Kewill teams up with INTTRA to give shippers eVGM solution

Leading logistics software provider Kewill has teamed up with INTTRA, the world’s ocean shipping electronic marketplace, to deliver freight forwarding software capable of helping shippers and forwarders comply with the new SOLAS Container Weight Verification requirement, which will come into effect on 1 July.

By combining Kewill Global Forwarding and INTTRA’s eVGM solution, shippers and forwarders will be able to easily validate the verified gross mass (VGM) of their containers and transmit that data electronically to their carriers.

Jim Hoefflin, Kewill President and Chief Operating Officer, said: “Thanks to our partnership with INTTRA, customers who use Kewill Global Forwarding can easily comply with the new SOLAS regulations. The tight integration between our products will allow companies to simplify and streamline their ocean shipments, which will lower operational costs and guarantee that their cargo gets to where it needs to go on time.”

Inna Kuznetsova, President and Chief Operating Officer of INTTRA, said: “The requirements for full-service freight forwarding software in the ocean shipping industry are expanding to include submitting VGMs, and Kewill is leading the way. Our integrated INTTRA eVGM solution will provide Kewill customers with the industry’s most flexible, efficient and comprehensive VGM compliance service, which will create minimum disruption to existing business processes.”