WNS, GT Nexus Partner For BPO Services To Shipping, Logistics Industry

To jointly work towards providing shippers, forwarders, 3PLs and carriers with improved quality of service for their end-customers.

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WNS, GT Nexus Partner For BPO Services To Shipping, Logistics Industry

WNS (Holdings) Limited (WNS), a provider of global Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) services, has announced it has entered into a strategic partnership with GT Nexus, a cloud-based supply chain service provider, to deliver platform-based BPO services and solutions to the Shipping and Logistics industry. According to the agreement, WNS and GT Nexus will jointly work towards providing shippers, forwarders, 3PLs and carriers with improved quality of service for their end-customers and reduced costs in areas such as documentation, freight management, contracts, pricing and analytics.

"The shipping and logistics industry has been facing multiple pressures created by unfavourable economic conditions," said Keshav R. Murugesh, Group CEO, WNS. "There is a strong need within the industry for managed services to help shift inefficient and manual transactions onto a global digital platform. We believe that the integration of GT Nexus's proven cloud-based technology platform with WNS' deep domain knowledge and operational process excellence will help companies effectively manage this transition."

"One of the big opportunities for BPO providers is to build entire practices and services around existing, mature cloud technology platforms," said Aaron Sasson, CEO of GT Nexus. "Through this partnership, WNS is taking advantage of our cloud supply chain platform and offering a much needed new service for the international logistics industry. WNS has made it simple for companies in shipping and logistics to move to a complete digital transaction business process."

WNS currently offers a broad spectrum of services to the global shipping and logistics industry, including export and import documentation, freight audits, driver logs, trip records, Finance & Accounting and analytics. WNS's clients in this vertical include ocean carriers, 3PL's, express companies, truckers and shippers.

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