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Shipwell Named a Forbes 2020 Next Billion-Dollar Startup

Shipwell was identified by Forbes and TrueBridge Capital Partners as one of the 25 fastest-growing venture-backed startups most likely to reach a $1 billion valuation.
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Shipwell recognized as TMS and mid-market TMS notable vendor by Gartner
Mar 25, 2020

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50 Best Small Companies to Work for in Austin 2020
Jan 14, 2020

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Shipwell raises 35m to fuel growth
Oct 25, 2019

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Additional press mentions

October 12, 2020
Shipwell named FreightTech 100 winner for 2nd consecutive year
Shipwell has been named a 2021 FreightTech 100 Award winner.

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August 20, 2020
Convoy partners with Shipwell to expands access to real-time prices
Shipwell is among the five additional partnerships with transportation management system (TMS) suppliers announced by Convoy, giving its shipping customers more options to seamlessly book freight with the company.

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June 29, 2020
Austin’s next unicorn? Why Shipwell’s shipment tracking is booming
Shipwell helped its customers ship more than 10,000 pounds of medicine and 46 million pounds of food during the peak of the coronavirus.

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June 17, 2020
Shipwell Named to Supply & Demand Chain Executive’s SDCE 100 Top Supply Chain Projects for 2020
Shipwell is proud to be a Gartner-recognized TMS and mid-market TMS notable vendor! Learn how we are transforming supply chains by bringing automation and visibility together in a fully connected logistics platform.

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June 9, 2020
Capital Gains: Recognition for small giants, future unicorns & Covid-19 relief
Shipwell is proud to be a Gartner-recognized TMS and mid-market TMS notable vendor! Learn how we are transforming supply chains by bringing automation and visibility together in a fully connected logistics platform.

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May 29, 2020
Austin startup poised to join elite group of ‘unicorn’ companies worth $1 billion
An Austin startup is poised to enter the elite ranks of companies valued at $1 billion or more.

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May 28, 2020
Shipwell Named a Forbes 2020 Next Billion-Dollar Startup
Shipwell, a 3-in-1 SaaS Shipping solution, was named a Forbes 2020 Next Billion-Dollar Startup.

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May 26, 2020
The Metrics Your Sales Team Should Be Tracking Beyond New Business
What if a salesperson could crush their quota but still be underperforming? When sales organizations are focused on the long-term, sales leaders track KPIs beyond new business. They look at the big picture.

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April 27, 2020
How to Keep Your Team Engaged When Working Remotely
Shipwell is proud to be a Gartner-recognized TMS and mid-market TMS notable vendor! Learn how we are transforming supply chains by bringing automation and visibility together in a fully connected logistics platform.

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April 7, 2020
Gartner Magic Quadrant
Shipwell is proud to be a Gartner-recognized TMS and mid-market TMS notable vendor! Learn how we are transforming supply chains by bringing automation and visibility together in a fully connected logistics platform.

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March 10, 2020
America’s Best Startup Employers
If you’d rather take a risk and join a budding business than be bound to the rungs of the corporate ladder, startup life may be right for you.

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March 10, 2020
50 FreightWaves is among America’s best startup employers 2020
Forbes magazine and Statista have recognized FreightWaves as one of America’s Best Startup Employers 2020.

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March 4, 2020
ProSales 100 Conference: The Future of Technology in Transportation
Technological advances, including autonomous trucking, could significantly influence the transportation sector and the supply chain.

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January 13, 2020
50 Best Small Companies to Work for in Austin 2020
Shipwell is a freight tech startup that connects the fragmented freight industry.

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January 13, 2020
100 Best Places to Work in Austin 2020
Shipwell is a freight tech startup that connects the fragmented freight industry.

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January 10, 2020
Start the Decade Strong: Here’s the Inside Scoop on 12 Growing Tech Companies
With 2020 underway, many professionals are eager for a fresh start. But job descriptions don’t often offer much detailed information on factors like company culture and team makeup.

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December 28, 2019
Empowerment focus lands Shipwell in FreightTech25
The status quo has changed forever as the likes of Amazon cast their increasingly long shadows.

