dbh Logistics integrates Linescape Sailing Schedules

IT and Communications, Logistics — By on January 11, 2013 at 12:44 AM

Burlingame, CA – January 8, 2013 –

Linescape, the California-based provider  of containership sailing schedules, supplies daily updated data feeds comprising  over 120 carriers, more than 10, 000 ships and 3, 000 ports to freight forwarders  all over the world. This data will now be available via “SIS”, the Bremen’s  ports Ship Information System.

This is possible thanks to the cooperation between  Linescape and the SIS provider, dbh logistics IT AG. The integration of  Linescape data into the Bremen system was achieved by jointly adopting the EDI  interfaces. In this way, a solution was created with little effort, that  represents a significant added value for SIS users.

“With the integration of Linescape’s sailing  schedules, we are pleased to offer to our customers an additional benefit, ” said  Bernd Huckschlag, Head Port Solutions at dbh. “Terminals, freight forwarders and  other companies involved in import-export can save a lot of time and money.  Since access to the data can be achieved without any technical adaptations,   users benefit directly from this integration”.

SIS users can make use of the extension immediately.  The Linescape data will be available in the same format as the ships data from  SIS and can be read into any software used by customers. No interface  adjustments are needed. All data will be updated regularly to insure that users  are accessing always the most recent dataset.

About Linescape

Linescape is the leading data provider of  comprehensive ocean container shipping schedules, vessel register details and  carrier profiles and contacts to port communities, shippers and logistics  providers worldwide. Headquartered in Burlingame, California, USA, and with  offices in London (GB), Hamburg (DE) and Raleigh (NC), the company is a first of  its kind and not affiliated with any carrier, which enables it to act  independently toward all shipping lines, shippers and forwarders.  (www.linescape.com)

About dbh

dbh Logistics IT AG is one of the leading  service providers for support and software in the logistics sector. The company  develops business solutions for industry and trade, forwarding and logistics, as  well as shipping and ports within the spectrum of customs and foreign trade,   transport management, compliance and port operation. The portfolio consists of a  whole host of services, from consultation, conception and implementation,   through to hosting and support. In its data centre in Bremen, dbh operates both  individual applications as well as complex IT infrastructures and SAP systems.  Founded in 1973, dbh employs 140 members of staff all over Germany. In addition  to its head office in Bremen, the company operates in other locations in Germany – Dortmund, Dresden, Hamburg, Wilhelmshaven and Würzburg..  (

www.dbh.de)

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