Document transfers have been a longstanding issue in the supply chain. The inability to electronically transfer bills of lading and proof of delivery documents leads to slower payments, lost paperwork, and in the current COVID-19 environment, increased health risk.
FourKites has introduced several new features for its platform designed to improve this process, eliminate paperwork, and enhance overall safety for front-line supply chain workers. In addition, new notifications, tracking options and merchandiser solutions are part of the enhancements.
The company said the features are designed to provide digital access and critical information to workers who previously lacked access to such data. FourKites cited research from consultancy Gartner that found “social distancing is a challenge for all essential workers, including truck drivers and employees at pickup and delivery locations, such as warehouses, stores or medical facilities.”
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