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December 2, 2019
Tech startup uses new funding on shipper automation, connectivity
Austin-based technology company Shipwell has in the past been dubbed a freight marketplace, a broker, and a software provider, but bolstered by a large funding round in October, the company is focusing on automation and connectivity for shippers.

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November 25, 2019
Freightwaves LIVE Chicago: Rapid-Fire Demos
In-case you missed us at FreightWaves LIVE, watch how Shipwell uses AI and machine learning capabilities in the platform to give shippers over-the-map visibility into their shipments. 

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November 21, 2019
Shipwell Kept Its Culture While Doubling Its Staff Once. Here’s How They’re Going to Do It Again
Shipwell is on the verge of something big. Like, $35 million big.

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November 13, 2019
The Software Development Practices These Engineering Leaders Swear By
Just as a trained chemist must secure their safety goggles, calibrate instruments and track their findings for potential duplication, there are a few tried and true practices software engineers trust to keep their code timely and systematic.

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November 11, 2019
Shipwell’s entire API for shippers to integrate features within existing workflows
Within the freight industry’s diverse and fragmented market, businesses tend to run workflows on inherently distinct systems, often making it challenging to integrate functionalities with a different solution in the market – even if it is evident that they are better suited to optimize their workflows.

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November 7, 2019
10 Chicago Companies Where Adventure Awaits for Top Talent
Engineering custom digital solutions for Fortune 500 companies.

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October 28, 2019
Shipwell Raises $35M in Series B Funding
Shipwell, an Austin, TX-based provider of a supply chain management solution, raised a $35m Series B funding.

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October 28, 2019
Logistics Supply Chain Startup Shipwell Raises $35M
Logistics supply chain startup Shipwell announced that it has raised $35 million in a Series B funding round led by Georgian Partners.

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October 28, 2019
Shipwell Raises $35 Million Of Series B Venture Capital
Austin, Texas-based centralized freight platform Shipwell raised $35 million of venture capital funding from a consortium of investors led by Georgian Partners of Toronto, Canada.

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October 25, 2019
Shipwell Raises $35 Million to Put Supply Chains in a Single Pane of Glass
Shipwell plans to use the funds to expand employee headcount and open its second office in Chicago in 2020.

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October 25, 2019
Shipwell raises $35 million in funding round, adds FedEx compatibility
Digital freight management company Shipwell has raised $35 million in a series B funding round led by Georgian Partners and including Fifth Wall, Global Founders Capital, Box Group, and Aspect Ventures, the company said Thursday.

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October 25, 2019
Shipwell Raises $35M to Fuel Growth
Shipwell, an Austin, Texas-based startup focused on managing trucking and shipping logistics for businesses, has raised $35 million to continue its growth, the company said Oct. 24.

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October 24, 2019
Shipwell raises $35m Series B to put supply chains in a single pane of glass
Shipwell, an intelligent supply chain management solution for shippers, 3PLs, and carriers, announced today that it raised a $35 million Series B funding round led by Georgian Partners, including Fifth Wall, Global Founders Capital, Box Group and Aspect Ventures.

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October 24, 2018
Looking to become the central hub for logistics management, Shipwell raises $35 million
Shipwell, the software platform for managing trucking logistics, has raised $35 million and is expanding its suite of services to become a full-service hub for logistics management.

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May 6, 2019
Quantum leap? More like baby steps for transport and logistics in adopting Quantum computing
Quantum computing’s advocates – there about 25 companies currently studying it – believe the technology heralds a massive improvement over the advanced systems that are becoming mainstream today.

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April 5, 2019
Shipwell introduces load board feature within its digital freight platform
Online freight logistics start-up Shipwell has announced the introduction of its load board within its cloud-based freight management platform.

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February 14, 2019
App-less cell phone-based freight tracking is dead
As visibility into shipments become increasingly relevant, track and trace solutions now play a vital role in the transportation and logistics industries, helping fleets automate real-time location tracking of shipments.

