About Us

Our Vision

To be the leading team of shipping advocates providing outstanding human backed data solutions for forward thinking individuals who want to make a difference to their bottom line.

Our Mission

To help democratize shipping & logistics by empowering our customers with shipping insights to make better business decisions.

Q&A with the Founder of 71LBS, Jose Li

Q: Tell us about yourself and how 71lbs got started.

JL: I come from a family of immigrants. My grandparents left their countries in search of better opportunities. My parents did the same for us, and I came to the US from Peru in 1998 to pursue my MBA at Carnegie Mellon. I thought there had to be a better way for small and medium sized companies to get their due refunds... Read More



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