Beacon is a freight forwarding and supply chain finance company with a mission to become a global leader in logistics and supply chain finance by making trade simpler, more transparent and reliable for businesses.
Beacon offers a full range of services, including global ocean, air and truck freight, together with supply chain finance.
Beacon was founded in 2018 by Fraser Robinson and Dmitri Izmailov. The company is headquartered in London, United Kingdom.
Beacon uses the best-in-class technology including data science, AI & machine learning techniques to make a centuries old industry more efficient. The company's online freight pricing tool provides a fair and transparent prices.
Beacon has raised $15M in Series A round of funding on June 01, 2020. Backers included Jeff Bezos, the founder and CEO of Amazon, and US venture capital firm 8VC.