Logistics Unicorns

30 Logistics Startups that are Unicorn Companies

Here’s a full list of logistics unicorn companies in the industry that have made it to US$1B valuation.

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Think logistics is boring and everything’s been done before?

Think again.

If you’re in the logistics industry or are interested in starting a company in this space, this article dives into all of the hottest Logistics unicorn startups who are making their way to becoming worth more than US$1 billion.

30 Logistics Startups that are Unicorns

Cabify

Cabify

Cabify is the leading company in ride-sharing in Latin America, Spain, and Portugal. They are dedicated to providing a safe, affordable solution for urban transportation.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.40

    B (

    January 2018

    )

  • Country:

    Spain

  • City:

    Madrid

  • Started in:

    2011

  • Founders:

    Adrian Merino, Francisco Montero, Juan De Antonio, Sam Lown, Vicente Pascual

  • Industries:

    Internet, Logistics, Mobile, Ride Sharing, Transportation

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $477,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    9

  • Number of investors:

    25

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Convoy

Convoy

Convoy is a real-time, demand-based digital freight network to bring efficiency and transparency between shippers and carriers.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $2.75

    B (

    September 2018

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Seattle

  • Started in:

    2015

  • Founders:

    Dan Lewis, Grant Goodale

  • Industries:

    Freight Service, Logistics, Service Industry, Supply Chain Management, Transportation

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $665,500,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    8

  • Number of investors:

    45

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Delhivery

Delhivery

Delhivery is a modern logistics service provider that develops customized supply chain solutions for enterprises.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.50

    B (

    February 2019

    )

  • Country:

    India

  • City:

    Gurgaon

  • Started in:

    2011

  • Founders:

    Bhavesh Manglani, Kapil Bharati, Mohit Tandon, Sahil Barua, Suraj Saharan

  • Industries:

    E-Commerce, Freight Service, Last Mile Transportation, Logistics, Shipping, Supply Chain Management, Transportation, Warehousing

  • Number of employees:

    5,000-10,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $959,569,361

  • Number of funding rounds:

    10

  • Number of investors:

    9

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FlashEX

FlashEX

FlashEX is an end-to-end logistics provider with an extensive network of branches from one corner of the country to another.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    August 2018

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Beijing

  • Started in:

    2014

  • Founders:

    Peng Xue

  • Industries:

    Delivery, Delivery Service, Logistics, Same Day Delivery

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $359,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    6

  • Number of investors:

    12

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Flexport

Flexport

Flexport is a low-cost, full-service global freight forwarder and logistics platform that reduces friction in international trade.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $3.20

    B (

    April 2018

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    San Francisco

  • Started in:

    2013

  • Founders:

    Ryan Petersen, Susanne Schöneberg

  • Industries:

    Freight Service, Logistics, SaaS, Shipping, Supply Chain Management

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $1,304,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    9

  • Number of investors:

    70

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G7

G7

G7 is a service provider in fleet management that strives to deliver efficient and convenient services with IoT/AI technology.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1

    B (

    December 2018

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Beijing

  • Started in:

    2010

  • Founders:

    Wu Haibo, Zhai Xuehun

  • Industries:

    Fleet Management, Information Technology, Internet of Things, Logistics, Transportation

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $510,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    6

  • Number of investors:

    13

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Geek+

Geek+

Geek+ manufactures logistics and warehousing robotics, used to streamline and optimize the warehousing process.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    November 2018

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Beijing

  • Started in:

    2015

  • Founders:

    Hongbo LI, Kai Liu, Xi Chen, Yong Zheng

  • Industries:

    Industrial Automation, Logistics, Robotics, Warehousing

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $439,441,285

  • Number of funding rounds:

    6

  • Number of investors:

    10

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Getir

Getir

Getir is a technology company that provides on-demand delivery services. The Getir network has access to hundreds of thousands of nodes which it uses to locate customers and complete delivery operations.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $2.60

    B (

    March 2021

    )

  • Country:

    Turkey

  • City:

    Besiktas

  • Started in:

    2015

  • Founders:

    Arkady Volozh, Doğancan Dalyan, Mert Salur, Nazım Salur, Serkan Borançılı, Tuncay Tütek

  • Industries:

    Delivery Service, E-Commerce, Grocery, Logistics, Mobile Apps

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $470,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    5

  • Number of investors:

    10

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Glovo

Glovo

Glovo is a hyper-local delivery service that you can order with one touch on your phone. It’s fast and convenient.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    December 2019

    )

  • Country:

    Spain

  • City:

    Barcelona

  • Started in:

    2015

  • Founders:

    Gerard Olive, Miguel Vicente, Oscar Pierre, Sacha Michaud

  • Industries:

    Delivery, Delivery Service, Food Delivery, Local, Logistics, Mobile, Mobile Apps, Transportation

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $1,162,249,826

  • Number of funding rounds:

    12

  • Number of investors:

