MercuryGate Announces FourKites, Inc. Technology Partnership
Cary, NC — MercuryGate International, Inc., the industry leading provider of transportation management software, today announced that it has entered into a marketing partnership with FourKites to deliver rapid and reliable shipment status to users of its transportation management software. Through the terms of the agreement, MercuryGate TMS users will have the option to access end-to-end shipment visibility from FourKites directly within the MercuryGate shipment tracking system.
“Our clients manage billions of dollars of freight around the world”
“Our clients manage billions of dollars of freight around the world,” remarked MercuryGate CEO and Co-Founder Monica Wooden. “Control tower visibility with decision support and timely shipment status is important to all of them. We are very excited to announce the integration of the FourKites shipment tracking services. The service adds a new option to the existing methods currently available to MercuryGate clients to obtain reliable status of their shipments down to the SKU level.”
“Customers of freight brokers and 3PLs are continuing to have increasing expectations into the locations and arrival times of their goods. Our partnership with MercuryGate now offers a seamlessly integrated real-time tracking solution that requires no human input or driver phone numbers – leading to highly accurate data without compromising on privacy. That’s a huge competitive advantage,” said FourKites CEO Mathew Joseph Elenjickal.
Those interested in learning more about planning and tracking shipments with the MercuryGate TMS and FourKites should contact either company directly or their current MercuryGate or FourKites Account Executive.
About FourKites, Inc.
FourKites, Inc. brings the power of connected devices to the logistics and transportation industry replacing a complex, labor-intensive system with a cost-effective, real-time, easy-to-use, cloud-based software solution. Through agreements with leading telematics providers and the permission of trucking fleets, FourKites reads the location data directly from telematics cloud into its always-available platform where shippers and brokers can see where their loads are and when they’re scheduled to arrive. FourKites is based in Chicago, Ill. For more information, visit www.fourkites.com.
About MercuryGate International, Inc.
MercuryGate International delivers collaborative, global transportation management solutions for shippers, carriers, brokers, freight forwarders and third party logistics providers enabling them to plan, optimize, execute and settle global transportation movements while providing complete end-to-end control tower visibility and decision support. With MercuryGate’s configurable architecture and workflow engine, MercuryGate clients are able to manage parcel, LTL, intermodal and truckload shipments as well as complex multi-leg, ocean, air, and rail movements. Visit MercuryGate at www.mercurygate.com or contact us directly at [email protected].