Tag: Raft

Human-centric technology integral to logistics industry’s AI adoption insists Raft CEO

The successful adoption of artificial intelligence (AI)-driven technology will rely on developing solutions that enable forwarders and customs brokers to prioritize human connections, said James Coombes, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Co-Founder, Raft, at The International Air Cargo Association (...

Demystifying AI essential to empowering future workforce says Raft CTO and Co-Founder Nisarg Mehta

[caption id="attachment_44518" align="alignright" width="255"] Nisarg Mehta[/caption] The future of work will see Artificial Intelligence (AI) integrated seamlessly into our work routines to boost creativity, unlock productivity, and enhance our skills, but that starts with understanding its prac...

Onboard Logistics partners with Raft to drive new levels of warehouse automation

US-based freight forwarder OnBoard Logistics has partnered with intelligent logistics platform Raft to successfully optimize warehousing operations and redefine the way cargo is received and processed. OnBoard Logistics now boasts a fully automated warehouse pre-check process, utilizing Raft’s ...

Raft strengthens commercial leadership team to accelerate global expansion

Intelligent logistics platform Raft has appointed industry veteran Kurt Corman as Regional Vice President of Sales, Americas, and Claudio Fiaoni as Regional Vice President of Sales, EMEA, to support Raft’s accelerating global growth.   “Raft is expanding rapidly, and the appointments of Kurt...

Raft raises $30m in Series B funding to transform global supply chain execution with AI

Intelligent logistics platform Raft announced today the successful completion of its Series B funding round, raising $30 million in investment. The funding round is led by global VC investor Eight Roads with participation from existing investors Bessemer Venture Partners, Episode 1, and Dynamo Ve...

Leveraging smart data will revolutionize customs process says Raft Co-Founder Nisarg Mehta

Automating Customs operations will cut workflow times from days to minutes,  Mehta told delegates at the National Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association of America conference.  Smart data and AI will save days of manual processing, freeing up Customs brokers and agents to focus on custome...

The Future of Freight Forwarding Relies on Human Expertise Augmented by Technology According to Raft Founder James Coombes

Smart technology, enabling operations automation and better data sharing, will support forwarders to build more efficient, sustainable supply chains, according to James Coombes, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of freight platform Raft. Forwarders have a unique opportunity to offer their sh...

Raft appoints Rod Talbot as VP Sales – Asia to fuel growth in the region

Raft has appointed industry veteran Rod Talbot as Vice President Sales, Asia, to help increase its presence and expertise in the Asia Pacific region. Talbot, a seasoned senior director and business leader with over 25 years’ experience in supply chain and logistics, was previously Managing Di...

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