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Loadsmart valuation hits over $1 billion after SoftBank-led funding round

Freight tech agency Loadsmart Inc mentioned on Tuesday it was valued at $1.3 billion in its newest funding round, led by SoftBank Latin America Fund and funds managed by BlackRock Inc.

The firm raised $200 million within the Series D funding round from traders together with Janus Henderson Group and rail operator CSX Corp.

New York-based Loadsmart, which helps delivery and trucking corporations join with clients by means of its platform, plans to make use of the proceeds to quickly broaden its expertise choices and improve provide chain efficiencies.

Founded in 2014, Loadsmart mentioned its provider community has grown to greater than 680,000 vans, and skilled a 134per cent year-over-year income development in 2021.

The firm noticed its income greater than triple within the fourth quarter of 2020, the 12 months when it final raised $150 million in contemporary capital.

(Reporting by Nathan Gomes in Bengaluru)



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