Liezel du Toit Senior Director Maersk Line
quoteleft We are very excited that our collaboration with CargoSphere has allowed us to take this important step in making it easier for our customers. Our customers should be spending time on their business, not on updating our rates in their systems! quoteright
Carsten Frank Olsen Senior Director and Global Head of eCommerce Maersk Line
quoteleft Our customers require a faster and simpler way to manage freight rates and CargoSphere is delivering the advanced technology to achieve this. quoteright
Henning Schleyerbach Senior Dr. Sales & Service Processes Hapag-Lloyd
quoteleft We are committed to improving efficiency for our customers and ourselves, and this joint Hapag-Lloyd/CargoSphere integration achievement is an important contribution to the industry as it improves timeliness and accuracy. quoteright
Chris Wilson President CaroTrans
quoteleft It was a pleasure working with CargoSphere’s team who facilitated a fast and easy implementation. Providing digital connectivity helps our customers respond faster and deliver a better customer experience. quoteright
Renato Silva Head of Customer Experience Safmarine
quoteleft The addition of Safmarine Spot on CargoSphere expands our customers’ freight rate options delivering a richer offering for their supply chain needs. CargoSphere has demonstrated strength in innovation and technology and offers a tremendous distribution opportunity. quoteright

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CargoSphere Announces Rate Integration and Single Sign On with CargoWise One

CargoWise One users gain access to CargoSphere ocean rates ecosystem and direct carrier connections.

Chapel Hill, North Carolina, February 26, 2019 — CargoSphere, the neutral rate network for container shipping, today announces a seamless integration with CargoWise One, WiseTech Global’s flagship product.

WiseTech Global is a leading developer and provider of software solutions to the logistics execution industry globally, whose customers include 12,000 of the world’s logistics companies across 130 countries, including 38 of the top 50 global 3PLs (third party logistics providers) and 25 of the top 25 largest global freight forwarders worldwide. Their powerhouse product, CargoWise One, enables logistics service providers to execute highly complex transactions and to manage their operations on one database across multiple users, functions, countries, languages and currencies.

CargoSphere’s ocean rate ecosystem enables carriers including technology leading carriers Hapag-Lloyd and Maersk to deliver fully digital, automated confidential contract rates and amendments to their customers. This integration gives CargoWise One users access to CargoSphere’s industry-leading rate management functions, to achieve a more seamless transmission of vital pricing and shipping data and enhance the user’s experience.

With rate integration and single sign-on to CargoSphere’s rate technology platform, users are given immediate access to standard and confidential contracts, rate searches, and the ability to quote and operationalize rates faster than ever.

True digital rate connectivity from both CargoWise One and CargoSphere makes the management and distribution of rates much quicker, more accurate and removing the laborious and often error-laden process of manually rekeying, updating, and cross-checking carrier contract rates. In addition, users benefit from accuracy, time and cost savings, improved data quality, online access to timely rates for better decision making, faster reconciliation of invoices and faster quoting to customers.

WiseTech Global CEO, Richard White, said, “We are focused on improving productivity, quality, speed, visibility and manageability in the logistics industry and replacing the mountain of paper and e-paper that drives the legacy supply chain with clean, structured datasets that will flow seamlessly between the carriers and their customers. This Integration is another step towards enhancing the rate management capabilities within CargoWise One, increasing efficiency, accuracy and workflow for the logistics industry, while our innovation strength and development capacity will further accelerate multi-modal rate management developments.”

Neil Barni, Managing Director of CargoSphere, said, “We have entered an exciting era of innovation in which structured data feeds from carriers are replacing decades of manual rekeying of emails with PDF or Excel attachments as the primary system of transmission of confidential contracts and rate sheets. CargoWise One customers now have an opportunity to directly access CargoSphere and our neutral rate network to gain meaningful operational benefits through a best-in-breed systems integration and total product solution.”

About CargoSphere
As the world’s connector for ocean rates, CargoSphere delivers effortless Web-based freight rate distribution, networking and rate management. CargoSphere’s Rate Mesh offers shipping partners immediate, confidential rate collaboration, simplifying rate communication and providing a faster, more effective way to receive and distribute ocean rates.

CargoSphere offers business-enabling solutions that significantly improve the efficiency of processing ocean rates faster and more effectively.

CargoSphere is part of the WiseTech Global group, a leading developer and provider of software solutions, including CargoWise One, to the global logistics execution industry.

For more information:  www.cargosphere.com

About WiseTech Global
WiseTech Global is a leading developer and provider of software solutions to the logistics execution industry globally. Our flagship product, CargoWise One, forms an integral link in the global supply chain and executes over 44 billion data transactions annually. At WiseTech, we are relentless about innovation, adding more than 3,000 product enhancements to our global platform in the past five years while bringing meaningful continual improvement to the world’s supply chains. Our breakthrough software solutions are renowned for their powerful productivity, extensive functionality, comprehensive integration, deep compliance capabilities, and truly global reach.

For more information about WiseTech Global or CargoWise One, please visit wisetechglobal.com

CargoSphere media contact:
Carol Lerner, CKL Communications Tel: +1 973.635.6923 Email: ckl.communications@gmail.com

WiseTech Global media contact:
Piers Shervington Tel: +61 2 8001 2200 Email: piers.shervington@wisetechglobal.com