NIKE has acquired Celect, a leading retail predictive analytics and demand sensing firm based in Boston. Celect is Nike’s latest acquisition, fueling its Consumer Direct Offense strategy, serving consumers personally at a global scale.
The trucking world has been inundated in recent years by startups all aiming to solve the big three problems with freight: safety, fuel costs and driver shortages. For Peloton Technology, a Silicon Valley company that launched in 2011, the answer doesn’t strip out the human driver.
Fueled by its $300 million Series D round led by Softbank last August, Getaround is making its second-ever acquisition this year with a $12 million purchase of Norwegian car rental startup Nabobil. This acquisition brings Getaround into seven European countries.
NEXT Trucking, a FreightTech pioneer that connects shippers and carriers, has struck an agreement to open an 18-acre drayage facility to ease congestion at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, the two largest seaports in the US. Read more from Port Technology International.
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