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Forto commits to setting science-based net-zero targets

Forto, the first European digital freight forwarder, today announces its commitment to setting science-based net-zero targets, in line with the Science Based Targets initiative and the Business Ambition for 1.5°C campaign. In joining Business Ambition for 1.5°C, Forto has also become part of UNFCCC Race to Zero, a UN-backed campaign.

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Bio fuels plant

Forto and Hapag-Lloyd Partner to Deliver Biofuel Alternative for Customers

10 August 2022

Berlin, Germany - 10th August 2022 - Through a new partnership with Hapag-Lloyd, a leading global liner shipping company, Forto...

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Warsaw, Poland - Forto expansion

Forto Opens Poland Office with Pawel Skwarlo as Country Lead

15 June 2022

Forto, a leading provider of digitized freight forwarding and supply chain solutions, today announced further expansion into the Eastern-European markets...

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Forto Appoints Thomas Eisenblätter Vice President Global Sea Freight Management, FCL

18 May 2022

Forto, a leading provider of digitized freight forwarding and supply chain solutions, today announced the appointment of Thomas Eisenblätter as...

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Alex Mallet

Forto Appoints Alex Mallet Executive Vice President of Engineering

5 May 2022

Forto, a leading provider of digitized freight forwarding and supply chain solutions, today announced the appointment of Alex Mallet as...

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Anne-Marie Andric

Forto Further Strengthens Leadership Team with Appointment of Anne-Marie Andric as Chief People Officer

17 March 2022

Forto, a leading provider of digitized freight forwarding and supply chain solutions, today announced the appointment of Anne-Marie Andric to...

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Forto Announces New Investment of $250 Million to Accelerate International Expansion and Broadening of Product Offering

7 March 2022

New Series D Funding Raises Company Valuation to $2.1 Billion.

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Sustainability milestones with Forto sustainable logistics

Forto Marks Sustainability Milestones: 50% of Sea Freight Volume, and 65% of Customers Shipped with Forto Using CO₂e Emission Offsetting in Q3 2021 – Faster-than-forecasted Uptake Signals New Momentum In Movement Towards Climate Neutral Logistics

28 February 2022

Press Release Forto climate neutrality programs gain rapid customer adoption hitting 50% climate neutrality target almost two years ahead of...

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Jacob Freese and Forto executive team

Forto Appoints Jochen Freese Executive Vice President of Procurement and Business Development

13 January 2022

Press Release Former Chief Commercial and Marketing Officer for Ceva Logistics brings more than 15 years of expertise working with...

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Ho Chi Minh City skyscape, Forto Vietnam

From Europe to the World: Forto Announces Vietnam Office, Further Strengthening Its Presence in Asia

17 December 2021

Press Release Opening a new office in Ho Chi Minh City expands its geographical footprint in Asia. The company currently...

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Digital Freight Logistics - Forto opens a new Netherlands office in Rotterdam, pictures is the Rotterdam harbor.

Digital Freight Logistics Provider Forto Opens Netherlands Office with Industry Expert Marcel Beentjes as Country Director

8 November 2021

Press Release Forto opens Netherlands operations Marcel Beentjes, formerly European Commercial Leader at Uber Freight to lead commercial activity in...

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Digital logistics leader Forto opens Madrid office, you can see the Madrid skyline.

International Digital Logistics Leader Forto kicks off Iberian Expansion with its First Office In Spain and Appointment of Angel Hierro as Director Iberia

21 September 2021

Press Release Forto sets course for its European expansion with its first office in Madrid, Spain. Logistics industry veteran Angel...

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Copenhagen, Denmark - Kongens Nytorv

Digital Logistics Leader Forto Accelerates European Expansion with New Offices In Denmark

2 July 2021

Forto, a leading provider of digitized freight forwarding and supply chain solutions, today announced expansion into the Nordic Markets with...

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Leadership Appointments. Guillaume Petit-Perrin Joins as Chief Financial Officer and Kamil B. Rodoper

New Leadership Appointments strengthen Forto`s position to drive Market Leadership in Digital Logistics: Former J.P. Morgan MD Guillaume Petit-Perrin Joins as Chief Financial Officer. Lyft VP of Product and GM Kamil B. Rodoper Named Executive VP of Product.

21 May 2021

Press Release Guillaume Petit-Perrin strengthens Forto finance and operations as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Kamil B. Rodoper to join Forto...

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Funding Led by SoftBank for logistics giant forto - Freight containers in a harbor

Forto Raises $240 Million in Funding Led by SoftBank Vision Fund 2 at $1.2 Billion Valuation

21 April 2021

Press Release New Financing Advances Momentum Towards a Highly Transparent, Frictionless, and Sustainable Digital Supply Chain Berlin, Germany, April 21...

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#Fortomorrow – Forto sets a new industry benchmark by offering all transports climate neutral until 2025

8 April 2021

Press Release The company has set its goal to make its transports 100% climate-neutral by 2025. Sustainability is an integral...

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Kenneth de Spiegeleire, Barzel Segal and Christopher North.

Forto continues to build on a strong 2020 and adds top executives Kenneth de Spiegeleire, Barzel Segal and Christopher North.

1 December 2020

Press Release With a total sum of over USD 70 million in investment raised this year, Forto concludes a very...

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supply chain management

Forto, the leading European digital freight forwarder, raises over $50 million to expand internationally and accelerate the development of its supply chain management solutions

17 November 2020

Press Release The Berlin-based start-up has now raised over $120 million since inception and has become a Top 20 Freight...

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Supply chain management road with lights

European Investment Bank provides funding of €20 million to Forto for supply chain management platform

26 June 2020

Joint Press Release Funds to German start-up Forto (formerly FreightHub) will support software development and market expansion Financing by EU...

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Forto in the news

14 March 2022

FIBRE 2 FASHION

Germany’s Forto raises $250 million to accelerate product offering

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08 March 2022

TECH EU

Berlin’s Forto notches $250 million taking its valuation to $2.1 billion

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07 March 2022

FINANCIAL POST

Logistics tech Forto valued at $2.1 billion after latest funding round

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07 March 2022

REUTERS

Logistics tech Forto valued at $2.1 billion after latest funding round

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07 March 2022

SILICON CANAL

Berlin-based Forto bags €230M; eyes global expansion to make the logistics industry sustainable

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14 January 2022

LOGISTICS VOICES

Forto appoints Jochen Freese Executive Vice President of Procurement and Business Development

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13 January 2022

LOADSTAR

Jochen Freese joins Forto as EVP of procurement and business development

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19 November 2021

LOADSTAR

Sustainable logistics still top of the green agenda for shippers, says research

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11 November 2021

LOGISTICS BUSINESS

Forto opens Netherlands office

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21 June 2021

SILICON CANALS

Germany’s new unicorn: Freight tech startup Forto raises $240M in a round led by Softbank

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21 June 2021

LOADSTAR

Softbank’s financial gamble on tech firms like Forto staying ahead of the game

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21 June 2021

LOADSTAR

Forto receives $240 million, now shipping at $1.2 billion

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25 May 2021

CARGO CONNECT

Forto appoints new CFO & Executive VP-Product

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08 April 2021

CARGO CONNECT

Forwarder Forto goes green and offers to compensate customers’ CO2

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18 November 2020

LOADSTAR

‘Digital’ forwarder Forto raises another $50m

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