Our origin story. 

We're more than a logistics software company, we're real people here to serve you.

International Trade Systems (ITS) is a leading provider of Freight Software Solutions.

We make the creation of paperwork required for the movement of freight seamless and timely, from point of origination to point of destination and across borders, anywhere in the world.

Our solutions enable customs brokers, importers, exporters, freight forwarders, and deconsolidators to improve efficiencies, reduce the risk of non-compliance, and increase customer satisfaction. Our fully integrated accounting system also enables every company a greater control of costs.

Our founders have exclusively focused on serving the international trade community for over 25 years, and we serve over 800 users of our system.

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Our Leadership Team

Steve Platman
President and CEO

Steve founded ITS with his father Mel, and oversees all of the company’s operations. He has over 31 years of…

Scott Rockower
Chief Product Officer

Scott Rockower stands at the forefront of developing software for trade participants that relies on Customs and Border Protection (CBP)…

Alec Pearce
Director of Technical Account Services

Alec Pearce is the Director of Technical Account Services where leads he the charge on Customer Special Projects and Integrations.

Al Koh
Director of Engineering

Al is the ‘heart and soul’ of ITS software development team. He graduated from California State University Los Angeles with…

Deena Platman
Dir. of Client Services

Deena oversees user support, training and corporate communications for ITS. She began her career at ITS in 1989, working alongside…

Patty Fale
Project Manager

Patty manages customer specific projects for ITS. She has an extensive background in information technology. At Andersen Consulting Patty worked…

Michael Tan
Software Developer

Michael Tan is a world class developer. He has his degree in Computer Information Systems from California State University Long…

Supporting Cast

Justin Work
Natacha Turek
Beth Martin
Marty Zettler

Regina Organo
John Zullo

Sun Miller
Daniel Davis

ITS History

2020

Merged with GMS

2018

Purchase of VelaTrack for Container Tracking

2017

Advanced Dashboards for PGA

2016

Advanced Dashboards for exception tracking

2015

Advanced Dashboards making information at your fingertips a reality

2014

ACE Features including PSC, DIS, and Simplified Entries

2013

ITS launches Web-based system combining Analytics with Form Generation

2004

ITS launches Web-based system combining Analytics with Form Generation

2003

ITS is first to be certified for the Automated Air Manifest system using MQ

2002

ITS launches Web-based system combining Analytics with Form Generation

2001

ITS launches a Warehouse system for Windows

1991

 ITS introduces the first MS Windows ABI application

GMS History

2020

Merged with ITS

2020

Fish & Wildlife integrated into application with filers successfully transmitting in the pilot program

2016

Met requirements for all PGA’s to be integrated

2014

First ACE software provider to have filers transmit FSIS and AMS and top 3 providers for all other PGAs

2012

ACE Certified

2004

Added integrated emailing, faxing, laser form printing

1998

Added G-TRAC

1995

Migrated MQ from dialup to Internet

1993

Re-wrote applications, Rebranded as “International Trade & Electronic Commerce” System or ITEC for short

1980s

Developed a “system” for processing entry/entry summaries. Started to port the application from proprietary hardware to UNIX on Intel based systems. Integrated application to ABI

1975

Company founded