Parsippany, N.J., and Somerset West, South Africa - INTTRA, the world’s ocean shipping electronic marketplace, and Prophet Systems, the leading producer of software solutions for the perishable food and horticulture industry, today announced a partnership to integrate INTTRA’s suite of ocean shipping services into Prophet’s software. The alliance will provide Prophet’s customers with seamless access to INTTRA’s global network to make bookings, submit shipping instructions and track shipments.

“Ocean shipping is a critical link of the perishable food supply chain and we are pleased to partner with INTTRA, the industry’s recognized e-commerce leader,” said JD van Wyk, Director at Prophet. “Our alliance with INTTRA will offer customers all the capabilities they need to optimize their shipping management operations.”

“We are happy to welcome Prophet as the first South Africa-based partner in our global alliance network,” said Sherrie Orzechowski, INTTRA’s VP Business Development, Strategic Alliances. “By partnering with INTTRA, Prophet will provide their customers with access to INTTRA’s network of more than 50 ocean carriers and NVOCCs globally, facilitating greater efficiency and cost-effectiveness in managing their shipments.”