Capstone Projects

Business Plan for Ethio Smart Logistics. A Data Science Perspective on Transportation Optimization

Program: Data Science Master's
Location: Seattle, Washington (remote)
Student: Bruck Assefa

The Ethio Smart Logistics business plan project outlines a strategic vision to transform the Ethiopian transportation and logistics sector through efficiency, sustainability, and innovation. Our primary objective is to deliver tailored solutions that empower businesses to thrive in a competitive market. At the forefront of our solutions is a suite of data science-driven tools, prominently featuring Dynamic Lane Pricing, Data Science-Driven Optimization tool, Inbound Cross-Dock Warehouse structure, and Empty Load Optimization model. Through seamless orchestration, we aim to set new standards for efficiency and connectivity in Ethiopian logistics.

The market potential for our solutions is significant, particularly for clients like Heineken Breweries. The projected cost savings of 17%, equivalent to $7.2 million annually, demonstrate the tangible benefits of our transportation optimization solutions. Beyond cost efficiency, our services promise a more responsive and streamlined supply chain, enhancing customer satisfaction and strengthening our clients’ market position. Ethio Smart Logistics is poised to shape the future of Ethiopian logistics, setting new standards of excellence in the industry.