Enhances Pursuit to Become Industry’s First Omni-Modal Visibility & Orchestration Platform
Chicago, IL — (January 17, 2017) — FourKites, the leading provider of real-time freight visibility & orchestration, announced today the full availability of rail tracking to its platform. With the addition of rail/intermodal freight tracking, FourKites takes the next step towards becoming the first omni-modal visibility solution.
“We’ve long known that freight visibility and orchestration – the capabilities to act efficiently when issues arise – are crucial to shippers and 3PLs. We also know that those same companies must rely on a unique blend of transportation modes.” said Mathew Elenjickal, CEO of FourKites. “We’re now proud to announce the addition of rail tracking to our best-in-class freight capabilities. This a natural evolution to our platform, and one that our customers have requested.”
With the addition of rail, combined with over-the-road capabilities, leading Shippers and 3PLs now gain enhanced visibility and control of the transportation lifecycle. FourKites is also aggressively pursuing plans through 2017 to introduce support for additional modes of transportation.
“A fundamental goal for FourKites is to constantly innovate and respond to customer needs,” said Priya Rajagopalan, FourKites’ Chief Product Officer. “Our customers have made it loud and clear; they want a true enterprise-grade visibility platform across all modes of shipping. We’re proud to take this next step.”