    32

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Gojek

Gojek

Gojek is a fast-growing app that provides integrated services from quick payments to food delivery and transportation, and much more.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $18

    B (

    July 1905

    )

  • Country:

    Indonesia

  • City:

    Jakarta

  • Started in:

    2010

  • Founders:

    Kevin Aluwi, Michaelangelo Moran, Nadiem Makarim

  • Industries:

    Consumer Applications, Food Delivery, Logistics, Payments, Transportation

  • Number of employees:

    5,000-10,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $5,293,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    12

  • Number of investors:

    32

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Hive Box

Hive Box

Hive Box operates a network of self-service package drop-off and pick-up stations, giving users the convenience and flexibility to take their packages whenever it is convenient for them.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.40

    B (

    January 2018

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Shenzhen

  • Started in:

    2015

  • Founders:

    No Data

  • Industries:

    E-Commerce, Logistics, Packaging Services

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $1,106,303,366

  • Number of funding rounds:

    3

  • Number of investors:

    14

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Huitongda

Huitongda

Huitongda is an integrated logistics service provider with a broad range of solutions enabling Chinese consumers to shop at home for the widest selection of trusted imported brands.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $3.18

    B (

    December 2017

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Nanjing

  • Started in:

    2010

  • Founders:

    Xiuxian Xu

  • Industries:

    E-Commerce, Logistics, Retail, Supply Chain Management

  • Number of employees:

    10-50

  • Funding Amount:

    CN¥6,300,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    5

  • Number of investors:

    8

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Juma Peisong

Juma Peisong

Juma Peisong is a multi-faceted logistics and delivery service. They deliver any item to you within any hour of the day.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.45

    B (

    November 2018

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Chengdu

  • Started in:

    2011

  • Founders:

    No Data

  • Industries:

    Logistics

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    CN¥1,500,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    2

  • Number of investors:

    2

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Jusda

Jusda

Jusda works with manufacturers to deliver excellence in supply chain visibility.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $2.20

    B (

    January 2019

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Shenzhen

  • Started in:

    2014

  • Founders:

    No Data

  • Industries:

    Electronics, Logistics, Supply Chain Management

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    CN¥2,400,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    1

  • Number of investors:

    6

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KeepTruckin

KeepTruckin

KeepTruckin provides cloud-based hours of service technology that helps trucking companies to manage their drivers and reduce their risk.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.25

    B (

    April 2019

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    San Francisco

  • Started in:

    2013

  • Founders:

    Obaid Khan, Ryan Johns, Shoaib Makani

  • Industries:

    Fleet Management, Logistics, SaaS, Transportation

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $227,300,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    6

  • Number of investors:

    11

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Lalamove

Lalamove

Lalamove is a logistics company that specializes in on-demand and same-day delivery. Delivering directly to your doorstep or preferred pickup location, they offer a convenient service that customers love.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $10.00

    B (

    February 2019

    )

  • Country:

    Hong Kong

  • City:

    Hong Kong

  • Started in:

    2013

  • Founders:

    Chow Shing Yuk, Gary Hui, Santit Jirawongkraisorn

  • Industries:

    Apps, Delivery, Logistics, Transportation

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $2,476,500,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    9

  • Number of investors:

    18

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Locus Robotics

Locus Robotics

Locus Robotics offers solutions that address the growing demand for automated solutions in e-commerce fulfillment.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    February 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Wilmington

  • Started in:

    2014

  • Founders:

    Bruce E. Welty

  • Industries:

    E-Commerce, Industrial Automation, Logistics, Robotics, Warehousing

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $249,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    5

  • Number of investors:

    5

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Loggi

Loggi

Loggi provides a technology platform that is used by delivery companies and their couriers. It allows the couriers to pick up deliveries, package shipments, track packages individually or in groups, communicate with each other and with customers, update delivery statuses in real time, and much more.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    June 2019

    )

  • Country:

    Brazil

  • City:

    São Paulo

  • Started in:

    2013

  • Founders:

    Arthur Debert, Eduardo Wexler, Fabien Mendez

  • Industries:

    Delivery, Delivery Service, Internet, Logistics, Same Day Delivery

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $507,001,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    8

  • Number of investors:

    16

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Manbang Group

Manbang Group

Manbang Group is a technology-driven trucking company that offers an online platform matching shippers and drivers.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $12.00

    B (

    April 2018

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Guiyang

  • Started in:

    2017

  • Founders:

    No Data

  • Industries:

    Apps, Freight Service, Logistics, Ride Sharing, Transportation

  • Number of employees:

    No Data

  • Funding Amount:

    $3,600,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    2

  • Number of investors:

    15

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Radius Payment Solutions

Radius Payment Solutions

Radius Payment Solutions is a high-tech payment processing company that provides secure, reliable, cost-effective, and integrated software-as-a-service technology solutions for commercial trucking companies.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.07

    B (

    November 2017

    )

  • Country:

    United Kingdom

  • City:

    Crewe

  • Started in:

