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TNT Freight Management's e-communication service Message Bridge conveys electronic information between customers, customs authorities and airlines all over the world. Thanks to the information exchange, the factual transport process is substantially rationalized. More than 500,000 information messages/month currently pass through Message Bridge and the traffic steadily increases by 20% each month.
"The potential of our e-communication service is almost limitless. The service provides us with great marketing advantages through increased efficiency, customer loyalty and error reduction", says Håkan Nilsson, IT-Director at TNT Freight Management. The service is based on the xTrade Business Communications Suite -the concept for business integration and B2B, developed by the Swedish software development company Xware AB.

TNT Freight Management's e-communication service Message Bridge is the hub of the corporation's entire IT service. Message Bridge connects all kinds of systems, e.g. TNT's own production systems and the customers' production systems, customs authorities' systems and warehouse systems.
"Message Bridge allows us to continually develop the information exchange by connecting new customers and copartners. We also find new areas of application, e.g. e-invoicing, stock control and message exchange between external parties. The potential of Message Bridge is almost limitless. It provides us with great marketing advantages through increased efficiency, customer loyalty and error reduction", says Håkan Nilsson, at TNT Freight Management.

500,000 messages/month currently pass through the e-communication service, which geographically covers Europe, Asia, North and South America and Australia.
"Each month the flow of information increases by 20%. More and more of our customers and copartners all over the world discover how easy it is to send and receive information through Message Bridge", Håkan Nilsson continues.

Message Bridge is based on the B2B and integration concept xTrade Business Communications Suite from the software development company Xware AB. Jonas Ericsson, CEO and CTO at Xware AB:
"A service like Message Bridge must work smoothly at all times, since mission critical information flows through the service. Thanks to its robust architecture and its flexibility, the xTrade Business Communications Suite is the perfect solution for all kinds of information hub services. It allows the operator to easily add new services, communication protocols, customers and message formats. That way, an optimized service can be obtained at any given point in time."


More information:
Håkan Nilsson, IT-Director, TNT Freight Management, tel. 031 42 98 30
Anders Lyckosköld, Marketing Director, Xware AB,
phone 08 54 54 2004

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Xware AB is a Swedish company founded in 1991. We develop and market high-tech software for secure and advanced information collaboration for both civilian and military applications.
Our product concept the xTrade Business Communications Suite is used for creating information exchange and integration between customers, suppliers and partners in different sorts of e-commerce and B2B solutions, where also wireless communication can be a part. The solutions are based on advanced needs within the areas of integration, EDI/Internet, communication and security. The products are used in VAN services, communication services, message switching services, infrastructure solutions and centralized or distributed hub services as well as in logistics services.

Some of our customers are the Swedish Armed Forces, WM-data, Strålfors, Wilson, Åhléns, Nexus, IBS and Hogia.

TNT Freight Management Group offers worldwide freight services. The core of TNT´s business is built upon standardised air- and sea transports. TNT Freight Management has its roots in the shipping and trading company Wilson Logistics Group, founded in Sweden in 1843.


More information at www.xware.se. E-mail: press@xware.se
Xware AB Sveavägen 151 113 46 Stockholm tel. 08-5454 20 00
fax 08-5454 20 10
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