FreightBro has launched the first-ever freight forwarding application designed to optimize the freight forwarding process, save time and increase efficiency. The user-friendly app has features to discover global rates and schedules instantly, create instant quotes and monitor activity, accept bookings online, manage shipment life cycle and track cargo at a single touch of the screen.
The app delivers an unmatchable experience to customers, forwarders and can be downloaded via the App Store and Google Play.
FreightBro is a freight technology start-up aimed at revolutionizing the trillion-dollar forwarding industry through digitization of the manual processes of shipping. FreightBro aims to simplify the complexities of the logistics industry using technology to empower freight forwarders with a digital platform that can potentially increase their sales by 30% while reducing 70% of their quotation turnaround time and costs by 50%.
The company has successfully partnered with major shipping lines and logistics providers in India and China and have been growing expeditiously since inception. FreightBro enables freight forwarders to concentrate on their core competency and increase their customer base and sales as they take care of all the back end functions for them.
Founded in October 2016, FreightBro was started by Raghavendran Viswanathan (5+ years of previous work experience with Panalpina and DHL), Mohammed Zakkiria A (14+ years of experience having worked at DHL, Damco, Panalpina and Cargo Partner) and Anand V Babu (25+ years of experience working at AP Moller Maersk Group and APM Terminals). In May 2018, FreightBro raised seed round of funding from Suresh Kumar, former Global CIO of Bank of New York Mellon.