Systems Inc. is a leader in the standardization
of international trade documents and the application of
leading technologies to improving the productivity of processing
the early 1970's the Canadian Organization for the Simplification
of Trade (COSTPRO) was established to work with the United
Nations committee on international trade. The resultant
COSTPRO standard was adopted by the United Nations, in June
1984, as the international standard, accepted by over 40
countries. This standard went on to become the basis of
both the EDIFACT and ISO standards.
was then privatized as Ximpro Documentation Systems Inc.
to market the COSTPRO Manual Overlay System and to create
a computerized version of that system. This was finally
achieved, in the mid eighties, through a joint venture with
C-Team Systems Inc.,
who later absorbed Ximpro. C-Team
Systems carried on the tradition with the Computerized
Export Document Alignment System (CEDAS)
suite of programs, using laser printers to generate certified
forms from blank paper, while simplifying and automating
other aspects of the cargo transportation process.
rigid specifications of international trade documents presented
a unique communications requirement, which C-Team
Systems recognized as an ideal environment for
Electronic Data Interchange (EDI). By the late eighties,
C-Team Systems had begun
to incorporate EDI capabilities into their full range of
software applications. Through the nineties, C-Team
Systems moved from DOS to the Windows environment
and incorporated internet technology while all the time
improving the features and benefits of our products.
CEDAS and CEDAS
Gateway, our core products, are propelling Freight
Forwarders and Shippers to even higher levels of productivity
and service. Our customers are leaders in supply chain productivity
improvement while offering their customers even higher and
broader levels of service.