FourKites Unveils Supply Chain Training Platform to Help Customers Maximize Value and Increase ROI
Leading supply chain visibility provider FourKites today announced the availability of FourKites Academy, a comprehensive training platform designed to help supply chain professionals advance in their careers and business goals with high-quality, industry-recognized training resources. In addition to offering a Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP)-accredited course, the Academy helps FourKites customers and their extended ecosystem - including third-party logistics providers (3PLs), carriers, brokers and transportation management partners - keep pace with FourKites' latest innovations and derive maximum value from the platform.
According to research from the 2023 MHI Annual Industry Report, hiring and retaining qualified workers is the top challenge for supply chain leaders, with 41% indicating that reskilling and training their workforce is key to preparing for future disruptions.
"Through FourKites Academy, we are empowering supply chain professionals with new skills and knowledge that will drive their professional and organizational growth," said Priya Rajagopalan, Chief Product Officer at FourKites. "The Academy is one of the many ways we're investing in customer support and success, making it easy for them to scale FourKites across their teams and organizations."
Specific benefits of FourKites Academy include:
FourKites Academy is seamlessly integrated with the FourKites Community, which is a dynamic hub for FourKites customers and carrier partners. Within the community, visitors can engage in peer-to-peer networking, share best practices and influence the FourKites product roadmap. The FourKites Community has experienced 40%+ growth year over year and 30%+ in peer-to-peer discussions. 90% of FourKites customers are active contributors to the IdeaExchange, where customers can request new features, upvote ideas and help guide FourKites' product roadmap. Customers who have their ideas delivered join the FourKites' Innovation Partner program, which has generated more than 200 product enhancements from 70+ companies, including Andersen Corporation, Canfor, Henkel, Kimberly-Clark and Sprouts Farmers Market, among others.
Leading global supply chain visibility platform FourKites® extends visibility from transportation into yards, warehouses, stores and beyond. Tracking more than 3.2 million shipments daily across road, rail, ocean, air, parcel and last mile, and reaching over 200 countries and territories, FourKites combines real-time data and powerful machine learning to help companies digitize their end-to-end supply chains. More than 1,200 of the world's most recognized brands - including 9 of the top-10 CPG and 18 of the top-20 food and beverage companies - trust FourKites to transform their business and create more agile, efficient and sustainable supply chains. To learn more, visit https://www.fourkites.com/.