Helios, a startup that aims to provide a one-stop platform for agricultural importers and help them understand the risks to their supply chain, has launched an AI platform to predict supply chain disruptions.
Francisco Martin-Rayo, co-founder & CEO, stated, “Our vision is to create a one-stop platform for agricultural importers to understand the risks to their supply chain – and get ahead of their competitors. Even at the beta stage our customers have access to customized climate and economic risks for any latitude/longitude in the world, providing insights on 200+ commodities in 180 countries.”
Transforming Agricultural Supply Chain Predictions
Helios provides customized climate and economic risks for any geographical location and provides insights on 200+ commodities in 180 countries. The AI platform enables importers to predict the availability of supplies ahead of their competitors, identify climate and economic risks, and gain actionable insights to negotiate with suppliers.
Existing customers have already seen transformative results when using Helios. William Hovis, former Global Chief Procurement of the Coca-Cola Company, says, “I always dreaded those times when a supplier was missing deliveries and, as a result, we were missing sales. Helios provides you with actionable insights to avoid these situations and get ahead of your competitors.”
Michele Conners, Head of Global Sourcing and Strategy at Just Quality International, said, “Helios helps us to be better informed in supplier discussions and negotiations by flagging key supply risks ahead of time. We’re able to mitigate disruption proactively and ensure our products ship and deliver on time. Our Helios dashboard gives us an unparalleled level of transparency into ESG, climate, economic and political factors impacting each of our suppliers.”
Benefits of Using Helios
- Predict supply availability ahead of your competitors – and find alternative suppliers before they do
- Identify climate and economic risks to yields – and work with your supply chain partners to mitigate them before it’s too late
- Provide actionable input into the negotiation process with our insights and access to billions of data points
In conclusion, Helios has delivered transformative results for agricultural importers by providing unparalleled transparency into factors impacting each supplier. The AI platform enables importers to predict the availability of supplies, identify climate and economic risks, and gain actionable insights to negotiate with suppliers ahead of time.
To find out more about the benefits that Helios offers on agriculture supply chains, visit Startup World’s article on their prediction technology.