This is the startup challenge that reimagines the future of the last mile. Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles and Hermes Europe teamed up with betahausX to find innovations that will simplify the job of Hermes couriers through connected commercial vehicles and integrated software solutions.
We got you interested? Apply now and be one of up to 10 startups which will be invited to Berlin to present your solution to the jury of experts from Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles & Hermes Europe at betahaus at the 5th of November. We look forward to seeing you there!
As a stand-alone brand within the Volkswagen Group, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles is globally responsible for the development, construction and sales of light commercial vehicles, producing the Transporter, Caddy, Crafter, and Amarok ranges. In consultation with its customers, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles draws up appropriate vehicle concepts, telematics and logistics solutions for the sparing use of resources at the highest possible level of efficiency. Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles employs over 24,000 people globally.
Hermes is an international trade and logistics services provider based in Hamburg and part of the Otto Group. The company is a leading specialist for retail-related services and a partner of numerous distance sellers, multi-channel retailers and online retailers in Germany and abroad. The range of services offered by the companies operating under the Hermes brand covers the entire retail value chain: sourcing, quality assurance, transport, fulfilment, home deliveries, two-man handling and global e-commerce services. In the 2018 financial year, the Hermes Group increased its total revenue to 3.20 billion euros. Hermes employs roundabout 15.500 people and is present in the most important European e-commerce markets with its own parcel companies.