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Ezyhaul, Uber for truck deliveries, hauls $840k seed funding

Ezyhaul now has 500 trucks on its platform and more than 45 active shippers

Judith Balea 

Ezyhaul, Uber for truck deliveries, Singapore
Photo: Twitter (@ezyhaul)

for startup has raised roughly $8,40,000 in to expand its market presence this year. The Singapore-based firm’s investment came from a group of logistics industry leaders it declined to name.

Now active in Singapore and Malaysia, the service gets transport companies to do deliveries for its clients, calculates the fee, and takes a cut. It also allows shippers to track the movement of the truck, receive photos of the cargo and proof of delivery, and get an invoice digitally.

now has 500 trucks on its platform and more than 45 active shippers, including and Ninja Van. Delivery volume is growing 80 percent month over month.

The team wants to grow further in Malaysia and roll out in other markets like Indonesia and Thailand within the first half of the year.

Filling empty spaces

Ezyhaul’s three co-founders – Raymond Gillon, Mudasar Mohamed, and Nicky Lum – are logistics veterans, having occupied top posts at global logistics and transport company UTi. After hearing first-hand from clients about the challenges of the fragmented trucking industry, the trio decided to start their own firm.

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“We work with predictive analysis to assess when the trucks will arrive at the client’s location. This way we can inform clients in an early stage of deviations and there are no more unexpected surprises and far fewer problems when trucks arrive early or late,” Mudasar shares.

competes with startups like iKargo and TheLorry. TheLorry though offers a range of services, including home moving for individuals, whereas only does enterprise work, focuses on the long haul, and doesn’t do last-mile deliveries.

Converted from Singapore dollars. Rate: $1 = SGD 1.44.

This is an excerpt from Tech in Asia. You can read the full article here.

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Ezyhaul, Uber for truck deliveries, hauls $840k seed funding

Ezyhaul now has 500 trucks on its platform and more than 45 active shippers

Ezyhaul now has 500 trucks on its platform and more than 45 active shippers
for startup has raised roughly $8,40,000 in to expand its market presence this year. The Singapore-based firm’s investment came from a group of logistics industry leaders it declined to name.

Now active in Singapore and Malaysia, the service gets transport companies to do deliveries for its clients, calculates the fee, and takes a cut. It also allows shippers to track the movement of the truck, receive photos of the cargo and proof of delivery, and get an invoice digitally.

now has 500 trucks on its platform and more than 45 active shippers, including and Ninja Van. Delivery volume is growing 80 percent month over month.

The team wants to grow further in Malaysia and roll out in other markets like Indonesia and Thailand within the first half of the year.

Filling empty spaces

Ezyhaul’s three co-founders – Raymond Gillon, Mudasar Mohamed, and Nicky Lum – are logistics veterans, having occupied top posts at global logistics and transport company UTi. After hearing first-hand from clients about the challenges of the fragmented trucking industry, the trio decided to start their own firm.

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“We work with predictive analysis to assess when the trucks will arrive at the client’s location. This way we can inform clients in an early stage of deviations and there are no more unexpected surprises and far fewer problems when trucks arrive early or late,” Mudasar shares.

competes with startups like iKargo and TheLorry. TheLorry though offers a range of services, including home moving for individuals, whereas only does enterprise work, focuses on the long haul, and doesn’t do last-mile deliveries.

Converted from Singapore dollars. Rate: $1 = SGD 1.44.

This is an excerpt from Tech in Asia. You can read the full article here.

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Ezyhaul, Uber for truck deliveries, hauls $840k seed funding

Ezyhaul now has 500 trucks on its platform and more than 45 active shippers

for startup has raised roughly $8,40,000 in to expand its market presence this year. The Singapore-based firm’s investment came from a group of logistics industry leaders it declined to name.

Now active in Singapore and Malaysia, the service gets transport companies to do deliveries for its clients, calculates the fee, and takes a cut. It also allows shippers to track the movement of the truck, receive photos of the cargo and proof of delivery, and get an invoice digitally.

now has 500 trucks on its platform and more than 45 active shippers, including and Ninja Van. Delivery volume is growing 80 percent month over month.

The team wants to grow further in Malaysia and roll out in other markets like Indonesia and Thailand within the first half of the year.

Filling empty spaces

Ezyhaul’s three co-founders – Raymond Gillon, Mudasar Mohamed, and Nicky Lum – are logistics veterans, having occupied top posts at global logistics and transport company UTi. After hearing first-hand from clients about the challenges of the fragmented trucking industry, the trio decided to start their own firm.

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“We work with predictive analysis to assess when the trucks will arrive at the client’s location. This way we can inform clients in an early stage of deviations and there are no more unexpected surprises and far fewer problems when trucks arrive early or late,” Mudasar shares.

competes with startups like iKargo and TheLorry. TheLorry though offers a range of services, including home moving for individuals, whereas only does enterprise work, focuses on the long haul, and doesn’t do last-mile deliveries.

Converted from Singapore dollars. Rate: $1 = SGD 1.44.

This is an excerpt from Tech in Asia. You can read the full article here.

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