Parsippany, NJ, and Hampshire, UK, October 16, 2017 – INTTRA, the world’s largest neutral electronic transaction platform, today announced Locus Software Limited has joined its network of partners. Locus Software is the developer of Odyssey, a global, cloud-based, all-in-one enterprise shipping solution for ocean carriers and NVOCC’s designed to expand ecommerce collaboration with their customers, agents and business partners.
This new relationship will provide Odyssey customers with out-of-the-box integration with INTTRA for booking, shipping instruction, and eVGM submissions as well as publishing sailing schedules and tracking data.
“Odyssey is a next-generation solution for carriers, agents and NVOCCs that is designed to provide maximum digitization and automation,” said John Squire, Founder and CEO of Locus Software. “We have engineered our solutions around seamless plug-and-play functionality with INTTRA, eliminating the high costs of integration and providing automated access for our customers to more than 225,000 shipping professionals.”
“Locus Software has helped numerous ocean carriers overcome service and processing challenges by improving operational efficiency and maintaining a competitive presence in this market,” said Sherrie Orzechowski, Vice President, Strategic Alliances, INTTRA. “We’re looking forward to working together to help many more carriers expand their global presence and improve their customers’ overall shipping experience.”
INTTRA is the largest neutral electronic transaction platform, software and information provider at the center of the ocean shipping industry. INTTRA's innovative products, combined with the scale of our network, empower our customers to trade with multiple parties and leverage ocean industry information to improve their business. Connecting over 225,000 shipping professionals with more than 50 leading Carriers and over 120 software alliance partners, INTTRA streamlines the ocean trade process. Over 700,000 container orders are initiated on the INTTRA platform each week, representing over one quarter of global ocean container trade.
About Locus Software
Locus Software Limited is a provider of new technology solutions for the shipping industry. Its cloud platform, Odyssey, is used today by shipping lines and their counter-parties in over 40 countries globally. By delivering solutions as a service, including seamless plug-and-play integration to INTTRA, Locus enables its customers to minimize upfront investment and shorten time to value. Transaction based pricing ensures that there are no license fees, no user based fees and no maintenance fees. And as a cloud solution, customers can access Odyssey from any location while benefiting from a continuous enhancement program, avoiding disruptive and costly upgrades. Locus Software’s vision is to become a key collaborative component of the global shipping technology ecosystem.
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Head of Marketing, INTTRA