AI in Action E81: Alexander Franz, Senior ML Engineer at Sennder


Welcome to episode 81 of AI in Action, the podcast that breaks down the hype and explores the impact that Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence are making on our everyday lives.

Powered by Alldus International, our goal is to share with you the insights of technologists and data science enthusiasts to showcase the excellent work that is being done within AI in the United States and Europe.

Today's guest is Alexander Franz, Senior Machine Learning Engineer at Sennder in Berlin, who are Europe’s number one digital freight-forwarder platform for Full Truck Loads. With its in-house-developed platform, Sennder provides a new level of automation, transparency and efficiency to the European €300 billion road freight market.

Sennder digitalizes the truckload-shipping ecosystem by providing mobile apps to drivers, fleet management tools to carrier managers and logistics management solutions to shippers. By integrating directly with the shippers’ Transport Management and Freight Management Systems via APIs and by cutting the multiple middlemen, Sennder increases efficiency and reduces cost for all stakeholders.

In the show, Alex will discuss:

Sennder’s services within freight shipping 

The role of Data Science and Machine Learning at Sennder 

Applying Machine Learning within dynamic pricing 

Challenges they face day-to-day working with data 

How Route planning network automation will add value to customers 

Emerging trends he sees impacting logistics 

To find out more about Alex and his work at Sennder, check out the website and give them a follow on Twitter @sennderLogisitc. You can also connect with Alex on Linkedin.

What did you make of Alex's podcast? Where do you see the future of Artificial Intelligence and Data Science heading in the near future? We would love to hear your thoughts on this episode, so please leave a comment below.

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