2017 Tech Impact Awards, Emerging: Flexe
Seattle-based Flexe is a Gold Award-winner. Plus: Silver Award-winner Phytelligence.
Location: Seattle | Employees: 39 The troubles of a friend inspired former digital marketing executive Karl Siebrecht to cofound Flexe (pronounced flex), an online marketplace that connects warehouse owners who have available space with manufacturers and distributors who seek it. E-commerce and delivery to doorsteps, Siebrecht learned, seldom fit well with the old infrastructure built…
Bright Idea: Space Exploration with Flexe Inc.
Need a warehouse in Omaha for eight weeks? Flexes online marketplace will find it for you.
Amazon has poured tens of billions of dollars into building close to 100 highly automated ware-houses around the country to cut costs and reduce delivery times. That reality has put competitors in a quandary. How can they match Amazons capabilities without spending the same kind of money to build a similar network? Seattle-based Flexe (flexe.com)…