ISSAQUAH, Wash. - June 29, 2016 - In light of the SOLAS VGM requirement going into effect in just 2 days, Trade Tech, a global leader in cloud-based solutions for the international shipping and logistics industry, releases its solution white paper highlighting the inadequacies in the current information flows within the international shipping industry. The "SOLAS VGM - The Tipping Point for Shipping Industry Transformation" solution white paper, which is available for free download, makes the case for shifting from the current, manual approach to one with high degree of automation based on cloud technology.
Trade Tech co-founder and CEO Bryn Heimbeck says, "It is imperative that the industry re-examine the current disjointed information flows and move from using a series of incompatible systems with limited visibility to a cloud-based model in order to meet the SOLAS VGM requirement. Not adapting will lead to significant communication delays which will negatively impact the entire supply chain." Heimbeck continues, "The industry will continue to face challenges in documentation and information sharing as additional regulations are enforced or current regulations change. A cloud-based approach not only speeds up the passing off of information to all parties involved in the shipping process, but also gives businesses the agility to quickly respond to new regulations."
"SOLAS VGM - The Tipping Point for Shipping Industry Transformation," outlines how moving to a cloud-based approach will:
• Accelerate supply chain information flows and eliminate information bottlenecks that halt cargo movements.
• Reach all involved parties, globally, with familiar and easy to use interfaces that are instantly available and adopted.
• Ensure up to date solutions that are compliant and meet industry requirements.
• Enable shippers to focus on shipment planning, monitoring and controlling while the actual shipment execution is completely automated - in effect changing the way shippers work.
• Boost efficiency throughout the entire supply chain.
• Drive standardization of supply chain data across the industry.
To download a complimentary copy of the solution white paper please click here: http://tradetech.net/index.php/about-us/news-detail/tipping-point
To learn how Trade Tech's Syrinx e-Shipping POréal can help the shipping industry prepare to comply with the SOLAS VGM requirement, download Trade Tech's e-brochure or schedule a free demo today.
About Trade Tech
Founded in 1997, Trade Tech is a major provider of transportation management, supply chain and off-shore security filling solutions to the freight forwarder community. Trade Tech applications link shippers, importers, Customs House Brokers, consignees, non-vessel operating common carriers (NVOCC), carriers, truckers, warehouses and forwarders, and provide visibility of the movement of goods throughout the supply chain. Trade Tech clients enjoy access to the latest applications and data anywhere in the world every time they log on to the Trade Tech network - without any software downloads. For more information, please visit: http://www.tradetech.net/.