Austin, TX, September 22, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- Trade Technologies (www.tradetechnologies.com), the global leader in international trade document solutions, today announced the opening of an office near Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport. It will be Trade Technologies' eighth U.S. office and it’s eleventh worldwide.
"Chicago and the rest of the Midwest are extremely important U.S. export centers. Agricultural and manufacturing exporters can both benefit from Trade Technologies’ unique mix of trade documentation software and outsourced letter of credit document services,” said Kirk Lundburg, CEO of Trade Technologies. “This office demonstrates our commitment to helping exporters and forwarders in this very important region streamline and automate their international trade document process.”
The Director for Trade Technologies’ new Chicago office is Marcela Lundgren. She brings over 25 years of international letter of credit and logistics experience to Trade Technologies. Ms. Lundgren was previously the founder of Global L/C, a company specializing in document preparation for letters of credit. She has also worked for several global freight forwarding companies in Chicago.
"We are extremely fortunate to have a professional, with Marcy’s experience and skill, leading our efforts in the vital Chicago export market," Lundburg said. "We have over two dozen customers in the Chicago area already and we will aggressively leverage our industry-leading software and services to build our business in Chicago as we have in other U.S. and international markets.”
Trade Technologies is the largest global provider of outsourced trade document services and trade documentation software. From its offices in Asia, Europe and the United States, Trade Technologies provides leading exporters, forwarders and international trade banks with international trade document solutions, training and consulting. Their solutions seamlessly connect international trade documentation professionals around the world with exporters, forwarder and international trade banks to eliminate the difficulties, unnecessary expenses and delays traditionally involved in international letter of credit, documentary collections and open account transactions.
Earlier this year, Trade Technologies was awarded the Presidential "E" Award for Exports by the U.S. Department of Commerce. The "E" Awards are the highest recognition any U.S. entity may receive for supporting export growth.
About Trade Technologies
Trade Technologies was founded in 1999. Over 1000 exporters, global trade banks and freight forwarders rely on Trade Technologies' software and outsourced letter of credit services to process over $9 billion dollars of international trade transactions each year.
Trade Technologies has offices in Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Chicago, Hong Kong, Houston, Istanbul, London, Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco.
See our website at www.tradetechnologies.com
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