Tag: Flexport

WestJet Cargo and Flexport collaborate to streamline Canadian exports and spur regional growth

Today, WestJet Cargo announced a new agreement with Flexport, the global leader in supply chain technology, to offer new airfreight solutions for Canadian exports into Asia. Under the unique agreement, WestJet Cargo will deliver Canadian cargo to O’Hare International Airport (ORD), where Flexport...

Flexport fires CFO, HR chief departs weeks after sudden ouster of Dave Clark as CEO

Annie Palmer @IN/ANNIERPALMER/@ANNIERPALMER Three weeks after Flexport founder Ryan Petersen fired Dave Clark as CEO and returned to run his supply chain software startup, the company has ousted its chief financial officer, and its human resources chief has resigned, CNBC has learned. Flexpo...

Flexport launches a self-service, AI-driven global trade solution

Flexport today launched a supply chain revolution for entrepreneurs, creating the first truly all-in-one, end-to-end global trade solution powering instant access to financing, freight, fulfillment, and replenishment to all major marketplaces and retail stores. Joining Flexport's supply chain rev...

Flexport Acquires Shopify Logistics Expanding its Global Services

Flexport, the leading tech-driven logistics platform, today announced the acquisition of the assets of Shopify Logistics, including Deliverr, Inc. Flexport's technology now makes it easy for businesses to plan, visualize and execute the movement of goods from manufacturer to the customer's store ...

Flexport to lay off 20% of its global workforce

By Riley de León, cnbc.com Supply chain software startup Flexport is laying off 20% of its global workforce, or roughly 640 employees, according to a memo from co-CEOs Ryan Petersen and Dave Clark. Petersen started Flexport in 2013 because he figured there had to be a better way to manage th...

Atlas Air and Flexport expand partnership

Atlas Air, Inc., a subsidiary of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc., today announced an agreement to expand its partnership with Flexport, the technology platform for global logistics, to add a third Boeing 747-400 freighter to its existing fleet beginning in September 2022.  This long-term c...

Etihad Cargo refreshes network for the winter

Etihad Cargo is upgrading its winter schedule network, with both freighter and passenger routes being refreshed. Weekly freighter flights to Columbus, Ohio will now go via Europe, stopping off in Frankfurt, Germany on the way out and Amsterdam, the Netherlands on the way back. The flights to ...

Working sessions at Executive Summit to help shape future direction of TIACA

TIACA board members will host a series of executive working sessions to discuss innovation and challenges to improve cross-discipline collaboration at TIACA’s Executive Summit (ES). The Summit takes place from 19-21 November 2019, and is hosted by Budapest Airport (BUD). Day one of the even...

Flexport gains $1bn in funding from SoftBank Vision Fund

Flexport has secured $1 billion in funding led by the SoftBank Vision Fund and said it will use the capital to invest in its infrastructure and technology. The latest fund raising in the freight forwarder also saw participation from existing investors Founders Fund, DST Global, Cherubic Ventures,...

Flexport’s head of air freight Neel Jones Shah joins TIACA board

Flexport senior vice president and global head of air freight - Neel Jones Shah - has been appointed to the TIACA Board of Directors. Shah, who previously served on the TIACA Board from 2011 to 2012, joins with almost 20 years of experience in the aviation and transport industry. Since 2017 he...

Flexport makes three senior additions to leadership team

Flexport has made three additions to its leadership team in the shape of Sudhanshu Priyadarshi as chief financial officer, Huey Lin as president of Asia, and Jeff Thomas as chief marketing officer. The fast-expanding freight forwarder said they are all proven leaders in their fields and will acce...

Hactl appointed as handler for new Western Global freighter

Florida-based freighter operator Western Global Airlines has appointed Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) to handle its first scheduled service into Hong Kong. The new twice-weekly Boeing 747-400 Freighter service between Hong Kong and Los Angeles is being operated in partnership wit...

Flexport makes two key appointments to its leadership team

Flexport has made two key appointments to its leadership team in the shape of Paige DeLacey as chief people officer and David Robinson as vice president of design. The freight forwarder said they will be “integral to retaining Flexport's unique company culture and approach to global logistics d...

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