Globe and Mail: Freightera’s Canada’s Top Growing Company
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, September 24, 2021 (Newswire.com) – Freightera, a leader in green freight, with an innovative CO2 emission reduction program for shippers, placed 102 on the 2021 Report on Business ranking of Canada’s Top Growing Companies by the Globe and Mail. Freightera earned its spot with three-year growth of 557%. Earlier this year, several former Amazon executives joined Freightera’s leadership team.
“Freightera is honored to join the ranks of Canada’s Top Growing Companies for a second year, and we are particularly excited that several BC firms on the previous year’s list have now become unicorns,” said Freightera CEO Eric Beckwitt.
The Freightera marketplace provides business shippers instant all-inclusive freight quotes from the best performing and lowest emission freight carriers. Over 16,500 businesses use Freightera to ship between thousands of communities in Canada and the USA. With hundreds of excellent reviews from delighted customers, Freightera helps businesses significantly lower their cost of shipping and reduce their carbon footprint.
Launched in 2019, Canada’s Top Growing Companies ranking celebrates entrepreneurial achievement in Canada by identifying and amplifying the success of growth-minded, independent businesses in Canada.
“Any business leader seeking inspiration should look no further than the 448 businesses on this year’s Report on Business ranking of Canada’s Top Growing Companies,” says Phillip Crawley, Publisher and CEO of The Globe and Mail. “Their growth helps to make Canada a better place, and we are proud to bring their stories to our readers.”
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Starting in North America, Freightera is automating freight transportation, making shipping easy, accessible, and green. In cooperation with SmartWay and Natural Resource Canada, Freightera created the first Lower Emission Freight Marketplace in North America. Over 16,500 manufacturers, distributors, wholesalers, and retailers in Canada and the USA use Freightera for 24/7 online access to billions of all-inclusive freight rates and instant bookings. Based in Vancouver, Freightera was British Columbia’s third fastest-growing company in 2019, according to BIV.com. In 2020, Freightera won the Deloitte Technology Fast50 Award, placing #28 in Canada, and was ranked #80 among Canada’s Top Growing Companies in The Globe and Mail’s 2020 Report on Business. Company revenue grew 557% from 2017 to 2020. For more information, see freightera.com.