FourKites Launches New Instruments and Enhancements to Promote Provide Chain Visibility

FourKites, a provide chain visibility platform, has launched new capabilities designed to assist shippers, carriers and brokers collaborate extra effectively to extend end-customer satisfaction, cut back provide chain prices and enhance on-time supply efficiency. 

Prompt Messenger now permits shippers to speak immediately with brokers and carriers, and offers provide chain companions the flexibility to share essential info and resolve points collectively in actual time. CarrierLink, a visibility app for drivers, now consists of improved turn-by-turn navigation for higher route optimization; cellular check-in; and new capabilities for updating appointment occasions, including notes to hundreds and importing paperwork, amongst different enhanced options. Associate Hub, a self-service, safe GPS onboarding resolution, now permits sooner and simpler onboarding.

“As ELDs have change into the business commonplace, the necessity to connect with them effortlessly and with a excessive diploma of belief has change into a necessity,” stated David Broering, president, North American Non-Asset Options at NFI, a third-party logistics supplier. “FourKites’ Associate Hub is the instrument we’ve been ready for to assist shortly onboard new carriers on the ELD degree, sparing their drivers the hassle and ache related to app-based monitoring.”

“FourKites is dedicated to serving to shippers, brokers and carriers obtain end-to-end provide chain visibility sooner, and with assurances of the highest-quality monitoring within the business,” stated FourKites founder and CEO Mathew Elenjickal. “We’re excited to make these highly effective new capabilities out there to the group to allow higher collaboration and communication, and finally, worth.”

About FourKites 

FourKites is a provide chain visibility platform extending visibility past transportation into yards, warehouses, shops and past. Monitoring greater than 2 million shipments day by day throughout highway, rail, ocean, air, parcel and courier, and reaching 176 international locations, FourKites combines real-time knowledge and highly effective machine-learning to assist firms digitize their end-to-end provide chains. Greater than 600 manufacturers — together with 9 of the top-10 CPG and 18 of the top-20 meals and beverage firms — belief FourKites to remodel their enterprise and create extra agile, environment friendly and sustainable provide chains.