Haven

Haven-Technology-Logistic Providers

Founded in 2015, San Francisco-based Flexport was one of the first companies to offer a cloud software and data analytics platform. By 2019 Flexport was serving more than 10,000 companies in 200 countries, offering them a full range of services for ocean, air, truck, rail freight, drayage and cartage, warehousing, customs brokerage, financing and insurance powered by Flexport’s own software platform.

Flexport’s Operating System for Global Trade is a strategic operating model for global freight forwarding that combines technology and analytics, logistics infrastructure, and hands-on supply chain expertise. The Flexport system brings together every category of global trade stakeholder – importers, exporters, ocean carriers, airlines, warehouses, trucking companies, and customs brokerages – on a single, secure cloud-based platform that structures all the data they need to conduct global trade. Flexport says that the platform provides deep visibility and control from origin to destination, fast and reliable transit times, and low and predictable supply chain costs.

Flexport also asserts that it enables its customers to carbon-offset all of their shipments. In 2019, Flexport’s customers then included such shippers as Georgia Pacific, Timbuk2, Klean Kanteen, Bombas, Molecule, Aden + Anais, Gerber [plumbing fixtures], Zalora, American Metalcraft, EcoSense, Santa Cruz Bicycles,

04 Feb 2020
Automating certain components of their transportation procurement and management processes can yield more accuracy in handling freight bills, according to Chris Stauber, chief product officer of transportation management software (TMS) provider Haven.
Shippers have to work around visibility data inconsistency and often expensive software implementations.
15 May 2019
Shippers now expect better visibility as newer SaaS companies are redrawing the ease of consumption and functional expectations of track-and-trace technologies.
Port Greer, South Carolina, United States with rail.
24 Oct 2018
Haven's product, called Origin, is carrier-neutral and intended to enable shippers to make bookings for ocean, air, trucking, and rail shipments either direct with carriers or with freight forwarders.
20 Apr 2017
Haven once touted its online-market as a groundbreaking rival to freight forwarders.
Haven's Matt Tillman at TPM 2015.
28 Apr 2015
At TPM 2015, Haven, a new startup business in the shipping industry, launched an online platform allowing shippers to be more self-sufficient, comparing and reserving container slots from ocean carriers. CEO and Founder Matt Tillman discusses connecting shippers directly with carriers, and moving beyond rates as a differentiating factor of service.