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Founded Year



Series D - II | Alive

Total Raised




Last Raised

$250M | 9 mos ago

About Forto

Forto provides a platform that manages all past, current, and future freight shipments and helps companies to keep track of missing documents, upload all necessary files and store them for future use, enabling logistic service providers to book and manage global freight shipments online. The company was founded in 2016 and is based in Berlin, Germany.

Headquarters Location

Saarbrucker Str 37a

Berlin, 10405,



ESPs containing Forto

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Transportation & Logistics / Supply Chain Tech

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…

Forto named as Highflier among 11 other companies, including Flexport, Sennder, and Beacon.

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Forto's Products & Differentiators

    International logistics, including Ocean, Air and Rail products

    Forto customers enjoy a complete logistics service offer that includes ocean, air and rail freight options for import and export trade flows. Whether they ship a single box, a full container or a complete plane or train, Forto can help them find the best transport mode for their cargo.

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CB Insights Intelligence Analysts have mentioned Forto in 5 CB Insights research briefs, most recently on Sep 19, 2022.

Expert Collections containing Forto

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Forto is included in 3 Expert Collections, including Supply Chain & Logistics Tech.


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Nov 12, 2022

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Forto Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Forto founded?

    Forto was founded in 2016.

  • Where is Forto's headquarters?

    Forto's headquarters is located at Saarbrucker Str 37a, Berlin.

  • What is Forto's latest funding round?

    Forto's latest funding round is Series D - II.

  • How much did Forto raise?

    Forto raised a total of $615.83M.

  • Who are the investors of Forto?

    Investors of Forto include Northzone, Unbound, G Squared, SoftBank Group, Disruptive Technologies Venture Capital and 18 more.

  • Who are Forto's competitors?

    Competitors of Forto include Flexport, Project44, Nowports, Wiz, SHIPSTA and 15 more.

  • What products does Forto offer?

    Forto's products include International logistics, including Ocean, Air and Rail products and 2 more.

  • Who are Forto's customers?

    Customers of Forto include Home24, Zero and BORBET Vertriebs GmbH.

Compare Forto to Competitors

Flexport Logo

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 to support 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. The company was founded in 2013 and is based in San Francisco, California.

Sennder Logo

Sennder is a digital road freight forwarder in continental Europe, linking large commercial shippers with small freight carriers.


Beacon is a supply chain finance firm that provides real-time data of cargo delivery and a marketplace view of global shipping costs and prices

Nowports Logo

Nowports is a digital freight forwarder that ships ocean containers to and from Latin America. Its offerings help facilitate the import and export processes of Latin American companies. The company serves exporters and importers that facilitate trade with Latin America. It was founded in 2018 and is based in Monterrey, Mexico.


Wiz offers a digital freight management platform that offers end-to-end shipment management solutions, handling price discovery, booking management, shipment tracking, documentation, shipment finance, and providing customer support to businesses.

Cargo.One Logo

Cargo.One is a digital platform for freight forwarders to search, compare and book air freight capacities across airlines.

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