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2019 In the News

SAS Cargo partners with WebCargo by Freightos for dynamic rate and capacity-based eBooking

SAS Cargo and WebCargo partner to bring forwarders fully digital eBooking with capacity information and dynamic rates.

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Industry First: Sinotrans and WebCargo Partner on Direct Shipper eBooking

In an industry first, Sinotrans and WebCargo partner to bring eBooking air cargo directly to shippers.

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Stat Times

United Cargo joins hands with WebCargo by Freightos for booking portal

United Cargo chooses WebCargo to build online customer portal, providing on-demand booking, dynamic pricing and real-time updates.

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WebCargo Launches Air Freight Rate and Booking Platform

The free WebCargo Sky platform is available to IATA certified airfreight forwarders and offers instant pricing from more than 370 airlines plus eBooking on select airlines.

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Forwarders Get Instant Rates with WebCargo Sky

WebCargo launches Sky, the world’s largest air freight rate search and booking platform. Free for all freight forwarders.

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WebCargo Makes It A Hat Trick As IAG Offers Air Freight Rates

WebCargo’s online quoting and booking platform signs its third major air carrier, offering critical mass to marketplace.

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The case for regulating Amazon logistics

Freightos CEO and founder, Zvi Schreiber, warns of the dangers of Amazon leveraging their monopoly in e-commerce to gain an unfair advantage in logistics in this opinion editorial featured in top logistics publication The Journal of Commerce.

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As air freight carriers move to online pricing, forwarders call for comparison sites

Referencing a Freightos announcement with Air France-KLM-Martinair Cargo, The Loadstar explores how dynamic pricing information and eBooking is changing the industry.

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Digitisation finally taking off as air cargo carriers develop online distribution

The Loadstar covers Freightos news of Air France-KLM Cargo signed up to offer rates, capacity information and booking capability via WebCargo by Freightos to more than 14,000 forwarders. And in a first for the industry, dynamic pricing information.

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Freightos WebCargo acquires Air Freight Bazaar India

Air Cargo News covers WebCargo by Freightos’ acquisition of Indian air cargo rates and sales platform Air Freight Bazaar, bringing even more efficiency to India’s air cargo market with dynamic pricing and eBooking.

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These are the digital freight start-ups disrupting the global logistics industry

Yahoo Finance, the largest business and financial news site in the world, covers Freightos as a top five digital freight startup to watch.

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Is logistics finally ready for APIs?

Top trade publication The Journal of Commerce cites Freightos’ research regarding adoption of application programming interfaces (APIs) in shipping.

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Maersk, CMA CGM, Hapag-Lloyd digital leaders among ocean carriers: survey

Covering a Freightos benchmark survey of digital maturity for the world’s top 30 air/ocean carriers, Supply Chain Dive publishes key highlights including: which carriers are leading the way, what sets the top performers apart, and the competitive edge smaller carriers have in the race to get online.

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2018 In the News

Digital Marketplace Freightos Gains $45 Million in New Funding Round

The Wall Street Journal, no introduction needed, covers Freightos series c $45 million funding round and includes insight from Freightos CEO and founder Zvi Schreiber on how this positively impacts the logistics industry. 

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125+ Startups Disrupting The Logistics Industry

CB Insights, a leading tech analyst firm, showcases Freightos as a leader in the logistics tech space, with a specific focus on Freightos’ role creating the world’s largest online freight marketplace, while automating comparison, booking, and shipment management.

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Freightos launches global index with Baltic Exchange

Working together with the Baltic Exchange, one of the oldest maritime consulting companies in the world, Freightos has launched the first real-time global freight index – the FBX – together with 12 regional indexes. Eventually, these will be used to power financial instruments.

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Global logistics business is going to be transformed by digitisation

Across the board, startups, carriers and forwarders are embracing automation to improve processes. Freightos CEO Zvi Schreiber talks to The Economist about how this will impact imports and exporters.

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The 2018 Mystery Shopping Survey

Freightos’ annual research on the how well the top twenty global forwarders sell online reveal major changes, with new top-tier players now selling online. Check out the article below or see the full report here.

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International trade practices "archaic", says Freightos survey

Covering a Freightos survey of US importers and exporters, AirCargoNews shows how small and midsize businesses are paying a heavy price – in time and money – because of current global freight processes.

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2017 In the News

Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos both agree this industry shows the biggest potential

In an article published in InternetRetailer’s DigitalCommerce360, Freightos CEO Zvi Schreiber shares thoughts on how Alibaba and Amazon are converging on comprehensive logistics technology overhaul.

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Salmon fly commercial and airlines reap rewards of air cargo growth

In just one example of many, Freightos Baltic Index is leveraged to provide insight into freight market trends. In this case, CNBC uses Freightos’ multimodal capabilities to showcase how air capacity strains, combined with e-commerce trends, are straining importer budgets.

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Shipping to data: The case of Amazon Prime Day

In this Freightos feature, ZDnet explores the growing importance of freight data…and how Freightos is playing a pivotal role in bringing the industry online. This one made us blush.

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Freightos Is Poised to Transform the Trillion-Dollar Freight Industry

Inc. dives into the genesis story of Freightos, tracking founder Zvi Schreiber’s personal (and frustrating) experience…and how that evolved into the Freightos of today.

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Logistics startup Freightos lands $25 million in funding from GE Ventures

Techcrunch’s take on Freightos’ $25 million Series B round, led by General Electric, to scale the “booking.com, but for international shipping,” into more countries.

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18 Tech Predictions for 2017

December, 2016: “Freight will cost less as small business supply chains get big business capabilities. As LogTech brings the logistics industry online … data is getting more transparent. Real-time access to information is a game-changer, enabling the smallest companies to easily source globally, just like multi-nationals.”

2016 In the News

This $1 Trillion Industry Is Finally Going Digital

The MIT Technology Review takes a look at how Freightos is changing the world, beginning with how aggregating global logistics data can drive change.

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Why logistics startups are a hot investment

Logistics technology is sky-rocketing to prominence across the VC sector. Writing for Supply Chain Dive, Dinah Wisenberg Brin explains why.

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Freightos Buys Air-Cargo Rival to Boost Online Marketplace

The Wall Street Journal’s excellent logistics section covers Freightos’ acquisition of Freightos WebCargo, creating the world’s largest digital database of global multimodal freight rates.

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Bringing International Freight Online

Live on BBC World News, Freightos CEO Zvi Schreiber shares why global freight is so important…and how much better it can get.

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