CHICAGO, Sept. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- FourKites, Inc., the market leader in cloud-based supply chain visibility and real-time tracking solutions, has announced that Craig Fiander has joined the company as Senior Vice President of Business Development.
Craig was most recently Vice President, Strategic Alliances for the Enterprise Solutions business unit at ALK Technologies, a Trimble Company. In this role, Craig led the channel strategy and owned the global relationships with leading logistics software providers, including JDA, Oracle, SAP, Manhattan, McLeod, MercuryGate, Descartes, Skybitz and TMW Systems, among others. Prior to this role, for over 20 years, Craig held various product management and marketing positions, including Vice President, Marketing at ALK. While at ALK, Craig led the branding of industry-standard PC*MILER routing, mileage, and mapping software.
"I am thrilled to join Fourkites to lead their global integration and channel partner strategy," said Craig Fiander. "With so many technology startups in the transportation and logistics industry, it's been very impressive to see the adoption of FourKites' solution by a significant number of large shippers and logistics services providers (LSPs). FourKites has provided real results in a very short period of time. I look forward to working with the FourKites team to expand their alliances and transform the industry."
"Craig's industry experience and deep relationships makes him the perfect fit to help lead FourKites' strategic business initiatives," said Dave Walker, Chief Revenue Officer of FourKites. "Craig was responsible for driving the integration and adoption of PC*MILER and ALK Maps, making them the industry-standard. There is no one better than him to execute our vision of making FourKites the industry-standard when it comes to carrier connectivity."
FourKites' mission is to reshape the logistics industry into one that's defined by transparency and efficiency. FourKites provides comprehensive real-time tracking and supply chain visibility solutions across transportation modes and digital platforms. Using FourKites, the shipper, the broker, and the carrier can share the same, real-time truck location and shipment status information - from more than 35 onboard GPS/ELD systems used by fleets to individual owner-operator smartphones and flip phones. Bypassing phone calls and EDI, FourKites saves time and money across the transportation spectrum. Best of all, nothing falls through the cracks. Learn how FourKites real-time load tracking can help your business by requesting a demo at www.fourkites.com.
FourKites Media Relations
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