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Western Bulk extends Veson software deal

Dry bulk operator Western Bulk has agreed a deal to implement the Veslink IMOS Platform from Veson Nautical to facilitate mobile management of its operations, as part of an ongoing digital transformation initiative across the company.

{mprestriction ids="1,2"}Western Bulk has been a Veson client since 2014, and has approximately 100 users around the globe using its legacy IMOS software. The new Veslink system will open up additional options to access Veson’s applications on mobile devices or within any web browser, to simplify interaction with company systems.

“We are a global company, and one of our reasons for moving to the new platform was to improve speed and performance at our offices around the world. We also wanted to give our employees better mobility and the freedom to work from any device simply using their browser,” said Martin Hjelle, head of technology & digital strategy at Western Bulk.

“When working with digitalisation, we feel that it is very important to balance present with future thinking. We need to both exploit our current business model, and to explore new opportunities.”

“By moving to the new platform, Veson is helping us to improve our operational effectiveness. And, when looking at the future, we feel that Veson is listening to our needs, and we do believe that our companies have a good match on strategy for moving forward. Together we will develop and explore new possibilities, and new ways of working.”{/mprestriction}

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