When California’s Port of Long Beach was bottlenecked last year, Flexport CEO Ryan Petersen tweeted his proposed solution: empty containers needed to be stacked higher to clear room. (They later were.) Petersen’s shipment-tracking firm solves similar problems for customers daily, and to great success: Flexport made $3.3 billion in revenue last year amid the supply-chain crisis, up 154%. More recently, Flexport raised over $19.5 million to deliver goods for Ukrainian refugees.
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