Hong Kong and Parsippany, N.J., USA INTTRA and Emirates Shipping Line DMCEST announced today that Emirates Shipping Line, the world‘s newest carrier, has joined the INTTRA carrier network, bringing the total number of member carriers to 23.
INTTRA is the largest e-commerce platform for the ocean industry representing 63% of the ocean freight capacity among the world‘s top ocean carriers. INTTRA initiates more than 165,000 container orders a week and originates over $11 billion worth of ocean freight.
Emirates Shipping Line DMCEST officially launched the company with its first service on 25th May 2006 and formally stated its intent of bringing cutting-edge technology to its customers worldwide. Not long afterwards Emirates began negotiations to join INTTRA‘s network of world-class carriers, according to Vikas M. Khan, Emirates Chairman and CEO.
“It is our mission to keep abreast of the needs of our customer base and provide our network with the highest standard of technological solutions. INTTRA provides us with the best solution in terms of data exchange with our ERP (enterprise resource planning) system. Also, INTTRA is supported by a cross section of the industry and has a long-term vision to support industry standards through a common platform,” added Khan.
Moreover, Mr. Khan says that a close partnership with INTTRA should allow Emirates “to provide our key customer base with the solutions to adapt to our network.” And he points out that in an ever-changing global environment “it is important to move swiftly with decisions that are in line with our strategic direction.” After assessing options that would produce the most customer satisfaction, he and his team found INTTRA to be “the most suitable solution provider under these circumstances.”
“Emirates Shipping Line gauged its options where customer satisfaction was concerned to see where we could optimize the results in our recent entry on the global stage. I am glad to say that INTTRA was the most suitable solution provider,” added Ranjit Narayan, Emirates Vice President, Process Engineering.
“We are delighted that Emirates Line has chosen INTTRA. Emirates Shipping Line has a very forward-thinking approach to using e-commerce and we believe that our products and services match their needs well,” said Tony Wines, INTTRA‘s Director of Carrier Account Management.
And Ken Bloom, INTTRA CEO, is honored to have earned the trust of Emirates Shipping Line. “We were aware of their thorough analysis and due diligence of INTTRA, including our products, services, technology and reputation in the market. And we are pleased that they have chosen to join us and our other carriers to help further the creation of an industry portal.”
INTTRA, founded in 2000 and headquartered in Parsippany, N.J., is a leading global provider of e-commerce solutions to ocean carriers and their customers. INTTRA professionals work with customers to streamline and standardize their shipping processes, applying their e-commerce knowledge of the shipping industry for customers in markets worldwide.
INTTRA‘s e-commerce platform offers a comprehensive range of e-commerce tools, including: Tender, Sailing Schedules, Booking, Shipping Instructions, Bill of Lading, Track & Trace, and Reports. Accessing the INTTRA platform is simple, using any combination of their channel solutions: INTTRA-Link (EDI-based, system-to-system connection), INTTRA-Desktop (off-line PC application), or INTTRA-Act (web-based application).
INTTRA‘s carrier network includes, Alianca, ANL, CMA CGM, CSAV, CSAV NORASIA, Deutsche Afrika-Linien, Emirates Shipping Line, FANZL, Hamburg Sud, Hapag-Lloyd, “K” Line, Libra, Maersk Line, MCC Transport Pte Ltd., MISC, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A., NYK Line, Safmarine, Senator Lines, and United Arab Shipping Company. The INTTRA carrier network represents over 63* percent of the container capacity among the worldˇ¦s top ocean carriers.
For further information visit www.inttra.com. Or contact Andy Barrons, INTTRA Vice President of Marketing, at +1.973.263.5100 or email him at: email@example.com.
*Source: AlphaBRS Top 25 ocean carrier list
Emirates Shipping Line DMCEST, is registered in Dubai Maritime City of UAE and commercially headquartered in Dubai and Hong Kong, two of the busiest commercial hubs in the world. Operated by a team rich in experience of managing maritime trade, the company has a focused goal of attaining superior service quality and customer intimacy.
For further information visit www.emiratesline.com, or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dubai office: Emirates Shipping Line DMCEST, Al Moosa Tower 2, 10th Floor, Office 1004, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Tel: 971 4 331 8222, Fax: 971 4 331 8922.
Hong Kong office: Emirates Shipping (Hong Kong) Ltd, 21st Floor, Convention Plaza Office Tower, 1, Harbour Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong. Tel: 852 3655 2000, Fax: 852 3655 2001