15/09/2016 at 04:00 PM
Use Consignor for your shipments in China
15/09/2016 at 03:55 PM
Meet us in London
03/08/2016 at 09:22 AM
Labels via e-mail improve your returns management
04/07/2016 at 02:12 PM
Now we are able to offer our customers a faster delivery
01/07/2016 at 02:39 PM
Notify that the parcel is ready for pickup at a drop-point
01/07/2016 at 02:34 PM
New features in Consignor Portal
22/06/2016 at 10:14 AM
This year’s hot topics at #NDC16
25/05/2016 at 09:36 AM
The program for #NDC16 is ready!
24/05/2016 at 12:30 PM
Elgiganten plans to ship 5 million parcels a year with new highly automated warehouse
13/05/2016 at 08:24 AM
Are you our new Global Carrier Project Manager?
12/05/2016 at 11:16 AM
New carriers, ERP- and WMS-partners
12/05/2016 at 11:14 AM
Less than a month to Nordic Delivery Conference 2016!
28/04/2016 at 02:43 PM
Get the recipe for innovation with Bill O'Connor at #NDC16
28/04/2016 at 02:14 PM
Ulla Essendrop is hosting the Nordic Delivery Conference 2016
26/04/2016 at 01:46 PM
Aditro Logistics opens new giant warehouse with help from Consignor
29/03/2016 at 01:57 PM
Improved search functions give you an overview in the Consignor Portal
15/03/2016 at 06:06 PM
Carriers save time and money with Scan App
02/03/2016 at 10:56 AM
New features under development in Consignor
16/02/2016 at 02:29 PM
Consignor improves freight and delivery in the UK
02/02/2016 at 01:28 PM
RFID technology improves the delivery experience
15/01/2016 at 12:10 PM
7 tips: How to optimize your warehouse
30/12/2015 at 12:25 PM
EDI-Soft changes name to Consignor
EDI-Soft changes name to Consignor
When the product becomes more widely known than the company, this creates confusion amongst customers. EDI-Soft has now rectified this by changing the company name to Consignor. This is the story about the child who became more famous than its parent.
In 1997, the software platform Consignor was born in a basement in Oslo, Norway. The company behind the software was EDI-Soft, who wanted to digitize the transport industry through effective software solutions. Today, 19 years later Consignor is one of the world's most widely used Delivery Management systems and completely overshadows the company’s own name.
"Back in 1997 we had to come up with a name for the company behind the software. We chose the name EDI-Soft. A name that fitted perfectly with the trend of that time: EDI. Today EDI as a term is more commonly used and known within the industry and as a result, is not memorable. Because of the software's enormous popularity, EDI-Soft now stands entirely in the shadow of its famous child Consignor. This creates confusion for our customers. Everyone knows the product, no one knows us. We now rectify this by giving the company and product the same name," said Consignor CEO Peter Tang Thomsen.
Consignor CEO, Peter Tang Thomsen, is delighted that the company and the product will now share the same name.
The name change is also part of the unification of the brand, which Consignor has worked determinedly on over the past year.
"A streamlined brand gives us a stronger identity and makes us ready for further expansion. This way we are only known by one overall name in new markets, and this fits in well with our plans on growing geographically," Peter Tang Thomsen continued.
A simpler communication helps to reinforce the brand among Consignor’s stakeholders.
Our new name is what we are
The Consignor name implies simpler communication all the way around, both for employees, customers and partners, according to Peter Tang Thomsen:
"We work at, develop and support Consignor. Partners support Consignor and customers use Consignor. When the company and product share the same name, we become easier to identity for future customers, who wants a solution that improves customer service, warehouse efficiency processes and invoice control in connection with their shipments.”
There are no feelings attached to concluding the EDI-Soft name.
"It is entirely unproblematic. We are proud of Consignor, and we are looking forward to the company having the same name. We are still the same people with the same ambitions and the same desire to enable our customers and partners to follow the rapid development, and continue to make delivery a decisive competitive factor," Peter Tang Thomsen concludes.
- Consignor was founded in 1997 and today serves more than 10,000 customers worldwide from offices around the world.
- Consignor helps its clients in improving the customer experience and delivery proposition, streamlining the shipping processes and in saving freight costs.
- Consignor has the world's largest carrier library, and can be connected to all transport companies.
Text by: Consignor, firstname.lastname@example.org
We will keep you updated on delivery. Follow Consignor on
23/12/2015 at 02:48 PM
Top 5: Most read articles in 2015
17/12/2015 at 09:02 AM
New speakers at the Nordic Delivery Conference 2016
01/12/2015 at 12:34 PM
Nordic record in Black Friday shopping
16/11/2015 at 09:09 AM
How are your shipments covered during transport?
30/10/2015 at 03:29 PM
Japan Photo wins big on own pick-up points
21/10/2015 at 10:26 AM
Pick the right packaging for your shipments and save money
19/10/2015 at 05:30 PM
7 tips: The best way to pack your shipments
06/10/2015 at 02:51 PM
How to make return management your competitive advantage
22/09/2015 at 01:33 PM
Johan Holgersson: Uber is a driving force for carrier innovation
09/09/2015 at 01:45 PM
E-commerce: stores are the new black
18/08/2015 at 10:39 AM
Free shipping – boom or bust for online shops?
05/08/2015 at 01:39 PM
Online shop reports growth due to the customer journey
16/07/2015 at 09:26 AM
Carrier-mix boosts turnover and customer satisfaction
07/07/2015 at 10:51 AM
Why carriers are welcoming social delivery services
03/07/2015 at 12:28 PM
Keep calm - summer is coming
25/06/2015 at 11:22 AM
Tips from an e-commerce award winner: Good experiences equals online success
16/06/2015 at 01:37 PM
New app disrupts current delivery approaches
09/06/2015 at 09:27 AM
How Tailor Store saved 15% in transportation costs
18/05/2015 at 01:22 PM
Consumer revolution puts pressure on Nordic carriers
20/03/2015 at 02:23 PM
The secret behind simple and flexible delivery
03/03/2015 at 10:11 AM
We digitize delivery in China
18/02/2015 at 02:59 PM
The secret behind how Danish web shops increase their turnover
18/02/2015 at 12:51 PM
Web shops lose money on free shipping
09/02/2015 at 10:32 AM
Nordic Delivery Conference 2015
05/11/2014 at 02:26 PM
Operation: Server update
07/10/2014 at 10:12 AM
EDI-Soft welcomes Asendia
11/03/2014 at 10:18 AM
EDI-Soft goes worldwide with Direct Link
19/02/2014 at 11:12 AM
EDI-Soft Danmark A/S is looking for a new Technical Consultant
19/02/2014 at 10:04 AM
19/02/2014 at 10:00 AM
100 reasons to get up in the morning
19/02/2014 at 09:54 AM