Parsippany, NJ, January 18, 2012-INTTRA, the leading provider of e-commerce solutions for the ocean freight industry, announced that it will be streamlining its application development and quality assurance testing to a single outsourced partner. The firm, Cognizant, is a leading provider of consulting, technology and business process outsourcing services and will assist INTTRA in delivering efficient and effective ocean freight management solutions to the industry. By working with a single development partner, INTTRA will be able to more quickly develop critical e-commerce solutions for the global ocean shipping industry and enhance its quality assurance testing process for better results.
"The global ocean shipping industry is going through significant structural changes. Our goal is to provide the best and most useful products to our customers to help them streamline the processing of ocean freight and optimize global ocean supply chains," said Ivan Latanision, senior vice president of product management at INTTRA. "In Cognizant, we found a strategic partner with the breadth of expertise and global footprint that would help us create products that will make a difference to our customers' process efficiencies and positively impact their bottom lines. Specifically, we were impressed with their domain knowledge, process methodologies, the managed services model, and their roadmap to help us in our transformational journey to becoming a global information provider."
"Cognizant is committed to optimizing and strengthening INTTRA's product development processes to improve efficiency, flexibility and speed," said Tarun Anand, vice president of the information, media, and entertainment practice at Cognizant. "We will leverage our broad technology expertise and global delivery footprint to help INTTRA define new standards and benchmarks in data supply chain transformation and information services for the ocean shipping industry."
Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) is a leading provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services, dedicated to helping the world's leading companies build stronger businesses. Headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey (U.S.), Cognizant combines a passion for client satisfaction, technology innovation, deep industry and business process expertise, and a global, collaborative workforce that embodies the future of work. With over 50 delivery centers worldwide and 130,000 employees as of September 30, 2011, Cognizant is a member of the NASDAQ-100, the S&P 500, the Forbes Global 2000, and the Fortune 500 and is ranked among the top performing and fastest growing companies in the world. Visit us online at www.cognizant.com or follow the company on Twitter: Cognizant.
INTTRA is a leading global provider of e-commerce solutions to the ocean freight industry. INTTRA professionals work with over 30 leading carriers and NVOCCs, as well as their customers, to streamline and standardize their shipping processes worldwide through a network of more than 30,000 corporate locations. Over 450,000 container orders are initiated on the INTTRA platform each week, representing more than 15 percent of global ocean container trade.