PIERS Introduces Trade Intelligence (TI)™ in Spanish

U.S. Import and Export Trade Data Now Available to Broader Global Market

Mar 09, 2011, 08:15 ET from PIERS

NEWARK, N.J., March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PIERS, The Standard in Trade Intelligence, today announced the release of a Spanish language version of its PIERS Trade Intelligence (TI) database, a companion to the existing online English version.  

Designed for native Spanish speakers, the Spanish version of PIERS TI complements PIERS recent launch of multiple Latin American trade intelligence products. It is intended to ease trade analysis and enable deeper competitive intelligence for global companies with diverse user populations and branch offices in Spanish speaking regions.  PIERS offers trade data covering all major South American economies as well as U.S./Mexico cross-border transactions.

PIERS TI gives users near real-time access to detailed U.S. waterborne import and export data sourced from U.S. Customs, PIERS staff employees located at all major U.S. ports and additional resources which contribute to PIERS comprehensive data set. Information is current and validated, maximizing timeliness and accuracy. This allows subscribers to immediately and affordably analyze global commodity markets in order to find new buyers and suppliers, discover untapped markets, conduct market research, or gain competitive intelligence. TI allows users to examine individual Bills of Lading for import and export transaction details including full commodity descriptions. PIERS proprietary data processing system has been built over 35 years to collect and standardize over 1.5 million records a year.

"At PIERS, we recognize the crucial information and services we provide across the international supply chain. As the Standard in Trade Intelligence, our information is relied upon worldwide. Therefore, it gives us great pleasure to further extend our reach by now offering TI in two of the most widely spoken languages in the world," said Gavin Carter, Executive Vice President, PIERS.

For more information about PIERS solutions, call 1-800-952-3839 or 1-973-776-8660. To subscribe to PIERS TI in Spanish, call +1-954-649-6259 or visit www.piers.com/titrialSP .

About PIERS:  PIERS is the global import and export information service that provides powerful tools and data for measuring markets, analyzing competition and uncovering opportunities.  Launched more than 35 years ago, PIERS was the first venture in digital global trade intelligence and quickly became the industry standard for accuracy, reliability and insight.  Thousands of subscribers from public and private businesses, trade associations and governments around the world rely on PIERS to guide their global business strategies.  PIERS is a division of UBM Global Trade, and a sister company of The Journal of Commerce.  For more information, visit www.piers.com, or call 800-952-3839 (+1-973-776-8660).

About UBM Global Trade - UBM Global Trade is the leading provider of proprietary data, news, business intelligence and analytical content supporting commercial maritime, rail, trucking, warehousing and logistics industries worldwide. The company's portfolio of more than 100 online, print and interactive workflow business solutions includes The Journal of Commerce, Breakbulk, RailResource, PIERS and an array of international trade and transportation databases and directories. UBM Global Trade, a subsidiary of United Business Media Limited, is headquartered in Newark, NJ, with offices throughout the United States. For more information, explore www.ubmglobaltrade.com or call 800-223-0243 (+1-973-848-7250 outside the U.S. or Canada).