GREEN BAY, Wis. (Sept. 21, 2017) – Schneider, a premier provider of transportation and logistics services, announced that it has selected FourKites to provide real-time freight visibility for its non-asset based Supply Chain Management division. Through this integration, Schneider customers are able to track any load within Schneider’s award-winning transportation management system (TMS).
‘With the emergence of e-commerce, coupled with today’s lean transportation networks, shippers struggle with visibility to their shipments,’ said Mike Kukiela, vice president and general manager of Schneider’s Supply Chain Management service. ‘Integrating FourKites enhanced visibility capabilities within our leading supply chain technology platform allows customers to instantly know where their shipment is within their network.’
The FourKites integration provides Schneider’s logistics teams an unparalleled ability to provide continuous updates and divert critical loads. Enhanced visibility of shipments and Schneider’s ability to provide network business intelligence also delivers continuous cost savings to protect transportation budgets.
‘Schneider has been at the forefront of technology disruption in the trucking industry, starting with the adoption of satellite tracking back in the 1970s. We are thrilled to help deliver the industry’s most accurate multimodal tracking and predictive analytics platform to Schneider’s non-asset-based customers across a wide range of verticals,’ said Matt Elenjickal, CEO of FourKites. ‘Using our TMS-agnostic network of more than 4 million GPS-connected assets, we are uniquely positioned to provide value to Schneider’s customers and optimize end-to-end supply chain visibility.’
Schneider will continue to monitor its asset-based divisions (which include Regional and Long-Haul Truckload, Expedited, Dedicated, Bulk, Intermodal and Final Mile) through its proprietary truck, trailer and container technology.
Schneider is a premier provider of transportation and logistics services. Offering one of the broadest portfolios in the industry, Schneider’s solutions include Regional and Long-Haul Truckload, Expedited, Dedicated, Bulk, Intermodal, Final Mile, LTL, Brokerage, Warehousing, Supply Chain Management and Port Logistics.
A $4 billion company (2016 revenue), Schneider has been delivering superior customer experiences and safely getting it done for over 80 years. For more information about Schneider, visit www.schneider.com or follow on Twitter: @WeAreSchneider.
FourKites is the real-time supply chain visibility platform that Fortune 500 companies and 3PLs trust to track shipment location and temperature and proactively manage exceptions. Using a proprietary predictive algorithm to calculate shipment arrival times, FourKites enables customers to lower their operating costs, improve on-time performance, and strengthen their end-customer relationships.
Using FourKites, blue-chip shippers and 3PLs share the same, real-time shipping location and status information from more than four million GPS/ELD devices, across 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.