our story

For over 20 years Advent has developed software and technologies that unlock greater operational efficiency for our customers in the container supply chain.  We have steadily evolved from a custom software development firm serving the US into a global intermodal solutions company whose Software as a Service (SaaS) platforms now facilitate or automate over 20 million business transactions annually. Advent’s rapid growth was greatly enhanced through its 2012 merger with eModal, North America’s largest online port community portal.

Today, Advent is a leader in IT-based supply chain solutions that accelerate the mission-critical operations of port authorities, terminal operators, shippers and their motor carriers moving freight around the world. Over 100,000 users rely on our platforms to collaborate, optimize and execute their landside logistics operations. Whether tracking cargo through the supply chain, automating gate and terminal processes for operators, or managing chassis and equipment assets globally through an integrated, centralized platform, Advent shoulders the burden of developing, hosting and maintaining software & IT solutions enabling our customers to focus on their core competencies.  As a result, Advent customers experience improved efficiency,  cargo visibility and velocity with measurable business impact.

Why we matter:

  • 100% focussed on customer success
  • Leading edge hosted & SaaS software platforms to optimize & accelerate landside logistics
  • Trusted by 40 Ports & Terminals worldwide to help automate processes for over 30,000 daily trucker/customer users
  • Subject matter experts for shippers and their dryage partners moving freight via Ports and Marine Terminals