Alliance Formed to Manage Ocean Cargo Shipment Lifecycle

Sept. 16, 2010
INTTRA and Descartes Systems Group have formed an alliance to create a global network capable of managing the entire ocean cargo shipment lifecycle

INTTRA, a provider of e-commerce solutions for the ocean freight industry, and Descartes Systems Group Inc., a federated global logistics network, have formed an alliance to enhance international ocean shipping processes and capabilities available to the global user community. This alliance provides a global network capable of managing the entire ocean cargo shipment lifecycle.

Descartes' solution provides a suite of supply chain execution and compliance services to the international trade community powered by the multi-modal Global Logistics Network. INTTRA provides access to a large network of ocean container freight carriers and enables shippers of all types to manage bookings and shipping instructions with any carrier on the network through an accepted standard business process.

Customers using the Descartes Global Logistics Network will now be able to electronically manage the ocean cargo shipment lifecycle, including connectivity to a broader community of carriers to submit bookings as well as contract and rate management, visibility to shipment status, electronic document exchange, and the submission and management of customs filings.

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