ABS NS and iMarine Software Enhance Partnership to Solve Procurement Challenges for Shipping Industry
eProcurement platform SeaProc will provide best-in-class solution for clients
ABS Nautical Systems (ABS NS), a leading provider of fleet management software and iMarine Software (SeaProc), an e-procurement specialist, have announced an expanded partnership to provide strengthened procurement solutions for the shipping industry worldwide via the AWS cloud-based eProcurement platform SeaProc.
SeaProc expertly powers a modern source-to-settle integrated procurement process between ship owners, operators and vendors. The use of APIs will increase key benefits with drastic improvements surrounding the speed of handling and managing orders and inquiries. This strengthened alliance will also provide a broader adoption of features and functionality for clients, including management of regulatory requirements.
“Our enhanced coalition with SeaProc will redefine the procurement process, providing a harmonized user experience for our clients and the shipping industry,” says Evan Gooch, President of ABS Nautical Systems. “Together we look forward to delivering embedded intelligence with a single platform for trading partner collaboration.”
“We are pleased to expand upon our excellent relationship with ABS Group. We share a clear vision for how procurement should be managed in a world of evolving challenges. As close, collaborative partners, we believe that technological innovation is strengthened by bringing all the participants into the decision process in order to anticipate and meet the evolving needs of the global maritime marketplace,” says Peder Arstorp, Chief Commercial Officer at iMarine Software. “Speed, agility and accuracy are paramount drivers to a purely cloud-based workflow. That vision is now realized and fully mature.”
SeaProc is a source-to-settle cloud e-procurement solution powered by Amazon Web Services. It connects ship operators with over 60,000 vendors globally and provides a uniform platform for managing and monitoring technical trading, including contract management, e-invoicing, logistics, business reporting and trading rule management in a scalable and secure environment. The service is backed by a 24/7 support center that monitors trading and assists users based on an urgent response time policy.
Founded in 2012 and incorporated in the State of Delaware, US, the company has grown to 30 employees situated in offices strategically placed around the globe. SeaProc is a full-service procurement platform that can be used on standalone basis, or connected to most major vessel management systems via existing adaptors, or to an ERP or corporate procurement system. The platform hosts more than 60,000 vetted maritime suppliers. The platform hosts more than 60,000 vetted maritime suppliers.
Headquarters are in New York, with local offices and representation in Oslo, London, Athens, Singapore, Manila, Taipei and Istanbul. Learn more about SeaProc and iMarine Software.
About ABS Nautical Systems
ABS Nautical Systems is recognized as the leader in maritime fleet management software, supporting digital transformation across marine assets and providing powerful business intelligence solutions for a complex world. Our reliability-based software and compliance management solutions have helped mariners solve real-world operational challenges for over 30 years. Today, our advanced software platform NS Enterprise supports faster, more accurate decision-making to help the marine and offshore industries improve efficiency, enhance safety and drive performance. Learn more about ABS Nautical Systems software solutions and services.