Parsippany, NJ, March 13, 2014 — INTTRA, the world’s largest multi-carrier e-commerce network for ocean shipping, today announced that Chief Executive Officer Ken Bloom will step down from his role as INTTRA CEO this year, upon the completion of a process to choose his successor. During this transition, Bloom will continue as CEO to lead INTTRA’s current strategic initiatives, which include delivering new e-shipping solutions that provide supply chain visibility, improve information quality, and offer data analytics.
Since its founding, INTTRA has delivered solutions driving new levels of cost savings, efficiency and customer service to help the ocean shipping industry improve the way business is done, converting paper-based transactions to streamlined and standardized digital transactions. In doing so, INTTRA now supports information flows for 34 percent of the world’s container shipments and enables leading carriers to reach more than 220,000 freight forwarders and logistics professionals around the world.
“Ken has been a dedicated driver of innovation for INTTRA since the company was founded, and we thank him for his commitment and contribution,” said Jeffrey Ganek, Chairman of the Board of INTTRA. “During his tenure, INTTRA has redefined how shipping is conducted and has saved the industry hundreds of millions of dollars. The board will select a new CEO to lead INTTRA on its strategy and to continue its path for delivering excellence in technology and information services to customers worldwide.”
INTTRA is the world’s largest, multi-carrier e-commerce network for the ocean shipping industry. INTTRA professionals work with 52 leading carriers and NVOCCs, 109 software alliance partners, as well as their customers, to streamline and standardize their shipping processes worldwide through a network of more than 220,000 shipping professionals. Over 530,000 container orders are initiated on the INTTRA platform each week, representing 21 percent of global ocean container trade.