Real-Time Supply Chain Visibility for Manufacturers

Agility, efficiency and predictability. Get true end-to-end visibility across your global logistics network with real-time data and predictive analytics.

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How can you transform your business with the #1 supply chain visibility platform?

  • Improve Productivity: With real-time notifications and unprecedented ETA accuracy for incoming deliveries, you can maximize throughput on the production line and eliminate wasted staff time on status check calls.
  • Lower Operating Costs: Transportation charges add up quickly. FourKites helps you minimize those risks by reducing dwell, optimizing labor planning and preventing product loss on temperature-controlled shipments.
  • Deliver Superior Service: Increase your on-time delivery rate and give your customers full visibility along the way, with automated status notifications and live tracking dashboards.

Manufacturing Industry Challenges

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Tight Production Schedules

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Fragmented Multimodal Networks

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Inbound Visibility Blindspots

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High Detention Charges

Eliminate Production Bottlenecks with Collaborative Visibility

Your competitive advantage lies in your ability to see into every corner of your supply chain — both for managed and vendor-managed inbound freight. FourKites delivers unprecedented visibility and data transparency on every load that matters to you.

  • Avoid line-downs and eliminate bottlenecks in production with inbound visibility.
  • Optimize dock utilization and reduce detention with complete inbound visibility.
  • Minimize safety stock and improve materials planning with live tracking and predictive ETAs for inbound material.
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Unprecedented Value for Manufacturing Supply Chains

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Canfor’s Success Story

Using FourKites to consolidate tracking for all its transportation modes (ocean, rail and truck), Canfor is able to proactively manage its customer pipelines and prevent stockouts.

“Automated reporting and tracking from FourKites provides more accurate and real-time data, which allows Canfor to respond to customer inquiries quicker and with up-to-date information on our upcoming shipments that would have otherwise had to be manually tracked.”

Bob Hayes, Vice President, Global Supply Chain, Canfor

Leverage Powerful Machine Learning ETAs Across All Modes

FourKites offers the most accurate predictive ETAs possible, using aggregate data from over 1 million tracked loads per day and a proprietary machine learning algorithm.

  • Receive better insights for your supply chain through the analysis of 150+ factors, including real-time weather and traffic.
  • Confidently plan global operations using accurate ETAs fine-tuned with location-specific tracking logic.
  • Reduce check calls with customizable status and event notifications.
  • Seamlessly track freight across all transportation modes in a single-pane-of-glass view of your logistics operations.
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Paper Manufacturer Improves Service and Reduces Fines with FourKites

In its first 8 months of using FourKites, Pixelle Specialty Solutions was able to reduce email volume to customer service teams by over 50%, and lower detention charges by 20% per month. Hear from Brad Shockey, Director of Supply Chain, on the value FourKites has delivered throughout Pixelle’s operations.

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