Freightos, looking for an edge in the crowded field of tech-driven shipping startups, is buying a database of air-cargo rates to fill a gap in its new online marketplace.

Freightos in July launched a web platform where retailers and manufacturers can compare shipping rates and book cargo transportation, a service the company likens to travel-booking websites. Before the launch, the four-year-old company had focused its resources on ocean and land shipping, but offered fewer options for shippers looking for speedier ways to move their freight.

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