French startup Convargo connects shippers and carriers in real-time

French startup Convargo connects shippers and carriers in real-time

The French freight industry is one of the largest markets in the world. But like its North American counterpart, the industry suffers from considerable fragmentation, with 90% of the fleet companies owning fewer than 10 trucks. Convargo is working to solve this by connecting shippers and carriers in real-time.

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The Uber of France: Startup Convargo raises $19M to build freight platform

The Uber of France: Startup Convargo raises $19M to build freight platform

The on-demand trucking service trend has hit France, as Convargo is now seeking to become that country’s “Uber of trucking,” TechCrunch reports. The company, which pitched itself as “a marketplace for shippers and carriers,” has raised $19 million in a Series A round of funding.

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