SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA (January 30, 2007)--CargoWise edi, a leading developer of software solutions for the international freight forwarding and logistics industries, today announced it has expanded into western Europe by opening a full-service office in the United Kingdom. The new office, located in
CargoWise edi announced that Steve Corbet, newly appointed Vice President, Business Development,
This is a major step to building our global footprint, said Richard White, CEO, CargoWise edi. Our expansion strategy focused first on growing our presence in the
White added, WLG (UK) Ltd., part of the Wako Logistics Group, has become our first ediEnterprise customer in the
Effective January 1, WLG migrated its operational and financial systems to ediEnterprise. We were apprehensive at the prospect of changing both systems at the same time, but the intuitive nature of edi, coupled with the comprehensive training and support, has made the transition painless, said Mark Fearnley, Operations Manager, WLG. We are now enjoying the increased functionality that edi delivers which benefits our company and, most importantly, our customers.
ediEnterprise is a highly modular system designed to connect and streamline the operations and management of international supply chain service providers such as freight forwarders, NVOCCs, customs brokers, depots, container terminals, warehouses, trucking companies and other supply chain providers.
Corbet commented, The global consolidation among multi-national freight forwarders is triggering compelling opportunities in almost every market.
Cris Arens, CargoWise edi President of Global Sales, added, We are absolutely delighted to have Steve Corbet join us. Steve is well known and highly respected in the European logistics industry and he adds considerable experience and depth to our executive team.
About CargoWise edi
CargoWise edi is a leading global provider of high value freight forwarding and customs brokerage software solutions with more than 1,000 clients and 25,000 users in 40 countries. The company maintains offices in the