    1990

  • Founders:

    Bill Holmes, Roy Sciortino

  • Industries:

    Finance, Financial Services, Fleet Management, Logistics, Transportation

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    £150,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    1

  • Number of investors:

    1

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Rivigo

Rivigo

Rivigo, a technology enabled logistics platform provider, helps customers move goods from origins to destinations with efficiency and reliability.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.07

    B (

    July 2019

    )

  • Country:

    India

  • City:

    Gurgaon

  • Started in:

    2014

  • Founders:

    Deepak Garg, Gazal Kalra

  • Industries:

    Automotive, Freight Service, Logistics, Shipping, Software, Transportation

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $268,701,256

  • Number of funding rounds:

    11

  • Number of investors:

    6

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sennder

sennder

sennder is a digital freight-forwarding company that empowers commercial shippers to get their goods where they need to go, faster.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    January 2021

    )

  • Country:

    Germany

  • City:

    Berlin

  • Started in:

    2015

  • Founders:

    David Nothacker, Julius Koehler, Nicolaus Schefenacker

  • Industries:

    Freight Service, Industrial Automation, Logistics, Shipping

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $260,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    7

  • Number of investors:

    16

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Shanghai ANE Logistics

Shanghai ANE Logistics

Shanghai ANE Logistics is an LTL freight forwarder with a franchise model that offers local touch and cost efficiency.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.20

    B (

    July 1905

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Shangzhou

  • Started in:

    2010

  • Founders:

    No Data

  • Industries:

    Delivery, Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Transportation

  • Number of employees:

    10,000+

  • Funding Amount:

    $970,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    7

  • Number of investors:

    13

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SITECH DEV

SITECH DEV

SITECH DEV is a company focused on bringing space travel to our fingertips. From rockets and spacecrafts to satellites, they provide unique solutions for all of your needs.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    May 2019

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Guiyang

  • Started in:

    2017

  • Founders:

    No Data

  • Industries:

    Automotive, Logistics, Space Travel, Transportation

  • Number of employees:

    1-10

  • Funding Amount:

    No Data

  • Number of funding rounds:

    2

  • Number of investors:

    3

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Uber Freight

Uber Freight

Uber Freight allows truck drivers to transport all types of goods for local, long distance, and regional shipping companies.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $3.30

    B (

    October 2020

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    San Francisco

  • Started in:

    2017

  • Founders:

    Bill Driegert, Brian Cristol, Charlie Bergevin, John Stauffer

  • Industries:

    Apps, Logistics, Mobile Apps, Supply Chain Management

  • Number of employees:

    10,000+

  • Funding Amount:

    $500,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    1

  • Number of investors:

    1

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Wellong Etown

Wellong Etown

Wellong Etown is an innovative company dedicated to providing easy access to the global container shipping market, improving the efficiency of cargo transport.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.50

    B (

    January 2016

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Nanjing

  • Started in:

    2007

  • Founders:

    Wenjin Shi

  • Industries:

    Logistics, Shipping

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    No Data

  • Number of funding rounds:

    1

  • Number of investors:

    1

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XINGYUN GROUP

XINGYUN GROUP

XINGYUN GROUP provides an international service network in China, covering all aspects of business and trade for our customers.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $2.00

    B (

    September 2020

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Shenzhen

  • Started in:

    2015

  • Founders:

    Billy Wang

  • Industries:

    B2B, Cosmetics, E-Commerce, Logistics, Supply Chain Management

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $949,506,218

  • Number of funding rounds:

    6

  • Number of investors:

    18

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YH Global

YH Global

YH Global provides comprehensive transport distribution solutions that enable cost savings, faster turnaround times, and improved efficiency. They have a full service logistics company that integrates all modes of transportation including air, sea, road, and rail to transport your goods worldwide.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    September 2017

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Shenzhen

  • Started in:

    1997

  • Founders:

    Zhang Quan

  • Industries:

    Automotive, Freight Service, Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Transportation

  • Number of employees:

    50-100

  • Funding Amount:

    $182,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    1

  • Number of investors:

    5

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Yimidida

Yimidida

Yimidida is a Chinese pioneer in the crowd-sourced delivery industry which provides high-quality logistics services with an AI algorithm model.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.17

    B (

    January 2019

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Shanghai

  • Started in:

    2015

  • Founders:

    Yang Xingyun

  • Industries:

    Cloud Data Services, Logistics, Productivity Tools

  • Number of employees:

    10,000+

  • Funding Amount:

    $543,605,512

  • Number of funding rounds:

    6

  • Number of investors:

    10

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Zipline

Zipline

Zipline is the first company to operate drones directly into remote medical supply chains serving regions with no road access.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.20

    B (

    May 2019

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Half Moon Bay

  • Started in:

    2011

  • Founders:

    Keenan Wyrobek, Keller Rinaudo, Will Hetzler

  • Industries:

    Drones, Logistics, Robotics

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $233,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    7

  • Number of investors:

    32

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