Maersk North America has unveiled Maersk Customs Navigator as it looks to broaden its platform and improve user experience.
According to a statement, the new technological improvements will give customers greater visibility to data.
It outlined its plans to add data feeds from Maersk Supply Chain Management products and services into Vandegrift’s cloud-based VFI Track.
VFI Track will then be rebranded as Maersk Customs Navigator.
Managing multiple data sets when filing Customs entries by country often causes extra time, variation risk and cost with such significant transactions for importers.
Most Customs Brokers also use different information systems for different countries.
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Vandegrift – a Maersk Company offers a platform that allows seamless information flow from origin to destination with filing capability in both the US and Canada using one broker. This creates a new best-in-class systems feature for importers.
Maersk North America Managing Director Narin Phol said, “Our goal is to make it easier for customers to manage their supply chains with our integrated supply chain solutions and offer full end-to-end visibility while delivering a better experience.
“To achieve this, we acquired New Jersey-based Vandegrift Customs Brokers this past February for their extensive Customs Brokerage expertise, information systems and industry reputation helping customers run their business better.
“Vandegrift has already demonstrated their depth of customer solutions with an impressive business pipeline so now it is time to announce the next level of system features.
Mark Zeitlin, President of Vandegrift – a Maersk Company said, “VFI Track has been the cornerstone of our information systems since 2012 and is our most powerful, successful, cloud-based platform tool for customers.
“Maersk is following their vision and promise to build up their Customs Brokerage products and services for customers and today’s announcement demonstrates this by creating the next generation of information management capabilities.
“Maersk Supply Chain Management data feeds will be added into our system to offer customers’ real-time reporting.
“Other exciting features will be announced shortly which are designed to create simplicity and transparency to give customers a better global view of their business for enhanced decision-making.