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101 Best Massachusetts Transportation Companies and Startups

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This article showcases our top picks for the best Massachusetts based Transportation companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Transportation industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Massachusetts Transportation Startups

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Zoba

Zoba

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Zoba makes on-demand mobility profitable with demand forecasting and optimization.

Cambridge Mobile Telematics

Cambridge Mobile Telematics

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Cambridge Mobile Telematics develops DriveWell, a complete telematics and behavioral analytics solution to improve safety.

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ClearMotion

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ClearMotion is a global automotive technology company that commercializes a proactive ride system.

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Merlin Labs

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Merlin Labs develops hardware and software solutions that deliver the capability for aircraft to fly useful missions autonomously.

Cambridge Mobile Telematics

24M Technologies

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24M Technologies develops energy storage systems for grid and transportation applications.

Cambridge Mobile Telematics

Sea Machines Robotics

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Sea Machines Robotics builds autonomous control and navigation systems for the commercial marine and boating industries.

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Perceptive Automata

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Perceptive Automata enables those vehicles to understand what people might do next so they can navigate safely and smoothly around humans.

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A123 Systems

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A123 Systems is a manufacturer of lithium-ion batteries and battery systems for the transportation, electric grid, and commercial markets.

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nuTonomy

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nuTonomy is a self-driving car company that focuses on inventing software for self-driving vehicles and autonomous mobile robots.

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Regent

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Regent is building all-electric seagliders for fast, safe, and low-cost coastal transportation.

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Wanderu

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Wanderu is a developer of a travel meta-search engine used to book inter-city buses and trains.

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Zagster

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Zagster is a transportation provider offering turnkey bike sharing systems.

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Kuebix, a Trimble Company

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Kuebix provides a transportation management system (TMS)

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Circulation

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Circulation is the pioneer in on-demand non-emergency healthcare transportation.

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Deuce Drone

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Deuce Drone designs and operates a drone delivery system for retailers.

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Terrafugia

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Terrafugia manufactures aircrafts for personal transportation.

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PayByCar

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PayByCar, the in-vehicle payment innovator, makes contactless payment easier at drive-up retailers like gas, QSR and curbside pick-up

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EVELO Electric Bicycles

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Smart Electric Bicycles Delivered to Your Door.

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Blackburn Energy

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Blackburn Energy has developed a Hybrid Charging solution to turn heavy trucks into mobile charging platforms.

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Railpod

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RailPod provides the inspector with a visual depiction of the track environment supported by quantifiable.

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Nuvera Fuel Cells

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Nuvera Fuel Cells is a provider of fuel cell power solutions for motive applications

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Acuity Link

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Acuity Link provides transportation communications and logistics management software.

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SICDRONE

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SICDRONE is a US based unmanned aircraft manufacturer of high-speed and high-stability UAS for commercial applications.

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Zipcar

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Zipcar is an online car-sharing company allowing individuals to make car reservations that are billable by the hour or day.

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Burmester & Vogel

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Demurrage software and freight analytics for maritime transportation and commodity trade execution

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United Medical Systems

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United Medical Systems is the leader in the United States for a variety of transportable medical services.

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OnePak

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OnePak provides tech-enabled, carbon-neutral and sustainable reverse logistics.

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Awayr A.I.

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Awayr A.I. develops software solutions for HMI development in automotive, defense, space and other applications.

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Novogy

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Novogy develops and produces cellulosic biofuels made from waste paper sludge to be used in transportation.

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Sheprd

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Sheprd provides transportation for students in its fleet of safe, fully-insured, and licensed SUVs.

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GeoVantage

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GeoVantage is a United States-based transportation company offering aerial imaging methods for commercial applications.

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RailRunner

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RailRunner offers a bi-modal system designed to shift highway trailers and intermodal chassis with containers to rail and back.

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J.B. Hunt Transport

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J.B. hunt transport is a logistics management services and integrated transportation solutions to major corporations.

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WheresTheBus

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WheresTheBus is an app for the iPhone and iPad to track buses on a map in real-time.

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Bestpass

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Bestpass provides a comprehensive payment platform with a focus on nationwide toll management for commercial fleets of all shapes and sizes.

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Locately

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Locately employs location analytics technologies that combine GPS signals with mobile surveys to understand how consumers make decisions.

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Martha’s Vineyard Transit Authority

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Martha’s Vineyard Transit Authority provides year-round public transit bus and paratransit services on the Island of Martha’s Vineyard.

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Piaggio Fast Forward

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Piaggio Fast Forward is a new technology and design company that was established in 2015 by the Piaggio Group.

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Metrobi

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Empower your business with an on-demand fleet.

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QuikForce

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QuikForce is a logistics start-up based out of Harvard Innovation Lab.

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Sentient Jet

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Sentient Jet is the private aviation company offers industry-leading solutions for private jet cards and on-demand jet charter.

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AcceliCITY

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AcceliCITY is a startup accelerator that serves as a runway for emerging urban solution providers.

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Reveal Imaging Technologies

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Reveal Imaging Technologies provides threat detection products and parcel screening solutions for airports, facilities and public events.

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Beacon Mobility

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Beacon Mobility develops and provides customized, mobility-based solutions for people of all ages and abilities.

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Steel Connect

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Steel Connect provides supply chain management services to software companies.

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ShipIn

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Delivering Visibility to Maritime Fleet Management

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CDM Smith Inc

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CDM Smith is a lasting and integrated solutions provider in water, transportation, energy, and facilities to public and private clients.

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Alaka’i

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Alaka’i is an emerging air mobility design and manufacturing company.

