essDOCS Acquires Electronic Certificate of Origin Company eCertify

essDOCS-logoValletta, Malta-based Paperless trade company essDOCS acquired eCertify Pty Ltd, the Adelaide, Australia-based inventor of the electronic Certificate of Origin (eCO).

The acquisition, whose amount was not disclosed, was completed through essDOCS Ventures, the Group’s investment and partnership arm.

Led by Carman Rossi, Founder and Chairman of the Board, eCertify provides Chambers of Commerce, Authorizing Bodies, exporters and freight forwarders across Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Norway, the United States and South Africa with an online solution for application and issuance of eCOs, enabling them to eliminate manual paper-based processes.
Today, its eCOs are used by 13,000+ companies and 120+ Chambers of Commerce in 6 countries.

eCertify will continue to operate as a separate company, but will be supported by essDOCS’ global presence.

Led by Alexander Goulandris, CEO and eCertify Director, essDOCS provides the CargoDocs platform, which digitizes and automates paper-heavy trade operations, finance and logistics processes through its two key solutions, DocPrep+ and DocEx.
Over 18,000 companies, ranging from 20% of the Fortune Global100 to innovative SMEs, use essDOCS solutions across 168 countries.



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