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Flexport is a platform for global trade, making it easy for businesses to move products by air, land and sea around the world. The Company is a licensed customs brokerage and freight forwarder built around a web application. Flexport's freight service includes an online dashboard for businesses to easily understand, purchase, manage and track the services required for global trade. 

TypePrivate
Founded2013
HQSan Francisco, US
Websiteflexport.com
Employee Ratings4.1

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Employees (est.) (Mar 2019)1,062
Job Openings120

Key People/Management at Flexport

Ryan Petersen

Ryan Petersen

CEO
Sanne Manders

Sanne Manders

COO
Ben Braverman

Ben Braverman

Chief Revenue Officer
Sudhanshu Priyadarshi

Sudhanshu Priyadarshi

CFO
Chien Liang-Chou

Chien Liang-Chou

VP of Engineering
Jeff Thomas

Jeff Thomas

Chief Marketing Officer
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Flexport Office Locations

Flexport has offices in San Francisco, Atlanta, New York, Los Angeles and in 5 other locations
San Francisco, US (HQ)
760 Market St, San Francisco
Atlanta, US
1175 Peachtree St NE
Chicago, US
171 N Aberdeen St #400
Los Angeles, US
12181 Bluff Creek Dr #150W, Playa Vista
New York, US
250 Park Ave S
Shenzhen, CN
Room 2302A, 23/F, Greater China International Trade Plaza Fuhua Road
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Flexport Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Flexport's latest funding round in February 2019 was reported to be $1 b. In total, Flexport has raised $1.3 b. Flexport's latest valuation is reported to be $3.2 b.
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Flexport Revenue

Market valuation

3.2b
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Flexport Operating Metrics

Flexport's Customers was reported to be 1.8 k in Oct, 2017.
Oct, 2017Feb, 2019

Carriers

5.90 k

Customers

1.80 k

Import and Export Experts

10 k

Monthly Shipped Containers

7 k
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Flexport Online and Social Media Presence

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Flexport News and Updates

Periscope Data and Flexport to Co-Present at Gartner Data & Analytics Summit

Latest Innovations From Leading BI Platform On Display at Booth #229

The Wall Street Journal: SoftBank’s Vision Fund sets sights on logistics startup Flexport

SoftBank Group Corp.’s Vision Fund is diving into the global freight business, leading a new $1 billion round of funding in Flexport Inc., a six-year-old international shipping broker built by Silicon Valley technology developers.

Freight startup Flexport just nabbed $1 billion through a SoftBank-led funding round, and it's now worth $3.2 billion

Freight forwarder Flexport is now valued at $3.2 billion. That's after a $1 billion investment round led by the SoftBank Vision Fund. Founded in 2013, Flexport is already the 11th-largest freight forwarder in the world.   Flexport has driven big-name investors into the less-than-thrilling world o…

Freight startup Flexport lands SoftBank-led $1B round at $3.2B valuation

Flexport Inc., a startup working to bring the multitrillion-dollar freight transport industry into the cloud computing age, today announced that it has secured a staggering $1 billion funding round led by SoftBank Group Corp.’s Vision Fund. The investment is the latest in a series of big bets that …

Flexport raises $1 bln in funding from SoftBank-led group

Freight logistics provider Flexport Inc said on Thursday it had raised $1 billion in funding led by SoftBank Corp that according to a source familiar with the matter valued the company at $3.2 billion.

SoftBank is leading a $1 billion investment in logistics start-up Flexport

A day after announcing a $200 million financing round in Clutter, SoftBank said it led a $1 billion investment in Flexport.
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Flexport Blogs

IMO 2020: What Shippers Need to Know Now

While the world has been enthralled by the US-China trade war, another extremely pressing situation is happening in the logistics industry — the International Maritime Organization is preparing to roll out a landmark set of regulations that will cost carriers at least $15B per year. IMO Sulfur 2020 …

How Santa Cruz Bicycles jumps over freight hurdles with Flexport

Based in Santa Cruz, California, Santa Cruz Bicycles is a manufacturer of high-performance mountain bikes. With each bicycle hand-assembled to order in their California factory, Santa Cruz strives to continuously push the limits on what goes into making the highest-quality mountain bike. Santa Cruz …

The unseen complexity of disaster relief (and how you can help)

In 2017 in the U.S. alone, we saw 16 devastating weather and climate disasters with over $300B in damages. This year is no different, and the frequency of these disasters is expected to increase by 5x over the next 50 years due to the impacts of climate change. We know that disasters disrupt supply …

Socks on a mission: how Bombas reaches its goals with Flexport

Bombas is a New York City-based sock company on a mission to create the world’s best everyday socks. In addition to pushing the limits on what makes a great sock, Bombas has a greater mission: for each pair sold, one pair of socks is donated to communities in need across the United States. As a […] …

Expect Ocean Space to Remain Tight as Carriers Cancel Sailings

Blog post authored by: Senior Ocean Procurement Manager – Transpacific, Kyle Beaulieu & Ocean Procurement Associate, Eleanor Powell As we head into a traditional off-peak season, between Golden Week and Chinese New Year, carriers are announcing blank sailings that will impact services for shippe…

How Qardio partners with Flexport to optimize its workflow and supply chain

Qardio is a San Francisco-based cardiovascular monitoring company that creates smart wearables and software for consumers and doctors to better track heart health. At the heart of their brand is a story of growth, product development, and lessons learned scaling a start-up to 400% revenue growth. As…
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Flexport Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Flexport founded?

    Flexport was founded in 2013.

  • Who are Flexport key executives?

    Flexport's key executives are Ryan Petersen, Sanne Manders and Ben Braverman.

  • How many employees does Flexport have?

    Flexport has 1,062 employees.

  • Who are Flexport competitors?

    Competitors of Flexport include Echo Global Logistics, Celadon Group and Shipwell.

  • Where is Flexport headquarters?

    Flexport headquarters is located at 760 Market St, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are Flexport offices?

    Flexport has offices in San Francisco, Atlanta, New York, Los Angeles and in 5 other locations.

  • How many offices does Flexport have?

    Flexport has 9 offices.