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  December 28th, 2016 | Written by

Prophet Systems to Integrate INTTRA

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  • INTTRA's suite of ocean shipping services will be incorporated into Prophet's software.
  • Alliance will enable Prophet's customers to make bookings, submit shipping instructions, and track shipments.
  • Prophet-INTTRA alliance will facilitate efficiency and cost-effectiveness in managing shipments.

INTTRA, the world’s ocean shipping electronic marketplace, and Prophet Systems, the leading producer of software solutions for the perishable food and horticulture industry, announced a partnership to integrate INTTRA’s suite of ocean shipping services into Prophet’s software.

The alliance will provide Prophet’s customers with seamless access to INTTRA’s global network to make bookings, submit shipping instructions and track shipments.

“Ocean shipping is a critical link of the perishable food supply chain and we are pleased to partner with INTTRA, the industry’s recognized ecommerce leader,” said JD van Wyk, director at Prophet. “Our alliance with INTTRA will offer customers all the capabilities they need to optimize their shipping management operations.”

“We are happy to welcome Prophet as the first South Africa-based partner in our global alliance network,” said Sherrie Orzechowski, INTTRA’s VP Business Development, Strategic Alliances. “By partnering with INTTRA, Prophet will provide their customers with access to INTTRA’s network of more than 50 ocean carriers and NVOCCs globally, facilitating greater efficiency and cost-effectiveness in managing their shipments.”

INTTRA is the largest neutral electronic transaction software platform and information provider at the center of the ocean shipping industry. INTTRA streamlines the ocean trade process by connecting 225,000 shipping professionals with over 50 leading carriers and 110 software alliance partners. More than 700,000 container orders are initiated on the INTTRA platform each week, representing 25 percent of global ocean container trade.

Prophet, established in 1989, is a software provider to the food and horticultural industry with extensive experience in fresh and chilled perishable produce. The company makes continuous investments in the specific functionality demanded by businesses in the perishable industry.