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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
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  • "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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13 December 2011

Using IMPA Codes in ShipServ Pages

Our last Connect covered our alliance with the International Maritime Purchasing Association (IMPA) to simplify and speed up product sourcing through our online supplier directory ShipServ Pages.

We are pleased to say the IMPA product codes are now  live and displayed automatically to purchasing managers using ShipServ Pages to source suppliers.

By automatically-suggesting IMPA codes for product searches, we hope that buyers will save time in locating specific parts or products. Buyers can also use the IMPA code where known, to search for specific products directly.

ShipServ already works with IMPA to licence their Marine Stores Guide through our ShipCat Catalogue Management tool so this is a natural extension of the partnership.

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