Friday, March 17, 2023

Is Container Shipping’s Rate Erosion Over?

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – The ‘jury is out’ on whether container spot rates have bottomed-out, but on the key transpacific and Asia to Europe

March 17, 2023
Total Views: 4784

Tuesday, February 28, 2023

Amazon’s Former Logistics Guru Aims to Repeat Growth at Flexport

By Lisa Baertlein LONG BEACH, Calif., Feb 28 (Reuters) – The former Amazon.com Inc executive who oversaw the e-commerce company’s transportation

February 28, 2023
Total Views: 4988

Wednesday, January 11, 2023
shipping containers

Flexport Slashing Workforce By 20% Amid Global Trade Slowdown

San Francisco-based supply chain management and logistics company Flexport has announced it is slashing 20% of its workforce amid the slowdown in global trade.

January 11, 2023
Total Views: 1117

Thursday, October 20, 2022
shipping containers

Flexport Receives $200 Million to Grow Trade Financing

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — Flexport Inc.’s trade financing arm received $200 million from KKR & Co. to expand the digital freight company’s

October 20, 2022
Total Views: 861

Thursday, June 9, 2022
Flexport CEO Ryan Petersen at Davos

Flexport Grabs Top Amazon Executive

By Spencer Soper (Bloomberg) Dave Clark, who spent two decades climbing the ranks at Amazon.com Inc. to become its consumer chief, is joining logistics

June 9, 2022
Total Views: 738

Monday, February 7, 2022

Flexport Valuation Doubles to $8 Billion in Latest Funding Round

Feb 7 (Reuters) – Flexport’s valuation more than doubled to $8 billion on Monday after a funding round led by venture capital firms Andreessen

February 7, 2022
Total Views: 1141

Friday, March 29, 2019
cargo containers
Maritime News

Flexport Launches Container Sharing Service

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) – Shippers will no longer be faced with the choice of booking either a full container load (FCL) or a

March 29, 2019
Total Views: 90

Friday, February 22, 2019
autonomous shipping

Flexport Secures A Billion Dollars In New Funds

By Gavin van Marle (TheLoadstar) US digital-first freight forwarder Flexport has secured “a truly outstanding” $1bn in a new funding round led by

February 22, 2019
Total Views: 73