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4 Companies That are Disrupting Logistics

There is no shortage of logistics needs in the world. As the world gets smaller, more products have to be moved. Recent changes in consumer behavior helped increase the volume of moved goods. Almost $19 trillion worth of goods were ...


An Expedia for Freight?

An Israeli start-up is trying to modernize the antiquated world of freight logistics with tools inspired by Internet travel sites, such as instant quotes and automated bookings. But the company's innovations face enormous inertia within ...


International Shipping Finally Gets its Big Data Revolution

Summary:Israeli startup Freightos sets sail in the nascent digitized shipping price and schedule setting industry. Foto-1Freightos CEO Zvi Schreiber. Image: Freightos One of the few industries where big data has yet to find its ...


Updating the backbone of the world economy: Freightos’ Zvi Schreiber

The Freightos Founder tells e27 that after several exits through acquisitions with his other startups, he’d really love to take Freightos the IPO route The StartmeupHK Week in Hong Kong has only just finished a few days ago on ...


10 Amazing Israeli Start-ups You’ve Never Heard of, But Will Soon

NEW YORK (The Street) -- So much has been said about Israel as a hub of innovation there is no reason to bore you with the statistics about how the country is the size of New Jersey and has more tech than almost any other place on ...


Making B2B E-Commerce Happen

By 2020, B2B e-commerce is expected to outstrip B2C e-commerce by a factor of two, reaching nearly US$7 trillion in annual sales. By ZVI SCHREIBER. It’s 2020. Getting into work, Frank, a procurement manager at an electronics ...


Logistics Companies Face Pressure to Lower Emissions

As the Paris climate talks spur corporations to pledge to reduce CO2 emissions, they’re putting pressure on the firms that transport their cargo to do the same As world leaders met in Paris this week to hammer out initiatives to ...


Is Logistics About To Get Amazon’ed?

In November 2015, Beijing Century Joyo Courier Services registered with the U.S. government as an ocean shipping provider. So what? Well, Beijing Century Joyo Courier Services is a subsidiary of none other than Amazon. And earlier ...


Automated freight rate platforms reel in big names

The drive to automate the freight rate process took another step forward with Hellmann Worldwide Logistics announcing a global roll-out of the Freightos rate management and auto-quote system and M.E. Dey & Co. implementing the ...


Freightos: Traditional freight models face uncertainty

Where will airfreight growth come from in the future? A better leading question is how can traditional airfreight logistics service providers survive in the near future? According to 90 industry leaders surveyed in the Freightos ...


How SaaS is bringing B2B marketplaces back

Image Credit: cybrain / Shutterstock Online marketplaces are huge. Amazon, Etsy, and Uber prove that C2C and B2C marketplaces have overcome the chicken and egg problem — attracting buyers before there are ...


Freightos named a 2016 Cool Vendor in Supply Chain Services

Top analyst report identifies Freightos amongst 5 supply chain companies considered to be innovative, impactful and intriguing. Freightos, the world’s online freight marketplace and provider of instant freight pricing technology, ...


Eight Freight Facts

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What The (X-Border) Freight?

Like a cargo ship slow steaming along transoceanic routes, when it comes to cross-border payments, the freight industry is slowly catching up. Andrew Fine, CFO of Freightos, talks to PYMNTS about the intersection of payments and freight ...


Freightos CEO Zvi Schreiber on BBC World News

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Freightos establishes global rate calculator

The freight rate marketplace provider unveiled an algorithm-based tool for ocean, air and trucking modes that can be integrated through an application programming interface (API). The digital global freight rate marketplace provider ...


Freightos study: Will forwarders and IT ever get along?

1011-elevate-freightos-logoThe freight business is moving online, but not everyone is eager to get on board. The most recent annual “State of Online Logistics Sales 2016 Mystery Shopping Survey,” conducted by Freightos, found that ...


Survey: Forwarders on track for automated processes

A survey of freight forwarders suggests that the sector’s transition from manual to automated processes is gathering pace. The survey by Hong Kong registered online booking portal Freightos found that although forwarding is largely ...


Freightos Is Poised to Transform the Trillion-Dollar Freight Industry

With its routing algorithms and transparently priced marketplace, Freightos is revolutionizing the way people move freight. It's easy to forget how dependent the average person is on the international shipping and freighting ...


What shippers should know about the state of ocean rates

Pricing models are highly complex and privately negotiated, but that is starting to change. Editor's Note: This article is part of a series on the supply chain effects of changes to the ocean freight industry. All stories in this ...


A Christmas bonus for carriers as demand for air freight capacity ‘goes crazy’

  Intense demand for air freight space has led to shippers opting for sea freight as a faster option. Demand “has gone crazy” said one forwarder, citing a four-to-five-week wait for maindeck capacity from Europe to ...


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