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Transfix eyes robust freight solutions with $40m Series F funding

Transfix series f funding
Transfix series f funding

Transfix is ushering in a fresh influx of capital by closing a US$40 million Series F funding round. This new milestone is a robust vote of confidence in the company’s approach to freight logistics. The funding round is led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA), G Squared, and Canvas. 

Transfix’s Series F funding

The Series F cash injection also reflects the investors’ confidence in Transfix’s unique technology-driven approach, especially in a market known to throw curveballs. The $40 million boost will bolster Transfix’s financial standing and pave a path towards profitability. 

Comments from NEA’s Carmen Chang and G Squared’s Larry Aschebrook reflect their high regard for Transfix’s resilience. Their investment strongly supports Transfix’s strategic direction and potential for continuous value addition in the freight market. The company now stands in a stronger position to innovate and find tech-driven solutions. 

Transfix’s resilience during tough times

Meanwhile, Transfix co-founder and CEO, Jonathan Salama, says the past week has been “nothing short of turbulent and shocking” for the freight industry. Referring to the continued tender turmoil, Salama says it has been “heartbreaking to see friends, peers, and partners experience such uncertainty.” 

His comments come after tender rejection rates dropped below 4%, now resting at 3.7% as of October 19, 2023. These figures show a “loose market with demand unable to offset the oversupply of capacity,” Transfix says in its recent newsletter. 

Despite the market fluctuations, Salama says he is proud of Transfix’s ability to maintain momentum, even though the “timing is complicated.” He says the Series F funding round is a “massive accomplishment and represents continued confidence in Transfix’s technology, market insights, and industry expertise.”

“I am so proud of our passionate, hard-working, and positive team who show up every single day to tackle the enormous challenges our industry faces. We have taken a disciplined approach – since day 1 – focusing on investment and innovation in our core brokerage services and software solutions.”  

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Securing the best future possible

This milestone and the company’s long-term partnerships with shippers and carriers continue to drive productivity, efficiency, and transparency. While Transfix is not immune to market volatility, Salama says Transfix will continue to “make difficult choices to streamline operations […] to best secure our future as a business.” 

“We remain strong financially and operationally. […] Now, more than ever before, we are confident, energized, optimistic and most of all, appreciative of the incredible relationships we have built – and continue to grow,” Salama concludes. 

In the grander scheme, this funding round is also a glimpse into the future of freight, a sector where innovation isn’t merely a buzzword, but the backbone of enduring success amidst the relentless tides of market dynamics.

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About the author

Cheryl has contributed to various international publications, with a fervor for data and technology. She explores the intersection of emerging tech trends with logistics, focusing on how digital innovations are reshaping industries on a global scale. When she's not dissecting the latest developments in AI-driven innovation and digital solutions, Cheryl can be found gaming, kickboxing, or navigating the novel niches of consumer gadgetry.

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