FourKites, AFN initiate real-time tracking technology for greater shipment visibility

FourKites, AFN have entered into an agreement to enhance tracking and transparency for supply chain stakeholders, working with key carriers to track fleets with real-time tracking technology, the companies said.

In association with FourKites, AFN will work with key carriers to track their fleets with the real-time tracking technology. By end of year, a number of these key carriers will be utilizing FourKites comprehensive real-time tracking platform, providing a new level of clarity for shippers and assurance for carriers and receivers.

Obtaining a clear, real-time picture of cargo in the field provides always-on visibility, which is key for logistics providers and the carriers they work with.

AFN offers freight brokerage, third party logistics and transportation management services that has served the needs of manufacturers, retailers and carriers in North America since 2003.

FourKites is a third-party logistics provider serving major retailers and manufacturers with comprehensive real-time tracking and supply chain visibility solutions across transportation modes and digital platforms.