8 February 2013
"Pages has revolutionised the way we do business and put our brand into new markets that would not have been possible using any other channel."
Greg Pech, CEO
Satellite Phone Store
"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
"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
ShipServ has built further on its trusted position among container owners and operators with the signing of CMA Ships, the wholly owned fleet and crew management subsidiary of the CMA CGM group.
As part of the continued drive to roll out its e-Invoicing solution, ShipServ has teamed up with Eye-share to allow shipowners and shipmanagers, who use ShipServ TradeNet, the ability to receive, process and approve invoices and ultimately to save both time and money.
Annual survey shows that the vast majority of shipping industry respondents believe that internet and social media use brings positive benefits, but alarmingly over 40% of companies are not measuring the success of their internet activity.