Oceanwide, a provider of logistics software to freight intermediaries, has acquired Micro Software Services Inc. (MSSI), commonly known as Editrade.
The company will operate as Oceanwide, with offices in Montreal, Miami and Antwerp, said it will serve an existing customer base of over 1000 freight forwarders, customs brokers, importers, and container freight stations, as well as cargo insurance brokers and underwriters.
The combined company will have 125 employees, including a 60 person development staff.
The merging of customer support centers will enable Oceanwide to provide 24-hour support for its worldwide clients, the company said in a statement.
Both MSSI and Oceanwide have fully-hosted applications that can be accessed using any Internet browser, and can be easily integrated with back office systems and complementary web services.
MSSI, founded in 1983, markets Editrade products designed to provide connectvity to U.S. Customs' Automated Commercial Systems.