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Optimizing Logistics Channels with TheLorry and AWS

Founded in 2014, TheLorry has built a logistics platform that connects owners of lorries (similar to a cargo truck), van’s and trucks with customers in need of shipping. From consumers that are looking to clean house and get rid of unwanted goods to enterprises delivering large items like appliances, TheLorry is able to link them up with trucks to efficiently move what is needed.

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Shipper’s Digital Transformation Journey to Build Next Generation 4PL Supply Chain

In this blog post, Indonesian logistics startup Shipper shares their technology transformation journey and how they’ve grown and supported a couple hundred orders per day back in 2017 up to hundreds of thousands orders per day in recent years with the help of Amazon Web Services (AWS) managed services such as Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS).

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MatHem.se Scales Grocery Delivery App with Amazon EventBridge

In March 2020, MatHem.se, Sweden’s leading independent pure-play online grocery retailer, saw a huge surge in customer demand almost overnight. The number of concurrent users trying to place a grocery order increased by 800% day-over-day. Here’s how they used a serverless architecture and Amazon EventBridge to handle the strain.

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Living to Love Local: Matt Doka of Fivestars on Boosting Small Businesses with Amazon RDS

These days, the sense of community has become all more important. Small businesses, often seen as the backbone of local economies, have been hit especially hard. Founded in 2011, Fivestars if here to help that exact segment, offering a payment and loyalty platform that takes the heavy lifting off the plate of those managing these businesses.

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Invoiced Simplifies and Automates the Accounts Receivable Process

All startups begin with a great idea. Some seek rapid acceleration with venture capital dollars. Some iterate organically until they have a workable product that truly meets a market need, then use venture capital as rocket fuel. Invoiced, an accounts receivable (AR) management startup, is proudly in the latter category.

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Convoy Leverages Machine Learning to Help Shipping Industry Reduce CO2 Emissions

Convoy Inc., a digital freight network, uses machine learning on AWS to help the shipping industry increase its sustainability and reduce CO2 emissions. Aaron Terrazas, director of economic research at Convoy, and Jennifer Wong, head of sustainability marketing at Convoy, recently shared more on the AWS Fix This podcast about shipping, sustainability, and how the cloud powers Convoy’s work. 

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