Shippeo named a Challenger in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Visibility Platforms – eCommerce Magazine


The good positioning in the Magic Quadrant for “Real-time Transportation Visibility Platforms 2021” by Gartner also reflects the current successes of Shippeo. The company tripled its number of employees in the last twelve months and received series B financing as part of Battery Ventures’ lead Investment of $ 32 million. In addition, new customers such as Fressnapf, Eckes-Granini and Thyssenkrupp Materials France were won.

Lucien Besse, Shippeo’s COO, is pleased that the company’s market development is recognized. “We are delighted to be included in the Magic Quadrant. We believe this is our high Investments in R&D and the support it received in implementing it quickly last year as the pandemic generated unprecedented interest in RTTV solutions. ”That public interest has led Gartner to predict that by 2023, 50 percent of global product-centric companies will be in real life. Time Transportation Visibility Platforms will invest.

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Positioning Shippeo in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Real-time Transportation Visibility Platforms. (Graphic: Gartner)

High customer satisfaction with Shippeo’s visibility platform

“We are proud to have a market leading visibility product and to have achieved strong growth and some of the highest customer recommendation rates,” added Besse. The company has also developed the most accurate, reliable ETA in the industry while offering the highest level of GDPR compliance. The COO leads the Shippeo’s leadership position in Europe on a strong regional presence and a deep understanding of the market, together with a very customer-oriented and comprehensive approach to solution design and project implementation. “It is a testament to our team’s strong focus on customer satisfaction, along with delivering world-class innovations in supply chain visibility and automation that help customers capitalize on the increasing interdependence within the value chain ecosystem . ”


New funding accelerates new product development

A recent $ 32 million investment in Battery Ventures-led Series B funding will also help Shippeo accelerate development of its innovative product roadmap, having already completed maritime tracking and a new mobile application for has developed paper-free processes.

Shippeo’s ability to rapidly deploy solutions globally was made possible by tripling the number of employees to 200 in the last twelve months to support the rapid growth of its customer base and the acquisition of regional RTTV provider oPhone. A number of new strategic alliances with leading partners such as E2open and SAP Logistics Business Network as well as the providers of transport and warehouse management solutions Alpega, Tesisquare and Savoye bring visibility-enabled solutions from Shippeo to additional markets.

Shippeo has strong growth in Central Europe

Shippeo was also able to welcome major customers from industry, trade and manufacturing such as Total, Krone, Fressnapf and Hager as well as 4PL logistics providers such as 4flow as new customers. Growth was particularly strong in Central Europe, especially on the German market, which contributed a third of global sales. Shippeo has also tripled the size of its Northern Europe including Benelux, Scandinavia, UK and Ireland team and has recently opened a new office in Rotterdam, Europe’s largest port city.

The rapid growth of the Carrier network was supported by an expansion of the local support team, whose members now speak 30 languages, as well as Shippeo’s commitment to fairness, zero carrier fees and the use of extensive data sets through deep TMS integrations. Shippeo tracks more than ten million shipments per year in 72 countries and is connected to more than 140,000 carriers via 750+ TMS, Telematics, Shipping company and ParcelAPI integrations. (sg)

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