Hwy Haul, a produce supply chain logistics company started by former Walmart executives, has raised a $10 million Series A round to further its mission to transform the way fresh produce is shipped and delivered. Eileses Capital led the round with BluePointe Ventures as the co-lead.
Additional investors include AgFunder, True Blue Partners, and notable angel investors like Dheeraj Pandey, founder, and ex-CEO of Nutanix, Girish Mathrubootham, founder CEO of Freshworks, Rajiv Batra, founder of Palo Alto Networks, Vivek Mehra, Partner Emeritus at August Capital, among others.
Hwy Haul Founders: Sharan Grewal, Syed Aman, and Zahed Khan
Hwy Haul's end-to-end, next-generation digital freight platform for fresh produce cuts out the middleman, directly linking farmers, distributors, wholesalers, and retailers to its expansive network that includes thousands of pre-vetted carriers. Their goal is to ensure produce is delivered efficiently, eliminating wastage, reducing freight's carbon footprint and creating sustainable future growth for all stakeholders.
Syed Aman, CEO, and co-founder says, "produce spends half its life in the supply chain, and more than $15 billion is wasted or rejected in transit every year. Existing produce shipping methods are largely manual, with poor visibility and communication within the supply chain. These inefficiencies lead to a further problem of empty miles and their associated carbon emissions."
Using the platform, shippers can find instant quotes and book loads in just a few clicks. Enhanced visibility allows for easier load tracking, including real-time humidity and temperature monitoring as they move across the country. Hwy Haul's actionable data insights help optimize supply chains, reduce wait times, lower detention costs and more.
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