INTTRA to Be Platform of Choice for Strategic E-commerce Growth in North America and Europe
Parsippany, N.J., USA, and Seoul, South Korea, March 16, 2010 - INTTRA and Hanjin jointly announced today that Hanjin Shipping, a world class carrier headquartered in Seoul, Korea, will expand its use of the e-commerce services offered by INTTRA including selecting INTTRA as their preferred e-commerce platform for customer e-commerce growth in North America and Europe.
INTTRA is the largest global e-commerce platform for the ocean freight industry with an active network of more than 20,000 corporate locations in 85 countries. INTTRA initiates more than 300,000 container orders a week or 10% of global container shipments.
"We chose INTTRA because of the value their proven e-commerce solutions and services have provided to our largest global customers and their reputation for excellent customer service," said Mr. K.B. Lee, Hanjin Headquarters Team Head of Global Customer Service. "INTTRA provides Hanjin with the convenience of a ready-to-go e-commerce network. With more connections to the world's largest container freight customers than any other platform INTTRA can accelerate e-commerce adoption and efficiency for Hanjin," he added.
Hanjin will fully support customers who want to streamline their transaction process with multiple carriers. Noting the commitment of Hanjin to INTTRA's network, Ken Bloom, INTTRA Chief Executive Officer said, "We are delighted to be working in concert with Hanjin to support their customers who want to gain the efficiencies and cost savings from streamlining their transaction process with multiple carriers."
INTTRA is a leading global provider of e-commerce solutions to the ocean freight industry. INTTRA professionals work with over 30 leading carriers and their customers, to streamline and standardize their shipping processes worldwide through a network of more than 20,000 corporate locations. Over 300,000 container orders are initiated on the INTTRA platform each week, representing more than 10 percent of global ocean container trade. For further information, visit www.inttra.com.
About Hanjin Shipping
Headquartered in Seoul, Korea, Hanjin Shipping (President& CEO Young Min Kim) is the world's leading shipping carrier. It operates 60 liner and tramper services around the globe transporting over 100 million tons of cargo annually. Hanjin Shipping's fleet consists of 200 containerships, bulk and LNG carriers. It has a comprehensive global business network with 4 regional headquarters, 200 branch offices, and 30 local corporations. As part of the company's business diversification plan, Hanjin Shipping is also expanding into shipping/logistics related areas including terminal development, ship repair yard, 3PL and more. Recently, Hanjin Shipping celebrated its 60th anniversary. For further information, visit www.hanjin.com
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