#BeingRelevant2018 is bringing together a diverse collection of leading emerging logistics technology firms across Europe and Asia Pacific, together with key industry and investment audiences


  • Warehousing
  • Autonomous Guided Vehicles (AGVs)
  • Mobility
  • Supply Chain Tracking
  • Field Service Management
  • Maritime
  • Transport Management
  • Blockchain
  • Assisted / Virtual Reality

Who Should Attend

  • C-Level Logistics and Supply Chain Executives
  • Senior Technology and Solution Architects
  • Venture Investors  (Logistics / Tech)
  • Digital Transformation Officers
  • Smart City Audiences
  • Technology Media
  • Germany / Singapore Inward Investment Audiences

Listen to short talks from selected logistics technology start-ups based in Germany, Hong Kong, Singapore, and India


Technology Speakers

Nicolas Chibac

CEO / Founder

Hamburg based SPHERIE has patented a VR drone construction that aims to give a steady in and outdoor flight pattern and a full-spherical view without any visible parts of the drone being shown.

SPHERIE is focusing on immersive data and media, digital twin, 3D measurement, disaster control, security, civil engineering, urban development, and the logistics industry.

Dhruvil Sanghvi


Mumbai based LogiNext is now one of the fastest growing SaaS companies in the world, providing solutions to manage and optimize logistics and field service operations.

Their flagship products are their Last Mile Delivery, Route Optimization, Field Service, and Field Workforce Optimization software.

Graham Parker


Hong Kong based Gravity Supply Chain provides real-time software solutions that utilize the latest in cloud, automation, big data, IoT, mobility and user experience.

Gravity’s solutions support companies to digitize their supply chains connecting the people and data across their global operations, supplier base, logistics networks and customers on a single platform in real time.

Otto Klemke


Hamburg based NautilusLog is redefining elements of the shipping industry.

NautilusLog tracks ships and automatically generates events and tasks, creating a digital log book for shore based management and ship crews.

Florian Lenz


Munich based Blickfeld is a provider of cutting-edge LiDAR technology for autonomous mobility and IoT applications.

The $10M USD funded company has developed a proprietary LiDAR technology based on patented silicon MEMS mirrors and commercial off-the-shelf components

Natalia Tomiyama


Hamburg based Nüwiel is developing electric mobility solutions for last mile logistics.

Last year Nüwiel became the only German company to qualify for three-month IKEA Bootcamp and was later selected by them for testing of their electric bicycle trailer in Germany.

Dr. Matthias Baur

CEO / Founder

Hamburg based Smartlane transport intelligence helps to solve individual challenges in transport processes.

Smartlane consists of SaaS modules and AI components that enable cost-effective, transparent and customer-oriented transport logistics.

Marco De Lorenzo


Singapore based Zyllem Enterprise lets you manage and operate your entire distribution network, consisting of your own assets and partnerships, in one platform.

Frank Bolten


CHAINSTEP offers training, consultancy and implementation of blockchain based applications. Their motto is “We are bringing blockchain to the real economy”.

Located in Hamburg, they are focussed on the transport logistics and supply chain management sectors and have recently started the COBILITY.ORG initiative – a decentralized network for transport logistics.

Henrik Zölzer


Hamburg based 25ways are using their intermodal algorithm with real-time data such as weather, traffic conditions, and urban parking to provide employees with a smarter way to work – including new city mobility options and corporate specific offers like shuttle connections or corporate bikes.

Philippe Lavarde

CEO / Founder

Hamburg based Closelink is an online platform for marine lubricants, serving purchasers by enlarging their global supplier network through their online market platform which reacts closely to ongoing changes in the industry.

Their vision is to become the leading platform for ship supplies, globally.


Sales Manager

Hamburg based HASYTEC have developed and patented their own Dynamic Biofilm Protection (DBP) solution – an innovative, sustainable, and environmental friendly solution against all kinds of marine growth, fouling, and salt / limestone deposits on any liquid carrying surfaces.

Carsten Bullemer

Managing Director

Maritime Data Systems (MDS) develop IoT, Big Data, and AI tools for the maritime industry together with large customers Maersk, CMA, and MPC.

trusteddocks.com supports ship owners to find the right shipyards for repair and maintenance projects. searoutes.com is a route and voyage planning system for shipping and logistics. tuginmotion.com is a fuel optimization tool for tugboat fleets.

Meet with key German and Asian partners, operators, and investors from the logistic sector



16:45 Registration and Reception Drinks
17:15 Welcome and Introduction

Ralf Schmidt
(Hamburg Ambassador Singapore)

Jeff Cronkshaw
(Group MD)

17:25 Talk Group 1 & Networking
18:20 Accelerating Digitilisation in Logistics

Thierry Driesens
(Chief Digital Transformation Officer)

18:35 Talk Group 2 & Networking
19:15 Talk Group 3 & Networking
20:00 Drinks / Networking
21:00 Close