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  • "ShipServ is a vital tool for us as a leading European ship chandler and we need to be highly visible in the ports we serve as it is used by all the leading shipping companies."

    George Saris, President
    Atlas Ship Chandlers

  • "We started to use TradeNet just to save time and stop manual typing of orders, but now we get other substantial benefits including vital benchmark data on suppliers’ response times that help us in all our negotiations."

    Knut Ove Thuland Hansen, Purchasing Manager

  • "Time is the biggest saving through ShipServ. We have detailed data that tells us that the amount of time we spend per vessel each week has dropped from 9.2 hours to 7.9 hours."

    Richard O'Malley, Purchasing Supervisor
    Crowley Maritime

  • "Encouraging our suppliers to adopt the e-commerce platform has been well worth the effort. We have reaped significant cost savings from streamlining our purchasing processes."

    Charles Ong, Purchasing Manager
    Keppel Shipyard

  • "Since joining ShipServ in 2012, we have gained 7 new clients in 18 months. It has helped our company be seen in the international shipping market as both ShipServ Pages and TradeNet are used by many different shipping companies and it also speeds up the process between buyer and supplier."

    Valeria Assandri,Machinery & Replacement Parts S.r.l

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14 July 2008

ExpertSupplier Data Sheet

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The ExpertSupplier is an application providing a full suite of service modules to optimize electronic trading from the suppliers’ side. Included in the standard edition is Sales Order Management, Catalogue & Contract Management, Business
Intelligence, and Marketing Services. Additional services include Purchase Order Management.

Suppliers can use the ExpertSupplier either via the SmartSupplier Expert Edition User Interface or via an integration directly from ShipServ TradeNet to the supplier’s ERP/sales order management system.

ExpertSupplier is suited for suppliers:

  • Who have a high trading volume, i.e. total requests for quotes plus total purchase orders exceeds 500 per year or moderate volume of requests for quotes / purchase orders with long lists of line items
  • Who want an integration to his own sales order management system
  • Who have a catalogue that can be published and distributed to buyers both within ShipServ and non-members as well
  • Who would like to automatically price requests for quotes and confirm purchase orders
  • Who would like to map buyer part numbers to supplier part numbers for faster matching of incoming transactions

TradeNet Membership as ExpertSupplier includes:

  • Use of the ExpertSupplier solution for Sales Order Management, Catalogue Management, and Business Intelligence via ShipServ TradeNet
  • Access to support from ShipServ’s Customer Service Centres worldwide 24/7
  • Free Basic Listing in the online supplier directory, ShipServ Pages
  • No limit to the number of requests for quotes you can receive with your membership
  • Invitation to the annual TradeNet Conference
  • Publication of catalogues as often as needed
  • Possibility of adding modules such as Purchase Order Management
  • Possibility of integrating to the supplier’s ERP/sales order management system

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