Henkel, Dow, Bayer, AB InBev, Zebra Technologies and more to chart the future of supply chain visibility in Europe at FourKites Visibility 2021 | Your money
AMSTERDAM – (BUSINESS WIRE) – Sep 17, 2021–
FourKites®, the world’s leading platform for real-time supply chain visibility, today announced that its European customer conference, Visibility 2021, will be held virtually on October 7. The theme of this year’s conference, “Go Beyond,” presents a bold vision for the supply chains of the future, centered on automation, innovation and collaboration. Supply chain leaders from across Europe have the opportunity to network, share best practices and ideas, and collaborate on FourKites’ product roadmap at the largest virtual chain summit. supply to the world.
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FourKites®, the world’s leading platform for real-time supply chain visibility, today announced that its European customer conference, Visibility 2021, will be held virtually on October 7.
“The FourKites Visibility conference is exactly what the industry needs right now,” says Roy van der Heijden, Business Analyst at Int. Transportbedrijf van der Heijden, a leading provider of freight transport and logistics, as well as a recent addition to the FourKites Premier Carrier List. “End-to-end, real-time transport visibility is a key priority for all businesses, large and small, and I am thrilled to hear from so many industry leaders and engage with industry peers. supply chain at this unique event. “
Now in its fourth year, FourKites’ annual conference brings together the world’s largest community of shippers, carriers, 3PLs and freight forwarders, along with industry experts and influencers, for a series of rich sharing sessions. information, presentations and brainstorming on the future of supply chain management and automation. Supply chain leaders from Dow, Bayer, Zebra Technologies, AB Inbev, Yara International and other clients will participate in immersive sessions that will explore the next generation of international ocean freight management; best practices for improving the efficiency and sustainability of the supply chain; how to deal with disruption; and how to leverage data to make critical business decisions. FourKites will also showcase cutting-edge innovations with its strategic partners Volvo Group, Qualcomm Ventures and Zebra Technologies.
Former NASA Astronaut Scott Parazynski will deliver the keynote address. “Leadership is never an easy task,” Parazynski said. “And with the massive disruption and uncertainty that has arisen in the supply chain over the past two years, it’s a truly Herculean task to be a market leader and create differentiation in an evolving market. fast. I am honored to speak to the audience of FourKites market leaders as they push the boundaries of what is possible and think outside the box when it comes to innovation for the greater good of the industry.
“We are delighted to bring together this unique community of collaborative supply chain leaders across Europe,” said Mathew Elenjickal, Founder and CEO of FourKites. “The pace of innovation in this industry continues to accelerate as we work with our customers to remove barriers in today’s supply chains to enable true visibility, analysis and automation of end to end. “
In the year since Visibility 2020, FourKites experienced record network growth, including load volume growth of over 50%, with up to 2 million loads and $ 100 billion in freight. under management at any time; 70% year-on-year growth in connected installations, which now stand at 6.4 million; 140% year-over-year increase in sea and rail shipments; 97% growth in air shipments; and 22% growth in connected carriers in 176 countries by road, rail, ocean, air and courier.
In addition, FourKites has introduced a number of industry-first innovations, including Dynamic Yard®, which extends visibility into warehouses and yards; Dynamic ETA ® for Air, which provides highly accurate and automated ETAs on 100% of air cargo, at a time when ETAs for air shipments were only available 40% of the time and can be delayed up to two days; as well as Dynamic Ocean SM, a next-generation international ocean visibility solution that encompasses advanced document management capabilities, robust collaboration features and reservations support, with superior end-to-end real-time tracking. As a testament to the company’s groundbreaking innovations, FourKites also recently obtained a patent for its Intelligent Expected Arrival (SFA) capabilities, which provide businesses with very frequent and accurate ETAs for freight in transit – even when this truck is running low. technology (like ELD) to transmit location data. In April, FourKites was named a Leader in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Real-Time Transportation Visibility Platforms, and secured $ 100 million in funding from Thomas H. Lee Partners, Qualcomm Ventures, Volvo Group Venture Capital and Zebra Technologies to continue to define the future of supply chain automation.
FourKites ® is the # 1 supply chain visibility platform in the world, extending visibility beyond transportation to courtyards, warehouses, stores and beyond. Tracking over 2 million shipments per day by road, rail, ocean, air, parcel and courier, and reaching 176 countries, FourKites combines real-time data and powerful machine learning to help businesses digitize their shipping chains. end-to-end supply. More than 600 of the world’s most recognized brands, including 9 of the Top 10 CPGs and 18 of the Top 20 agribusinesses, trust FourKites to transform their businesses and create more agile, efficient and sustainable supply chains. To learn more, visit https://www.fourkites.com/.
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