Supply chain visibility platform FourKites has announced a new $100m (£73m) funding to help expand into the UK and wider Europe. It said the funding will enable it to offer a “bold new vision for the future of global digital supply chains across the UK”, spanning transportation, warehouses, stores, trucks and shipping. The platform uses machine learning to predict arrival times and anticipates supply chain congestion through an extensive network of data points. The financing was led by Thomas H. […]
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