Gondrand chooses Kewill's integrated global freight forwarding solution

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Gondrand Group, a leading transport and logistics company with a global footprint, has selected Kewill (KWL), a leading provider of global solutions for the dynamic supply network, to supply an integrated freight forwarding solution to support the Groups strategic goal to become the premium global logistics provider.

The new solution, Kewill Forwarding, will allow the Gondrand Group to rationalise international services by air, sea and road, worldwide.  This will enable the company to enhance collaboration between customers, agents and carriers, minimise transaction costs, shrink delivery schedules and improve visibility and monitoring of goods throughout the entire export and import process using a fully integrated system. 

Olivier Houart, Chairman of Gondrand Group, said, "This agreement supports our strategic objectives and goals. It will help us to expand our portfolio with premium logistics solutions by using state-of-the-art technology offering our customers enhanced service. It also fits into our functional processes and IT product landscape, and we are pleased to extend our existing partnership with Kewill.

Paul Nichols, CEO at Kewill, commented, This is another very significant business win for Kewill and is further validation that with our freight forwarding software solution, Kewill is addressing the challenges faced by international forwarding companies. 

Preparation work for the project will commence in September, with the implementation planned for winter 2008.


About Gondrand Ltd.

The Swiss based Gondrand Group is the global premium logistics provider offering worldwide transport and logistics solutions. With over 70 offices and 1250 employees we are experts in road, air and ocean freight as well as contract logistics and special transport solutions. We are dedicated to provide excellent and reliable services towards our customers. 


About Kewill Systems Plc

Kewill Systems Plc is a leading provider of global solutions for the dynamic supply network. The dynamic supply network enables enhanced responsiveness to customers through flexible connectivity between partners and systems, providing improved visibility and effective compliance, bridging the gap from a traditional rigid supply chain. 

With over 35 years experience in the supply chain space, Kewill is a long-time innovator of software focusing on business integration, order management, transportation management, international trade logistics, service logistics and visibility solutions for global trading communities. 

Kewill has implemented over 40,000 systems worldwide and our global customer base which entrusts us with the management of their supply networks includes Allianz, A.N. Deringer, Atlantic Forwarding, Baltrans Logistics, BHS, DHL, DSV, FedEx, General Electric, General Motors, Glasgow City Council, JD Williams, Littlewoods, Mazda, Mitsubishi, MMA, Nintendo, Nisa Todays, Legal & General, Panalpina, Philips, Pratt & Whitney, Sainsburys, Texas Instruments, TNT,  Towergate Insurance, UPS.

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