Tag: Flexport

Traditional forwarder systems designed to be secure, not to share data

If the future is all about data sharing and transparency, then traditional freight forwarder IT systems are not the natural…

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Flexport makes two senior appointments as it continues digital drive

Freight forwarder Flexport has appointed Mehmet Göker as chief data officer (CDO) and Kevin Paige as chief information security officer (CISO). Flexport…

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A mixed picture for rates as air cargo shows some signs of a pick-up

Airfreight rates on the transpacific trade are expected to begin picking up over the coming weeks after hitting their low…

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Flexport secures $1bn investment for infrastructure and technology

Freight forwarder Flexport has secured $1bn in funding, which will be used to invest in technology and infrastructure. The investment…

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Cargo.one takes aim at synchronised shipping

There are many examples of ideas coming about by chance -— from penicillin to Post-it Notes -— but the airfreight…

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Forwarder Flexport expands management team

Freight forwarder Flexport  has appointed three new people to its management team as it looks to continue to grow. Sudhanshu…

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Air cargo braces for the impact of trade tariffs

The introduction of trade tariffs is set to hit the air cargo industry, despite the possibility of an initial boost….

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Flexport: new LA facility will support Hong Kong charters

San Francisco-headquartered freight forwarder Flexport has leased a 136,685 sq ft industrial facility in the South Bay area of Los…

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Hactl handles Western Global’s freighter flights for Flexport

Florida-based freighter operator Western Global Airlines (WGA) has appointed Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Ltd (Hactl) to handle its first…

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Flexport secures more funding through investment from SF Express

Chinese express giant SF Express has invested $100m in Flexport as the company looks to continue its rapid expansion. Flexport…

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