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Tuesday, June 19 2018 - 13:00
Hamburger Family Company CREMER Engages With Next Logistics Accelerator (NLA)
HAMBURG, Germany, June 19, 2018 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

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    CREMER becomes a partner of the Next Logistics Accelerator (NLA). In doing 
so, the Hamburg-based family-owned company, which is active worldwide, is 
participating in Europe's largest startup accelerator for the logistics 

    "CREMER moves around 11 million tons of goods each year. Behind all these 
movements of goods are logistic processes, which are subject to the digital 
transformation," says Dr. Ullrich Wegner, CEO of Peter Cremer Holding. "As a 
partner of the NLA, we aim to also stay with the times in the future. We're 
looking forward to supporting startups from the logistics sector with our 
expertise and to linking their prototypes with our existing business at an 
early stage."

    Miriam Kroger, Managing Partner at NLA, adds: "With CREMER, we're gaining a 
highly experienced partner for our network. For our founding teams from the 
first batch, proven logistics experts are on hand as designated partners who 
feel at home all across the world."

    About the NLA:

    The NLA was founded in 2017 by the Hamburger Sparkasse, the 
Logistik-Initiative Hamburg and New Times Ventures as a sector-specific 
multi-corporate accelerator. It supports founder teams across the world in 
developing innovative digital business models. Alongside equity capital of up 
to EUR 50,000 and access to potential customers and business partners, it 
offers participating startups a customized training program along with 
premises. In return, the participants hand over company shares of between three 
and ten percent to the NLA shareholders. They are moving their focus of work to 
Hamburg for at least six months in order to promote their business growth under 
optimum conditions.

    The program includes startups from what is known as the WIOTTA market 
sectors. This includes a broad technology- and business spectrum: Warehousing, 
Internet of Things, Transportation, Mobility, Supply Chain Management, 
Predictive Analytics, Big Data, Block Chain, 3D Printing, Robotics, Autonomous 
Vehicles, Drone Technology, Last Mile Delivery, Smart Cities, Artificial 
Intelligence (AI), Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR).

    About CREMER:

    CREMER was founded in 1946 by Peter Cremer and is a company enjoying 
success worldwide in trade, logistics and industry. It is a third-generation 
family company. With over 2000 employees, CREMER is active across the world. 
The company is based in Hamburg.

    Peter Cremer Holding GmbH & Co. KG 
    Glockengiesserwall 3 
    20095 Hamburg, Germany 

    Oliver Schulz 
    Head of Corporate Development  

SOURCE: Peter Cremer Holding GmbH & Co. KG