E014 - Logistics Visibility With Jaak Laineste, Sixfold

Posted on Thursday, May 13, 2021
Today we talk with Jaak Laineste, who is the Director of Research at Sixfold, Europe’s leading provider of logistics visibility services.

Show Notes

For today’s episode we talk with Jaak Laineste, who is the Director of Research at Sixfold. Sixfold is Europe’s leading provider of visibility services. Their technology integrates transport management systems, truck telematics, mapping data, and predictive analytics. Sixfold help the world’s biggest companies, their carriers and customers to get accurate delivery estimates and see where their shipments are in real time. Sixfold has grown a lot, but still maintains important offices in Tartu and Tallinn.

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Guests

Jaak Laineste

Jaak Laineste

Jaak Laineste is the Director of Research at Sixfold. Sixfold is Europe’s leading provider of visibility services. Their technology integrates transport management systems, truck telematics, mapping data, and predictive analytics. Sixfold help the world’s biggest companies, their carriers and customers to get accurate delivery estimates and see where their shipments are in real time.

In the episode Jaak also provides us with an overview of his impressive and diverse background and career path. For more info check out Jaak’s LinkedIn profile.

Hosts

Alex Kmoch

Alex Kmoch

Alex is a Researcher with many years of experience in geospatial data management and web- and cloud-based geoprocessing with a particular focus on land use, soils, hydrology, hydrogeology and water quality data. His interests include OGC standards and web-services for environmental and geo-scientific data sharing, modelling workflows and interactive geo-scientific visualisation. Alex is currently a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellow (MSCA) at the Department of geography of the University of Tartu, Estonia.