Singapore, 15th April 2024

Freightify, the Sequoia-funded Singapore-headquartered software-as-a-service company
leading in ocean rate discovery and rate management for freight forwarders globally,
proudly announces the appointment of Claus-Robert Heinze as the new SVP Enterprise
Product & Professional Services. With a commitment to developing infrastructure and
intelligent freight tools, Freightify welcomes Claus to lead the charge in providing
intuitive solutions to global freight forwarders and logistics service providers, enabling
them to seamlessly scale with their evolving needs in an increasingly digitized world.

Claus-Robert Heinze brings two decades of freight forwarding industry expertise
garnered from Business IT management roles at DB Schenker, Maersk DAMCO, ECU
Worldwide, and Descartes. These in combination with his prior high-tech industry and
consulting background have equipped him with insights into the evolving needs of the
industry from the comprehensive perspectives of global forwarders and their
customers, which is paramount in an industry as logistics to understand how both
intertwine at every step. His holistic expertise, including experience with enterprise
logistics tech providers like Descartes, positions him uniquely to lead Freightify’s
endeavors in delivering solutions that resonate with the company’s passion of delivering
intelligent freight solutions that are business-centric and scalable.

Commenting on the appointment, Raghav Viswanathan, CEO of Freightify, said, “We are
thrilled to welcome Claus-Robert Heinze to Freightify’s leadership team. His wealth of
experience and deep understanding of the logistics industry make him an invaluable
addition to our company. With Claus at the helm of our Enterprise Product &
Professional Services division, we are confident in our ability to continue delivering
cutting-edge solutions that meet the evolving needs of our customers.”

“Claus-Robert Heinze’s appointment underscores Freightify’s commitment to innovation
and excellence. We look forward to leveraging his expertise to further strengthen our
position as a leader in the logistics technology space,” added Peter Gyde, the SVP of
Partnerships and Head of GTM.

Claus-Robert Heinze, comments further, “I am very grateful for these past opportunities
and the growth that these different roles have added to my professional seniority,
subject expertise, and 360 industry perspective. My steady companion during all this
time has been the theme of Rate Digitalization, particularly from a freight forwarding
perspective, that I have had the pleasure of defining, building, and implementing, both
custom and off-the-shelf solutions and both from a customer and from a vendor

Freightify is the emerging platform for peer-to-peer, end-to-end rate digitalization in the
global shipping industry with customer-centricity at its heart, a dynamically growing
product, and a fast-growing portfolio of eco-system integrations that enable a seamless
flow of procurement & sales pricing data between the participants of the supply chain.
Freightify’s key customer segments are freight forwarding companies of different scale
in all parts of the world. This is the opportunity for me to do what I can do best in an
environment that I love most – for the benefit of a large number of clients.”

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