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Flexport

Flexport

Flexport is a licensed freight forwarder and shipping company based in San Francisco, CA, USA. They manage global logistics for businesses.

Flexport is a licensed freight forwarder and customs brokerage built around web application. It manages global logistics for businesses. Its international ocean freight forwarding services and U.S. trucking services are provided by Flexport International. Flexport’s subsidiary, Flexport Customs provides customs brokerage services.

The freight service includes an online dashboard for understanding, purchasing, managing and tracking services. The web-based software allows clients to oversee their cargo's status using the company's APIs (application programming interface) and web interfaces.

Flexport went through the Y Combinator program in the winter of 2014. After Y Combinator, Flexport went on to raise a Series A led by the Founders Fund in April of 2014.

Ryan Petersen started Flexport in March 2013 and is based in San Francisco, California. Petersen has degrees from the University of California, Berkeley and Columbia Business School.

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Venture round

Flexport announced a $1b venture round led by SoftBank Vision Fund. The investment puts Flexport valuation at $3.2b.

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About - Flexport

Flexport

Bringing Predictability to Air Freight - Flexport

Ryan Petersen

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