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Logistics start-up delivers on last-mile innovation

Start-up Ninja Van took logistics here to the next level, with technology that allows more efficient last-mile deliveries. Businesses on its cloud platform can use the spare capacity of other fleets to fulfil deliveries. The company - co-founded by (
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Start-up Ninja Van took logistics here to the next level, with technology that allows more efficient last-mile deliveries. Businesses on its cloud platform can use the spare capacity of other fleets to fulfil deliveries. The company - co-founded by (clockwise from top of van) Mr Tan Boxian, Mr Shaun Chong and Mr Lai Chang Wen - was yesterday cited by Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat in Parliament as a good example of a business that has tried new ideas to solve old problems. He also lauded its move to expand into the region, with help from IE Singapore.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 03, 2017, with the headline 'Logistics start-up delivers on last-mile innovation'. Print Edition | Subscribe