DigiChambers & essDOCS announce partnership in electronic Certificates of Origin
Partnership allows essDOCS exporter and freight forwarder customers to apply for electronic Certificates of Origin in Belgium and Luxembourg
Valletta, Malta, 28 September 2017: DigiChambers and essDOCS today announced a partnership that will enable essDOCS exporter and freight forwarder customers in Belgium and Luxembourg to apply for electronic Certificates of Origin (eCOs) directly via the essDOCS Certification platform.
essDOCS aims to complete its integration with the DigiChambers solution in the fourth quarter of 2017.
“Our objective is to make DigiChambers a benchmark for the issuing of electronic certificates of origin. Our partnership with essDOCS, the world leader in digital trade solutions, is a very important step towards achieving this objective” said Wouter Van Gulck, CEO DigiChambers.
The addition of Belgium and Luxembourg means that essDOCS eCO customers will be able to apply for eCOs in 12 countries. The others include: Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, Norway, Slovenia, Sweden, South Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States.
“Our strategic partnership with DigiChambers is critical to bolstering value for essDOCS’ global customers, freight forwarders and software vendors, by giving them access to Belgium and Luxembourg Chambers through a single platform” said Alexander Goulandris, CEO essDOCS.
essDOCS enables paperless trade. Our solutions digitize and automate paper-heavy trade operations, finance and logistics processes through three key applications: CargoDocs Certification, DocPrep+ and DocEx. essDOCS enables users to standardize and streamline processes, reduce working capital needs and trading risks, while improving operations, collaboration, compliance and visibility across organizations. Over 33,000 companies, ranging from 31% of the Fortune Global 100 to innovative SMEs, use essDOCS solutions across 169 countries.
DigiChambers.be is an online platform launched by the Federation of Belgium Chambers of Commerce in January 2009. Today the solution connects all Chambers of Commerce in Belgium and Luxembourg, with an ongoing project to connect to the Customs Authority of Saudi Arabia.
Nicholas Demetriou, SVP Marketing
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