Tagged: logistics

4Trans Secures €18M Investment to Streamline Financing for Europe’s Hauliers

4Trans, a Fintech specializing in financial products for supply chain and logistics companies, has secured an €18 million investment from backers “including Atmos, Tera Ventures, and Lighthouse.” Impact investment fund management firm based in the UK, Advance Global Capital “has also extended a revolving credit… Read More

Nova Poshta Teams Up with Clear Junction to Support Cross-Border Payments

Clear Junction has recently announced it is providing a range of cross-border payments services to NovaPay, the payment arm of one of the “major” retail logistics brands in Ukraine. The Nova Poshta group is a postal and courier company that “provides express delivery services for… Read More

Logistics Tech Firm DoDo Group Secures €60M in Series B to Drive Expansion Across Europe

Czech company DoDo Group, “specialists” in last-mile B2B logistics tech, recently announced a €60 million Series B round led by EC Investments and J&T Capital. The funds will be used “to further develop DoDo’s data-driven logistics platform and drive the group’s expansion into Western and… Read More

MENA Region’s Seed Group Teams Up with PayCargo, a Florida based Logistics Payment Platform

Seed Group, a subsidiary of the Private Office of Sheikh Saeed bin Ahmed Al Maktoum, recently entered a “strategic” alliance with PayCargo, a Florida-headquartered global logistics payment platform, in order “to bring its tried and tested payment technology to the UAE.” As noted in an… Read More

99minutos, an E-Commerce Logistics Provider, Welcomes $82M Round

99minutos, a provider of logistics services for e-commerce vendors across Latin America, today announced a $82 million funding round led by OAK HC/FT, with participation from existing investors Kaszek and Prosus Ventures. Since its last funding round in May 2021, 99minutos’ operation and business have… Read More

Vietnam’s Startup Rino Finalizes $3M Pre-Seed Round to Tap into Nation’s Quick Commerce Opportunity

Rino, the newly-launched startup founded by Trung Thanh Nguyen, has finalized a $3M pre-seed round in order to accelerate the firm’s blueprint for 10-minute instant delivery by “setting up dark stores and building its own logistics units beginning with Ho Chi Minh City.” Trung Thanh… Read More

ADDX-Listed Logistics Real Estate Fund Sells for €520 Million

A European logistics real estate fund managed by the Singapore-regulated Elite Partners Capital has completed a €520-million sale of its entire portfolio to a fund managed by the US private equity firm Blackstone Group. Launched in early 2020, Elite Logistics Fund I is a two-year,… Read More

Fintech, Digital Commerce, Logistics Expected to Lead to Solid Economic Growth in the Phillipines: Report

The time is “ripe” for the Philippines to take its place on the global stage as an important player in the technology space, according to a new report. The Philippines’ local technology market is still developing: While a digital economic gap currently exists, there’s strong… Read More

Trade Finance Network Contour Partners Global Shipping Business Network to Offer All-Digital Trading, Financing, Shipping Solution

Online trade finance network Contour has teamed up with the Global Shipping Business Network (GSBN) in order to provide an all-digital solution for participants involved in trading, financing and shipping goods across the globe. As mentioned in the announcement: “Pandemic-induced lockdowns and the subsequent explosive… Read More

U.S. Fintech Startup Axle Raises $10 Million Through Series A Funding Round Led By Crosslink Capital

  Axle, a U.S.-based financial services platform for the freight and logistics industry, announced earlier this week it secured $10 million through its Series A funding round, which was led by Crosslink Capital with participation from FJ Labs, Flexport, Tribeca Early Stage Partners, Ron Suber (fintech investor), Jett McCandless (founder,… Read More

Digital Transformation: Many More Consumers in Saudi Arabia are Using Online Platforms following COVID Outbreak, Industry Exec Reveals

The digital commerce sector in Saudi Arabia has undergone a major (digital) transformation and there have been noticeable changes in consumer behavior, particularly when it comes to using online platforms in a post COVID world. Ibrahim Mohammad Al-Saad, Founder of Ajda, has stated that the… Read More

Instant Digital Payments Network for Logistics, Relay Payments, Secures $35.3 Million in Capital

Relay Payments recently secured $35.3 million in capital from nine investors according to a Form D filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The Atlanta-headquartered Fintech firm (located at The Battery Atlanta) offers an end-to-end instant digital payments platform for logistics firms and… Read More

World’s Most Valuable Fintech Ant Financial Partners with China Merchants Port to Launch Blockchain Platform for Local Banking and Logistics Businesses

China Merchants Port, the largest port operator in the country, has teamed up with e-commerce giant, Alibaba Group (NYSE:BABA), and its Fintech-focused subsidiary, Ant Financial. Through the partnership, the companies will work towards developing a blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT)-enabled platform, which will aim… Read More

OneConnect, the Fintech Division of Ping An Insurance, Teams Up with China Merchant Post Group to Develop DLT-based Logistics Platform

OneConnect Financial Technology, the Fintech division of Ping An Insurance, China’s largest insurance and logistics conglomerate, has partnered with the China Merchants Port Group (CMPort), in order to develop a blockchain or distributed ledger tech (DLT)-enabled logistics platform. The DLT-based solution is being created for… Read More

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