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Three co-founders of InstaFreight
Press Release Oct 2020

Transport Management as a new service InstaFreight is expanding its service portfolio: Besides the existing freight forwarding services, Transport Management is added as second service offering.

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Markus J Doetsch and Philipp Ortwein in front of SAP
Press Release May, 2020

InstaFreight and SAP® Logistics Business Network Speed the Supply Chain in Europe InstaFreight announced that key digital service offerings are now integrated with SAP® Logistics Business Network, helping to ensure fast and efficient handling of road transportation in Europe.

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InstaFreight employee with foodspring muesli
Press Release May, 2020

Muesli for Berlin heroes: foodspring and InstaFreight support Charité and BSR foodspring donates 20,000 portions of healthy muesli as a thank you to the systemically important employees of Charité and Stadtreinigung Berlin. foodspring and InstaFreight are working closely together on this charity campaign.

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Face shields getting loaded into the truck
Press Release Apr, 2020

Protection against COVID-19: Companies cooperate to distribute free protective equipment Together with other companies, the freight forwarder InstaFreight cooperates with the Network of Open Workshops Brandenburg to implement a protective equipment project. 24,000 face shields are produced and distributed free of charge to institutions and people who need them.

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Trucks on the road
Bloomberg Apr, 2020

Trucks Are Filling a 6,000 Mile Beijing-to-Berlin Supply Gap Some of Germany’s biggest companies have tapped InstaFreight GmbH, run by a former consultant at Bain & Co. and financed in part by Royal Dutch Shell Plc’s venture arm, to arrange new supply routes after coronavirus-imposed travel restrictions threatened access to key components.

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Philipp Ortwein
Handelsblatt Apr, 2020

Online forwarder Instafreight starts truck line to China Goods are jammed in China's ports and railway stations, and the Corona crisis has driven up the price of air freight. A German start-up wants to take advantage of this.

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Trucks on the road
Press Release Apr, 2020

In times of Corona Crisis: InstaFreight offers fast China-Europe overland transports As of now, InstaFreight offers their customers stable overland transport for the supply chains from China to Europe and conversely, which both have been strongly affected by the Coronavirus. With this newly added service, InstaFreight upholds the supply chain and ensures that important commodities quickly make their way to Europe.

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Three co-founders of InstaFreight
Press Release Jan, 2020

Shell invests in InstaFreight Shell and digital freight forwarding company InstaFreight are partnering to transform the European freight market. After successfully raising an investment from Shell’s corporate venturing arm, Shell Ventures, InstaFreight will be working together with Shell to expand their digital services to carrier companies in Europe.

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Philipp Ortwein, who founded InstaFreight in 2016
Etailment May, 2018

InstaFreight - the digital forwarding with rocket boost In logistics it has to go quickly. Tempo is also in demand when comparing providers and contracting. InstaFreight wants to provide the necessary speed here.

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People brainstorming new ideas
Eurotransport Feb, 2018

Market Overview Start-ups: New players Logistics start-ups are starting to take away market shares from conventional companies. Their capital is their ideas, their software, their algorithms. Which business model firms pursue and in which they see their chances, trans aktuell shows in an overview of 13 companies.

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Berlin TV Tower
EU Startups Feb, 2018

10 German startups to look out for in 2018 In the beginning of this year EU-Startups took a close look at the German startup landscape with the goal to introduce you to 10 of the most promising early-stage startups that are worth paying attention to in 2018.

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InstaFreight team celebrating new funding round
Press Release Nov, 2017

InstaFreight Closes EUR 8 Million Series A Round The digital forwarding company InstaFreight closed a series A funding round of EUR 8 million with a private investment company. Additionally, Maximilian Schaefer joined the management team where he brings his vast knowledge of logistical operations.

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Markus J Doetsch
Digitale Leute Nov, 2017

Markus J. Doetsch, CTO at InstaFreight As the CTO of InstaFreight, Markus J. Doetsch shows us the challenges of building a digital forwarding company.

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Philipp Ortwein
DVZ Sep, 2017

InstaFreight - the forwarding company out of the Rocket Tower Rocket Internet has a new start-up in the truck forwarding business: InstaFreight. Managing Director is Philipp Ortwein.

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Philipp Ortwein and Gion-Otto Presser-Velder
VerkehrsRundschau Aug, 2017

InstaFreight - the forwarding company of the future? A series of VerkehrsRundschau articles evolve around the solutions with which start-ups want to change logistics.

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Eco Performance Award ceremony
VerkehrsRundschau Aug, 2017

An award for pioneers of sustainability InstaFreight and Bodan Großhandel GmbH won this year's Eco Performance Award.

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Phlipp Ortwein at a logistics fair
Eurotransport Jun, 2017

Collaboration between Cargoline and InstaFreight Cargoline and InstaFreight announce their collaboration on the operational side. From now on, shipments also run via the Cargoline network.

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Participants pitching their ideas
Eurotransport May, 2017

BVL Forum on the Transport Logistic - Start-ups present themselves The Bundesvereinigung Logistik (BVL) invited five start-ups to pitch their business. In four and a half minutes the young entrepreneurs presented their business idea.

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