October 31, 2018 – Reno, Nev. – Filament, provider of comprehensive blockchain solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT) and the enterprise, today announced that it has won a Freight.Tech 100 award from the leading logistics news site, FreightWaves and FreightWaves Research Institute. The award recognizes Filament as one of the most innovative and disruptive companies in freight.
FreightWaves Research Institute assembled a panel of independent voters to select the top 100 companies after reviewing more than 500 nominations from freight companies and startups. Other top 100 winners include Amazon, Daimler AG, FedEx, GE, Maersk, Tesla, Uber Freight and Waze.
“The impressive number of companies competing for our inaugural awards, and the overall interest in this program, is indicative of the strong activity and innovation in the space,” said Arlen Stark, EVP of Research, FreightWaves. “To determine the list, our judges took into consideration a number of factors including the amount of capital raised, various rankings and recognition to date, and their current impact. Our congratulations go to all 100 companies as they represent the most innovative companies in freight across a variety of technologies.”
Filament’s industry-first Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) blockchain solutions enable freight companies to independently process and securely record transactions directly on connected devices and vehicles, ensuring digital trust that creates efficiencies and new revenue streams. This development will transform business models across the entire freight market from trucking to maritime to airfreight and their associated supply chains.
“We are honored to be recognized alongside all the other outstanding companies on the Freight.Tech 100. The accelerating innovation in the freight market has given us the opportunity to work with some of the best in the business,” said Allison Clift-Jennings, CEO, Filament. “Blockchain presents many areas of opportunity for the freight industry from truck diagnostic and other electronic logging data verification, to vehicle service history tracking, cold chain integrity audits, materials/parts origin validation, and more. It is our goal to help transportation companies realize the benefits of blockchain to compete in the digital age.”
The Freight.Tech 100 companies will be evaluated by an external panel of industry executives, academics and investors to determine the top 25 companies. The top 25 will be revealed at MarketWaves18 being held on November 12-13, 2018 in Grapevine, TX where Filament will be demonstrating its Blocklet™ Solutions.
For the full list of Freight.Tech 100 winners, visit: www.freightwaves.com/freighttech-100-companies.
Filament builds comprehensive blockchain systems for the enterprise and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). Its hardware, software and service solutions allow connected devices and machines to securely interact with and transact value against distributed ledger technology such as a blockchain. Filament is headquartered in Reno, Nevada with offices in Denver, Colorado and Saint Paul, Minnesota. Learn more at filament.com.
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