Flexport Review – The New Tech Enabled Freight Forwarder

Company Overview

Flexport is a tech-enabled  freight forwarding and brokerage company based out of San Francisco.  The company focuses on the growing international trade market with the company opening its own warehouses in Hong Kong and Los Angeles.  The company has more than 600 customers and is growing at an extremely fast pace.  The company offers various types of ocean shipping: FCL and LCL, air freight, and ground transportation.  The company also offers various supply chain services including customs brokerage, trade finance, and insurance.    

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San Francisco, CA

# of Employees


Year Founded


Key Operating Areas

  • Ocean shipping
  • Air freight
  • Ground Transportation
  • Supply chain
  • Insurance
  • Trade finance


  • Recently built out its own transportation management system that matches potential customers and carriers and tracks shipments across geographies and types
  • Increasingly focused on technology-first practices with ~60% of carrier interactions being digital
  • Strong work culture and was named the second best Large Company in the 2014 Best Places to Work ranking by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal

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