FourKites on a hiring spree, looks to expand presence in India

Supply chain visibility technology major FourKites is set to hire over 100 engineers in the country across various segments as part of its massive expansion drive in India.

In 2021, the company tracked 2.5 million global shipments daily and boasted of ties with 50 percent of the fortune 500 giants during the year.

“We are looking to expand our presence by hiring more people in India. We are also trying to bring in our global expertise in the yard and appointment management also to India,” said

Rashi Jain, Managing Director, FourKites India.

Majorly present in third-part logistics and consumer packaged goods in India, the company is looking to expand to other segments like food and beverage, pharmaceuticals, retail, oil and gas, and manufacturing.

FourKites Chief Product Officer Priya Rajagopalan, said that global logistics issues like port congestion, vessel delays, the global container shortage, and port shutdowns last year proved to be an opportunity for a supply chain visibility technology player like FourKites.

In the bygone year, FourKites saw triple-digit growth in total shipments and expanded its carrier network and real-time visibility to more than 2,800 ports and 2.5 million facilities worldwide.

With its technology powerhouse in Chennai, the company looks to hire technology professionals from top institutes in the southern region.

Currently housing around 250 engineers in India, FourKite will be adding professionals with various skill sets including front end, OCR, backend, NLP, AI, and DevOps.

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