Forto opens new technology hub in Istanbul

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Forto has announced the opening of a new technology hub located at Istanbul Technical University ARI Teknokent, as part of its ongoing commitment to harnessing global talent and technology in logistics.

The choice of Istanbul as the location for its new tech hub underscores Forto’s strategy to integrate more deeply into dynamic tech ecosystems and leverage the rich pool of engineering and technology talent in Türkiye. This expansion not only enhances Forto’s technological capabilities but also strengthens its global network, ensuring that it remains at the forefront of logistics innovation.

Forto is starting with an initial team of 20 software engineers, with plans for further expansion as it continues to develop and deploy innovative logistics solutions that meet the evolving needs of businesses worldwide.

Executives from Forto’s Berlin and London offices, as well as ARI Teknokent General Manager Prof. Dr. Attila Dikbaş attended the office opening on April 16. Forto’s Chief Product Officer, Kamil Buğra Rodoper, said, “We are very excited to have established a branch of our technology team in Istanbul and to be a part of Turkey’s rapidly growing technology and entrepreneurial ecosystem. Our decision to expand our technology team in Istanbul highlights our belief in the engineering and technological talent nurtured in Türkiye and the potential of this talent.”

The Istanbul technology hub is set to play a crucial role in Forto’s mission to redefine logistics and supply chain management through technology. With a focus on AI-based document and workflow automation, as well as predictive cargo management and allocation systems, the hub will advance Forto’s capabilities in creating tech-powered and sustainable global supply chains.

Forto has always been at the leading edge of the logistics industry. The new hub in Istanbul is poised to drive significant advancements in logistics technology, reflecting Forto’s ongoing commitment to transforming the industry.

Source: forto