SOLAS weight input portal

Gemini Shippers Group Unveils SOLAS Weight Input Portal

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New York – July 1, 2016

Gemini Shippers Group, one of the leading shippers associations operating in the United States today, announced the launch of its SOLAS input portal.  The portal allows members a single location to send SOLAS weight messages to a host of carrier partners. The service, offered free of charge, gives shippers a platform to enter weight information for transmission to carriers and provides an email confirmation of transmittance to the carrier.  Member companies will receive record of the transmission on their custom homepage.

Speaking of the launch, Sara Mayes President and CEO of the association commented, “We are pleased to be able to offer this service to shippers without cost.  We know that many shippers face significant challenges in their supply chain and we are pleased to be able to offer this portal for companies to use an as a one stop shop for sending their SOLAS weight into to their carrier partners”.

Gemini Shippers Group continues to expand the service offerings for its member companies.  Ken O’Brien, COO of the group commented, “We are committed to providing our member companies a host of value added services above and beyond our strong ocean freight procurement. We continue to have a strong focus on IT investment and the creation of tools and analytic solutions to help our member run their supply chains more efficiently”.   Head of IT, Jonathan Shorts, commented, “we will continue to add carriers to the SOLAS input tool as they are ready to integrate with our infrastructure and will be rolling our further enhancements for our members in the coming months. In phase one of the project we will launch 15 carriers over the 4th of July weekend”.

About Gemini Shippers Group:
Gemini Shippers Group, one of the largest shippers associations in the United States, has been serving its members for nearly 100 years.  The group includes Gemini Shippers Association and the Fashion Accessories Shippers Association (FASA).  Gemini offers member companies access to competitive global ocean freight contracts, long term rates and space allocations by signing global contracts with a wide variety of top tier ocean carriers. For more information on Gemini Shippers Group please contact us at: or (212) 947-3424, or please view our website at