NEWARK, New Jersey, February 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
The Journal of Commerce's JOC Exchange (http://www.jocexchange.com) today announces that De Well Group, a leader in multi-national integrated supply chain logistics, has adopted JOC Exchange and will be marketing and selling ocean capacity to select customers through this channel.
JOC Exchange is a multilingual web platform that allows sellers of ocean container capacity (such as Ocean Carriers or NVOCCs) to sell capacity to their invited customers. The seller posts available capacity and rates, and offers its buying customers the ability to secure space and enter into a binding contract. All transactions are conducted electronically, hosted securely and the service is accessible 24/7.
The service is designed to simplify the process for buyers to review available capacity and to secure it with a few mouse clicks. JOC Exchange is expected to bring significant efficiencies to the process of marketing, selling and buying containerized ocean capacity.
John Day, CEO of UBM Global Trade/The Journal of Commerce said:
"The benefits and efficiencies of buying and selling, electronically (e-commerce), are widely understood: major sellers of ocean capacity have looked forward, publicly, to the development of this channel in the containerized ocean freight market. Here at The Journal of Commerce we are dedicated to making the market for the transportation of containerized cargoes as efficient as possible for the benefit of both sellers and buyers of container space, and we are proud to continue the roll out of JOC Exchange to the industry - it offers an exceptional, simple, buyer experience backed with efficient tools for sellers to reach out to their customers, communicate capacity availability and rates, lower administrative costs, improve yield management, and secure sales. We are delighted De Well Group are embracing this intelligent technology to meet their global business objectives."
Executives at De Well Group said:
"We believe in making it easy for our customers to do business with us and we believe in efficiency. JOC Exchange fits into our strategy, allowing us to instantly communicate rates and capacity to our valued customers, and giving them the ability to buy that capacity. Today, we invite our customers to view our Trans-Pacific Eastbound (Shanghai to all U.S. Ports) available capacity and rates, and to secure space instantly, online. We are excited about being a part of such a pioneering venture, one that will change the way our industry does business."
Containerized ocean transport is a $200B industry and approximately 160 million TEU (Twenty-Foot Equivalent Unit) containers are transported by vessel, annually.
The Journal of Commerce and JOC Exchange are headquartered in Newark, New Jersey.
De Well Group is headquartered in Shanghai, China.
About JOC Exchange
JOC Exchange is a service of The Journal of Commerce, the leading provider of market enabling intelligence for commerce and the transportation industries since its founding in 1827 and a part of UBM Global Trade Inc - the surface transported cargo market division of business services and media provider UBM plc. For more information, visit http://www.jocexchange.com or call Ray Venturino (Vice President, JOC Global Services) at +1-973-776-8520, firstname.lastname@example.org).
About De Well Group:
De Well Group has been providing world-class Logistic services since its establishment in 1990. As a licensed international Freight Forwarder and a registered NVOCC, De Well Group specializes in providing sophisticated, cost-effective, solutions to distributors, manufacturers, and international & local supply-chain operators. Since 1994, De Well Group accelerated its NVO business in the USA transpacific trade lane. Since then, new ventures between China and USA enabled the company to satisfy clients across the globe with its unsurpassed ONE-STOP worldwide logistic service. With its network of over 40 offices and 1000 plus staff, De Well Group continues to hold a significant role within the logistics field by moving over 100,000 FEU (forty foot equivalent units) annually.
SOURCE JOC Exchange