$28bn invested in freight tech start-ups since 2015 – most in last-mile and B2C

July 9, 2020 Gavin van Marle

Venture capital funding into the logistics industry has amounted to nearly $28bn since 2015, research from McKinsey shows.
And although US digital freight forwarder Flexport has taken many of the headlines during this period, it is actually the last-mile and B2C logistics sectors that have received the overwhelming proportion of that finance.
Ocean and air freight platforms – in which McKinsey classes Flexport – follow far behind.
And, somewhat surprisingly, given the focus ...

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