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Admiral Merchants Motor Freight

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Admiral Merchants Motor Freight is a transportation company that offers flatbed and over-dimensional carrier services.

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Fetch Logistics

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Fetch Logistics is a company that provides logistics and supplychain.

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Dash Electric

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Dash Electric is a Boston startup from a Northeastern University that is building an electric longboard

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BirdDog Solutions

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BirdDog Solutions provides transportation spend management services, contract optimization, freight bill audit payment, and other services.

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TireTutor

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TireTutor develops an online platform that connects consumers with local and independent tire dealers.

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MetaCarta

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MetaCarta provides technology to identify geographic references in content enabling monetization, localization, and finding information.

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RFX Global

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RFX Global is a transportation company that provides trucking and logistics services.

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Cambridge Systematics, Inc.

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Cambridge Systematics is a transportation company specializing in transportation services.

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Roadgnar

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Automated Infrastructure Management for Cities

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Van Pool Transportation

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Van Pool Transportation is a provider of outsourced transportation services to K-12 students with special needs.

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Hydroid

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Hydroid is a maritime company that offers unmanned underwater vehicles.

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BostonCoach

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The Bostoncoach booker identification system helps for travel.

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ELERTS

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ELERTS develops emergency alert software systems centered around smartphones and crowd-sourcing.

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Haultail

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Mobile App for Same Day Delivery within hours of New items purchased from store, Used items needing to be moved, Junk & Debris to landfills.

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David Clark Company

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David Clark Company is an American manufacturer of noise attenuating headsets with boom microphones.

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SHOFUR

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SHOFUR is an online marketplace for charter bus reservations and inter-city bus tickets across North America.

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EF Ultimate Break

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EF Ultimate Break is a travel and transport company that provides online group travel services for anyone.

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Barrett Distribution Centers, Inc.

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Barrett Distribution Centers is a logistics company that provides Transportation Management services.

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Coaster Cycles

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Mobility Solutions for the Last Mile

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MyRouteOnline Route Planner

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Web-Based Route Planner, for route planning deliveries, all kinds of routes with any level of complexity and for all types of users.

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Attwood Corporation

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Attwood Corporation is a sporting goods company specializing in marine boat parts, accessories, and products.

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Luggage Forward

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Luggage Forward embarked on a strategy of consolidation of the then-fragmented luggage shipping industry.

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AirCharter.com & FlightTime

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FlightTime develops Air Charter Management Program for companies that charter aircraft. A booking platform for private aviation anywhere.

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RideGuru

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RideGuru is the trusted resource, tool, and community for everyone engaged in ridehails, rideshares, limos, and taxis.

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Teledyne Marine Systems

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The Teledyne Marine Systems group includes Teledyne Benthos, Teledyne Gavia, Teledyne SeaBotix and Teledyne Webb Research.

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LugLess

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LugLess is an online platform specialized in luggage shipping services.

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Red Oak Sourcing

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Red Oak Sourcing is a largest single generic pharmaceuticals sourcing entity in the United States.

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Fishman Corporation

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Fishman Corporation is a manufacturer of fluid dispensers and components.

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McCollister’s Transportation Group, Inc.

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McCollister’s Transportation Group is a transportation company providing relocation and logistics solutions.

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blkSAIL

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Maritime AI As A Service

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Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority

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Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority provides commuter rail and inter-district bus services in the greater Boston area.

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ProRail

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ProRail is responsible for Rail management, Construction and management of train stations, Arranging train traffic, and Dividing train paths

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Abel Womack, Inc.

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Abel Womack is an industrial automation company that provides material handling solutions.

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MassDOT

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Department of Transportation for Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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Maptech

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Maptech is the publisher of Maptech ChartKits, Embassy Cruising Guides, and Maptech® Marine navigation software and electronic charts.

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Valet Park of America

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Valet Park of America is a provider of valet parking, parking management, and transportation services.

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Milton CAT

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Milton CAT is the Caterpillar Dealer for the Northeast region of the United States.

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Hive Maritime

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Hive Maritime helps the shipping industry save billions of wasted dollars by optimizing routes around congested choke points.

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BioTrans

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BioTrans provides trucking or transfer services.

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Peter Pan Bus Lines

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Peter Pan Bus Lines offers express service throughout the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic region in the United States.

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Pan Am Railways

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Pan Am Railways is a provider of railway services.

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Qryde

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Qryde is a brokered transportation industry located in Lowell.

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CampaignerCRM

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CampaignerCRM provides web-based CRM software for small and mid-sized businesses.

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Impairment Science, Inc.

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DRUID is a smartphone app for personal and workplace use that measures impairment of cognitive and motor functions in 3 minutes.

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VPNE Parking Solutions

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VPNE Parking Solutions provides parking and transportation services based in Hingham, MA.

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Providence and Worcester Railroad Company

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Providence and Worcester Railroad Company (P&W) is an interstate freight carrier conducting railroad operations in Massachusetts,

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M&M Transport Services, Inc.

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M&M Transport Services is a transportation company providing logistics services.

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Marine Systems Corporation (MSCorp)

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Marine Systems Corporation is a maritime company offering marine engineering services.

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SpotLight Parking

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Spotlight is a mobile application that allows users to request valet service at the push of a button.

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Transit X

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Transit X is developing a carbon-free mass transit system to supplant buses, cars, trains, and trucks.

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Celarix

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Celarix offers simply the best way to manage every aspect of your logistics operation.

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PlanetTran

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PlanetTran is an airport shuttle service, including in-car Wifi and SmartPhone application for on-demand reservations and tracking.

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Airport Courier Service

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Airport Courier provides time-critical transportation services exclusively to the aviation industry.

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