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February 5, 2019
Built In Austin’s 50 Startups to Watch in 2019
Fresh off one of its most active funding years to date, Austin tech has never been hotter, with the ecosystem’s innovation catching the attention of investors from around the world.

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January 29, 2019
7 Austin tech companies making legendary moves in logistics
Logistics: so hot right now. The Austin tech scene has welcomed a myriad of companies set out on making the supply chain run more smoothly, many of which have made a huge splash in recent months.

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January 10, 2019
Automating Freight Transport with Jason Traff
On this episode, Santosh talks with Jason Traff, President and Co-Founder of Shipwell.

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January 4, 2019
Rapid-fire pitch: Shipwell is closing the gap on trucking workflow automation
Shipwell is a startup that turns “the imperfect into the perfect,” stated company co-founder and president Jason Traff while presenting on the MarketWaves18 demo stage.

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November 14, 2018
FreightWaves: MarketWaves18’s Demo Day Best in Show announced
Forty freight-tech innovators joined us on stage at day one of MarketWaves18 to present live product demos, showing off the latest in emerging technology that’s driving the freight industry.

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November 19, 2018
DC Velocity: AI on the rise
Although many business leaders point to artificial intelligence (AI) as a technology that will change the future of the workforce, a recent study shows that nearly a third of U.S. workers (32 percent) are already exposed to some form of AI in their jobs.

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October 17, 2018
Transport Topics: Freight-Related Startups, Tech Firms Continue to Attract Investment
Interest in freight-related startups and technology continues to grow, as evidenced by several recent investment deals as well as a first-of-its-kind Founders Camp whereby representatives from 20 startup firms met with trucking executives and shippers…

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October 19, 2018
PYMNTS.com: Shipwell On Driving Logistics Innovation Through Connectivity
Efforts to disrupt the logistics and freight industry have multiplied in recent years, particularly with the emergence of technologies like the Internet of Things and blockchain.

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October 12, 2018
DC Velocity: Shipwell raises $10 million in round of funding
Digital freight brokerage startup Shipwell said this week it has raised $10 million in a round of funding led by Los Angeles-based investment firm Fifth Wall Ventures.

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October 10, 2018
FreightWaves: Freight shipping platform Shipwell raises $10 million in Series A financing
Though technology percolation in the freight industry is higher than ever, there exists a chasmic divide in how technology and data are being handled by larger shipping companies in the business, versus the smaller fleets.

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October 9, 2018
TechCrunch: Freight trucking startup Shipwell gets at $10 million boost
Shipwell, a startup pitching a marketplace for domestic ground shipping and fleet and cargo management services for freight trucking companies, has raised $10 million in a new round of funding.

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March 7, 2018
FreightWaves: Shipwell empowers the trucking industry by improving visibility to its supply chain
Today in the U.S., about 80% of all physical goods being consumed find themselves at the back of a truck at some point along its journey from its place of production to the consumer’s shelf.

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February 27, 2018
Overdrive Online: shipwell.com freight platform launched
For small fleets and independent owner-operators, the new shipwell.com platform is anchored by a mobile app and web-based dashboard with a variety of tools that offer carriers opportunity to negotiate loads within the universe of freight shippers and brokers utilizing…

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October 31, 2017
Business Insider: FleetUp Partners with Shipwell
FleetUp, a premier provider of ELD/HOS compliance solutions for Intelligent Fleet Management, today announced a partnership with Shipwell, a connected transportation management system (TMS) provider for shippers, brokers and carriers.


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Press information

Shipwell® is transforming the supply chain industry by replacing opaque and manual processes through a tech-enabled, fully connected logistics ecosystem with more than 500,000 carrier partners. Our platform uses machine learning to analyze over 100 million rows of real-time data every day, reducing waste and friction, delivering better business intelligence, and driving continuous improvement across our customer supply chains. Shipwell is proud to be recognized by industry experts as a leader in shipping and logistics, including FreightTech 25. Shipwell was also recognized as a notable vendor in Gartner’s 2020 Magic Quadrant for TMS and Midmarket TMS.

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