WiseTech Global buys Belgian logistics solutions provider Intris
February 8, 2018: WiseTech Global recently acquired Intris, a leading Belgian provider of freight forwarding, customs and warehousing management solutions.
Headquartered in Antwerp, Intris offers integrated software and cloud-based solution to customers, such as Panalpina World Transport, Bollore Netherlands, Rhenus, Gosselin Support Services, AML, and several other logistics services providers in Belgium and the Netherlands. Its the only Belgian integration partner for INTTRA eVGM.
The Intris products includes TRIS forwarding and warehouse solutions, which offer integrated data flows, from the order of goods to invoice. Similarly, its TRIS customs management system offers full customs compliance functionality, direct customs and port interfaces to European inland terminals.
The solutions offer greater process efficiency, productivity, and improves risk mitigation for logistics services providers.
Richard White CEO of WiseTech said, “Getting Intris into our group is another step towards deepening our reach and capacity in Belgium, which is Europe’s largest and most important trade gateways. We welcome the Intris team and management, as we value their deep industry experience and product development knowledge. We understand complexities and challenges faced by logistics providers due to the changing scenario in the EU, growing transaction volumes and increasing cross-border compliance requirements. The acquisition is part of our ongoing expansion plan to broaden our global footprint and increase our pan-European capabilities in the future, which will help us build our capabilities and productivity to meet the demand of our customers.”
Patrick Van De Looverbosch, managing director of Intris said, “It’s a next logical step for us as we are currently transforming our operations and technologies to better support the market and our customers, with whom we will continue to partner closely. With WiseTech’s global strength and significant innovation capacity invested locally, we will accelerate our drive to improve our customers’ forwarding, warehousing and customs management capability.”