Freight Forward Thinking

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Backed by some of the top investors in the world such as Google Ventures, First Round Capital and Bloomberg Beta, Flexport is a freight-forwarding and customs brokerage startup with a mission to put technology in a much more pivotal role in what is considered to be one of the oldest industries in the world.

In Flexport’s terms, they are here to “redefine how companies manage their global supply chain”.

“Our core service is freight forwarding, but the added-value that we offer is much more than that,” said Henry Ko, Managing Director of Greater China, “we use technology to solve pain points in the complex logistics process, with an ultimate goal to upgrade the industry.”

Flexport is a technology-driven forwarder which hopes to streamline end-to-end freight management, providing easy and highly visible management services and tools to shippers. At the core of its logistics solution is an integrated platform aiming to speed up workflow and facilitate resources management. From a shipper’s point of view, it is a one-stop dashboard that shows real-time data from freight tracking to billing to analytics.

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