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Flexport Company Profile

Flexport is a licensed freight forwarder that uses people and software to manage the complexity of international trade. Shipping something from Shenzhen to Cincinnati or Rotterdam to LA requires complex coordination. Currently that’s done by telephones, spreadsheets, and fax machines. Flexport provides a web-based app that offers real-time visibility of your shipments. And we’re not just a software platform: Our experienced logistics and customs experts are here to help at every step of the way. We offer services in air freight, ocean freight, trucking, warehouse & fulfillment, customs brokerage, and cargo insurance.

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501 Folsom St., Suite 300
San Francisco, California, 94105
United States
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Flexport announces key executive hire to run its new truckload brokerage unit
San Francisco-based freight forwarding and customs brokerage services provider Flexport is taking steps to establish a truck brokerage unit, with the hiring of a well-known executive from Uber Freight. In an internal company memo provided to LM, Flexport CEO Dave Clark said that effective May 22, Bill Driegert will join the company as its EVP, Head of Trucking, reporting directly to Clark.

Flexport report looks at how Laredo could be poised for increased nearshoring activity
A recently-issued report from San Francisco-based freight forwarding and customs brokerage services provider Flexport examined the inroads being made on nearshoring initiatives in Mexico through the lens of container throughput at the landlocked Laredo, Texas port, which sits between the United States and Mexico.

The Implication of Flexport’s Acquisition of Shopify Logistics to Expand Its Global Services into Last Mile & E-Commerce Fulfillment
Flexport, the leading tech-driven logistics platform, has announced the acquisition of the assets of Shopify Logistics, including Deliverr, Inc. Flexport's technology now makes it easy for businesses to plan, visualize and execute the movement of goods from the manufacturer to the customer's store or door unified under one technology platform.

Flexport announces acquisition of Shopify Logistics
In a move geared towards expanding its global services into last mile and e-commerce fulfillment, San Francisco-based freight forwarding and customs brokerage services provider Flexport announced today it has acquired the assets of Shopify Logistics, a subsidiary of a multi-channel commerce platform, Shopify, including Deliverr, a fulfillment technology services provider, which Shopify acquired for $2.1 billion in 2022.

Prologis Groundbreakers 2022 keynote session addresses present and future supply chain issues
The session, which featured Prologis Co-founder and CEO Hamid Moghadam and Dave Clark, Co-CEO of San Francisco-based freight forwarding and customs brokerage services provider Flexport, began with the executives taking a look at what they viewed as the key trends and themes within the supply chain.

Strategic partnership between NTG and Flexport focuses on supply chain visibility
Atlanta-based Nolan Transportation Group (NTG), a provider of non-asset, tech-enabled logistics and brokerage services, and a subsidiary of Transportation Insight, and San Francisco-based freight forwarding and customs brokerage services provider Flexport, said they are collaborating on a strategic partnership focused on integrating their respective technologies, with a focus on “greater visibility across supply chains.”

Shutdowns in China leave things open-ended for supply chain stakeholders
The ongoing Omicron variant-driven issues that have been plaguing key manufacturing and port hubs in China continue to raise supply chain concerns.

Covid-driven shutdowns in China need careful monitoring by U.S. ports and supply chains
Recent developments in China related to the uptick in Omicron variant infections appear to be shaping up to have a significant downstream impact on United States-bound import patterns, at a time when the ongoing supply chain congestion issues appeared to be showing signs of improvement.

Flexport heralds a $935 million Series E investment round, brings valuation to more than $8 billion
The raise follows years of uninterrupted growth for the company, particularly in the last twelve months, with Flexport’s revenue more than doubling in 2021 as it moved nearly $19 billion in gross merchandise for its clients across 112 countries.

Flexport heralds opening of new Toronto-based office
San Francisco-based freight forwarding and customs brokerage services provider Flexport said this week it is increasing its presence north of the border, for Canadian importers and exporters, with the opening of a new office in Toronto.

New Flexport report takes a deep dive into post-Covid demand shifts
Entitled the “Post-Covid Indicator,” Flexport said that this report leverages the company’s copious amount of data related to the movement of merchandise through the global logistics system as input, while not having as much of what it called a lag compared to government data and statistics. And it explained that is methodology based on an analysis of correlations between detailed shipping data and national consumption behavior.

Flexport and Convoy herald a new partnership
The companies said that this partnership will mesh Flexport’s international client base and Convoy’s North American carrier network, with a focus on providing shippers with what it called seamless logistics services, as well as expand business capabilities for both Flexport and Convoy.

Flexport launches “proactive” Trade Advisory
San Francisco-based freight forwarder, Flexport, today announced the launch of “Trade Advisory,” a service designed to help its domestic shippers identify cost saving opportunities, explore tariff mitigation strategies, minimize operational risk, and implement best practices for trade compliance amid unprecedented global complexity.

As Port of Vancouver grows, Flexport seeks to broaden British Columbia services
Overall cargo throughput at Canada’s Port of Vancouver increased 0.5% to a record 72.5 million metric tons by mid-year, authorities report. New services in digitized freight forwarding have taken notice.

Flexport set to help SMBs with capital financed supply chains
Flexport Capital recently released a financing solution to help alleviate the working capital constraints caused by the U.S.-China tariffs. According to the company, a suite of trade finance solutions, Flexport Capital helps businesses – especially “fast-growing companies” – keep their capital working for them.

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