Initiative Recognizes Carriers That Embrace Forward-Thinking Collaboration To Deliver Superior Customer Service
Chicago, IL – March 9, 2018 – FourKites, the world’s fastest growing supply chain visibility and predictive analytics platform, today introduced the FourKites Transportation Innovators Award Program, recognizing industry-leading carriers who help FourKites raise the standard for efficient, on-time freight transportation.
During this transformative era for the logistics industry, FourKites is using technology to drive unprecedented levels of precision into supply chain operations at the world’s largest companies. Collaboration across supply chain stakeholders has been critical to the rapid expansion of the FourKites Network.
“The traction we’ve gained with the world’s largest shippers is a testament to the power of collaboration across every segment of the supply chain,” said Mathew Elenjickal, founder and CEO of FourKites. “This Transportation Innovators Award gives us the opportunity to recognize the essential role that forward-thinking carriers play in enabling shippers to execute nimbly across their supply chain operations.”
FourKites selected Transportation Innovators Award recipients based on the following key criteria:
Operational & Technical Leadership: Track record for on-time delivery and flexible scheduling, accurate and timely digital load information, modern TMS/API capabilities, and strong ELD compliance
Customer Service: Track record for delivering outstanding customer service across multiple shared customers, based on accessibility and speed of support and caliber of service provided
Commitment to Visibility: Track record for enabling real-time data exchange with customers, efficiently and effectively meeting implementation timelines, tracking 85%+ of all loads for mutual customers with consistent flow of GPS data.
This year FourKites acknowledges:
Category: National Truckload (TL) Dry Van
Cowan Systems, Crete Carrier Corporation, K&B Carrier
Category: National Truckload (TL) Refrigerated
Frozen Food Express, Hirschbach Transportation Services, KLLM Inc., Marten Transport, Stevens Transport
Category: National Less-Than-Truckload (LTL)
Southeastern Freight Lines, USF Reddaway
FourKites is the fastest-growing predictive supply chain platform, delivering real-time visibility and execution for Fortune 500 companies and third-party logistics firms. Using a proprietary algorithm to calculate shipment arrival times, FourKites enables customers to lower operating costs, improve on-time performance, and strengthen end-customer relationships. With a network of more than four million GPS/ELD devices, FourKites covers all modes including ocean, rail, parcel and over-the-road. The platform is optimized for mobile and equipped with market-leading end-to-end security. To learn more, visit www.fourkites.com.
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