Ecu Worldwide started
activities in 1988, serving the Antwerp based forwarding industry,
followed by expansion to the rest of the world. Today Ecu Worldwide
is a proud member of the Allcargo Global Logistics group of Mumbai.
Underpinning this growth has been a dedicated management team, many
with over 20 years service and key to the company's success.
Ecu Worldwide specializes in the art of LCL (Less Than Container)
consolidation services on a global scale, servicing thousands of
small, medium and large companies. This is accomplished through a
global network of owned offices on each continent. The company
sponsors IT solutions within its organization on each level of
interaction and supports many formats of EDI connectivity.
Consolidating shipments into container loads is an exacting
business, especially with the complex stowage and segregation
requirements of dangerous goods. This policy of driving innovative
IT solutions led Ecu Worldwide to adopt Hazcheck Gateway and
Hazcheck Enterprise for DG acceptance, consolidation and management
in global operations.
Erik Vincke, Manager, Environment, Health, Safety & Quality,
said, 'Hazcheck Gateway is a very useful tool for checking
segregation requirements for LCL cargo loaded in containers. A very
good feature is the overview of labels that have to be put on the
container when validating a load.'
Enterprise is the most powerful and comprehensive DG
booking and management system available for global containership
operations. From initial DG acceptance checks through to
interfacing with ship planning, it meets the demands of high-volume
Gateway is the web-based validation tool for container
shipping lines, ferry operators, logistics companies and ports to
check dangerous goods shipments by sea for compliance with IMDG
Code and 49 CFR provisions and any pre-entered port, operator and