logistics experts, affirming the need for further support in its development, ultimately securing them second place.
Learn more on their website: https://www.co2opt.com/de

Finally, the third company that stood out to the logistics experts was the company bobbie for 1Lieferschein consortium. The startup, also based in Aachen, won 3,000€ in prize money along with support benefits from the DIH. The consortium presents the innovative concept of the digital delivery note format “1Lieferschein”. This groundbreaking solution facilitates seamless collaboration between all actors in the logistics chain. The vision of this initiative goes beyond its own transactions: it aims to establish the digital delivery note as the standard both within and outside the construction industry. 
Learn more on their website: https://www.bobbie.de/1lieferschein

The Open Logistics Foundation takes immense pride in its partnership with Digital Hub Logistics e.V., startport GmbH, and duisport in sponsoring the Digital Logistics Awards 2023. Together, they have empowered brilliant startups that make significant contributions to the logistics industry and broader communities. The Foundation eagerly anticipates accompanying these startups on their remarkable journeys of growth and impact.

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Angel Drawe

Communications and Marketing Manager

Open Logistics Foundation

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