In April 2015, Paul Graham, the founder of Y Combinator , told Bloomberg News, "There will be more international trade because of Flexport and international trade is a very big thing for there to be more of ". The Economic Times of India said of Flexport, "It's one of the first freight-forwarding outfits to digitize international shipping, making it easy to move goods through customs and around the world." 
In May 2015, the company told Chinese media outlet 36kr.com that they were on pace to generate $60M in sales for 2015. 
In August 2018, Inc. named Flexport the 8th fastest growing company in the USA with revenue growth of 15,911.00% in three years. In 2018, Flexport had revenues of $441 million. 
On February 21, 2019, Flexport announced that they had raised a $1 billion in a round led by SoftBank's Vision Fund, valuing the company at $3.2 billion.