Kewill, a leading provider of global trade and logistics software, has announced that DHL Global Forwarding has selected Kewill ISF (Importer Security Filing) to support their customers in meeting new US Customs requirements.
Kewill ISF will provide improved visibility and optimisation of import related business processes that will help maintain a competitive advantage. Other key elements of the Kewill ISF solution include the collaborative portal enabling suppliers, forwarders, brokers and importers to automate 10+2 filing including advanced visibility and alerts to ensure compliance as well as integration to Kewills industry-leading customs brokerage solutions.
"Our customers expect us to provide the leading services and technology to accelerate their imports and meet US customs regulations," said Carol J. Sheldon, sr. vice president, customs brokerage and regulatory compliance for DHL Global Forwarding North America. "With Kewill ISF, we are extending the strategic relationship with Kewill and continuing to deliver the best service in the market delivered through the best solutions. Kewills leading technology is a key element of our success.
"The increase in regulatory changes creates a challenge for forwarders and their customers, said Ken Halle, chief strategy officer for Kewill. However, as one of the leading global forwarding companies in the world, DHL Global Forwarding has consistently been ahead of the curve in improving their customers supply chain. The addition of Kewill ISF restates their commitment to providing the best service to their customers.
DHL Global Forward is a subsidiary of DHL, which is the global market leader of the international express and logistics industry, specialising in providing innovative and customised solutions from a single source.
DHL offers expertise in express, air and ocean freight, overland transport, contract logistic solutions as well as international mail services, combined with worldwide coverage and an in-depth understanding of local markets. DHL's international network links more than 220 countries and territories worldwide. Some 300,000 employees are dedicated to providing fast and reliable services that exceed customers' expectations.
About Kewill plc
Kewill delivers solutions that simplify global trade and logistics.
Global businesses face ever increasing complexity across their supply chains including decisions on sourcing, customs, compliance, transportation, storage, finance, visibility and connectivity. Inefficiency in any of these areas will lead to supply chain delays and result in increased costs. Kewill has a suite of software solutions that significantly simplify the management of the most complex global supply chains for enterprises and logistics service providers.
With over 35 years experience in global trade management and logistics, and over 600 employees worldwide, Kewill is a long-time innovator of solutions for manufacturers, distributors, retailers, freight forwarders, transport companies, customs brokers, 3PLs and 4PLs, as well as other related institutions involved in financing and underwriting global trade such as banks and insurance providers.
Kewills solutions are in daily use by more than 40,000 users worldwide and our global customer base which entrusts us with the management of their supply networks includes divisions of 3M, Bayer, Caterpillar, DHL, FedEx, Ford, General Electric, General Motors, H.J. Heinz, Kimberley-Clark, Kraft, Levi Strauss, Mazda, Nestl, Nike, Palm, Procter & Gamble, Smith & Nephew, Sony, TNT, Unilever, UPS, Vodafone, Yamaha, Xerox.