With a background in logistics and e-commerce in both the U.S. and China, Lidia Yan recognized a market need for a simpler, technology-enabled marketplace to match freight with capacity. In 2015, she founded Next, a trucker-centric freight-matching app and marketplace. Since then, she has led the company to 500% revenue growth.
Next Trucking Launches Drayage App, Gets More Funding
Next, a technology company that connects shippers and carriers, has launched Relay, a new drayage service aimed at streamlining port trucking operations, and secured $97 million in new funding.