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Trade Technologies Opens First European Office in London

Trade Technologies' Footprint Expands to Match Needs of Global Exporters 

September, 2005/AUSTIN, TX—Trade Technologies, the global leader in international document solutions, today announced the opening of its London office. It will be Trade Technologies' seventh office worldwide.

"Prompt and consistent payment across a complicated global financial supply chain requires a single integrated service offering that can combine technology and services to provide visibility, control and superior results.   Our London office enables us to extend our offerings for North American and Asian exporters to the EMEA divisions of our largest customers," said Kirk Lundburg, CEO of Trade Technologies."

Trade Technologies is changing international payment practices that, until recently, relied on the paper-heavy process that had changed little since the days of Marco Polo. The company's web-based Global Trade Management Platform and professional outsourced services lead the way in enabling exporters and freight forwarders to create accurate trade documents and to deliver original documents over the Internet to major international trade banks and buyers. This far more efficient process allows customers to streamline their operations, eliminate discrepancies, save money and accelerate payments.

Trade Technologies was founded in 1999.  Over 500 exporters, global trade banks and freight forwarders rely on Trade Technologies' software and outsourced services to process billions of dollars of international trade transactions each year.

Trade Technologies has offices in Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Chicago, Hong Kong, Houston, Istanbul, London, Los Angeles, Mumbai, New York, San Francisco, and Singapore.

About Trade Technologies

Founded in 1999, Trade Technologies (www.tradetechnologies.com) is the largest global provider of trade document services and software. From its offices in Asia, Europe and North America, Trade Technologies provides leading exporters, freight forwarders and international trade banks with trade document solutions, training and consulting.

The Company’s web-based TradeSharp platform and outsourced services enable customers to streamline their operations, save money, accelerate payments, and eliminate discrepancies traditionally involved in international letter of credit, documentary collections and open account transactions. More than 1,500 exporters, global trade banks and freight forwarders depend on Trade Technologies’ services to process almost $10 billion in international trade transactions each year. Globally, Trade Technologies is presenting original letter of credit and other trade documents online to 66 examination offices of 24 banks in 13 countries.

Trade Technologies was named by Silicon Review as one of the “50 Smartest Companies of the Year 2016.” In 2015, Trade Technologies was awarded the Presidential “E” Star Award for Export Services by the U.S. Department of Commerce and was selected by CIO Review Magazine for its annual list of the 20 Most Promising Banking Technology Solution Providers. Trade Technologies was voted the “Best Trade Tech Solutions Company” in 2012 by readers of Trade Finance Magazine. In 2011, Trade Technologies won the Presidential “E” Award for Exports through the U.S. Department of Commerce, the highest recognition any U.S. entity may receive for supporting export growth. In 2010, the Company was awarded a patent on the TradeSharp software platform and process.