Winner announced for Maersk and eft Disrupt Logistics Hacakthon

Chicago, June 14th, 2017 – A winning team has been selected at eft’s 2017 Disrupt Logistics Hacakthon supported by Maersk that took place in conjunction with the North American 3PL and Supply Chain Summit.

4 teams were given 6 hours to develop a pitch for a product or solution tackling one of the below challenges.

  1. Container Load Optimization-  build a product or solution to maximize the number of boxes that can fit into a shipping container.
  2. Provide a web service that allows the user to filter a specific carrier and country (origin/destination) and track the location of all vessels within.  
  3. Develop a product or solution that can help a shipping container line differentiate themselves from the competition.

A group of judges were then tasked with quizzing each team on their pitches and choosing a winner.

Judges included:

  • Drew McElroy, CEO, Transfix
  • Raanan Cohen, CEO, Bringg
  • Bill Carver, VP Sales, JB Hunt
  • Brandon Doms, Co-founder and CTO, Shurpa
  • Swanie Tolentino, Watson Supply Chain, IBM
  • Peter Hendrix, eCommerce Ambassador, Maersk Line

The winning team presented a pitch reimagining the shipping container, allowing it to be used for mixed goods.

The team consisted of :

  • Dayna Raju
  • Chelsea Bohmer
  • Scott Evanson
  • Adam Poehlmann
  • Eric Kleiser

All from C.H. Robinson.

Transfix and Bringg also contributed prizes for the winning team.

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