AMSTERDAM–(BUSINESS WIRE)–FourKites, leading real-time supply chain visibility platform® today announces that it meets the standards set by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) for ISO 27017 for cloud services security and ISO 27018 for data privacy as part of its ISO 27001 certification This achievement represents FourKites’ continued pursuit of the latest and most stringent safety standards in the industry.
To qualify, an independent audit committee has confirmed that FourKites meets a strict set of security and privacy requirements. The ISO 27017 standard provides guidelines for information security controls applicable and specific to the provision and use of cloud services, while the ISO 27018 standard establishes commonly accepted controls and guidelines for the implementation measures to protect personally identifiable information (PII) for the public cloud computing environment. Meanwhile, ISO 27001 mandates controls for the establishment, maintenance and certification of an Information Security Management System (ISMS).
“Achieving these standards demonstrates FourKites’ continued commitment to go above and beyond in securing our platform, which ingests more than 250 terabytes of data each month,” said Mathew Elenjickal, Founder and CEO of FourKites. “Safe and secure data sharing has tremendous benefits throughout the supply chain, including more accurate business planning and risk mitigation, higher customer satisfaction and retention, and improved employee morale. .”
Adherence to ISO 27017 and 27018 standards is the latest validation of FourKites’ rigorous security efforts, including its comprehensive General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) privacy program, which applies even in regions where it is not required and incorporates the Schrems II decision.
“Our customers and supply chain partners around the world can be assured that FourKites uses the highest and most secure standards in the industry to protect their valuable data,” added Elenjickal.
FourKites provides real-time information to customers around the world, leveraging patented artificial intelligence based on 150 factors, including weather, traffic and real-time data from GPS, ELD telematics networks, mobile devices , AIS, etc. The company offers out-of-the-box dashboards and reports, automated and customizable notifications that leverage geolocation and temperature tracking, and SKU-level visibility to track multimodal shipments, even when distributed over multiple carriers.
In the spring of 2021, FourKites was granted a patent for its revolutionary Smart Forecasted Arrival (SFA) solution, which provides businesses with highly frequent and accurate estimated arrival times for road freight in transit – even when a truck does not have a no technology to transmit location data. SFA is now available to FourKites customers worldwide, extending the benefits of real-time visibility to freight that would otherwise be invisible to modern supply chain management solutions.
FourKites® is the #1 global supply chain visibility platform, extending visibility beyond transportation to job sites, warehouses, stores and beyond. Tracking over 2.5 million daily shipments by road, rail, ocean, air, parcel and courier, and reaching over 185 countries, FourKites combines real-time data and powerful machine learning to help businesses digitize their end-to-end supply chains. More than 1,000 of the world’s most recognized brands, including 9 of the top 10 CPGs 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/.