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Portcast gets $3.2M to create more transparent and sustainable supply chains


Portcast founders Dr. Lingxiao Xia and Nidhi Gupta
For many manufacturers and freight forwarders, managing logistics is still a very manual process: tracking shipments with a call or online lookup, and entering that data into an Excel spreadsheet. Portcast, which describes itself as a “next-generation logistics operating system,” makes the process more efficient by gathering data from myriad sources and not only track shipments in real-time, but also predicts what might affect its progress, like major weather events, the tide and pandemic-related issues.
The company announced today it has raised $3.2 million in pre-Series A funding, led by Newtown Partners, through …

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