CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - November 29, 2016) - FourKites, Inc., the market leader in cloud-based supply chain visibility and real-time tracking solutions, has announced that Peter Yost and Rob Kunzler have joined the company as Director of Strategic Alliances and Vice President of Marketing, respectively.
Peter Yost has spent more than three decades in the transportation and supply chain management industry as a leader in sales, marketing, and partnerships. Most recently, Peter built and managed partner programs in the transportation and logistics software space for Kewill, MercuryGate and Descartes Systems Group. In addition to channel management, Peter has held marketing and sales positions at hardware and software companies including DEC and Apple Computer. He holds a BBA in Marketing from Georgia Southern University.
"FourKites has introduced the industry to a modern and affordable way to track 100% of a company's shipments in real time," added Yost. "I'm looking forward to contributing to the success of this dynamic and innovative company."
Rob Kunzler, a veteran enterprise/ SaaS software marketer, brings 20 years of marketing strategy development and integrated marketing communications management experience. Most recently, Rob led global marketing for CSG International, a SaaS-based revenue and customer management for enterprise communication service providers. Rob will lead efforts to expand the FourKites brand globally and build a modern demand generation practice across the transportation and logistics industries.
"FourKites' success in 2017 and beyond will be a function of great software, exceptional customer service and great people," said Mathew Elenjickal, Chief Executive Officer of FourKites. "I am excited to welcome both Peter and Rob to the team, and believe it reflects our commitment to building a best-in-class organization to serve our current and future customers."
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