INTTRA has expanded its carrier network with the addition of Korea's Namsung Shipping, the first private ocean going shipping carrier in Korea.
Namsung, established in 1953, provides services throughout Asia, with routes targeting Korea to Japan, China, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Thailand and intra-Asia routes.
By securing its place in INTTRA’s network, Namsung will be able to offer its customers a full suite of services through the platform, including shipping instructions, booking requests, shipping orders for North China, Track and Trace, eVGM and Ocean Schedules.
Namsung will connect its internal EDI engine EMAP, booking platform allows carriers to connect through EDI, API or a web connection based on their preferences and capabilities, which is compatible with INTTRA.
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Inna Kuznetsova, President and COO of INTTRA, said: “We are delighted to welcome Namsung, one of the leading providers of marine transportation services in Asia, to our network.
“As our industry continues to embrace digitalization, a single connection to our platform links the world's top carriers to more than 30,000 shipping companies and in turn enables regional carriers such as Namsung to provide a higher level of customer support.”
Yongkyu Kim, President of Namsung, said: “We are pleased to join the world's largest neutral network providing increased shipping options for our customers.
“By taking advantage of INTTRA's outstanding platform, our valuable customers will continue to enjoy working with Namsung as we provide enhanced and specialized shipping solutions.
“We believe that this marvelous opportunity will offer positive synergy for all parties by reducing costs and providing better and more efficient processes.
“Namsung has been looking forward to joining INTTRA's fine platform and is excited it is now a reality.”