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How freight visibility shifted from ‘check calls’ to robust mapping platforms with ETAs

Article written by Aaron Huff Freight brokers and third-party logistics providers are giving shippers the same, if not better, load tracking data than motor carriers without needing to invest in asset tracking systems. FourKites gives brokers and carriers insights into shipment visibility. Many are using freight visibility platforms that capture load tracking data from motor carriers using […]

o9 Solutions and FourKites Partner to Bring Unprecedented Connectivity Between Freight Visibility and Planning Control Towers

The partnership combines o9’s industry-leading integrated business planning platform with FourKites’ Visibility Cloud to provide end-to-end visibility to freight tracking CHICAGO & DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–o9 Solutions, a premier AI-driven integrated planning and operations solution provider, and FourKites, the global leader in real-time supply chain visibility, have partnered to deliver an integrated solution to eliminate friction in complex […]

FourKites® Recognizes Supply Chain Leaders At 2020 Visibility Conference

CHICAGO, Sept. 11, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — FourKites®, the #1 real-time supply chain visibility platform, today announced the recipients of its annual Golden Kite Awards. The Golden Kite Awards recognize companies that are leveraging real-time visibility to achieve greater results in five categories: Customer Experience, Green Earth, Supply Chain Excellence, Collaboration & Globalization, and Crisis Management. […]

FourKites Introduces Multimodal PO Tracking

Image: Four Kites FourKites recently introduced multimodal purchase order tracking for all freight, giving shippers, carriers and receivers the ability to track shipments using their associated PO numbers. The new tracking option simplifies freight visibility for everyone that manages the exchange and transportation of goods primarily via PO numbers. POs include comprehensive product details, such […]

FourKites to Host Largest-Ever Virtual Conference Focused on European Carrier and Broker Operations and Supply Chain Visibility

Dow Chemical, PKS Gdansk, Fretlink and other supply chain leaders to share strategies for visibility-fueled growth and efficiency AMSTERDAM, Sept. 02, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — FourKites®, the #1 real-time supply chain visibility platform, today announced that it will hold Europe’s largest-ever virtual summit focused on carrier and broker operations in the logistics industry. Presenters and panelists will […]

Global Supply Chain Leaders to Convene at FourKites Visibility 2020 in Largest-Ever Virtual Summit

Eastman Chemical Company, Kimberly-Clark and others will share best practices and help chart the future of supply chain visibility CHICAGO, Aug. 11, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — FourKites®, the #1 real-time supply chain visibility platform, today announced that its annual user conference, Visibility 2020, will be held virtually on September 10, 2020. Approximately 1,000 supply chain leaders are […]

Real-Time Visibility: the Foundation for Supply Chain Automation

Article written by Matthew Elenjickal I’ve written previously about how I founded FourKites in 2014 to help shed light on the vast blind spots that exist throughout our complex and interconnected global supply chains. Our focus for the first several years was to build a state-of-the-art platform that would give the world’s biggest shippers, and their carrier […]

FourKites Dynamic Yard Improves Visibility

Image: FourKites FourKites has introduced Dynamic Yard, a new software that gives companies visibility all of their facilities based on real-time, in-transit, and in-yard freight data and analytics. The new software can reduce detention costs and optimize operations, according to the company. Dynamic Yard integrates yard, dock, and gate control products acquired from TrackX with […]

FourKites’ Premier Carrier List helps match shippers with best carrier partners during pandemic

Article written by Ashley Coker The coronavirus pandemic has driven strong demand for essential goods, emptied store shelves across the U.S. and shaken up every segment of the supply chain. Shoppers are hoarding toilet paper and lining up outside grocery stores to stock up on Tylenol, forcing companies that make and move these essential goods […]

New FourKites offering provides shippers and vendors with increased freight visibility – Logistics Management – Jeff Berman, Group News Editor

Chicago-based FourKites, a provider of real-time tracking and visibility solutions across transportation modes and digital platforms, said today it has introduced a new offering that it says is the first product that offers shippers with real-time visibility across their network and also for freight that they do not manage. Entitled FourKites Network Visibility, company officials […]