Germany’s central position in the EU makes it an ideal location for logistics hubs and distribution centres in Europe. Germany ranked #1 three times in a row by the World Bank’s bi-annual Logistics Performance Index (LPI) rating of 160 countries. Germany is Europe’s logistics giant, with annual revenue of EUR 280bn, more than France & UK, Europe’s 2nd & 3rd largest logistics markets combined. Considering this, we present the Top 10 Logistics Startups in Germany.


InstaFreight is an online B2B forwarding company that enables fast and easy processing of freight transports.

  • Total Funding Amount- USD 75.3 million
  • Founders – Markus Doetsch, Maximilian Schaefer, Philipp Ortwein
  • Founding Date – 2016
  • Based in – Berlin, Germany 

InstaFreight is a digital forwarding company for B2B customers that enables fast and uncomplicated processing of freight transports. Its vision is to become Europe’s leading B2B online freight forwarding company. The company stands for reliability, quality, efficiency and transparency.


Hive stores and ships products for small and medium-sized online merchants the next day.

  • Total Funding Amount- USD 43.8 million
  • Founded Date- 2020
  • Founders- Franz Purucker, Leonard von Kleist, Oskar Ziegler
  • Based in – Berlin, Germany 

Hive stores and ships products for small and medium-sized online merchants the next day. The company’s multichannel integrations, D2C and B2B orders, custom packaging, and smooth return handling will help to optimize the operations. It integrates with over fifteen delivery carriers, and inventory is automatically distributed between five fulfillment centres to save money and time. 


Europe’s most powerful logistics solution: Store, fulfil and ship across one network – united by one technology to grow beyond.

  • Total Funding Amount- EUR 23 million
  • Founded Date -2019
  • Founders – Boris Bösch, Felix Haberland, Johannes Tress
  • Based in – Bayern, Germany 

The company is a Munich-based Logistics-as-a-Service (LaaS) company. It enables high-performing brands to break through the complexities of first-class logistics operations. Its leading logistics network offers operational services in Germany, the UK, Europe and the US.


The company trailblazes emission-free transportation of goods within cities.

  • Total Funding Amount – USD 29.9 million
  • Founded Date – 2016
  • Founders – Beres Seelbach, Murat Günak, Philipp Kahle
  • Based in – Berlin, Germany 

The company focuses on urban logistics, moving goods around the city in ways that are sustainable, efficient and cost-effective. Its vehicle and modular platform system, with easily swappable modular units, meet city logistics needs. 


The company is a leading platform for autonomous, electric trucking.

  • Total Funding Amount- EUR 9.2 million
  • Founded Date- 2019
  • Founders- Hendrik Kramer, Jean-Michael Georg, Maximilian Fisser
  • Based in – Bayern, Germany 

The company is a pioneer in automated and sustainable logistics with leading customers such as Volkswagen Group Logistics, DB Schenker, HHLA and BSH today. It provides an end-to-end solution provider for autonomous, electric trucking. We accelerate the transformation of the logistics industry in a simple and seamless manner.

6.bex Technologies 

bex technologies is a last-mile logistics platform for the construction industry.

  • Total Funding Amount- EUR 7.5 million
  • Founders – Johannes Keller, Lennart A. Paul
  • Founding Date- 2019
  • Based in – Stuttgart, Germany

bex is building a logistics platform that focuses on last-mile delivery for the construction sector. With bex, construction companies save time – their most valuable resource. Distributors and suppliers use bex to complement their existing logistics solutions and manage their deliveries.


MotionMiners is a technology for the analysis of manual work processes.

  • Total Funding Amount- EUR 5 million
  • Founders – Sascha Kaczmarek, Sascha Feldhorst and René Grzeszick
  • Founded Date – 2017
  • Based in – Dortmund, Germany 

MotionMiners is a technology that enables automated process analysis of manual work processes using mobile sensors, radio transmitters, and machine learning algorithms. MotionMiners makes it easier for companies to carry out analyses with regard to efficiency and ergonomics for process optimization. These analyzes are carried out automatically using sensors and AI, which leads to a reduction in effort of up to 80% compared to analyzes using conventional methods. 


Fairsenden engages in the logistics, supply chain, and green delivery industry.

  • Total Funding Amount – EUR 4 million
  • Founded Date – 2019
  • Founders- Markus Schwarz
  • Based in – Berlin, Germany 

Fairsenden is a deep tech company for emission-free and fast city logistics.​ The company is on a mission to rethink logistics, avoid traffic jams, and improve the environment. It delivers parcels CO2-neutral on the last mile with our e-bikes and e-vans at individual appointments at the customers’ desired date and time.


Rouvia is a logistics company engaged in sustainable freight transportation and supply management.

  • Total Funding Amount- EUR 2.9 million
  • Founders – Benjamin Noyan and Fuad Becirbasic
  • Founding Date – 2021
  • Based in -Berlin, Germany 

Rouvia is a logistics company providing a transport planning and management platform designed to automate logistics processes. Rouvia combines road, rail, and shipping networks to eliminate planning silos, create end-to-end transparency, and unlock economic and environmental opportunities. It creates unmatched visibility and efficiency through advanced technology.

10. Urbify

Urbify offers an integrated delivery operating system for online retailers to provide same-day and next-day deliveries.

  • Total Funding Amount – EUR 2.3 million 
  • Founders – Ben Stolze
  • Founding Date – 2019
  • Based in – Berlin, Germany 

Urbify offers same-day and next-day delivery services. They provide software and shipping solutions that deliver goods, including fresh and frozen items. They also provide tracking notifications, email, and SMS services.

The startups have been ranked in accordance with the funds raised so far. They have come into existence after 2016. 

To explore such startups, visit Zefyron Startup Database.

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