FourKites Continues Senior Leadership Expansion to Accommodate Massive Growth

Peter Yost Joins as Director of Strategic Alliances; Rob Kunzler to Lead as Vice President of Marketing

CHICAGO, November 29, 2016 — FourKites, Inc., the market leader in cloud-based supply chain visibility and real-time tracking solutions, has announced that Peter Yost and Rob Kunzler have joined the company as Director of Strategic Alliances and Vice President of Marketing, respectively.

CHICAGO – December 8, 2016 – The Windy City continues to bolster its reputation as a global logistics hub and incubator for supply chain innovation. Case in point: the new initiative announced today between two fast-growing Chicagoland logistics industry leaders, FourKites, and AFN Logistics.

In association with FourKites, AFN – a dynamic third-party logistics provider serving major retailers and manufacturers – will work with key carriers to track their fleets with the latest real-time tracking technology. By end of year, a significant number of these key carriers will be utilizing FourKites Comprehensive Real-Time Tracking Platform, providing a new level of clarity for shippers and assurance for carriers and receivers.

Peter Yost has spent more than three decades in the transportation and supply chain management industry as a leader in sales, marketing, and partnerships. Most recently, Peter built and managed partner programs in the transportation and logistics software space for Kewill, MercuryGate and Descartes Systems Group. In addition to channel management, Peter has held marketing and sales positions at hardware and software companies including DEC and Apple Computer. He holds a BBA in Marketing from Georgia Southern University.

“FourKites has introduced the industry to a modern and affordable way to track 100% of a company’s shipments in real time,” added Yost. “I’m looking forward to contributing to the success of this dynamic and innovative company.”

Peter Yost has spent more than three decades in the transportation and supply chain management industry as a leader in sales, marketing, and partnerships. Most recently, Peter built and managed partner programs in the transportation and logistics software space for Kewill, MercuryGate and Descartes Systems Group. In addition to channel management, Peter has held marketing and sales positions at hardware and software companies including DEC and Apple Computer. He holds a BBA in Marketing from Georgia Southern University.

“FourKites has introduced the industry to a modern and affordable way to track 100% of a company’s shipments in real time,” added Yost. “I’m looking forward to contributing to the success of this dynamic and innovative company.”

“FourKites’ success in 2017 and beyond will be a function of great software, exceptional customer service and great people,” said Mathew Elenjickal, Chief Executive Officer of FourKites. “I am excited to welcome both Peter and Rob to the team, and believe it reflects our commitment to building a best-in-class organization to serve our current and future customers.”

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