QuestaWeb Technology Selected by Masterpiece International

9/12/16

QuestaWeb, Inc. (www.questaweb.com), a premier provider of web-native, integrated global trade management software solutions, announces that Masterpiece International Ltd., a U.S. customs broker, international freighter forwarder and logistics provider, went live with QuestaWeb software a year ago. Since implementation, QuestaWeb’s customs brokerage, freight forwarding, importer and exporter technology have enabled Masterpiece to comply with the diverse regulations a full-service provider faces and meet the unique requirements associated with the specialty services for which the firm is known and trusted. And, QuestaWeb technology allowed Masterpiece to do so during the implementation of the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE), keeping the firm ahead of scheduled milestones.

With 16 offices in the United States, Masterpiece International Ltd. is a major provider, moving goods of every kind globally. Masterpiece specializes in transporting works of art and antiquities; television and film production equipment and orchestras; and yachts, automobiles, oil, food products and general commodities through its many operating divisions, including its NVOCC, Multimodal International Shipping, Inc. QuestaWeb’s global trade management solutions allow Masterpiece to automate the compliant movement of all these goods, manage by exception, and electronically generate and submit all the associated Customs and PGA (Partner Government Agency) documentation.  

James Prudente, Controller and Director of IT for Masterpiece International Ltd., said, “QuestaWeb’s technology has always been ahead of its time. QuestaWeb had the vision to develop a web-based product before any other firm, and QuestaWeb led the way when it came to ABI connectivity and ACE initiatives. Today, QuestaWeb’s robust, web-native platform offers major benefits regarding how transactions are stored and data transmitted. Plus, having a single database gives us the flexibility to meet specialized requirements that traditional brokers do not face. Most important, QuestaWeb’s solutions integrated easily with our internal customized software, allowing us to perform both our routine and specialized tasks in one system.”

Wayne Slossberg, Senior Vice President, QuestaWeb, said, “Masterpiece International Ltd. is unique among brokers, forwarders and logistics providers. Its global client list, vast network of offices, diverse commodity expertise and specialized service offerings demand a level of integration and flexibility that other global trade management solutions simply cannot accommodate. Luckily, our web-native platform does so with ease. We are proud to support Masterpiece International Ltd. as it helps bring the world’s greatest art, music and sporting events to audiences around the world.”

About QuestaWeb

QuestaWeb is a premier provider of integrated, web-native global trade management software solutions. The firm’s business model unifies import, export, logistics, compliance and financial processes including U.S. Customs clearance, landed costs, Harmonized Tariff Schedule classifications, export licensing, denied party screening, quota management, product catalog, tracking, event management and international document repository. The centralized global database maintains up-to-date compliance content and supports multiple languages, currencies and time zones. QuestaWeb was one of the first companies certified by U.S. Customs for ABI electronic connectivity initiatives and the first ACE-certified vendor. The company’s flagship product, TradeMasterQW Global Trade Management System, proactively manages export and import processes for importers, exporters, brokers and forwarders. It accelerates the flow of goods across the global supply chain, reduces inventory and operational costs and ensures compliance with ever-changing cross-border regulations. To learn more about QuestaWeb, please visit www.questaweb.com or call 908-233-2300.

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