For any business operation to run smoothly one of the most important points is the movement of freight. The dependency is so much that it will be right to say that the movement of freight is the key to keep the wheels of international trade and business turning. One startup that has been applying technology to ensure that the movement of freight is simplified is Cogoport.
Cogoport aims to tech enable the international logistics business globally. It will do so by offering on online freight exchange mechanism. They enable a simpler, smoother and seamless freight booking experience. They do this with a data-driven technology solution to provide instant rates for everyone in the freight ecosystem, and help them grow their business.
Cogoport is based out of the financial capital of India, Mumbai and came into existence in 2016. The startup is a brainchild of Purnendu Shekhar, Anurag Dabral, Kunal Rathod, Nishant Dalmia and Harsh Kumar. Though Purnendu who has an experience of 22 years, started his entrepreneurial journey alone, he soon roped in Anurag Dabral, Kunal Rathod, Nishant Dalmia and Harsh Kumar to take Cogoport to newer heights. Anurag is an industry expert with expertise in sub domains of logistics like warehousing, distribution, strategy, M&A. Kunal is an ex-engineer and entrepreneur who has tried his hands in different businesses. Harsh is an ex-banker and Nishant has worked earlier with brands like Housing.com and Amazon.
Cogoport is here to chart a new course for the freight industry, by enabling a simpler, smoother and seamless freight booking experience. They do this with a data-driven technology solution to provide instant rates for everyone in the freight ecosystem, and to help grow your business. Their technology works to make sure that if you want to move cargo anywhere in the world they provide the simplest, most efficient and real-time solution providing you with choice and the power to save money.
The Mumbai-based online logistics platform uses a complex algorithm to throw up the best ocean and air freight rates for customers, which allows them to compare prices and book shipments as well as track them, all at the click of a few buttons. With their systems and processes working ceaselessly behind the scenes coupled with best-in-class offline support and services Cogoport is truly simplifying freight.