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Freightify secures $12M funding round as it democratizes access to best prices for freight forwarders

Freightify secures $12M funding round

Freightify is providing freight forwarders enhanced capabilities to procure, manage and quote Freight prices instantly. Customer numbers and revenues tripled in the last 12 months as it seeks to strengthen product, sales and marketing. Global freight forwarding is a $300B industry that facilitates the movement of cargo from one place …

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International airfreight rates hit turbulence while ocean freight prices sink. Will shoppers feel the benefit?

International airfreight rates hit turbulence while ocean freight prices sink

The international delivery expert ParcelHero says retailers should benefit from falling air and ocean freight rates this year. More businesses may also jump from airfreight to ocean transport as shipping rates tumble, but will consumers get to pocket the difference? Global freight rates will continue to fall for the first …

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XPO reduces environmental impact at Motherwell distribution centre with conversion to HVO heating fuel

XPO reduces environmental impact at Motherwell distribution centre with conversion to HVO heating fuel

XPO, a leading provider of freight transportation services, has announced the successful completion of a pilot programme at its Newarthill distribution centre in Motherwell, Scotland, as part of an ambitious sustainability agenda. The company, which has committed to being a responsible supply chain partner, has replaced the site’s heating fuel …

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Freightera recruits COO from Senior Executive Team at one of Canada’s Largest Carriers

Freightera recruits COO from Senior Executive Team at one of Canada's Largest Carriers

Freightera welcomes Mark Schmitke, former senior operations executive at Canada’s 25th largest transportation company, as COO to scale the platform to $100M+ revenue and $1B+ valuation Freightera, the innovative online freight marketplace, has appointed Mark Schmitke as Chief Operating Officer. Mark spent the last five years with Siemens Transportation Group, …

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