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FourKites, JDA Team Up for Real-Time Truck Visibility

FourKites, a provider of real-time tracking software for shippers and third-party logistics providers in North America, is collaborating with JDA Software Group Inc. to make FourKites' visibility data available within JDA Transportation Management System (TMS).

According to the partners, the arrangement enables carrier connectivity, efficient on-boarding and real-time visibility within the JDA application. FourKites' tracking technology covers the full spectrum of the trucking industry, utilizing more than 40 electronic logging device partnerships, a proprietary smartphone app and app-less tracking using cell tower triangulation. FourKites tracks truck locations every 15 minutes, recalculates estimated times of arrival through real-time location data, and automates arrivals and departures using geo-fencing technologies.

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According to the partners, the arrangement enables carrier connectivity, efficient on-boarding and real-time visibility within the JDA application. FourKites' tracking technology covers the full spectrum of the trucking industry, utilizing more than 40 electronic logging device partnerships, a proprietary smartphone app and app-less tracking using cell tower triangulation. FourKites tracks truck locations every 15 minutes, recalculates estimated times of arrival through real-time location data, and automates arrivals and departures using geo-fencing technologies.

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