NextLinx Corporation, the leading provider of global trade content and management solutions, today announced that Creo Inc. (NASDAQ: CREO; TSX: CRE), a world leader in solutions for the graphic arts industry, will utilize NextLinx Trade Wizards along with their SAP ERP application to automate and simplify the extension of their existing 40,000 product classification database.
Creo plans to utilize Trade Wizards, powered by NextLinx Global KnowledgeÔ, the industry’s most comprehensive database of global trade content and international business rules, to support its SAP Pacific Rim rollout and streamline the flow of shipments to Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Australia, New Zealand, China and Japan.
Specifically, Creo will leverage the NextLinx Product Classification Wizard which determines Harmonized Tariff Schedule codes for any product being shipped to or from any country in accordance with the regulations set forth by Customs and other regulatory authorities. Utilizing the Product Classification Wizard, Creo will be able to determine multiple iterations of all product classification numbers quickly and efficiently.
“NextLinx Trade Wizard is another tool that will enable us in driving continuous improvement across our global trade network,” said Steve Aiello, Manager of Global Customs Compliance at Creo Inc.
“Leveraging our trade content to support SAP is a true validation of the depth and breadth of Global Knowledge and our superior best practices in collaboration. As the industry leader in trade content, this new relationship with Creo demonstrates our remarkable ongoing ability to power global trade behind-the-scenes for any global organization,” said Rajiv Uppal, founder, president and CEO of NextLinx Corporation.
Powered by Global Knowledge, NextLinx Trade Wizards is a browser-based, low-risk, rapid ROI solution that enables users to receive quick answers to tough international trade questions in real-time.
Creo ä, is a world leader focused on digitizing the graphic arts industry. Creo develops effective solutions that help printing customers streamline their business and serve their customers more efficiently. As the world’s largest independent supplier of prepress systems, Creo has an unequalled product range based on a solid foundation of intellectual property. Core product lines include image capture systems; inkjet proofers; thermal imaging devices for films, plates, and proofs; professional color and copydot scanning systems; and workflow management software. Based in Vancouver, Canada, Creo has 4,000 employees serving 18,000 customers worldwide. Creo trades on NASDAQ (CREO) and the TSE (CRE). www.creo.com.
NextLinx Corporation is the leading provider of global trade management solutions. NextLinx software and Web services solutions combine global trade business rules and country-specific trade data, consisting of denied party lists, landed cost components, import and export controls, and customs duties and documentation, to help companies reduce the risks and costs associated with importing and exporting goods across international borders. NextLinx prestigious list of customers include: Boeing, FedEx, UPS, ABN AMRO, Cisco Systems, 3Com, Fairchild Semiconductor, Rockwell Automation, Sotheby’s and Panasonic. For additional information, please visit us at www.nextlinx.com.
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