CHICAGO, April 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- FourKites, a company providing real-time tracking and supply chain visibility solutions across transportation modes and digital platforms, has been selected as one of the Top 100 Logistics IT Providers for 2017 by Inbound Logistics, the leading logistics and supply chain trade magazine.
Selected from a list of nearly 400 companies, FourKites stands out from competitors by providing invaluable visibility into the supply chain, which streamlines logistics operations. FourKites' technology aggregates real-time shipping location and status information from more than 50 onboard GPS/ELD systems, trailer tracking devices, and driver cell phones, so that shippers and third-party logistics providers share the same data, providing a superior level of transparency and efficiency for customers. With the most comprehensive real-time load tracking platform in North America, FourKites serves hundreds of well-known customers like US Foods, Ryder, Dupré Logistics and more.
"The industry standard for delivery schedules has become extremely demanding, and time and time again, we hear from customers about the increasing pressures that come as result," said Matt Elenjickal, founder and CEO of FourKites. "Our customers no longer have the time or flexibility to deal with delays, missed appointments or daily phone calls to their customers and carriers. FourKites' supply chain visibility solution solves the fragmentation in the industry now. It enables customers to not only have the oversight required to identify problems as they happen and quickly make corrections, but also allows them to pinpoint opportunities for improvement in the future. We take immense pride in our system and the recognition its received from industry influencers like Inbound Logistics."
Inbound Logistics' yearly list of the Top 100 Logistics IT Providers recognizes companies who offer logistics solutions that solve transportation, logistics and supply chain challenges and have a track record of proven success with customers.
"This year we selected IT providers that are solving gaping holes within the logistics industry, which is why FourKites stood out to us," said Felecia Stratton, editor of Inbound Logistics. "The biggest concern for the industry is no longer about knowing where loads are or what truckers are doing. Companies now need to understand how to use the data provided by companies, like FourKites, to modernize operations and interconnect technology systems."
For more information on FourKites, go to www.fourkites.com.
FourKites is re-shaping the logistics industry for real-time transparency and efficiency. FourKites provides comprehensive real-time tracking and supply chain visibility solutions across transportation modes and digital platforms. Using FourKites, blue-chip shippers and 3PLs can share the same, real-time shipping location and status information - from more than 50 onboard GPS/ELD systems used by fleets to individual owner-operator smartphones and flip phones. FourKites helps enterprise customers save time and money across the transportation spectrum. Best of all, nothing falls through the cracks. Learn how FourKites real-time visibility and orchestration solution can help your business by requesting a demo at www.fourkites.com
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