Mumbai, 8th January 2019: FourKites, a SaaS based end to end Supply Chain Visibility solutions provider in Chennai,has been recognised as a Great Place to Work amongst Start-ups in India. A four year old startup with an enterprising team and dynamic management, FourKites has been flying highby expanding their global footprint and continually enhancing their product and solutions portfolio. FourKites’ rapid expansion is enabled by aggressive hiring and a focused talent retention strategy adopted by their human resources team.
With a customer base comprised of Global 1000 shippers and 3PLs, FourKites drives efficiency and productivityalong the entire supply chain. FourKites’team of engineers, developers, and operations professionals constantly innovate incloud solutions, data science, predictive capabilities, and integrations, providing unparalleled solutions to their customers.
Great Place to Work® Certification is a ‘Gold Standard’ and the most definitive ‘Employer-of-Choice’ and Workplace quality recognition that an organization can receive. GPTW employs a rigorous methodology in choosing companies that make the winning list. FourKites employees were assessed through an anonymous survey and 15% of the employees were also interviewed by GPTW on the five dimensions of a great workplace – Fairness, Respect, Credibility, Pride and Camaraderie.
The company was also assessed on a list of initiatives they had taken in 16 different parameters based on a culture audit framework provided by GPTW. FourKites’ ways of working, best practices, tools, forms, business workflows, artifacts and images of various events and internal activities were part of this culture audit.
FourKites has made special arrangements to celebrate this recognition amongst its employees in the office and as a unique gesture the company prepareda surprise for the employees by sending across an acknowledgment card thanking the family members of the employees for being a part of this memorable journey. An emotional connect with the family members is a crucial component for this startup.
Commenting on this memorable occasion, Mr. Arun Chandrasekharan, Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer expressed, “As a world class R&D and delivery organisation with Global 1000 customers, we hire great people who believe in FourKites’ vision of providing transparency across supply chain at global scale. We believe in fostering an agile, results-driven, and rewarding environment.”
Founder and Chief Executive Officer Mr. Mathew Elenjickal said, “Having invented the Predictive Supply Chain Visibility software category, our continued leadership and innovation can be attributed to the Indian center. We take great pride in our people who solve some of the most challenging supply chain problems of the 21st century.”
Lauding his employees and the management, Mr. Neeraj Sharma- Senior Director – Human Resources said, “This is a culmination of benefits and people’s practices that are inclusive, a leadership that believes in institutionalizing ownership across levels, striving for an engaging employee experience and a global workplace – all of this with a singular focus of harnessing innovation and creativity. We at FourKites are extremely proud to celebrate this memorable occasion and it surely turns out to be a great New Year bonanza,as we are venturing into 2019 with ambitious plans to rapidly expand our Chennai team. It is inspiring to witness the growth of FourKites as a Great Place To Work.“