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Technology Brings Visibility to Supply Chains, Experts Say

Walmart truck on highway Walmart Canada has found that technologies such as blockchain and machine learning can help with end-user predictability. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

The increased visibility that technology brings to supply chains is helping to improve efficiency in very specific ways, according to experts at a recent virtual event.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
February 17, 2021
Business, Technology, Logistics

FourKites Focuses Free Service on Appointments

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FourKites introduced a free, cloud-based service called Appointment Manager designed to help facilities, carriers and 3PLs create, manage and collaborate efficiently on appointments at pickup and receiving locations.

September 30, 2019
Business, Technology

FourKites Expands Real-Time Freight Visibility

FourKites is offering real-time visibility across its network, including freight it does not manage, according to a news release by the supply chain company.

May 31, 2019
Business, Technology

FourKites Receives $50 Million in New Funding From Investors

Shipment-tracking company FourKites has collected $50 million in funding from a group of existing investors that includes August Capital, Bain Capital Ventures, CEAS Investments and Hyde Park Angels.

February 6, 2019
Business, Technology

FourKites Expands Predictive Tracking Into Europe

FourKites, a predictive supply chain visibility provider, has expanded operations into the United Kingdom, according to a Nov. 30 press release. The Chicago-based company also plans to open offices in Europe over the next few months.

December 5, 2018
Business, Technology, Logistics, TCA

Growing Logistics Startup FourKites Moving to Larger Office

Shipping logistics startup FourKites is moving its office to the West Loop Gate neighborhood of Chicago, having outgrown its space in the Loop.

Ally Marotti | Chicago Tribune
November 8, 2018
Business, Technology, Logistics

FourKites Adds ‘Predictive’ Load Matching Service

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FourKites, a load tracking firm, is tapping a former UberFreight executive to head up a new service offering predictive capacity management to shippers and carriers.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
October 31, 2018
Business, Technology

FourKites Garners $35 Million From Investors to Expand Business

FourKites has received $35 million from investors to fund expansion of its shipment tracking technology to new international markets and to develop new products.

Dan Bearth | Senior Features Writer
February 21, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment

FourKites, J.J. Keller Offer Integration to Enhance Load Tracking

Fleet compliance firm J.J. Keller & Associates and load-tracking provider FourKites have partnered to provide up-to-date location data to their mutual customers.

August 24, 2017
Business, Technology

HaulFox, FourKites Partner to Enhance Visibility for Freight Brokers

HaulFox has partnered with freight-tracking technology provider FourKites to enhance supply chain visibility.

August 3, 2017