Tag: Beacon

UK digital freight forwarder Beacon continues rapid expansion with Hong Kong office opening

London-based Beacon, the next generation freight forwarding and supply chain finance company, has continued its rapid growth trajectory by doubling the size of its team, increasing its customer base and expanding its physical presence into Asia by opening a new office in Hong Kong. Since March, Bea...

Vanguard Logistics Lawsuit Accuses Fraser Robinson of Stealing Trade Secrets

Vanguard Logistics Services (USA), Inc. ("Vanguard"), a California-based shipping and logistics company, announced today that it has filed a U.S. lawsuit against former Uber executive Fraser Robinson for fraud, theft of trade secrets, deceptive business practices and other violations of law. The...

UK digital freight forwarder Beacon receives investment from Jeff Bezos

London-based Beacon, the next generation freight forwarding and supply chain finance company, has raised over $15 million in its Series A fundraising round, with investors including Jeff Bezos, the founder and CEO of Amazon, and leading US venture capital firm 8VC. Beacon was founded in 2018 by ...

Beacon appoints Brenton Booth as Head of Supply Chain Finance

Brenton Booth London-based Beacon, the next generation freight forwarding and supply chain finance company, has appointed Brenton Booth as Head of Supply Chain Finance. Brenton  joined the company on 1 April.  Prior to joining Beacon, Brenton ran his own strategy and product development con...

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