Founded Year

2013

Stage

Series E - II | Alive

Total Raised

$2.237B

Valuation

$0000 

Last Raised

$935M | 5 mos ago

Revenue

$0000 

About Flexport

Flexport has developed a platform for global logistics empowering buyers, sellers and their logistics partners with the technology and services to grow and innovate. The company has also started Flexport.org as a means of supporting the sourcing and transport of supplies related to the coronavirus pandemic from where they are to the front-lines in hospitals where they are needed.

Flexport Headquarter Location

760 Market Street 8th Floor

San Francisco, California, 94102,

United States

415-231-5252

ESPs containing Flexport

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Mobility / Supply Chain & Logistics

Digital freight forwarding platforms help shippers manage the end-to-end shipment of freight around the world. They come equipped with tools like automated booking and real-time shipment tracking, and they support streamlined pricing, increased communication across supply chain stakeholders, and enhanced inventory visibility. Platforms use AI and ML to automate freight requests and issues that use…

Flexport named as Leader among 11 other companies, including Sennder, Beacon, and Zencargo.

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Expert Collections containing Flexport

Expert Collections are analyst-curated lists that highlight the companies you need to know in the most important technology spaces.

Flexport is included in 6 Expert Collections, including Supply Chain & Logistics Tech.

S

Supply Chain & Logistics Tech

4,202 items

Companies offering technology-driven solutions that serve the supply chain & logistics space (e.g. shipping, inventory mgmt, last mile, trucking).

U

Unicorns- Billion Dollar Startups

1,168 items

C

Conference Exhibitors

6,062 items

Companies that will be exhibiting at CES 2018

A

Auto & Mobility Tech

415 items

We define trucking tech broadly as companies developing technology-enabled services and products focused on the freight trucking industry, such as trucking-oriented marketplace platforms, fleet management solutions, and onboard monitoring and tracking systems.

T

Tech IPO Pipeline

568 items

F

Fintech

7,431 items

US-based companies

Flexport Patents

Flexport has filed 11 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Data management
  • Supply chain management
  • Logistics
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Application Date

Grant Date

Title

Related Topics

Status

11/29/2017

2/22/2022

Data management, Graphical user interface elements, Financial markets, Email, Hazardous materials

Grant

Application Date

11/29/2017

Grant Date

2/22/2022

Title

Related Topics

Data management, Graphical user interface elements, Financial markets, Email, Hazardous materials

Status

Grant

Latest Flexport News

Wise move: Amazon on right track with Doug Herrington appointment

Jun 22, 2022

Yesterday, we reported that Doug Herrington had been appointed as the new CEO of Amazon’s Worldwide Stores business (formerly known as Consumer). He has been at Amazon for 17 years, joining the company in 2005 to build out the Consumables business, launching Amazon Fresh in 2007, and in 2015, taking on leading all of the North American Consumer business. Our CEO, Andy Jassy, announces Doug Herrington, longtime Amazon leader, as the CEO of Worldwide Amazon Stores. https://t.co/bBoYRnLvmb— Amazon News (@amazonnews) June 21, 2022 Amazon CEO Andy Jassy.described Herrington as “a terrific inventor for customers, who thinks big, has thoughtful vision around how category management and ops can work well together, is a unifier, is highly curious, and an avid learner.”“I think Doug will do great things for customers and employees alike, and I look forward to working with him in this leadership role,” he added.The e-commerce giant has made the right choice here, according to Brittain Ladd, a former Amazon exec and supply chain consultant.In a LinkedIn post, he said: “I am very happy about this appointment following the departure of Dave Clark, who led Amazon’s warehousing and e-commerce operations.”“Dave is becoming the co-CEO of Flexport and eventually the sole CEO. It’s a great move for Flexport, but I wanted Dave to become the CEO of Kroger, Walmart, Target, Uber, FedEx or Gopuff once his non-compete would allow him to do so. I’m not convinced Flexport is the best place for him.” He added: “The press is reporting that Jassy didn’t try and talk Clark into staying, and now additional executives have left since Herrington has been named as the CEO of Stores.”“So what? My advice to Jassy is disrupt Amazon as much as possible before someone else does it for him. Jassy should not feel compelled to try and keep any executives. He has a mission to complete, and what he needs are executives who believe in his vision and the mission.” Ladd also believes that John Felton is the perfect choice to be the new Head of Operations and report to Herrington. The latter is taking over as sales have slowed in recent quarters, the company is planning to sublease at least 10 million square feet of excess warehouse space, defer construction of new facilities, and renegotiate leases, according to reports. Ladd concluded his post by stating that Herrington and Felton should give serious consideration to the following moves:1. Assess if Amazon should divest Whole Foods, and focus on building Amazon Fresh stores.2. Go big into automated micro-fulfilment for online grocery fulfilment, but also introduce automated MFCs into the Amazon ecosystem.3. Assess mobile retail, a ‘marketplace on wheels’ model similar to what BIB Technologies is doing. 4. Assess acquiring Kohl’s and opening Amazon Go Markets inside each store. Leverage the real estate for apparel and other products.The wild card: Acquire Target and open Whole Foods or Amazon Fresh stores inside each Target store once they’ve been remodelled. 5. How can Amazon beat Instacart? Leverage micro-fulfilment and larger customer fulfillment centres as a service with free delivery. Take over the management of the centre store for grocery retailers.6. Accelerate selling 3PL services. Go big with Ship with Amazon.

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  • When was Flexport founded?

    Flexport was founded in 2013.

  • Where is Flexport's headquarters?

    Flexport's headquarters is located at 760 Market Street, San Francisco.

  • What is Flexport's latest funding round?

    Flexport's latest funding round is Series E - II.

  • How much did Flexport raise?

    Flexport raised a total of $2.237B.

  • Who are the investors of Flexport?

    Investors of Flexport include Founders Fund, DST Global, SoftBank Group, MSD Partners, Kevin Kwok and 25 more.

  • Who are Flexport's competitors?

    Competitors of Flexport include FourKites, Freightos, InstaFreight, Forto, Logixboard, Project44, NEXT Trucking, Nuvocargo, Shippabo, Beacon and 16 more.

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