Parsippany, NJ, February 17, 2016 - INTTRA, the world's ocean shipping electronic marketplace, is pleased to announce that Inna Kuznetsova has been promoted to President and Chief Operating Officer.
Since joining INTTRA in 2015, Kuznetsova has served as President of INTTRA Marketplace, the company's core business. INTTRA Marketplace currently handles approximately 1 in 4 ocean container shipping transactions and generated a 12% increase in container orders in 2015, volume growth that exceeded that of the overall market.
Kuznetsova has also lead INTTRA's eVGM Initiative and the development of an eVGM compliance software solution for carriers and shippers. The eVGM Initiative is a non-commercial group consisting of more than a dozen leading carriers, freight forwarders and ports working to develop technology and business process standards to foster industry-wide compliance with upcoming Safety of Life at Sea verified gross mass (SOLAS VGM) container weight requirements - and expressing a common preference for a digital approach to VGM compliance.
"I'm very pleased that Inna is stepping into this role at a time of great momentum for INTTRA," said INTTRA CEO John Fay. "I am very confident that she will make a great contribution to our efforts to continue to grow INTTRA by exceeding our customers' expectations, meeting their evolving needs, and achieving further success for INTTRA."
INTTRA is the world's ocean shipping electronic marketplace, information and service provider. INTTRA's innovative transaction and information products, combined with the scale of our network, empower our customers to trade with multiple parties and leverage ocean industry information to improve their business. We work with over 55 leading Carriers and NVOCCs, over 110,000 freight forwarders and shippers, and more than 100 software alliance partners to streamline and standardize the shipping processes. Over 650,000 container orders are initiated on the INTTRA platform each week, representing 24 percent of global ocean container trade.