Flexport

Flexport is a full-service global freight forwarder and logistics platform using modern software to fix the user experience in global trade.

Flexport offers a platform that arranges goods to be transported and subsequently tracks the inventory in real-time in order to optimize transportation routes and inventory management.

Flexport was founded in Mar 1, 2013 by Ryan Petersen. The company has offices in San Francisco (HQ), New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Atlanta, Seattle, Amsterdam, Hamburg, Hong Kong and Shenzhen (and expanding rapidly). We have warehouses in Los Angeles, Shenzhen, Hong Kong and Shanghai.

Flexport and the Operating System for Global Trade give businesses what they’ve never had before with their freight forwarders: Deep visibility and control from origin to destination, fast and reliable transit times, and low and predictable supply chain costs.

Flexport brings together advanced technology and data analytics, logistics infrastructure, and supply chain expertise to deliver a dramatically better experience.

Flexport and the Operating System for Global Trade give businesses what they’ve never had before with their freight forwarders: Deep visibility and control from origin to destination, fast and reliable transit times, and low and predictable supply chain costs.

Flexport today serves more than 10,000 clients in over 100 countries, offering a full range of services, including ocean, air, truck and rail freight, drayage & cartage, warehousing, customs & compliance, financing and insurance — all informed and powered by our software platform.

 

Flexport is backed top leading investors including SoftBank Investment Advisers, DST Global, Founders Fund, Y Combinator, First Round Capital, & Google Ventures and among others. The company raised $1B in it's latest funding of a Venture Round on Feb 21, 2019. This brings Flexport's total funding to $1.3B.

 

Flexport was valued at $3.2B, when the company secured it's latest funding on Feb 21, 2019.

 

Flexport has received many awards and accolades such as-

Breakout List's Great Companies To Apply For in 2019 - #8 on Inc. 5000, a list of the fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. - Inc.’s Best Companies to Work for in 2018 - #13 on LinkedIn’s Top Startups of 2018.

 

 

 

  • Year founded: 2013
  • Funding Info: $1.3B in 6 Funding Rounds (Last Funding Type: Venture- Series Unknown)
  • Yearly Revenue: 471 million USD (2018)
  • Employee Size: 1,001-5,000
  • Business Valuation: Valued at $3.2B as of Feb 21, 2019
  • City/Town: San Francisco
  • State: California
  • Country: United States
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