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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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Tradenet saves time, money and effort through the entire purchasing cycle

TradeNet is the ship supplies trading platform that connects the entire supply chain with electronic information flow.

All RFQs, quotes, purchase orders, confirmations and acknowledgements are sent over TradeNet using MTML (Marine Trading Mark-up Language), the industry standard.

Over 160 top ship owner/managers, yards and drilling contractors use TradeNet every day for their operational purchases for 5,600 ships and rigs.

Watch this short video to understand how TradeNet helps buyers: HERE.

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TradeNet has four powerful modules

TradeNet streamlines and automates the entire purchasing cycle by integrating all these core modules in one platform:

Here’s why TradeNet users have replaced their manual, time consuming, paper-based processes:

  • Faster purchasing processes…cut order cycle times by 30-50%
  • More accurate orders…waste less time unwinding errors
  • More on-time deliveries…and more productive ships
  • Lower risk of off-hire days…caused by supply issues
  • New business insight…to benchmark and improve suppliers, processes and KPI performance
  • Easier compliance…with best-practice processes and total transparency
  • Simple integration…links to your ERP system quickly and easily using open standards

Integrated software or web-based service

TradeNet easily integrates with all the major purchasing systems in the marine & offshore industries including custom systems.Thanks to the Marine Trading Mark-up Language (MTML) standard, the average TradeNet customer is fully integrated in days, not weeks or months. If more integration is required, our experienced integration team makes sure there’s no disruption to your purchasing processes.If you have no purchasing system, you can still benefit from TradeNet:

  • ShipLink™…the shipboard software that lets ships personnel browse catalogs, create requisitions, manage delivery status and develop reusable templates. Requisitions are transmitted to shore personnel via TradeNet for fast approval and action.
  • Web Buyer™…an entirely-web-based tool that allows buyers to review requisitions, manage RFQs, solicit bids, award and place orders – all without any software to buy or maintain.

Why choose TradeNet?

  • Independence and neutrality…not controlled by buyers or suppliers
  • Proven track record…millions of transactions and over $1.7 billion/year in value processed
  • Customer service…24×7 support, backed up by a 3-tier escalation process
  • Simple integration…with your chosen ERP system
  • Extensive supplier base…over 37,000 suppliers increase choice
  • Choice of trading partners…no limits on who you trade with
  • Easy to migrate…if you change ship management or ERP system, your procurement data is preserved

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