FourKites launches solution on the Geotab Marketplace
Published on December 8, 2016
Advanced Visibility Enhances Driver Safety and Customer Service
Toronto, Ontario – December 8, 2016 – FourKites, Inc., a comprehensive real-time tracking platform provider, today announced the availability of FourKites on the Geotab Marketplace, a scalable and reliable source for top organizations requiring GPS fleet management and vehicle tracking solutions.
Geotab customers can share real-time location information of specific loads with internal and external customers, allowing shipping and receiving locations to plan in advance for arrivals, streamline loading and unloading, reduce wait times, and get the truck back on the road efficiently. As one of the most secure and reliable tracking providers for shippers and 3PL’s, FourKites allows Geotab customers to provide high-quality customer service.
Automatic ETA and delay notifications increase driver safety by reducing the number of phone calls, text, and emails to and from drivers, and allow carriers to eliminate expensive and antiquated EDI transmissions.
“Geotab is becoming a crucial player in the ELD telematics space, and with this partnership, Geotab customers can not only share their data and location in real-time with their shipper and broker partners but also gain valuable insights to help analyze their operations,” says Mathew Elenjickal, CEO, FourKites.
“Through our partnership with FourKites, Geotab customers have real-time supply chain visibility and logistics solutions across transportation modes, allowing for efficient management of their loads” says Neil Cawse, CEO, Geotab. “With advanced tracking information, this integrated solution provides one more way to increase customer service and boost productivity of their fleet.”
The Geotab Marketplace is a robust complement to the MyGeotab platform that provides customers with an extensive ecosystem of valuable business-focused applications and add-ons. Utilized by companies with fleets large and small, the Marketplace offers key applications to more than 14,000 Geotab customers and is on track to feature over 200 third-party applications by the end of the year, further solidifying the company’s leadership in commercial telematics.
To learn more about the Geotab Marketplace, please visit www.geotab.com/marketplace.
FourKites is re-shaping the logistics industry for real-time transparency and efficiency. FourKites provides comprehensive real-time tracking and supply chain visibility solutions across transportation modes and digital platforms. Using FourKites, the shipper, the broker, and the carrier can share the same, real-time truck location and shipment status information -- from more than 45 onboard GPS/ELD systems used by fleets to individual owner-operator smartphones and flip phones. Bypassing phone calls and EDI, FourKites saves time and money across the transportation spectrum. Best of all, nothing falls through the cracks. Learn how FourKites real-time load tracking can help your business by requesting a demo at www.fourkites.com, following via @FourKites, or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Geotab is advancing security, connecting commercial vehicles to the internet and providing web-based analytics to help customers better manage their fleets. Geotab’s open platform and Marketplace, offering hundreds of third-party solution options, allows both small and large businesses to automate operations by integrating vehicle data with their other data assets. As an IoT hub, the in-vehicle device provides additional functionality through IOX Add-Ons. Processing billions of data points a day, Geotab leverages data analytics and machine learning to help customers improve productivity, optimize fleets through the reduction of fuel consumption, enhance driver safety, and achieve strong compliance to regulatory changes. Geotab’s products are represented and sold worldwide through Authorized Geotab Resellers. To learn more, please visitwww.geotab.comand follow us @GEOTAB and onLinkedIn.
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