Freightera Makes Globe and Mail's List of Canada's Top Growing Companies

​​​​​​​​​​Freightera, the innovative online freight marketplace for Canadian and US business shippers, placed No. 80 in Canada's Top Growing Companies 2020 by The Globe and Mail.

Winner 2020 Report on Business Canada's Top Growing Companies

​​​​​Freightera, with a newly launched SaaS model for Canadian and US business shippers and 3-year revenue growth of 678%, placed 80 of 400 in Canada's Top Growing Companies 2020 by The Globe and Mail.

“Freightera is honored to join the ranks of Canada’s top growth companies, placing alongside firms like Shopify (No. 98 in 2019), and Canada Goose (No. 269 in 2020)”, noted CEO Eric Beckwitt, “We are especially pleased to see a large group of Vancouver and British Columbia companies making the list, including fellow graduates of the BC Tech Hypergrowth Accelerator”.

Freightera is honored to join the ranks of Canada's top growth companies, placing alongside firms like Shopify (No. 98 in 2019), and Canada Goose (No. 269 in 2020).

Eric Beckwitt, CEO

The Freightera marketplace provides business shippers instant access to fixed-cost, all-inclusive freight quotes from the best performing and lowest emission transport companies. Over 13,000 businesses use Freightera to ship between 23,000 communities in Canada and the US. With hundreds of excellent reviews from delighted customers, Freightera helps businesses to significantly lower their cost of shipping and decrease CO2 emissions, while leading in customer satisfaction and ease of use.

Freightera has also been recognized as the 3rd fastest-growing company in British Columbia, and among the top 5 automated freight brokerage solutions in North America.

Earlier this year, Freightera launched a SaaS model with value-added membership plans and a rewards program for volume shippers. New plans allow businesses to access new services and work more efficiently as a team.

About The Globe and Mail

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About Freightera

Starting in North America, Freightera is automating freight transportation and increasing operating margins for carriers and businesses shipping freight. Freightera creates partnerships and systems and promotes new technologies that allow businesses to find the best prices and lowest-emission transportation options. In cooperation with SmartWay and Natural Resource Canada, Freightera created the first Lower Emission Freight Marketplace in North America. Over 13,000 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. Freightera is British Columbia’s third fastest-growing company, 2019, according to BIV.com, and one of Canada’s Top Growing Companies in The Globe and Mail's 2020 Report on Business.

Media Contact
​Eric Beckwitt
604-899-4081​

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Online freight marketplace connecting businesses shipping freight in the US and Canada with transport carriers. Offers live rate quotes and free shipper and carrier accounts.

Freightera
Office 8036 408 - 55 Water Street
Vancouver, BC V6B 1A1
Canada