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parcelLab ranks highly in the Financial Times FT1000: Europe’s Fastest Growing Companies


Published on: April 2, 2021

Updated: August 29, 2023

Parcellab in FT

We’re proud to announce that parcelLab has been featured in the FT1000 2021: Europe’s Fastest Growing Companies. Published by the Financial Times each year, we were ranked at an impressive number 73. Excitingly, parcelLab was the 20th fastest growing German company.

FT1000 2021 insights

Created with Statista, the FT1000 list highlights Europe’s companies with the highest organic revenue growth between 2016 and 2019. As shown in the report, parcelLab saw an impressive absolute growth rate of 1,529.4% across these three years. Interestingly, Technology remains the most represented industry in the FT1000 2021 list. We’re proud that our solution ranks 26th within this sector.

Since launching in 2015, the parcelLab team has grown from three to over 100 employees. Then, after successfully completing two funding rounds, we more than doubled our revenue in 2020. As a result, we are now established as Europe’s leading Operations Experience platform.

Tobias Buxhoidt, CEO and Founder of parcelLab commented:

“We’re thrilled to be recognized by the Financial Times as one of Europe’s fastest growing companies. It’s a testament to the hard work put in by the whole parcelLab team and to the space that we are operating in. The FT1000 2021 listing comes at an important time for parcelLab as we ramp up our global expansion and launch new products in 2021. We’re excited to see what the future holds and how the demand for a seamless operations experience continues to build.”

Our solution

Our platform enables brands to send relevant, branded communication at every step of the customer journey. In other words, we transform complex data from global brands into outstanding, personalized customer experiences. We’ve partnered with 150+ carriers worldwide, and this gives us invaluable access to shipping data. This enables us to deliver truly tailored experiences for our 500+ global customers, including Farfetch, Ikea and Nespresso.


In summary, the team here at parcelLab are excited to have placed at number 73rd on the FT1000 2021 list. You can find out more about our innovative platform here. Or, you can read our latest research into how Operations Experience is reinventing retail.

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