Austin, TX (PRWEB) September 09, 2014
Trade Technologies, the global leader in international trade document solutions, announced today the opening of an office in the Seattle-Tacoma-Everett port region. It will be Trade Technologies’ fourteenth operations office worldwide.
Trade Technologies’ web-based platform and outsourced services provide over 1200 exporters globally with accelerated receipt of international payments under letters of credit and other complex trade payment mechanisms. Trade Technologies’ patented Global Trade Management Platform automates the creation and electronic delivery of UCP600 compliant letter of credit documents to the world’s largest global trade banks, eliminating discrepancies, lowering transaction costs and enhancing reporting for exporters.
“Seattle is an important U.S. export center to Asia, serving not only the Pacific Northwest, but also the major cities of the Midwest, East Coast and Canada,” said Kirk Lundburg, CEO of Trade Technologies. “Opening in Seattle demonstrates our commitment to helping exporters and freight forwarders in this vital region streamline and automate their international trade document process.”
Trade Technologies’ Director of Operations for Seattle is Kevin Theis. He brings to Trade Technologies over 30 years of experience in international letters of credit and logistics.
“We are particularly delighted to have a professional with Kevin’s experience and skill, directing our efforts in the Pacific Northwest region,” added Lundburg. “We have almost 40 customers in the Pacific Northwest area already and will aggressively leverage our award winning software and services to build our business in Seattle as we have in other U.S. and international markets.
About Trade Technologies
Founded in 1999, Trade Technologies (http://www.tradetechnologies.com) is the largest global provider of outsourced trade document services and software. From its 14 offices in Asia, Europe and North America, Trade Technologies provides leading exporters, freight forwarders and international trade banks with trade document solutions, training and consulting.
The Company’s web-based Global Trade Management platform and outsourced services enable customers to streamline their operations, save money, accelerate payments, and eliminate discrepancies traditionally involved in international letter of credit, documentary collections and open account transactions. More than 1,200 exporters, global trade banks and freight forwarders depend on Trade Technologies’ services to process over $9 billion in international trade transactions each year. Trade Technologies was recently voted the “Best Trade Tech Solutions Company” in 2012 by readers of Trade Finance Magazine. In 2011, Trade Technologies won the Presidential “E” Award for Exports through the agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce, the highest recognition any U.S. entity may receive for supporting export growth. In 2010, the Company was awarded a patent on the Trade Technologies’ software platform and process.