All aboard to become the most sustainable freight forwarder in Africa

As a digital freight forwarder, we are aware of how complex our business is and realistic about how much of the value chain we are able to digitize due to factors outside our control. Despite this FlexFR8 is wholly committed to making a worthwhile contribution to the environment through sustainable business practices.

Building a sustainable business is at the forefront of what we do.

Knowing that we operate in a sector that is among the largest producers of CO2 emissions, we have taken it upon ourselves to ensure that we are fully compliant with global standards subscribing fully to the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

As well as seamlessly digitising our business, we contribute positively to environmental sustainability by reducing paper waste as well as travel time. These small changes amount to a larger contribution to a more a sustainable business and also reduce the chances of error that can be made when tasks are performed manually.

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Our platform promotes sustainability by providing end-to- end visibility resulting in a reduction in operating costs while providing better choices for our customers to manage their resources and improve risk management.

We provide end-to-end supply chain data in addition to real time data about your shipments. Our
machine learning tools ensure that we optimise your shipments.
We give clients the option to make their shipments more sustainable through our platform which allows the tracking emissions to help know how much it would cost to offset them, whilst helping them reduce their carbon footprint through carbon offsetting.


The transportation and logistics industry contributes 13% of the net global emissions.  Moreover, this number keeps growing, because of the increasing demand for commodities around the world. Digitization bundles and connects the available data across the supply chain. This process is an important factor that could contribute to sustainability.

Our commitment to providing sustainable shipping solutions is underpinned in our technology delivering optimised routes for our clients.

Where possible to seek to use the most fuel-efficient method of last mile delivery knowing that every little helps and ensure that we work with shipping lines who are equally committed to providing sustainable solutions.

We are committed to the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC)

Since inception we have been committed to the Ten Principles of the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), which cover Human Rights, Labour, Environment and Anti-Corruption.  UNGC is the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative.

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